Will of John Hogson the elder, yeoman, 1679

Herts RO 115AW10

In the name of God Amen the one & Twentieth day of November in the yeare of o(ur)
Lord God one thousand sixe hundred seaventy & Nine I John Hogson of Winslowe in
the County of Buck the elder yeoman beinge indisposed in my health but of sound &
perfect mind & memory I praise almighty God for the same And calling to Mind the
certainety of Death but the incertainety of the tyme when due make this my last will
and Testament in manner & forme following First & principally I comend my soule
unto Almighty God that gave it mee hopinge to bee saved by the alone meritts of
my Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ and my Body to the Earth to bee decently interred
And for my worldly & temporall state I give devise and dispose of itt in manner
and forme followeing First I give & devise unto my daughter Katherine Hogson [deletion]
the summe of Thirty Poundes of lawfull money of England to bee paid unto her att the
end of one yeare & a day next after my decease  Item I give & devise unto my
daughter Margarett Wyatt the yearely sume of Twenty shillings of lawfull money
of England to bee paid unto her by my Executor during the terme of her life Item I give
& devise unto her sonne John Wyatt the sume of five poundes with w(hi)ch sume my
Executor shall bind him out an Apprentice \& my Executor shall bring him up till that tyme of his putting forth/ Item I give & devise more unto my
said daughter Katherine the ioyned Bedsted \curtains & vallance/ in the milke house chamber & a Court
Cubbord in that chamber a Redd Rugg a Fether Bolster one Blanckett ( a Featherbedd after
my wives decease & three paire of sheetes one Table cloth one greate brass kettle one greate
Barrill two pewter dishes \one Coffer one box & the thinges that are within my Bed chamber/ Item I give & devise unto my dearely beloved wife Ann the sume
of Five pounds of lawfull money of England Item I give  & devise unto my said wife
one Anuity yearely Rent charge of Five Nobles of lawfull english Eng money
duringe the terme of her naturall life to bee issuinge & goinge forth out of my
Freehold land in Winslowe aforesaid called Tuckey \meade/ to be paid unto her att the two
Principall Feasts in the yeare of the Ann(un)ciat(i)on of St Mary the virgin & St Michaell
tharchangell by even & equall p(or)c(i)ons the First to bee att that Feast of
the said two Feastes w(hi)ch shall first happen next after my decease & in case of non
payment shee shall & may distreyne for the same w(hi)ch yearely Anuity shalbee in fu[ll]
discharge of her dower therein  Item I give & devise unto my said wife Foure three sheepe
Item whereas my sonne Symon Hogson owes me Tenn Poundes I doe hereby discharge
him of itt and I give & devise unto him one little balled Mare \and a browne bullock/  Item my will
& meaneinge is that after my wives decease my daughter Katherine shall \have/ all the best
Chest in my bedchamber  Item my will & meaneing \is/ that all the rest of the goods w(hi)ch
my wife brought with her shalbee & remayne unto her  \and my will is that if John Wyatt aforemencioned shall dye before he be bound apprentis his Mother shall have the five [pounds]/  All the rest & residue of
my Goods & chattells my debts & funerall discharged I give & devise unto my
eldest sonne John Hogson whome I make sole Executor of this my last will & testam(en)t
In witnes whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale the day & yeare first [named?]
[signed] John Hogson

sealed signed published
& declared in the p(rese)nce of
us whoese names are
hereunto subscribed

[signed]
Mathew Bishop
John Henly
Henry Hughes
Oliver Lawrence

[Probate to John Hogson, son and executor, before Samuel Dix, surrogate, 1 Dec 1679]


Inventory of John Hogson, husbandman, 1679

Herts RO A25/2723

A true and perfect Inventory of all and Singular the Goods Chattells & Credits of John Hogson Late of Winslowe in the County of Bucks Husbandman deceased indifferently apprised by John Henley Junr Peter Stusbury and Peter Lowndes made and taken this 29th day of November 1679 as Followeth

In the Hall
Impr(imis)  A Table Fourm Chaires Stooles \Basen/ and some other small things
1
13
4
In the Parlour
Linine some Bedding and some other small things Theire w(i)th Curtaines & valence
3
00
00
In the Parlour Chamber and the next
Bedsteads Bedding Cheese w(i)th other Lumber and fruit
2
0
0
In the Buttery & Little Room
Barrells Troughs Bedding w(i)th other Lumber
1
5
0
In the Milkhouse & Milkhouse Chamber
Bedsted Coverings Curtains with other things
1
5
0
In the Kitchin
Brasse Pewter Tubbs Woodden vessels w(i)th other Lumber there
1
10
0
In the Stable Outhouses & Yard
6 Horses 14 Cowes & Bullocks
46
00
00
Sheep & Hogges
34
00
00
Carts Ploughs Harness w(i)th Implements of Husbandry
28
00
00
Wheat Barley Pease threashd and unthreashed Hay Strawe & all Graine at home dung and fewell
80
00
00
Crop Growing in the field tillage of his Lease Land and the Poultry
16
10
00
Debts
10
00
00
Purse and Wearing Apparell
5
00
00
For things unseen or forgot
0
10
00
 
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230
13
4

[signed]

John Henly
Peter Stutsbery
Peter Lowndes


Notes

John Hogson was a regular appraiser and served as churchwarden.  He made a deathbed surrender of his land on 23 Nov 1679 for the benefit of his son John.  It came into the hands of William Lowndes in 1717.

John Hogson was buried on 28 Nov 1679.  He was the son of Thomas Hogson, bap. 15 Dec 1614. His first wife was Katherine, bur. 28 Oct 1657.  The children mentioned in the will are:

His second wife was Anne Janes, whom he married at Granborough on 29 July 1660, perhaps widow of John Janes, d.1658.

Nobles: a noble = 6s 8d


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