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Will of Margarett Robinson 1684
 
 

In the name of God Amen the twenty fourth day of November Anno Domi 1684 I Margarett Robinfon of Old Town in the parrifh of Hefkett & county of Cumberland widdow being weak & infirm with old age, but of good and perfect memory (praifed be God for the same) doe make & ordaine this my laft will & teftamentin mannor & form following (that is to say) ffirft I commend my soul unto the hands of Almighty God my Creator, trufting through the merrits of Chrift Jefus that I shall receive full pardon & for remifsion of all my sins, And my body to be decently buried in the parrifh church of Hefkett aforefd to ye difcretion of my hereafter named Executor. And for my worldly goods I order and difpofe of them as followeth viz: ffirft I doe give & bequeath unto John Owzeby his children of Nethergate younger viz: ffrances, John, Jane, Thomas, Margarett, Grace & Chriftopher each of them four shillings apiece. Item I give unto Simond Stevenfon his children of Penrith viz William, ffrances, Richard, Mary & John each of them four shillings apiece. Item I give to ffrances the daughter of ye said John Owzeby aforefd one livery cupboard. Item I give to Susanna ye wife of ye said John Owzeby my cloak & one feather bed. Item I give to Richard, ffrances & Mary the children of John Barker of Strettgate each of them four shillings apiece. Item I give to Margarett ye daughter of Thomas Lamley younger one ewe and one lamb. Item all my Leafes, Bills, bonds moveable goods & chattels, (after my Debts, Legacies & ffunerall expences are paid & difcharged) I give & bequeath unto William Barker now liveing with me, whom I doe hereby make sole executor of this my laft will & teftament (Revoking all other wills & teftaments heretofore made by me) In witnefs whereof I have hereunto put my hand & seal the day & year firft above written
 
 

witnefseth hereof Margarett Robinfon

Micheal Wilfon mark X mark M & seal

George Bell mark g

Thos: Wells Cur Apud Varlio & Duoomio dio monfis May Anno domid 1685 probatim finit hinodi softamontid et Adio bononid roimfsa finit William Barker Intoninial finrat
 
 

A true & perfect Inventory of all the moveable Goods & chattels of Margarett Robinfon late of ye parrifh of Hefkett apprized the eleventh day of May by John Owzeby jurat christopher Parker jurat Thomas Stevenfon & Somon Stevenfon Anno Dom 1685

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Imp Her Apparrell 02 10 00

It One pair oxen 08 00 00

It Six Cows 12 00 00

It two heifers 03 00 00

It three litt Shirks 03 00 00

It two mares 04 00 00

It sixty seven sheep with their Lambs 18 00 00

It fifteen bufhels of Malt 03 00 00

It ten Bufhels of Bigg 02 00 00

It three picks of Rye 00 04 00

It seed & Arder 04 00 00

It ten sacks six poaks & two winding cloths 01 00 00

It one Ark 00 10 00

It one coup draught & wheels 00 10 00

It two plows, one harrow with yoaks & teams 00 10 00

It one sock & coultre & ther Iron gear 00 07 00

It two carts with cart gear 01 00 00

It three bedfheets & bedding 03 00 00

It three Stone of wool 00 15 00

It five chifts 00 10 00

It three Cupboards 01 00 00

It wooden vefsels 00 02 00

It one spinning wheel & cards tar Cofhels & kils 00 04 00

It two skins 00 01 06

It Brafs & puter, & fine vefsels 01 13 10

It one table, chairs forms & stools 00 05 00

It Pultry & one litt pigg 00 04 00

It one silhe, fuoll & other smal implements 00 04 00

It Meal & groals Beef & Bacon, one pol & akingrall 01 10 00

It two piar of wool shears & other smal implements 00 01 00

In all 73 04 00

It debts owing to ye deceafed by several perfons viz:

Imph by tho: Jackson 02 15 00

It by Jo: Bowmer 01 00 00

It by Jo: Baly 01 07 00 Tho: Wells

It by Randall Hodgefon 01 00 00 Curate of Hefket

In all 06 02 00
 

Grateful thanks to Madelaine Rankin (nee Ousby) for alerting me to this will.