Newton




Name

LHS reference

NLW reference

Inv Date

Date of death

Prosser, Elizabeth, widow

mfs_new_0538

BR/1770/10

4 Apr 1770

 


 


Item

£

s

d

The deceased???s wearing Apparel

    3

  0

0

money in Purse

   26

12

2

one feather bed bestead & Appurtenances

      2

10

0

one feather bed

     1

  5

0

Linen Yarn & some flax un-spun

     2

  0

0

Some Hurden yarn

 

15

0

About 5 Bushels of wheat

     1

12

6

About 4 Bushels of Barley

 

10

0

13 pair of sheets  & a little piece of New Cloth

     3

  5

0

a small Remnant of Cloth

 

  7

6

8 Napkins

 

10

0

one Chest

 

  5

0

8 old Boxes

 

12

0

2 trinds

 

  2

6

a spinning wheel

 

  2

0

a hair sieve and sash[?]

 

  1

6

6 Bushels of Oats

 

12

0

One bed and Appurtenances

     1

  5

0

one  Woollen & one Linen Wheel

 

  3

0

12 old Bags & one Winnowing sheet

 

  9

0

1 half Hogshead & podering Tub[?], a kipe *   & Seed Loose**

 

10

0

Carpenters Tools of all sorts

 

  5

0

Two Riddles & two sieves

 

  1

0

two small pillows & a bag with a Quantity of Feathers

 

  3

0

some old hoops

 

  2

6

a pad

 

  4

0

a press

     1

  1

0

One bed and Appurtenances

     2

10

0

Twelve Cheeses

     1

  0

0

one Cheese press

 

  5

0

a Table

 

  5

0

a Dresser

 

  1

0

Eleven cheese vats & butter prints

 

  7

6

                                          [total at this stage]

   53

19

2

                                                                        
* Kipe     a bushel basket.
** probably a ?«£fiddle??? a mechanical devise used for distributing seed evenly across the ground when planting.
                         

Item

£

s

d

a slall [?] Barrel & Tunpail ****  and Butter Tubs

 

  5

0

three Tablecloths

 

  3

6

Earthenware

 

  2

0

a Cheese press

 

  7

6

six chairs

 

  2

0

seven pewter dishes

 

12

0

14 plates

 

  7

0

24 Trenchers 8/6 three Brass kettles 1lb

     1

  2

6

One Brass Mortar 2s two brass Candlesticks
1 Brass spoon & skimmer

 


  4


0

Two brass pots two Iron pots

 

  8

0

a warming pan 1s a chamber pot a cullender
& dripping pan 3/6

 


  4


6

3 porringers patty pans & spoons 2s a Table
  & cupboard 1s

 

 
    3


0

a cleaver & chopping knife

 

  1

0

2 spits & dripping pan 4s four candlesticks & Gridiron 1s

 

  5

0

an Ironing box gads & 2 heaters 4s a frying pan
  & maid 1.6

 


  5


6

a fire shovel tongs & Irons sway & hooks

 

  3

6

a Gun 5s a pile & lanthorn

 

  6

0

3 pails 3 gawns*** one Boul [torn] a Bellows 1s

 

  3

0

2 Hogsheads 2 Barrels

     1

10

0

3 Tubs 1 Cheese Cowl 5 Milk Vessels & a butter Tub

     1

  1

0

3 small Barrels

 

  6

0

Sythes Mattocks Bills Axes & ring Beetle

 

  4

0

A freok [?] & wash Tub

 

  1

6

3 young Bullocks

     8

  8

0

5 Cows

   20

  0

0

2 heifers

     4

  0

0

a mare

      5

  0

0

a pig

 

10

6

a Dung Cribb

     1

10

0

one plough Harrow and Yokes

 

15

0

Horse Gears

 

  2

6

[including £53 19 2d Bt fwd from p.1]

  101

12

8


[spelling modernized]

 

***A gawn ??? a pail holding half a gallon ??? Stuart Raymond - Words from Wills.

**** A tunpail - probably a tundish a wooden pail with ahole in the base used as a funnel in brewing. 

 

Benjamin Prosser
John Thomas appraisers


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