Waite James 1723 of Harby will and inventory

James Waite of Harby 1723 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1723

In the Name of God Amen I James Waite of Harby in the County of Leicester Labourer being Mindful of my Mortality doe make & Ordain this my last will & Testament in Manner following

Impris my will & mind is that my loveing wife Anne shall hold and Enjoy to her own proper use and benefit for and during her naturall life All that my Cottage House together with the Orchard and all Comons and Common of pasture thereunto belonging with their appts scituate & being within the Town and Liberties of Harby aforesd now in my own possession

And from and after her decease I Give Devise & Bequeath All and Singular the aforesd Cottage House Orchard and Commons thereunto belonging and premises with their respective appts and every part and parcel thereof unto my youngest Daughter Sarah Waite her heirs and assigns for ever She paying all the principall and Interest money due upon a Mortgage of the sd premises made by me to John Hurst of Hollwell in the sd County of Leicester Gent And Allsoe the further sume of five pounds of good and lawfull money of Great Britain unto my Eldest Daughter Anne Pell within one whole year next after the decease of my sd wife

Allsoe I Give and Bequeath unto my Daughter Mary Waite the sume of five pounds of good & lawfull money of Great Britain to be paid her by my Extrix hereinafter named within six months after my decease And Alsoe my Red Starned Cow to be delivered to her at the same time (if living)

And Allsoe All the rest of my Goods Chattels rights Creddits & personal Estate whatsoever (my personal Debts and funerall Expences being paid and discharged) I Give and Bequeath unto my said wife Anne for and during the term of Her natural life and after her decease I Give and Bequeath unto my sd Daughter Sarah the Sume of fifteen pounds of Good and lawful money of Great Britain out of my sd personal Estate Immediately after her mother’s decease

And lastly I Doe hereby make ordain Constitute & appoint my sd wife Anne Sole Extrix of this my last Will & Testament hereby revoking All former wills and Testaments whatsoever by me at any time heretofore made

In Wittness whereof I the sd James Waite have hereunto sett my hand and seal the Tenth day of October Anno Dom 1720

                                                                                                         The Marke of James Waite

Sealed and Delivered published & Declared by the sd James Waite to be his last Will & Testament in the presence of us the words viz (and wife) being first Interlined & and word viz (personal) being also first Interline

Ralph Whittle

James Kempe

John Doubleday

October the 4th 1723

A True and perfect inventory of all the good cattel and cattel [sic] of James Wait lately deceased Appraised by us whose names are heire under written

  £ s d
Imprimis for his purs and Apparril 0 15 0
It for good in the Hous 0 10 0
It for goods in the parlor 0 17 6
It for goods in the Chambers 0 5 0
It for good in the Darey 0 7 0
It for peutor and Brase 0 8 4
It for Chees 0 6 8
It for 2 cows and 2 calves and one heifer 5 10 0
It for 6 ews and two lamb hogs 2 0 0
It for one swine hogg 0 17 7
It for things unseen and forgotten 0 3 4
  12 0 5

Ralph Whittle

Samuell Roe

Probate 14 October 1723