BADNALL WILLS AND INVENTORIES 

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Last updated 18/10/2008

 


John Badnall of Walford  1701 

John Badnall of Oxford 1701


THE WILL OF WILLIAM BADNALL OF STRAMSHALL, UTTOXETER 
STAFFORDSHIRE:1700

IN THE NAME OF GOD AMEN the sixteenth day of Aprill One Thousand Seven hundred I William Badnall of Stramshall in the parish of Uttoxeter and County of Stafford Husbandman being Sick and Weak in body but of Sound and Perfect Memory  (Blessed be God for the same ) doe make and Ordaine this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say FIRST I commend my soul into the hands of God my maker hopeing in and through the merritts of Jesus Christ my Saviour to be made partaker of Everlasting Life, And I commend my body to the Earth from whence it was taken to be decently buried at the discretion of my Executrix herein and hereafter mentioned, SECONDLY it is my Will and Command that all my Debts and funerall Charges shall be discharged by my Executrix hereinafter mentioned as soon a may be.

Itm I bequeath unto Sarah my Loving Wife all my Goods and Chattles of what nature or kind soever together with all debts due to me the said William Badnall or whatsoever thing or things doe Rightfully and Lawfully belong unto me the said William Badnall (my Debts and funeral Charges being first paid as aforesaid ) to her own proper use behoof and disposall without any deductions payments or otherwise than before Exampled to Enjoy the same freely and peaceably, And lastly I the said William Badnall do make constitute and Appoint Sarah my Loving Wife Sole Executrix of this my Last Will and Testament Revoking and making Void all former Wills by me made IN WITTNESS whereof I the said William Badnall have hereunto put my hand and seal the day and year first above written.....

SEALED SIGNED AND PUBLISHED IN THE PRESENSE OF

Edward Norris                   WILLIAM BADNALL

Christopher Badnall      his mark

Sarah Badnall


[Probate at Uttoxeter 9 October 1700 to Sarah Badnall, Executrix named in the will: before John Husband, surrogate and witnessed by R.Rider.]

 

Lichfield Joint Record Office : B/C/11 Probate


THE INVENTORY OF WILLIAM BADNALL, OF STRAMSHALL, UTTOXETER, STAFFORDSHIRE: 1700.

A true invatory of William Badnall of Stramshall late desesed in the parish of Uttoxeter vallued and praised by us whos names are hear unto subscribed

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we aprais three cows on stirk

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we aprais on mare and too colts

06

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we aprais one table one screen char three small chears and formes and som other nessesaryes within the hous place

01

07

06

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we aprais one grate fire shool and tonges

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13

04

 

we aprais the bras and the peuter

02

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 we aprais one bed on cofer with some other nessesarye standing in the parlor

2

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 one bed and cofer standing in the little parlor and one trunk

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10

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we aprais 2 bails one swine cinnill 5 tubs and the rest of the cooper ware with one cheese prese at

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we aprais one tumbrill one plow and the rest of the

 

 

 

 

husbandry ware

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06

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likewise his pore and aparill

03

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the som in all

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Apraised by Joseph Taylor and Richard Rusoll

 

Lichfield Joint Record Office: B/C/11 Probate


THE INVENTORY OF JOHN BADNALL, OF WALFORD, STANDON
STAFFORDSHIRE: 1701

A true and perfect Inventory of the goods and Cattles of John Badnall lately deced of Walford October the 10th in the Yeare of Our Lord 1700

 

 

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Three Cows and two Stirkes

10

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A Maire and a Colt

04

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Five Sheep

01

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Two Swine

01

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Come and Hay in the barne

08

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Husbandry Ware

02

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Brass and Pewter

01

13

04

 

Tables Formes Chaires & Stooles

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15

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Bedding and Napery ware

06

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Boxes Coffers and Chests

01

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Wareing apparrell & money in his pockett

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10

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Praised by us William Lovatt  Edward Adderly

May the 29 1700


[Margaret Badnall, widow, former wife of John Badnall of Walford, renounced and quit claimed all rights, title, claims, interest and demands in the goods rights, credits cattle and chattles of her husband in favour of John Badnall the son of the deceased in a certificate dated 17 April 1701 which was witnessed by William Lovatt and Thomas Walklate.]


[Letters of administration were granted the same day, at Cheadle , to John Badnall (son of the deceased ) before John Husband, surrogate. John Badnall, yeoman, of Standon; Arther Glover, husbandman of Standon and William Glover, husbandman, of Standon were bound in the sum of £60 in a bond dated 16 April 1701 re the estate of the deceased before Richard Rider.

Lichfield Joint Record Office. B/C/11. Probate


   WILL OF JOHN BADNALL, PLUMBER OF ST. ALDATES PARISH, OXFORD: 1701

In the name of God Amen I John Badnall of the parish of St. Aldates alias St [Egidi] in the city of Oxon : plumer being of Sound & perfect memory praysed bee God doe make & ordayne this my last will and Testament in manner and forme following first and above all I Bequeath my Soule into the hands of Almighty God my heavenly father hopeing through the above merrit of my only Redeemer Christ Jesus to have free pardon and full remission of all my Sins and my Body to bee buryed at the discretion of my executrix hereafter nominated I will that all my Just debts and Funerale Charges be fully satisfied & payed: and afterward for the rest of my goods & chattles I Give as foll

Imps   I Give unto my daughter Joane Badnall one moyety or half of all my goods and chattles whatsoever I dye possest of either in money or Goods to be payed and delivered unto her when she shall be at the Age of Twenty one years or on her day of Marriage which shall first happen: but if my sayd daughter Joane should dye before she should be married or attaines to ye Age of twenty one yeares then my will is yt my wife Jane Badnall [. ... ]in.[.. ]her part or moyety.  Item The other moyety or halfe of all my goods & chattles whatsoever I dye possest of either in money or goods I doe give and bequeath unto my deare and loveing wife Jane Badnall whom I doe make my full and Sole executrix of this my last will & Testament In witnese wherof I have hereunto Set my hand and Seale this 9th  day of October 1701  Signed sealed Published and Declared this my last will and Testament  . [.........] interly-ng

John Badnall  seal    in the Presence of witz   Luke Faulin, Edward Tindall, Jn. Digby


[Probate was granted to John Badnallís widow Jane on the 22nd July 1704 before Francis Nurse]

 

Probate Records Of The Court Of The Bishop & Archdeacon Of Oxford: Ernest Cheyne.  Ref. W.93.176.8/3/30
  
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