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THE WILL OF WILLIAM BADNALL OF BRIDGMERE
 CHESHIRE: 1710

In the name of God Amen, the Thirteenth day of March 1709 According to the Computation of the Church of England, I William Baddnall of Bridgmer in the County of Chester and Parish of Wibbunburie, being of perfect memory & Rememberance Praised be God, do make & Ordain this my last will and Testament in manner & forme folowing viz:

First, I bequeath my soul into ye hands of Almighty God my Maker hoping through is Meritorious Death & Passion of Jesus Christ my only Saviour & Redemer to Receive free pardon and forgivness of all my sins, and as for my body to be buried in Christian Buriall att ye discression of my Executors 

Item I give to Betrice my wife Thirty Pounds, and those Bedstocks over my Landlords end of ye house, and hope shee, will be well pleased with ye same,[..[

Item, I give to my son John, all my Looms, Reeds, & other materialls thereunto belonging,

Item, I give to my daughter Ann a piece of fine flackson, and it is my will yt ye rest of my linen Bedding Blankets and bedstocks be equally parted amongst my three Children,

Item, I give to my Landlard Ortons three Children, ten shillings apeese,

And when my Debts and all ye legases menshoned in this will, and my funerall Expences are discharged then it is my will further yt all ye rest of my Personall Estate be Equally divided amongst my three Children, My Daughter Marys part to be put out to Interest for her youse, and if shee marryes and hath a Childe or Children, then still to be kept out att Interest for their youse, by my Executors, or Trustees Choosen by them, & If she dye & departs this life without a childe or Children lawfully begotten, of her body, then it shall & maybe  Lawfull for my Executors or Trustees to divide her Moitie, betwixt my other two Children, And as for my Son Johns part and my Daughter Anns it is my wil further that it be put to Interest for their youse untill they are one and twenty years of age, and if either of them shall die & depart this life before they are one & twenty years of Age, then such part or Moitie when their funerall expences are discharged out of ye same shall be Equally divided between my other two Children for yt youse before menshoned, And it is further my will & pleasure yt if any person Cosernd in this will be not pleasd with their Part or moitie but do goo to Law about ye same with my Executors, yt that then they shall have but five shillings for their part & no more,And I do hereby make & Authorise my Landlard, Ralph Orton, and John Baker to be my Executors , of this my last will & Testament, Revoaking all other Will & Testaments, and do hereby also leave these my Executors, twenty shillings apice, for taking ye trouble of Executorship upon them, In wittness whereof I have here unto sett my hand and seal y day & year first above written

William Baddnall   

His his mark

Sealed & delivered in y presents of us Richard Hillditch Thomas Whitmore John Wildblood his marke


Probate granted to Ralph Orton and John Baker on the 21st April 1710.


WILLIAM BADNALL OF BRIDGMERE 
CHESHIRE: 1710

A trew and perfect Inventory of all the goods Cattles and Chattles of William Badnall of Bridgmore in the County of Chester Late decesed taken and aprised Eghth day of Aprill in the yeare of our Lord 1710 by us whose names are hereunto subscribed

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Nineteene Cows and eight Calves

61

15

00

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foure twinters hefors

06

00

00

It

three Sterkes

02

00

00

It

seven Sheep

02

02

00

It

foure mares and two Coults

17

10

00

It

two Store Swine

01

08

00

It

gears for foure horces

00

13

04

It

carte one tumbrill two plaws

05

00

00

It

wheat unthrashed

10

00

00

It

more corne and Hay

07

10

00

It

baken and Cheese

05

00

00

It

In the Chamber over the parler one cartrope two flaskits sum flax one set of curtins one pare of bedstids

01

06

00

It

in the houseplace thre tables two Chears

00

15

06

It

brass and pewter one broch one fleshfalk

00

15

00

It

one dreeping pan one Iron pot one Iron cettle

00

10

06

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one pare of tongs one peele

00

01

06

It

one furnis one lantern one Smothing Iron be1lis

00

15

00

It

dreneware one shilf one dish cradle

01

11

00

It

in the chamber over the house one feather bed one feather boulster three blankits one pare of bedstids

01

10

00

Item

malt

01

00

00

Item

two Chears

00

03

00

It

two Coffors one box one forme

00

05

06

It

one peece of new wollin Cloth

00

04

06

It

ten pare and one od Sheet

01

10

00

It

other knaperey ware

00

02

00

It

in the Chamber over the work house two beds two boulsters four blankits one pare of bedstids

02

01

00

It

one pease of new 1mm Cloth two Coffers

00

08

06

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one trine of Spokes two plow beames two spring whels one tresel one grate one matock two axes one broomehooke one garden -rake

00

15

00

Item

in the Chamber over the shop one bed one boulster and three blankits one pare of bedstids and flax undresed

01

00

00

It

wareing aparill and money in purse

65

05

00

It

 things forgot and out of sight

00

02

08

 

198

15

06

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Probate 21 April 1710.Chester Record Office: Dios. Records. Probate

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