Will of John Hogson, yeoman, 1692 (proved 1693)

Herts RO 10AR57

In the Name of God Amen. the Sixteenth Day of October in the fourth yeare of the Reigne of our Sovereigne Lord & Lady King William and Queen Mary over England &c Annoq(ue) Domini 1692 I John Hogson of Winslow in the County of Bucks yeoman being sick of Body But of perfect mind & memory Praised by Almighty God therfore doe make and ordaine this my last will and Testam(en)t in manner following first I comend my Soul into the hands of God my maker hopeing through the meritts death & passion of Jesus Christ my saviour Jesus Christ to be made p(ar)taker of Everlasting life And my Body I com(m)itt to the Earth to be decently Interred at the discretion of my Executors hereafter named And as for such temporall Estate as it hath pleased Almighty God to bestow upon me I give & dispose thereof as followeth Impri(mi)s I will give devise & bequeath unto Symon Hogson of Winslow aforesaid yeoman and Henry Hughes of Winslow aforesaid Ironmonger their heires & assignes for Ever all that my one third part in three parts to be devided of & in all that peece or p(ar)cell of Meadow or Pasture ground with the appurtenances comonly called or knowne by the Name of Tookey Meade [deletion] conteyneing by estimac(i)on in the whole Eight Acres be it more or less lying & being within the parish of Winslow aforesaid and of East Claydon in ye said County of Bucks and of all hedges Ditches Commons Waters fishings proffitts and Com(m)odities

[f. 2] To the said peece or parcell of Meadow or Pasture ground belonging or appertaining, and of the revercon and revercons remainder & remainders of all and singular the premises and of every part & parcell thereof and all the estate right Equity cleym & demand whatsoever of me the said John Hogson of in & to the same premises or any part thereof  To the severall uses intents & purposes herein after menc(i)oned  That is to say Upon this speciall trust & confidence in them reposed That they the said Symon Hogson and Henry Hughes shall sell and dispose of the said peice or parcell of Meadow or Pasture w(i)th the appurtenances or soe much thereof as app(er)teines to me for the just price and greatest advantage that may be had & gotten for the same and w(i)th the Money ariseing out of such sale to pay all & every of my just Debts and my Legacies herein after expressed in such manner as is herein after p(ar)ticularly expressed menc(i)oned Item I will give devise and bequeath unto the said Symon Hogson & Henry Hughes and the survivor of them their Executors Admi(istrato)rs & assignes And the Executors Admi(istrato)rs & assignes of the survivor of them All & every my goods chattells & personall Estate whatsoever not herein bequeathed Upon the like Trust & confidence in them reposed that they the said Symon Hogson & Henry Hughes and the survivor of them and the Executors Admi(istrato)rs & assignes of the survivor of them shall sell and dispose of my said personall estate for the paym(en)t of my just Debts and Legacies and the Money ariseing aswell out of the said Meadow or Pasture ground as out of the said p(er)sonall Estate over and above my said just Debts to place out at Interest at their discretion and the Interest & Increase thereof to pay unto Mary my Loveing wife or place out at Interest for the uses hereafter mencioned as they shall think fitt Item I give & bequeath unto Thomas Hogson my Son the full sume of five & Twenty pounds to be paid by my Executors herein after named when and so soone as he shall attaine unto the Age of one and twenty yeares Item I give & bequeath unto Richard Jane Hogson my Daughter Son the full summe of Fifteene pounds to be paid by Executors when he shall attaine the age of one and twenty yeares  Item I give & bequeath To Jane Hogson my Daughter my bedstead Feather Bed Feather Boulster and two Feather  pillows standing in ye parlo(u)r  ori(gina)le sic Greene Curtaines & Valence Two Blanketts and one Rugg and one Large Chest standing in the Parlor my midle bras kettle and my little porrige pott  Item also the I give and bequeath unto Mary Hogson my Daughter my Bedstead Two Flock Bedds One Flock Boulster Two feather pillows standing over the Palour the great Bras kettle and my little Porrage Pott  Item all the Rest of my houshold goods I give & bequeath unto my said Daughters Jane and Mary to be equally devided betweene them  Item I give & bequeath unto the Child whereof my wife is now Pregnant the full sum(m)e of five pounds And my Will is that it shall have an equall share of my house hold goods not before particularly mentioned & bequeathed with my said Daughters Jane and Mary  Item as for and concerning such sumes of Money out of such sales as aforesaid as shall remaine over & above my said Debts and Legacies My will is that the same shall be devided amongst all my said Children by my said Trustees share & share alike to be paid to them as they shall severally attaine the age of one and twenty yeares And my will & meaneing  further is that in case my said trustees shall see occasion for the advantage benefitt & education of my Children to pay to my said wife during her widowhood any sume or sumes of the Overplus Moneys aforesaid and sell any part of my household goods not herein before p(ar)ticularly named and the Moneys arising by such sale to give to my wife as aforesaid whose Receipt shalbe to my Trustees a Lawful discharge It shalbe Lawfull for them so to Doe And my Children shalbe thereby utterly debarred of any right thereto anything herein contained to the contrary in anywise notwithstanding  Item my will and meaneing Farther is that in case any or either of my s(ai)d Children shall Dye before he she or they shall attaine to the age of one & twenty years his her or their share Legacy or proportion shares Legacies or proportions soe dying shall be equally devided amongst my said Children who shall survive  And in case my Eldest son & heire apparent John Hogson shall depart this life before he shall attaine the age of one & twenty yeares Then my will meaneing and desire is that the five & twenty pounds before herein bequeathed to my said son Thomas & all and every his share & proportion shalbe equally devided amongst my said Children who shall survive  And in case my said son Thomas after the decease of my said son John shall depart this life before he shall attaine the age of one & twenty yeares Then my will and desire is that the fiveteen twenty pounds before herein bequeathed to my said son Thomas Richard & all & every his share & proportion shalbe \likewise/ equally devided distributed amongst my said Children who shall survive And in case my s(ai)d son Thomas after the decease of my said son John shall depart this life before he shall attaine the age of one & twenty yeares Then my will and desire is that the fiveteen twenty pounds before herein bequeathed to my said son Thomas Richard & all & every his share & proportion shalbe \likewise/ equally devided distributed amongst my said Children who shall survive And in case my s(ai)d son Thomas Further my will meaneing & desire is that in case my wife cannot by Law enjoy her thirds or Dower after my decease in my Copyhold Estate That my Trustees shall pay to her such sumes of Money as they shall think fitt not exceeding Twenty pounds and deduct the same out of the twenty & five pounds & Fifteene pounds before bequeathed proportionally (that is to say) twelve pounds and Ten shillings and seaven pounds & Ten shill(ings) And lastly my desire is that the said Symon Hogson and Henry Hughes may reimburse themselves all due & reasonable charges as they or either of them shalbe putt unto for or about the Execution of this Trust whom I make sole Executors of this my last will & Testament And Do Revoke all former wills by \me/ heretofore made and declared And doe declare this to be my last will and Testam(en)t  And I doe hereby earnestly desire Robert Adames & Mathew Adams of Swanbourne in the County of Bucks gent to be Overseers of this my last will In witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand & seale the Day and yeare first above written John Hogson Signed sealed published declared in the p(re)sence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses in the p(re)sence of the Testator  Charles King his mark Elizabeth Reddall her mark Nico(las) Merwin

