Will of Robert Maynwaring of Granborough, gentleman, 1721 (proved 1732)

Herts RO 169AW19

In the name of God Amen I Robert Manwareing of Grandboorugh in the County of Bucks gent being Some what indisposed in body but of perfect minde memory and understanding all possible praise be given to Almighty God for the Same and considering the Certainty of death and the uncertain time thereof doe make & Ordeyne this my Last Will & Testament in manner & forme following (That is to say) First and principally I com(m)end my Soule to God who gave it & my body to the Earth to be buryed at the discretion of my Executor hereafter named And as for such Corporall Estate wherewith  it hath pleased God to bless me with I give and dispose thereof as followeth Impr(im)is I give and bequeath unto Dorothy Manwareing my Daughter the Sume of Forty pounds to be paid by my Executor within two Years after my decease Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Abigall the wife of William Warr the sume of thirty \fifteen/ pounds to be paid by my Said Executor within one Year after my decease Item I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Alice the wife of William Redding the Sume of tenn pounds to be paid by my Said Executor within twelve mon\e/ths after my decease Item I give & bequeath unto my Daughters Mary the wife of John Goodman & Elizabeth the wife of John Stevens the sume of Five Shillings apeice I having already provided for them Item all the rest and residue of my of my goods chattells and personall Estate whatsoever & wheresoever I give and bequeath unto Robert Manwareing my Sonn whom I make Sole Executor of this my Last Will & Testament Item having made a Surrender of all that my Inclosed Close of Pasture ground called Church Close held of the Manor of Winslow cum Membr(is) to Such Uses as I should declare limit direct or appoint I Doe hereby declare the Uses thereof in Manner following That is to say To the Use of the Said Robert Mainwareing my Sonn & his Heires for ever Subject to the Payment of my Said Legaceys to my Said Daughters Dorothy Abigall & Alice at the sev(er)al times hereinbefore mentioned  and in Case the Said Robert Mainwareing my Sonn shall make default in the payment of the said Legaceyes Then I give and bequeath & doe hereby declare the Uses of the said Close As to four eighth partes thereof in eight parts to be devided unto the said Dorothy my daughter and her Heires And As to three other eight parts of the said Close in eight parts to be devided unto my said daughter Abigall and her Heires And As to one other eighth part thereof in eight parts to be devided unto my said daughter Alice & her Heires And Lastly I doe hereby revoke all former and other Wills by me heretofore made and doe declare this only to be my Last Will and Testament In Witness whereof \I have/ To this last Will conteyned
Robt Maynwaring [signature]

[p.2] in two Sheets of Paper to the First Set my hand and the Second my hand and Seal this Thirtyeth day of March \July/ in the Year of our Lord One 1721 in the Seventh year of King George of Great Britain &c
Sealed & Delivered the Thirtieth day of July 1721 by Robert Manwareing and Published by him to be his last Will and Signed by him in our pr(e)sence and alsoe Subscribed by us in his pr(e)sence the Word thirty being First struck out and the word fifteen being First interlined Witnesse our hands
Tho: Montague [signature]
Robert Sare [signature]
Nicho(la)s Merwin [signature]  

Robt Maynwaring [signature]

[Proved at St Albans before Dr Philip Stubbs, archdeacon, 25 May 1732 by Robert Maynwaring, son and executor]

[written on outside] obiit 25 Janry 1732


Inventory of Robert Maynwaring, yeoman, 1731/2

Herts RO 169AW19

A true and perfect Inventory of All \& Singular/ the Goods Chattells and Personall Estate of Robert Manwarring late of Grandborough in the County of Bucks Yeoman deceased taken and appraised by us whose names are hereunto Subscribed 11th day of February 1731[/2] Vizt And which since his Death have come to the hands possession knowledge of Robert Maynwaring Son & Extor namd in the last Will & Testament of the said dec(eas)ed follows vizt

s
d
Money in Pockett & Wearing Apparell
5
0
0
In the Kitchen Pewter Brass and other Lumb Lumber att
3
0
0
In the Chamber over the Kitchen Lumber
0
5
0
In the Halle one Table and Stooles with other Lumber att
1
0
0
In the Chamber over the Hall One Bedstead and Bedding with other furniture
2
0
0
In the Parlour one Table and other Lumber att
0
15
0
In the Chamber over the Parlour One Bedstead and Bedding & other Lumber at
0
15
0
In the Milkhouse one Cheese press and Churme [sic]and other implements
0
15
0
In the Chamber Over the Milkhouse One Bedstead and Bedding & Other Lumber
0
10
0
In the Buttery Barrells and Beer
1
0
0
Two Horses att
12
0
0
Seven Cowes att
12
0
0
One Hogg and Two Piggs
4
0
0
Wheat in the Wheathouse
8
0
0
And Barley
1
10
0
Old Beans and new
6
0
0
Old Hay and new
12
0
0
Wheat growing
6
10
0
Carts Ploughs Harrows & Horse Harness and all other Implements of Husbandry
6
0
0
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£83
0
0
Appraised by us
Will : Stevens [signature]
Tho Rutland [signature]
Robert Maynwaring [signature]

[Latin] 25th May 1732: the said Robert Maynwaring was sworn about the truth of this inventory before me Philip Stubbs archdeacon.

[at foot of page] £1 11s 6d


Notes

Robert Maynwaring (b.1651) was the eldest son of Robert Maynwaring (1626-94) and grandson of Robert Maynwaring the vicar of Winslow (1570-1650) by his second wife Denise. He was buried at Granborough on 25 Jan 1732. His wife Mary was buried in 1719. The children mentioned in the will (some others died young) are:

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