Smith Thomas 1737 of Long Clawson will and inventory

Thomas Smith of Long Clawson 1737 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records

In the Name of God Amen I Thomas Smith of Long Claxton otherwise Long Clauston in the County of Leicester Husbandman being Sick and weak of Body but of perfect sound mind and memory praised be God do make and ordain this my last will and Testament in manner and form following

First of all I recommend my Soul to God who gave it hoping through the Meritts of my blessed Redeemer to receive free pardon of all my Sins, and as Touching my Temporal Estate I Dispose on as followeth

I Give to my Wife Anne Smith all my goods Chattell and Credits whatsoever she paying all my Debts and Funeral Expences, And do make her Sole Executrix of this my last will and Testament revoking all former wills by me heretofore made only acknowledging this to be my last will

In Wittness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seale this thirtieth day of August in the yeare of our Lord one Thousand Seven Hundred and Thirty Seven

                                                                                                         The Mark of Thomas Smith

Signed sealed published and declared by the Testator in the presence of us

John Moore

Henry Hebb

Anne Smith Wid the Extrix was sworn the 24th Oct 1737

                                                                                                         Before me Greg: Henson Surrog:

A True and Perfect Inventory of all the Goods and Chattles of Thomas Smith late of Long Clawson in the County of Leicester Husbandman Taken and Appraised by us whose Names are hereunder written this Fifth Day of September One Thousand Seven Hundred and Thirty Seven

  £ s d
First Purse and Apparrell 1 10 0
In the House Furniture 1 0 0
In the Parlour a Bed Bedstead a Chest and other odd things 0 15 0
In the Dairy Brass pann a Brass pott and Some other odd things 1 0 0
In the Chamber two Beds one Chest one Box & a Bushell of Beans 1 10 0
In the Cheese Chamber Cheese and some other odd things 1 19 0
In the Kitchen Some odd things 0 2 6
In the Kitchen Chamber odd things 0 1 6
A Sow and Two Piggs 2 0 0
Twenty old Sheep and 7 Lambs 6 10 0
Two three yeare old Beasts two two yeare old & 9 yearling Calves 6 0 0
Six Milch’d Cows 10 10 0
A Mare and Foal 2 10 0
A Gelding and a Filly and another Mare 13 0 0
Wheat Barley Beans and Hay 33 10 0
A Cart plough Gears Harrows & other Implements of Husbandry 4 2 6
Things unseen and forgotten 0 7 6
                                                                                                                                           £ 85 8 0

Appraised by us

Hugh Stevens

John Moore

Henry Hebb