Administration of Robert Shenston, farmer, 1745

Herts RO 182AW23

[f.1] The fourth day of October 1745. On which Day appeared personally Anna Shenston of the parish of Winslow in the County of Bucks and alleg'd that Robert Shenston late of Winslow aforesaid Farmer died intestate that she is his Widow and Desires letters of Administration to be Granted to her of the Goods Chattels & Credits of her said Husband so Deceased under such security as the Law in that Case Doth Require.

[signed] Anna Shenston

Let administration pass
John Cole Archdeacon

[f.2 summarised from pro forma, all in English]

Anna Shenston of Winslow, widow
Joseph Shenston of Aston Clinton, farmer
James Archer of Abbey parish of St Albans, glasier
are bound to George Paul, official of the Archdeacon, for [blank], 4 Oct 1745

Anna Shenston is administratrix of Robert Shenston of Winslow, farmer. She is to present an inventory by 30 April accounts by 31 Oct 1746.

Signed in the presence of
Alexander Monteith
John Cole

Anna Shenston
Joseph Shenston
James Archer


Notes

Robert Shenston was a sub-tenant of "Mr Norman", c.1744. "Widow Shenton" lived in a house in Shipton in 1745.