Will of Thomas Chandler, yeoman, 1680

Herts RO 116AW3

In the name of God Amen I Thomas Chandler of Winslow in the County of Bucks yeoman do make publish & or-daine this my last will & Testament in manner and form following. First I give & bequeath my Soule to God ye father of Spirits who gave it to be redeemed and saved by the alone Merit and bloodshedding of Jesus Christ the etrernall Son of God & my body to the earth from whence it was taken to be decently and Christianly buried at the discretion of my Executrix herinafter nominated.  Item I give to my Daughter Dianisse the summe of fourty pounds of lawful money of England to be paid to her at the terme age of twenty seven yeers if she so long live or have any heir of her body Lawfully begotten but if my Daughter dy before the said age and without such heir then the said summe to be equally divided between such of my Children as shall be living at the time of the decease of the said Dianisse  Item I give and bequeath to my daughter Elizabeth the summe of five pounds of like lawfull money to be paid her at the age of Twenty Seven years   Item all other my goods & Chattells debts & Credits I guive and bequeath to my loveing wife Elizabeth Chandler whom I make my sole Executrix of this my last will and Testament I do hereby publish constitute & ordaine to be my last will and Testament revokeing and makeing voyd all other wills and Testaments by me formerely made. In Witnesse whereof I have set to my hand and seale this 22th Day of Aprill Anno D(omi)ni 1680

The Marke of Thomas Chaundler

Published Sealed and delivered in the presence of
[signed]
Samuel Dix
Peter Lowndes
Thomas Robinson

[Probate at Winslow 25 May 1680 before John Rechford Clerk & surrogate on the oath of Eliza widow & executrix]


Inventory of Thomas Chandler, 1680

Herts RO A25/4050

Imprimus May the 13 1680

The inventory of the goodes and Chattels of Thomas Chandler Lately deceased of Winslo in the C— of Buckes

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It(e)m his wareing cloosen.and moun\n/yes in his purse 
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It(e)m in the halle brase and pewter on table and 3 stools and pothangers and hand yorns with the other thinges there
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3
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It(e)m In the parler on bedsteed on cuberd three cofers on trunck with the other thinges therein with the beding[?] sheetes and other linen thearein
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4
It(e)m In the Chambers Above  tow bedsteedes with the other lumbering thinges thear in
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6
It(e)m In the butterry Tow barels tow tubes with the other lumbering thinges
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10
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It(e)m In the barne on garner with the maolt and wheate thearein and sum other trumperry
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It(e)m tow hofeles on lader with A little fier wood  
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It(e)m heay andstraw and dunge  
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It(e)m Item one mare on plow halfe  a carte with the other matearalles theare to belouenging
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It(e)m Sheep and lambes with the hurdeles    
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10
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It(e)m The Crope now groing with the other thinges not mentioned 
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10
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10

[signed]
by us Francis Glenister and
Peter Lowndes
Abraham Teagle


Notes

Thomas Chandler was buried on 4 May 1680. He was bap. 20 Sep 1634, son of Thomas Chaundler. He may have lived at 11 Sheep Street, as his house was eventually bought by Benjamin Saunders. His only child whose baptism is recorded at Winslow is a son, Thomas, bap. 20 Oct 1666, but his heir according to the manor court of 1693 was his son John. Elizabeth Chandler his widow, was buried on 18 Sep 1693. Elizabeth Chandler the daughter married William Edden (d.1720-1) on 11 Feb 1694/5.