Will of Thomas Hazzard, innholder, 1736/7

Herts RO 192 AW4

In The Name of God Amen this eighth day of February 1736 The last will of Thomas Hazzard of Winslow in the county of Bucks Innholder being indisposed of body  but of a disposing mind and memory praised be God First I give unto Hannah my loveing wife the use of all my household Goods Pewter Brass Iron Bedding Woolen and furniture of all sorts belonging to or used with or in or about the dwelling house wherein I now live for and dureing the Term of her naturall life if she shall so long live sole and Unmarried and from and after her decease or marriage which shall first happen I give the same goods and chattells among all my Children and their respective representatives to be equally devided between them share and share alike and my will is that the same shall be appraised and Valued within some short time after my decease Also I give and bequeath unto the said Hannah my loveing wife all the rest of my personall estate goods and chattells whatsoever and wheresoever for the Education and maintainance of my Children, Upon this Trust or confidence that she the said Hannah before her intermaridge or at her death give and dispose of the remainder of my said personall estate last mentioned unto and amongst my said Children and their respective  representatives equally share and share alike And I do hereby revoke all former wills by me heretofore made and do appoint the said Hannah Sole Executrix hereof
Witness my hand and seal the day and year abovesaid

Thomas Hazzard his mark

Signed Sealed published and declared in
the presence of us who have hereunto
subscribed our names in the presence of
the Testator
Richard Meriem [signature]
John Pilkington [signature]

The 6th day of July 1754
The abovenamed Hannah Hazzard
The Sole Ex(ecu)trix of this will was sworn
to the truth of it before me
John Cole [signature]


Inventory of Thomas Hazzard, 1736/7

Herts RO A25/4717

An Inventory of the Goods and Chattells Late of Thomas Hazzard of Winslow in the County of Bucks Victualler deceased Taken the Twenty eighth day of February in the Year of Our Lord 1736 Before us whose Hands are hereunto Subscribed (as Followeth)

  £ s d
One HayCock in Deeley’s Orchard
5
0
0
16 Quarters of Malt at 1 £ 1s  6d  per Quarter
21
4
0
90 Hundreds of Hardwood
3
15
0
80 Bushells of Coals
5
0
0
7 Bushells of Old beans
0
14
0
7 Bushells of Oats
0
14
0
1 Sow and 9 Piggs
2
5
0
3 Sows in pig
4
15
0
One Horse
3
0
0
2 Loads of Hay in the Scaffold
2
0
0
1 Hundred of Faggotts
1
0
0
2 Corn bins
0
10
0
The Cornhouse & Hovell
1
5
0
1 Cistirn
0
15
0
The Racks and Mangers in the upper and lower Stables
0
10
0
The Scaffold over the double Stable
0
6
0
The Scaffold over the Lower Stable
0
4
0
A Flake* and Overlayers in the Standing Stable
0
1
6
The Scaffold at the upper end of the Yard and the Hogsty
1
0
0
In the Kitchin
One Grate a pair of Tongs 2 Fire Shovells pothangers Pokers & Fender
0
15
0
10 candlesticks  3s  4d  Two Spitts  4s  Four Small Fire Shovells  1s  4d
0
8
8
A Dripping pan 2 Small Spitts and a Jack
0
12
0
13 Pewter dishes and 1 Cheese plate    
1
18
0
3 Dozn & 3 plates & Four Salts 1£  Six Chamber potts 8s
1
8
0
2 Quarts 2 points & 2 half points 6s & Wine Measures 6s pewter
0
12
0
A Tin Dripping pan Cullinder & Cover  4s Four Brass Kettles 2£
2
4
0
3 pottige pots & 2 Skillets £1  10s  A Brass pan & Warming pan £1  4s
2
14
0
Two Sauce pans & One Copper pott
0
4
0
Other Lumber & Od things
0
10
0
 
65
4
2
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Brought over
     
In the Fore Parlour
65
4
2
A Long Table and Foorm & 3 Joynt Stools & a Small Table
0
18
0
6 Chairs & a Corner Cupboard
0
6
6
In the Back Parlour
Two Tables  9s   Nine Chairs  9s
0
18
0
Tongs Bellows Fire shovell Gridiron Dogs Barr & Trivett
0
8
0
In the Room Over the Kitchin
6  Chairs  6s One Table  1 Chest of Drawers 1 Hanging press and a Close Stool & pan £ 2
2
6
0
Five Flitches of Bacon
4
0
0
Two Bedsteads
0
12
0
In the Room over the Fore parlour
Two Tables 12s 6d  A Coffer 4s  Six Chairs 6s
1
2
6
Two Bedsteads and Sacking Bottoms
1
1
0
In the Room over the Back parlour
Three Tables and nine Chairs  £1  9s A Fire Shovell a pair of Dogs & Fender 4s  6d
1
13
6
A Bedstead
0
8
0
Beds and Linnen and Blanketts abt ye House
Three Feather Beds  Five Feather Boulsters and Twelve Feather Pillows
15
0
0
One Fur Bed
1
10
0
Two Flock Beds Curtains  Quilts Blanketts Pillows and Four Flock boulsters
4
0
0
Twenty two pair of Sheets
11
0
0
Ten pair of Pillow beers
1
0
0
Four Table Cloths  2 Diaper  2 Flaxen
1
2
0
Two Dozen of Diaper Napkins
1
0
0
In The Cellar
Nine Hogseads of Ale £22  10s  Three Vessells 100 Gallons £5
27
10
0
Three Small Vessells  £2  10s      Nine Hogshead at 7s each £3 3s
5
13
0
Seven Barrells at 4s each £1  8s  Four small Runletts* 6s
1
14
0
A Cooler & Two Mash tubs
2
2
0
One Large Tub  5s    Four Tubbs & 2 Civers*  15s
1
0
0
Six Hundred of Cheese
8
2
0
Eighteen Dozen of Bottles £1  16s Eleven Gallons of Wine £2 17  6d
4
13
6
Three Gallons of Tent* £1  4s  Three Gallons of Sack £1  1s
2
5
0
Other Lumber & Od things
1
0
0
 
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9
2

This is a True Inventory Appraised
By us     John Smallbones [signature]      Tho Yeats [signature]

Sworn before me John Cole [signature]

Hannah Hazzard her Mark 


Notes

Thomas Hazzard seems to have kept the Royal Oak.

Flake: A frame or rack for storing provisions, in mod. use esp. oat-cakes (OED).

Runlet(t): A cask or barrel (Bucks Probate Inventories).

Kiver: A shallow wooden vessel or tub (OED).

Tent: A Spanish wine of a deep red colour, and of low alcoholic content (OED).


Click on the pictures for full images of the documents:

The will:

Will of Thomas Hazzard

The inventory (p.1)

Inventory of Thomas Hazzard p1

The inventory (p.2)

Inventory of Thomas Hazzard p2

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