Last Will and Testament of John Farmer

TestatorJohn Farmer
OccupationGrocer
PlacePirton
Date created1688
Probate date 


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People mentioned in the document

Name Relationship to testator Details Signed or Mark Function
John Farmer Self Occupation: Grocer, From: Pirton, County: Herts Signed  Testator
John Farmer   Bequest: All messuages lands, tenements in Pirton in the Manor of Doddingsells except 3 acres & 3 roods, & messuages lands tenements in Manor of Pirton, as well as freehold lands in Pirton, and residue of estate
Comment: Kinsman of testator, grand son of testator's brother Thomas Farmer
  Executor
Thomas Farmer Brother Yearly Annuity: £3
Comment: Grand father of John Farmer
  Other
Thomas Dixson   Comment: Recently sold 3 acres & 3 roods to testator   Other
Sara Thrussell   From: Pirton, County: Herts, Bequest: 3 acres & 3roods of land recently bought from Thomas Dixson, Amount Of Land In Acres: 3.75
Comment: Kinswoman of testator, wife of Charles Thrussell
  Legatee
Charles Thrussell   Comment: Husband of Sara Thrussell   Other
Elizabeth Farmer Wife Bequest: Brass, pewter & other household stuff, Bequest Money: £10   Legatee
Thomas Farmer Nephew Bequest Money: £10
Comment: Forgive him the money he owes testator
  Legatee
Thomas Coleman Friend From: Shitlington, County: Beds
Comment: Friend, to oversee will
  Other
Francis Canfield Friend From: London
Comment: Friend, to oversee will
  Other

Database record number: PROBH-151
Record from Probate documents at HALS, identifier [42HW3]


Last Will and Testament:
Will conveys real (immovable) property ie land to heirs after an individual's death. Testament conveys personal (moveable) property to heirs. The term will eventually referred to both a Will and a Testament. A registered Will is an official copy made by a court clerk which is enrolled in a book.

Inventory of John Farmer

TestatorJohn Farmer
OccupationGrocer
PlacePirton
Date created2 July 1688
Probate date 


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Items in the inventory

Agricultural Value£182 16s 0d
Agricultural Equipment£24 12s 0d
Agricultural Equipment DetailsPlough, harrow,1 wagon
CropsWheat, barley, oats, peas
Stated Acreage96.25
Animal Value£49 17s 0d
Animal Details2 horses, 1 gelding, bees, sheep & lambs, fowls
Barns1
Debts Value£12 0s 7d
Ready Money£35 0s 0d
Household Goods£36 11s 3d
Rooms10
Room DetailKitchen, hall, milkhouse, brewhouse, buttery, 4 rooms above
Shop Goods And Tools£38 16s 6d
Shop StockGrocery wares
Inventory Total£380 3s 5d

People mentioned in the document

Name Relationship to testator Details Signed or Mark Function
John Farmer Self Status: Deceased, Occupation: Grocer, From: Pirton, County: Herts   Testator
Mathew Lacey     Signed  Appraiser
John Hammond     Signed  Appraiser
Oliver Farmer     Signed  Appraiser

Database record number: PROBH-152
Record from Probate documents at HALS, identifier [42HW3]


Inventory:
Inventory lists belongings and their values, including such items as household goods, tools, and personal items. Occupations are often mentioned.

About Probate documents: Each will or inventory has a unique record number, each person mentioned in that will is linked to the unique record number.

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