Whittle Ralph 1649 of Harby will and inventory

Ralph Whittle of Harby 1649 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1649/52

The last will & Testament of Ralph Whittle of Harby in the County of Leicester being in perfect sense & memory December 2 1648

First I bequeath my Soul to God that gave it & my body to the grave

Item I give to Ann my wife for long as she shall live her … with my son James & £2 10s a yeare to be payd her by the same James att foure severall quarters of the yeare beginning immediately after my death

Item I give to my sonn James his three sonns viz to Ralph Whittle & to Tho: Whittle & to James Whittle one heifer a peece

Item I give unto my sonn James this house I dwell in & that of James Chams which I purchased of him

Item I give to my sonn Tho: my land att Scawford & my land att Hose

Item I give to be equally divided betwixt my sonn James & my sonn Tho. all the rest of my goods & chattles

Item I will that if I should depart before the terme of yeares on Scawford land be expired that James shall truly pay to my sonn Thomas the rent answerable to yeares … like behind

                                                                                                         The marke of Rallfe Whittle


The marke of Tho Gamble

William Chester


A true and perfect Inventory of all and singular the goodes Credditts and chattles of Ralph Whittle late of Harbye in the County of Leic Deced taken and apprized the second day of February Anno Dni 1648 by Thomas Gamble

Imprimis his purse and girdle and apparrell 02 0 0
Item in the parler 3 Coffers and the Linnens 7 Cushions and a bed and bedstead      
another bedstead with a blanket & a Coverlett 2 pillowes 3 13 4
Item 4 barrells and 4 Tubbes & a Churne 01 0 0
Item woulle and Shipp Skinns 02 0 0
Item all the Corne in the Chamber 03 8 0
Item in the Chamber 4 whells & sicthes seaven boards a … … and Two reeles 0 12 0
Item 2 Strike of holl weate two bottles two heckles a Cheese Seaven sieves and      
Two skettles & sacks & a bagge one Strike 3 wimbles and other things in the      
Chamber with one Coffer 1 4 0
Item Two Tables & formes & a Cheere and Stoole 0 12 0
Item in the Chimney gallowtree fire Iron and pott hookes brand Iron and      
Skimming panne 0 5 6
Item all the brasse 1 13 4
Item Spitt and Cobberts 0 1 0
Item all the pewter 0 9 0
Item Thirtye Cheeses 1 10 0
Item butter and … with all other thinges in the milke house 1 14 0
Item the Bacon flitches 4 0 0
Item all the Corne that is to thresh 13 0 0
Item all the hay 3 14 4
Item the horne bease 30 0 0
Item the plowes & harrowes and plow Timber & Apell trees 2 0 0
Item the horse trough and the leather and all the offle wood in the yard 2 0 0
Item in horse flesh 20 0 0
                                                                       Suma totalis 95 1 6

Probate 2 November 1649