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Page 22, Will, John Batteson, 8 December 1694; Inventory, John Batteson, 9 June 1698

In the Name of God Amen the Eight Day of December
1694 According to the Computation of the Church of England I John
Batteson of Woodmas Walls in ye parish of West Allendaile & County
of Northumberland yeom being of perfect memory & Remembrance
Doe make & ordaine this my last Will & Testament in manner & forme
following Vizt first I bequeath my soule into the hands of Almighty
God my maker hoping yt through ye meritorius Death & passion of Jesus
Christ my only Saviour & Redeemer to Receive Free pardon for my
sinns and to enjoy Everlasting life.
Imps I give unto my Eldest Son William Batteson A Standing Bedd that
stands in ye Loft Item I give unto my son Mathew Batteson a Standing
Bedd that stands in ye nooke in ye forehouse Item I Give unto my
Eldest Daughter Ann wife to John Kinliside the sume of Two
shillings & sixpence all ye Rest of my Goods & Chattells whatsoever
I give to my wife Jane Batteson and Doe Leave her my whole
Executrix and yt yt remains att her Decease if she have anything
to spare that she shall give it to my two Youngest Daughters equally
to be Divided between them, that is Jane Batteson & Frances Batteson
all but ???? only my house that I give to my son William after my wifes
Decease In Witnesse whereof I have hereunto sett my hand
& seale the Day & Year first above written Signed Sealed and
Delivered in ye psence of us Witnesses Nicholas Lee Wm Wood
Mathew Lee
John Batteson
A True & pfect Invry of ye Goods & Chattells of John
Bateson of Woodmas-Walls in Allandale in ye County of
Northumberland late decd, Valued & apprized ye Ninth day
of June in ye Tenth yeare of ye Reigne of our Soveraign
Lord King William the Third of England etc And in ye
Yeare of our Lord 1698 : By us whose names are
hereunder subscribed
+Imp his Horse & apparrell & Houshold goods 03 0 0
Item Seaven Kine 08 15 0
Item Tenn Ewes & Lambs 02 10 0
Item 2 Dinmens* 00 07 0
In all 14 12 0
Item his Funerall Expenses 04 00 0
Wm Richardson Hugh Roddam } ——————
John White (Smith) Matthew Lee }

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Transcribed by LF and JW