Will & inventory – Thomas Mowbray – 2 Mar 1670

Document Type: Will & inventory
Date: 2 Mar 1670
Correspondent: Thomas Mowbray
Archive Source: DUL DPRI wills
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The last will and testament of Thomas Mowbray nuncupative late of Duxfield in the Countie of Northumberland declared the second of March 1669: before Jphn Mowbray & george Lee as followeth:

First I give & bequeath my soule unto Almightie god & my bodie to buryed in the parish church or churchyard of Slayley as my friends shall order & appoint,

Item I give Legate & bequeath unto my brother Robert Mowbray my cloake & a paire of Boots

All the rest of my goods & chattels moveable and Unmoveable my debts legacys & gunerall expenses being first paid and discharged I give and bequeath to Mary my wife whom I hereby appoint & make sole Executor of this my will & testament upon condition hereafter following that is to say that the said Mary my wife shall pay out of the said goods & chattels unto Anne my daughter the summe of fifteene pounds when she shall attaine unto lawfull age, & in case my said wife shall prove to be with child that then the said Mary shall pay out unto such child the summe of Ten pounds & I hereby utterly revoke all other former wills & testaments by me at any tyme formerly made given Legated or bequeathed

Witnesseth hereof

John Mowbray	George <Leey>


This is a true and perfect inventory of all the Goods and chattels moveable and unmoveable lait Thomas Mowbrayes of East Duxfeild in the parish of Slaley and in the Countie of Northumberland yeoman lately deceased valued and prized this 16th day of April Ano domney 1670 by Richard Tesdall senear and Richard Tesdall junear of Slaley and John Mowbray of the Steele and Robert Mowbray of Duxfield Hall 

Inprimis his aparall and his money in his purse  6 00 00

Item one hors                                    3 00 00

Itm thre kine and two stirks                     5 10 00

Itm two bed stedes and beding belonging tharetow 1 10 00

Itm pudar and bras                               1 05 00

Itm one Cubart one presse one pare of barrs

  With other Iron geare                          1 15 00

Itm one table with other woodan vesall             10 00

                                                19 15 00

Debts owing to the deceased

John Coward       10 00 00

George Coward      5 00 00

John Marshall      1 00 00

Railph Hareson     1 04 00 

James Coulson      1 00 00

Railph Pearson     4 00 00

Cuthbart Benton    8 00 00

Railph Emberson    1 00 00

John Hoger         2 00 00

                  33  4 00                      52 19 00
Will and Inventory DPRI/1670/M15

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