Wright Richard 1718 of Long Clawson will and inventory

Richard Wright of Long Clawson 1718 Will and Inventory

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

In the name of God Amen I Richard Wright of Claxton Als Long Clawson in the county of Leicester yeoman being sick and weake in body but of sound and perfect mind and memory doe make & ordain this my last will & Testamt in manner following

Impris I commend my Soul into the hands of Allmighty god my creator & my body to the Earth from whence it was taken to be decently interred at the discretion of my Executors hereinafter named hopeing through the onely Merrits & mediation of my blessed lord & Saviour Jesus Christ for a Joyfull resurrection to life Eternal

Allsoe my Will & mind is that Sarah my wife Shall hold and Enjoy to her sole use and benefitt for and during the term of her natural life All and every my Messuages Cottages Closes lands tenemts and hereditamts in Hickling in the county of Nottingham and within the fields and liberties thereof And from and Immediately after the decease of my sd wife I Give devise & bequeath the same premises and hereditamts unto my Brother William Wright his heirs and Assigns for ever he thereout paying unto my two neeces Margaret Patchet and Mary Patchet the sume of five and twenty pounds apeice at their respective ages of one & twenty years or att the End of One whole year next after my sd wives decease which shall last happen to be, and in Case of failure or nonpaymt of the same as aforesd my sd two neeces shall have power to Enter into & upon all & every the aforesd premisses and hereditamts att such times as their respective legacies shall become due and retain & keep the same & every part thereof until paymt of their sd respective Legacies and noe longer

And Allsoe my will & mind further is that my Extors hereinafter named shall sell and dispose of all and every my goods Chattells rights Credditts & personal Estate whatsoever and with the moneys arising thereby in the first place pay all my Just debts my funeral Expences and all other Charges relateing to the Execution of this my will and the overplus (if any be) to be equally divided Betwixt my sd wife and Brother William Wright share & share alike

And lastly I doe hereby make ordain constitute and appoint Robert Garton of Claxton als Long Clawson aforesd and Sarah my sd wife and my sd Brother William Wright Joynt Executors of this my last Will & Testamt hereby revokeing all former Wills & Testamts whatsoever by me at any time heretofore made

In Wittness whereof I the sd Richard Wright have to this my last Will & Testamt set my hand & seal the sixth day of February in the year of our Lord 1717

                                                                                                         The marke of Richard Wright

Signed sealed published & declared by the sd Richard Wright to be his last will & testamt (the words vizt (year sell) being first interlined) in the presence of us whose names were subscribed in the presence of the sd Testator

Richard Fawkes

John Doubleday

The marke of Richard Crampton

A True and perfect Inventory of all the Goods Cattle and Chattells of Richard Wright of Claxton als Long Clawson in the County of Leicester deceased the Eight day of February Anno Dni 1717/18

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Imp: his purse and Apparrell 37 0 0
Item Six Mares and A Filly 23 0 0
Item Three Yearling Foles 10 10 0
Item Ten Cows & Two heifers 28 0 0
Item A Sow and Nine pigs 2 15 0
Item One Waggon Two Carts Two harrows Two sheep Cribbs & Seventeen      
fold fleakes & one old wheell 12 10 0
Item Gears for seven horses & Collers & ring halters 3 10 0
Item Wheat thrasth & unthrasht 2 15 0
Item Barley thrastht & unthrasht 6 0 0
Item Pease thrash & unthrasht 7 5 0
Item hay in all places 2 2 6
Item Straw in all places 0 2 6
Item A fann two plowes Six Sacks & Two Baggs 1 5 0
Item fourty seven Sheep 20 00 0
Item In the Chamber over the best parlour a bed and bedcloaths 2 10 0
Item Apples & Cheese 0 10 0
Item Coales, two old Casks & forks & rakes 0 17 6
Item In the Chamber over the staires a bed a Chest & Nine Yards of Cloath 2 3 6
Item Six pair of Sheetts & Nine Yards of New flaxen & five napkins 1 12 0
Item A bed & bedding a Table & A Chest of Drawers & Curtains 4 0 0
Item A looking Glass & Two formes 0 3 0
Item Ten pewter dishes Six plates A Tankard a porringer & A Salt 1 08 0
Item In the Kitchen Two Tubbs Six Kitts Leaven Kinnell & Churn dishes & Spoons      
& bowles and other small things 1 2 0
Item Six Brass panns & Two thick potts 1 13 6
Item Earthen Ware as pancheons & potts 0 2 0
Item A Grindle Stone & the tackle 0 2 0
Item In the house Two Little Tables four Chairs One Buffitt Stooll Three wheels      
and a Reell a pillion and Two Barrells 0 16 0
Item Yarn in the House 0 15 0
Item In the far parlour bacon & other small things 2 0 0
Item fire iron A Warming pan & rack Iron & other things in the Chimney 1 0 0
Item four Acre of wheat sown 10 0 0
Item The Clott upon the Ground vizt Sixteen Acre 19 4 0
Item pease Ground 8 10 0
Item things Unseen and forgott 0 6 8
  205 10 2

John Reay

John Marriott

Richard Fawkes

William Marriott

Probate 3 March 1717/8