Wright Thomas 1724 of Eastwell will and inventory

Thomas Wright of Eastwell 1724 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1724

In the name of God Amen the 15th day of February in the Year of our Lord 1721 I Thomas Wright of Eastwell in the County of Leic Husbandman being Sick and weak in Body but of Sound and perfect memory praise be given to God for the same and knowing the uncertainty of this life on Earth & being desireouse to settle things in Order do make his my last will and Testament in manner & form following vizt

First & principally I commend my Soul to Almighty God my Creatour assuredly believing that I shall receive full pardon & free Remission of all my Sins & be Saved by the precious Death & merits of my Saviour Jesus Xt and my Body to the Earth from whence it was taken to be Buried in such decent & Xian manner as to my Executrix hereafter named shall be thought meet & convenient

And as touching Such worldly Estate as the Lord in Mercy hath lent me my Will & meaning is the Same shall be imploy’d & bestowed as hereafter by this my Will is expressed

Imprimis I give and bequeath unto my Son Henry Wright one Bed Stead one long Table in the House one Brass pot

Item I give unto my Son Henry Wright all my wearing apparel

Item I give unto Elizabeth Wright my Gran Daughter one Brass pot and a Couple of Blankets

It I give unto Mary Goodson the Sume of one Shilling

It I give unto Mary Littledike the Sume of one Shilling

It I give and bequeath unto Margaret Francis the Sume of one Shilling

Item I give unto my Daughter Margaret Wright all the Remainder of my Household Goods whatsoever

Item I give unto the said Margaret Four Cows Two Calfs and I do nominate & appoint the sd Margaret Wright my sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament and I do revoke renounce frustrate and make void all Wills by me formerly made and do declare and appoint this my last Will and Testament as wittness my hand and Seal the Day and Year above written

                                                                                                         Thomas Wright his mark

Sealed Signed and deliver’d in the presence of

Richard Smith

Thomas Walker his mark

Robert Jones

An Inventory of all and Singular the Goods of Thomas Wright late of Eastwell in the County of Leicester Labourer Deceas’d taken and Apprized the Twenty first Day of December Annoq Dom 1724 by us whose Names are Under Written

  £ s d
Imprimis In the house Brass & pewter 00 19 00
One Table & five Chairs 00 09 00
Item In the parlor 1 Bed 1 Chair 00 08 00
Item In the Chamber 1 Bed 1 Cubbard 00 12 00
Item In the Dairy 2 pails 2 Barrels 00 05 00
Item in the Close 3 Cows 2 Calves 04 13 04
For Hay 01 10 06
                                                                                                                         Tottall 08 16 10

Apprized by us

Richd Healy

Thos Hourd

Probate 5 May 1724