Administration of Henry Cox, 1789

National Archives, PROB 31/789/534

A declaration instead of a true and perfect Inventory of all and singular the Goods Chattels and Credits of Henry Cox late of the parish of Winslow in the County of Bucks Deceased which have at any Time since his Death come to the hands possession or knowledge of John Cox the Grandfather and Curator or Guardian lawfully assigned to Mary Cox Spinster and John Cox Minors and Henry Cox Infant the Natural lawful and only Children of the said Deceased and Administrators of all and singular the Goods Chattels and Credits of the said Deceased for the use and benefit of them the said Minors and until they or one of them shall attain the Age of twenty one years

 
£
s
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First this Declarant doth Declare that he hath received the Sum of £75 for Stock belonging to the Deceased at the time of his Death at Claydon Field in the County of Bucks
75
0
0
And this Declarant doth Declare that he hath received the Sum of £31 11s 6d for Wheat belonging to the Deceased at the time of his Death at Buxlow in the said County of Bucks after having deducted the costs and Expences for threshing the same
31
11
6
Also this Declarant doth Declare that he hath rec(eiv)ed of and from Richard Redding Esq the Sum of £16 being a Debt due to the said Deceased from him at the time of his Death
16
0
0
Also this Declarant doth Declare that he hath received of and from Henry Smith the Sum of £12 16s being due to ye Deceased at the time of his Death for half a years Rent of an Estate called Buxlow Situate at Swanbourne which was let by ye said Deceased to the said Henry Smith
12
16
0
[p.2] Also this Declarant doth Declare that he hath received of and from Grant Hewitt the Sum of £2 12s 11d for Hay belonging to the Estate of the said Deceased sold to the said Grant Hewitt
2
12
11
Also this Declarant doth Declare that he hath received of and from Thomas Nelson the Sum of £4 10s for half a years Rent of an Estate Situate at Swanbourne aforesaid let by the said Deceased to the said Thomas Nelson
4
10
0
Also this Declarant doth Declare that he hath rec(eiv)ed for Houshold Goods, Furniture, Linen, plate &c
31
3
0
Also this Declarant doth Declare that he hath rec(eiv)ed of and from the several persons hereunder written the Several Minor Sums herein after Mentioned being either Debts due to the Estate of the said Deceased at the time of his Death or the Purchase Money for which several Parts of the Estate were Sold
For a Pig
15
From Richard Sharp
1
6
From John Cheney
16
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Also this Declarant doth Declare that no further or other Goods Chattels or Credits of or belonging to the Estate of the said Deceased have at any time whatsoever come to the hands possession or knowledge of him this Declarant But if at any time hereafter any further or other Goods Chattels and Credits of the said Deceased shall come to the hands Possession or knowledge of him this
[p.3] Declarant he will be ready and willing to set forth the same and Charge himself therewith accordingly. 1789

The said John Cox was duly Sworn to the truth of this Declaration by Virtue of the Commission hereto Annexed.
[signed] John Cox

Before me James Bannister Commissionor

[on front] Henry Cox
Declaration
Bro(ugh)t in 13 June 1789


Notes

Henry Cox of Granborough married Elizabeth Deverell of Swanbourne at Granborough in 1776 (witnesses John Turnbull, Ann Swannell). Their children were:

Henry was a tenant of the Selby-Lowndes estate in Winslow in 1786.

Copyright 3 October, 2018