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Will of William Wearren, dated 14 October 1693

In the name of God amen: the 14 day of October 1693 according to the computation of the Church of England I William WEARREN of Southill in the County of Cornwall Husbandman being of perfect memory & sound [ ] praised be god doe make & ordaine this my last will & testament in manner & form following
First I bequeath my sole into the hands of almighty god my maker hoping that through the meritorious death & passion of Jesus Christ my only saviour & redeemer to receive free pourdon & forgiveness of all my sins & for my body to be buried in Christion Buryial at the discrtion of my executrix hereafter nominated.
Item I give to William BENNET of Miltonabet two shillings six pence
Item all the rest of my goods & estates to Philip WEARREN my wife uppon condition that she shall pay all my debts & legacies & make her sole executrix of this my last will & testament revoking all other wills & testaments.
 
In witness therof I have hereunto set my hand &
seale the day & yeare first above written

(signed) Henry GRILLS the sine of William Wearren
(signed) Adam GRILLS  

A true and perfect Inventory of
all the goods of William WERRING of the
parish of Southhill in the county of Cornwall [ ]
the sixth day of December 1693, seen and appraised
by us whose names are subscribed

Imp. £ s d  
his waring apparel 1 0 0  
one mare 2 2 6  
three cows & one hrifer 12 0 0  
one yearling & 3 calvs 3 10 0  
thirty ewes & lambs 7 0 0  
two piggs 1 13 4  
corn in the mowhay & corn in ye ground & corn in the barn 3 0 0  
two best beds 7 bedsteads performd 0 15 0  
hogshead barrel & timber work 1 2 6  
one brass pan three crock and pewter dishes 1 6 8  
the hay 1 0 0  
all ye goods unseen unknown of or unthought of 0 10 0  
the hole sume 35 0 0  
 
(signed) Sampson TREHANE
(signed) Adam GRYLLS
 

N.B. Words in both italics and brackets are inserted by the transcriber e.g. (signed)
Source:
CRO Ref : AP/W/1718

Contributed by Philippa Stout

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