BADNALL WILLS AND INVENTORIES

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WILL OF JOHN BADNALL OF DRAYTON IN HALES
 SHROPSHIRE 1674

In the name of God Amen, the 27th  day of October 1674 in the Twenty sixth year of the reigne of our Soveraigne Lord Charles the Second over England King ctr :  I John Badnall of Drayton in Hales in the County of Salop Webster beinge sicke and weake 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, and being desireous to settle things in order, Doo make this my last Will and Testament in maner and forme followinge (that is ) to say) first and principally, I comend my Soule to Almighty God my Creator assuredly beleiving that I shall receive full pardon and free remission of all my Sins and be saved by the  [..]ious death and merrits of my blessed Saviour and Redeemer Christ Jesus & my body to the earth from whence it was taken to be buried in such decent and Christian maner as my executors hereafter named shall think meet and convenient, And as touching such Worldly estate as the Lord in his mercy hath lent me my Will & meaneing is the same shall be imployed & bestoed as hereafter by this my Will is expressed, And first I do revoke, renounce, frustrate and make void all Wills by me formerly made, and declare and appoint this my last Will and Testament.

Ito I give and bequeath unto Parnell my wife my Two Kine with ffodder and all my Corne in the Barne, together with all the Butter and Cheese and also Three pounds of currant English money

Ite: I give and bequeath unto John and Mary Badnall the son and Daughter of my Brother Richard Badnall deceased, Five pounds of currant money of England equally to be divided between them and allsoe I give my Bible to the said John Badnall and one Ticke geer [   ]work?

Ite: I give and bequeath unto Ann pursell the Daughter of parnell my wife, All my househould Goodes Viz: Beddinge Brasse Pewter Linens and Woollens, etc. And allso Five Sheep

Ite: I give and bequeath unto unto Margarett Nichols my Sister and William her son Twenty shillings equally to be divided between them

Ite: I give and bequeath unto the said William ye son of my Sister Margaret Nichols; All my Loomes and Geers, Warpeinge Trough, and warpeinge Barre, and all the other inplements belonginge to my Trade whatsoever, and allsoe all my wareing Apparell

Ite: I give and bequeath unto John Bill one shillinge

Ite:I give unto Robert Bill one shillinge

Ite:I give unto Thomas Pursell ye son of parnell my Wife one shillinge

Ite:I give unto Jone Wade the Daughter of parnell my Wife one shillinge

Ite: Whereas there is eleven pounds and sixteen shillings remaineing of my Debts, my Will and meaneing is, to have sufficient maintenance out of the same whilst I live, and allsoe my ffunerall Expences to be taken out thereof, and then the remainder that is left I give and bequeath unto Ann Pursell the Daughter of Parnell my wife

Ite.  I doo nominate ordaine and appoynt, James Huxley of Longslow in the County of Salop [] and Parnell my wife Executors of this my last Will and Testament In witnesse whereof I have hereunto put my hand and seale the day and year aforesaid

John Badnall  his marke

Sealed signed and published as the last Will & Testament of the within named John Badnall in the presence of  John Winckle   William Eccles   Tho James [..]

 Ite: My Will and minde is; that whatsoever to Charges my Executors shall be at for the getinge in, or recovering of my Debts by due execution of Law ) that every person within mentioned that I have given money unto shall be at equall Charge proportionally to be deducted out of every one part and paid unto my Executors for the gaineinge and recovery thereof.


19 December 74
Henry Archbold granted probate to Petronilla Badnall widow and executorix of John Badnall.

Lichfield Joint Record Office B/C/11


INVENTORY OF JOHN BADNALL, WEBSTER OF DRAYTON IN HALES,  SHROPSHIRE: 1674

A true Inventory of all the goods and Cattel of John Badal decesed.

 

s

d

For his wareing aparoll

1

6

8

Tow Kine

5

0

0

In the barne for hea an Corne

2

0

0

In the Shop tow loomes and all the Empelments belounging to them

3

0

0

In the house for bras and peuter

1

6

8

In the house one tabel one dishbord one forme and other wooden ware

0

16

0

In the parlor one Chest one Cofer one Cobert one joyne bed

1

0

0

In the Chamber at staire head on joyne bed

0

15

0

In the Chamber over the house tow cofors tow straw wiskets and tow shelfes

0

5

0

Cheese in the house

0

10

0

fore yard of shets and other linens

0

16

0

Tow feterbeds three Rugs tow Coverleds and tow Blankets tow Bousters

2

10

0

Toe and yorne

0

5

0

five shep

0

15

0

Mony upon bond

21

0

0

persons presed by  James Begly            Arthur Bayly         John Winckle

 

Lichfield Joint Record Office : B/C/11 Probate

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