Towns Thomas 1637 of Long Clawson Will

Thomas Towns of Long Clawson 1637 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1637/78

In the name of gode Amen This fourth daye of Auguste in the 13 yeare of the raygne of or Soveraigne Lord Charles by the grace of god, of England, Scotland, France & Irelande Kinge defender of the faith &c 1637 I Thomas Touns of the towne of Claxton als long Clauston, in the Countie of Leceister, Laborer, beinge sicke of bodie but of good & perfect memorye praysed bee god doe make & ordayne this my last will & testament in manner & forme followeing

In primis I give & bequeave my soule to god that gave it, & my bodie to be buried in the Church yard of the parishe church of Claxton aforesaide

Itim I give unto my eldest sonn Richarde Touns xxs

Itim I give unto my second sonne Thomas Touns 12 pence

The rest of all my goods and Chattells, unbequeaved I give & bequeave unto my loveinge wife Alice Touns & to my daughter Marye Touns whome I make & ordayne Joyntly both of them together executrices of this my last will & testament, to see my debts & legacies payed, & my bodie brought reverently brought to the ground

Lastly I make & ordaine John Foster & William Nicholson of Claxton aforesaid, overseers of this my last will & testament

                                                                                                                Thomas Touns his marke

Testes sunt

Thomas Wright Scriptor

Margerye Sprickly her marke

Probate 4 September 1637


A true inventory of all the goods & Chattells of Thomas Touns of Claxton als Long Clauston in the Countie of Leceister Laborer, taken this 19th of August 1637 By John Foster husbandman & William Nicholson Laborer of Claxton aforesaid

In primis his purse & apparel068
Itim in the parler 3 Coverleads, 1 pillowe, 2 blanketts0160
Itim sheets, 1 payre of flaxen, 1 of hempton, 1 pillowe bere, 1 towell0160
Itim 2 bedsteads, 2 Cofers & other Impleaments of wood0120
Itim pueter & brasse and other Impleaments0100
Itim the omprye, a table & frame, 1 forme050
Itim 2 Cheares, 1 stoole010
Itim 1 Chorne, 1 tub, 2 kymnells, and dishes & trenchers, 1 barell, and other   
implements of wood040
Itim 2 Cowes400
Itim 1 sorye barley land & peas land, a litle ould hea, 1 pigge1100
Itim 4 hens, 4 Chickens, 1 Cocke, some Coales068
Itim 1 skeppe, & woole080
Itim the fire Iron, & other impleaments of Iron, 1 spade, 1 forke, with other   
impleaments & things forgotten0012
The whole sume is9144
Debts to be payed   
To Henrye Stokes200
To Michaell Dubleday200
To John Foster0160
To William Nicholson080
The whole sume is540
The remander is4140

The prayers names there markes

John Foster

William Nicholson