Swain John 1731 of Long Clawson will and inventory

John Swain of Long Clawson 1731 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1731

In The name of God Amen This thirteen day of June in the fort year of King George the second ano dominy 1731 I John Swane of Claxton in the county of Lecester Laboring man being weak and sickly but soun memory blessed be allmyty God for it and all other mis merciys I doe make this my Last will and Testament in maner folowing that is to say

First I commend my Sole to God allmyty God that gave it hopeing through the deth and passion of my blessed Saviour to obtain free pardon for my sins my body to be buryed att my Excexotors Discresian here after name and I doe hereby Revoake all former other wills by mee heretofore made

Imprimis first I give to my Loveing wif my house and housested for her naterall life

Item I give to my wife my land in the west feild of Claxton her bringing up my Children with sufishent meat drink washing and logein

I give to my wife my personal Estate to pay my just Debts and if that went do to sell the land and return the overplush mony to my children

I give to my sons George Swane and John Swane my house and housested to be equally devided bequist them if my Chilldren dye before they come att age of one and twenty I give it to my brother Willyams too sons John Swane and Joseph Swane

I make ordain and appoint my Loveing wife Mary Swane my Sole Exexotrix of this my last will and testament

I doe hereby confirm this my Last will and testament setting herunto my hand and seal the day and yeare above writen

                                                                                                         John Swane his mark

Sined sealed & delivered in the presance us

Hugh Stevens

John Moore

Hugh Stevens

June the 21 1731 An Inventery of the Goods and Chattels of John Swain of Clawson alis Claxton in the County of Leicester Laborer

  £ s d
Imprs Purs and Apparill 0 15 0
Goods in the House a table and form and six Chairs and Cuberd 1 0 0
The Brass and Peweter 1 5 0
In the Parlour tow beds tow Chests and beding 3 15 0
In the Cheas Chamber Cheas and Bacon 1 0 6
Chamber over the Parlour a bed and beding same other small things 1 0 3
Three Cows and Calfs 7 10 0
The Crop on the Ground 2 10 0
The old Hay and a Pig 0 10 0
Things unseen and forgotten 0 10 0
  19 7 3

Appraised by us

Hugh Stevens

John Moor

Probate 4 October 1731