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Page 64, Inventory, Elizabeth Heron, p 2; Will, John Richardson, 25 February 1700/1701

Two Cowes one Quy* & A Calfe 04 : 00 : 00:
A Small Crop of Rye Oats and Wheat 03 : 00 : 00:
Corne & Hay in ye Barne & Garth 01 : 10 : 00:
Debts oweing to ye Decd 30 : 00 : 00:
£ s
50 : 15 : 0: 50 : 15 : 00: *
funerall Expence 04 : 00 : 00:
Rent oweing by the Decd 02 : 13 : 09
Sum 06 : 13 : 09
Rests 44 : 02 : 3
Richard Yare }
Robert Reechy }
Martin Swinburne }
John Barron }
In the Name of God Amen The Five & Twentieth day of February
1700* According to the Computation of the Church of England I John
Richardson of Smeall burns within ye County of Northumberland Yeom
being of perfect memory and Remembrance praised be God doe make
and ordaine this my last Will & Testament in manner & forme as
followeth (vizt) first I bequeath my Soule into ye hands of Allmighty
God my maker hopeing that through the meritorious Death & passion
of Jesus Christ my only Saviour and Redeemer to receive free pardon
and forgiveness of all my Sins and as for my Body to be buryed in
Christian Buriall at the discretion of my Executor and here
after mentioned – Item I leave and order to be payd to my Sister
Elizabeth Kenlisid* to everyone of my Sister Elizabeths Children
Two Shillings Sixpence to every one of them Item to my Brother
Thomas Richardson I only give and leave to be payd to him Five
Shillings Item I leave and order to be payd to my Sister Janne
Teasdaile Five Shillings Item I leave to Franceis Wall Daughter
to John Wall A gimer* Sheep Item I give & order to be payd unto my
Sister Margarets Daughter Twenty Shillings as A legacy Item I
leave and order according to my Will and Testament All ye rest of
my Goods and Chattells whatsoever moveable & immoveable to
my wife onely my whole Executor in Witness whreof I have
hereunto sett my hand & seale ye day & Year first above written
Signed Sealed & delivered in ye presence of us Witnesses Matthew Lee
Matthew Richardson
John Richardson

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