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Probate Collection, Wills and Inventories: William Exton

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Probate papers of William Exton, yeoman

Will included: Yes, dated 8 August 1711

Beneficiaries: to my son William Exton all that my messuage in which I now dwell with all outhouses, barns, buildings and edifices thereunto belonging together with all gardens  [?] barns orchards arable lands meadows leasows pastures and fordings woods under-woods ways waters [?watermeads] commons liberties and privileges whatsoever belonging situate in the township of Craswall and in the parish of Clodock and Michaelchurch Escley on condition that my son William Exton shall pay and discharge all debts whatsoever I justly owe, and likewise that my said son does pay unto my daughter Sarah Exton the sum of three score pounds; to son William all stock of cattle of what kind soever, and specified implements and effects.  To daughter Sarah Exton all my household stuff not herein mentioned excepting the household stuff my wife Elinor brought with her. Daughter Elinor to have one chamber in my house which is above the parlour with free liberty without molestation during the time she remains single and unmarried and also my wife Elinor is to have the use of the said room or chamber during her life. And also my will is that my daughter and wife shall have the use and benefit of the garden [?] the backhouse and the stable.

Others mentioned: None

Witnesses:  Will Rogers, James Exton, Joseph Exton

Inventory included: Yes, dated 20 August 1711, value £50-17-6. Appraisers: Will Rogers, Thomas Prichard, Joseph Exton

Will proved: 16 [?September] 1711

Bond included: None

Other papers: None

Property/Holdings: None named



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