Woollerton Thomas 1717 of Eastwell will and inventory

Thomas Woollerton of Eastwell 1717 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1717

In the name of god Amen I Thomas Woollerton of Eastwell in the County of Leicester Webster being Weak and ill in body but of A sound and disposeing memory praise be given to god for the same do make this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following (vizt)

First and principally I resign my soul into the mercifull hands of Almighty god my Creator Assuredly hopeing through the merits of my Blessed Saviour to Obtain remition for all my sins And for my body I come it to the earth from whence it was taken to be decently Buryed by the discretion of my Executrix hearafter mentioned

And as for the worldly goods and estate the lord hath lent me I dispose Therof as followeth

Imprimis I will that all those debts and dutyes as I owe or in contionce to any maner of person be discharged & paid within convenient time after my decease

Item I give and bequeath unto my Dear and Loving Wife Elizabeth all the goods and Chattles in what kind soever belonging to me for the term of her life without lett or molestation of any one making her my full and whole executrix of this my last Will and Testament

But if shee marry I order her to pay Ten pounds within Twelve months after her marriage to the partyes hereafter mentioned (vizt)

Thomas Woollerton of Sausby and Benjamin Gulson of Rapslay and Elizabeth Gulson of Leicester and Margarett Gulson of Leicester to be equely divided Amongst them

But if Shee never marrys all to continue hers whilst shee liveth And at her death I order that these four Above named have Ten pounds or half of the goods and Chattles which was mine leaveing it to her Choyce whether shee will part with

Item I give Thomas the son of Thomas Woollerton of Sausby the sum of five shillings

Item I give unto Mary Charrity of Grantham the sum of five Shilllings

Item I give unto Anthony Gulson of Leicester the sum of one Shilling

This I Acknowledge to be my last will and Testament Revoking all other Wills heretofore made by me

In Wittness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and Seale the Twenty Second day of October In the year of Lord 1713

                                                                                                                        Thomas Wollaston


Willem Huckerby

Richard Smith

Joseph Kirke

An inventory of all and Singular the Goods Chattells and Credits of Thomas Woollerton Late of Eastwell in the County of Leicester, Weaver, decease’d taken and aprized the 14th day of September Anno dom 1717 by us whose Names are Under Written

  £ s d
Imprimis In the House, Eight pewter dishes five porringers a tankard & cup 00 15 00
Three tables and five little Chears 1 pair of bellows 00 06 08
Two Brass potts two large pans two little pans a frying pan a warming pan a      
Skimmer 01 06 08
The fire Iron pott hooks & all belonging to them 00 02 04
Item In the parlor two beds & all things belonging to them 01 07 06
One Chest one box & a Chair 00 07 03
Item In the Chamber over the parler, one bed with all things belonging to it 00 05 06
One Chest with Linnen in it & one trunk & one Chest besides and other lumber 01 10 00
Item the Chamber over the house, Cheese, two Shelves one flitch of bacon &      
other Lumber 01 10 08
Item In the dearey, A Chees press a Churn 4 tubs 2 pails panshans & Shelves      
& Chees flatts 00 13 04
Item In the Shop; two looms and all things belonging to them & other Lumber 01 12 06
Item In the barn, Barley & a hay Stack 03 07 00
Item In the Yard, two Swine 00 10 08
Item In the Cow pasture four Cows two little Heiffers & two Calves Eight Ews      
& 6 Lambs 03 03 06
Purse & apparell 02 06 8
Things forgott & Unprized 00 01 03
                                                                                                                      Totto 31 17 02

Aprized by us

Richd Hearly

William Caunt

Tho Hourd

Probate 16 September 1717