[Latin]  Probate at St Albans 18 May 1693 before John Croft surrogate on the oath of Simon Hogson one executor, power reserved to Henry Hughes the other executor.


Inventory of John Hogson, 1692

Herts RO A25/4395

A True and parfect Inventory of all and singler the goods and Chattles of John Hogsons of Winslow in the County of Bucks late deceased Seen vewed and apraised by us Whose names are underwritten the twelfe day of November 1692

 
lb
s
d
Item for waring aparill and money in purs
3
0
0
Item in the par[lour one] table an frame on chese two trunks with other lumbar
1
1
4
Item in the hall howse on table an frame three joyn stooles to Chaires
1
2
0
Item in the Chamber over the parlour to bedsteds to flock beds fore [feath]er pillows five blankets an kiverleds with other lumber
1
10
8
Item in the Seller and dairy house on hogshead to barills an other milk vessil
0
10
4
Item in the Cheese Chamber Cheese an aples with other lomber
1
0
0
Item for ten pare of Sheets two dosen of napkins with other linen
2
5
0
Item in the kitchin three kitles two pots six pewter dishes to spits with other brass an peuter
2
2
6
Item for ten horses mares an Coltes
20
0
0
Item for eight cowes
16
4
8
Item for two hoges and five piges
2
15
0
Item for wheat barley an beans
42
0
0
Item for hay
10
0
0
Item for Carts wheeles an plowes an other Impleyments for husban\dry/
10
5
0
Item on hovill with firewood timber an hurdles
2
4
0
Item for the yeares profit of forty three ackers of land
15
0
0
Item for Charges of plowing dungin an soing Murelets land
5
0
0

[signed]
Richard Phipes
Petter Lownes
Thomas Blake
Appraisers

The sum toall is one hundred thirty six pounds an six pence

[verso] Winslow
Inv(entariu)m Joh(ann)is Hogson
Ex(hibi)t(um)
20 May 1693
per Execut(ores)

[2nd hand] [presented 20 May 1693 by Mr Peter Barret as proxy for the executors]


Notes

John Hogson, bap. 1 Jan 1643/4, bur 9 Nov 1692, was the eldest son of John Hogson the elder (d.1679). Simon was his brother. According to the parish register he married Mary Shelton, also of Winslow, on 11 Dec 1678 at Thornborough. His children were:

ori(gina)le sic: indicating original deleted text retained


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