Inventory of Hugh Stevens, 1661

Herts RO A25/3639

An Innvetary of Heugh Stevenes his goodes being breesed the 16 day of October 166[0?] by us William Norman & John Shyffell [=Sheffeild] & Robert Elliott of Shipton in the Parish of Winslow

s
d
It(em) all his waring clowes
4
0
0
It(em) in the hall i cobbard i taberll 3 stoles i chare
1
6
8
It(em) in the Parlur i tabell i cubbord 3 chears 2 stoles i trownke
1
10
0
It(em) in the lofte one Bedsted i fether bed and i Coverled and other Beding 3 Coffers one truckell Bed
2
0
0
It(em) 6 pare of sheetes
1
0
0
It(em) 4 barrells 3 tubes
11
0
It(em) i Collting trouf & 2 keffers
4
0
It(em) i chees pres
3
0
It(em) i malt mill
3
4
It(em) 8 platteres i flaging
10
0
It(em) 3 kittells & i pott
1
13
4
It(em) i warming pan
2
6
It(em) i mare & colte
13
4
It(em) i younge mare
1
6
8
It(em) 3 Cowes
1
0
0
It(em) 3 Hogges
7
0
It(em) for wheat
3
13
4
It(em) for Barly
5
10
0
It(em) for Beanes
6
13
4
It(em) one long Carte & plowe & harowes and other implements
2
13
4
It(em) for haye
4
0
0
It(em) 2 andyorns & a speet
1
6
the whowle sum is
42
2
4

[Presented 16 July 1661 before John Pownall M.A. by Anne Stevens. Anne and John are bound, etc.]


Obligation of Anne Stevens

Herts RO 97AW67

[Latin] May everyone know <through> the present (documents) that we Anne Stevens of Shipton in Winslowe in the county of Bucks and John Pownell of Winslow aforesaid in the aforesaid county clerk of the archdeaconry of St Albans are bound and firmly obliged to Thomas Goad, doctor of laws, official of the archdeaconry of St Albans in the diocese of London, for a hundred pounds of lawful money of England, to be paid to the same Thomas Goad or his certain attorney, executor, adminstrator or assign.  To the full and faithful making of which payment indeed we oblige ourselves and each of us, for the whole and in full, our heirs, executors and administrators jointly and severally by the present (documents) with our seals, given the sixteenth day of July in the thirteenth year of the reign of our lord Charles the second, by grace of God king of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, defender of the faith etc.

[English] The condition of this obligacon is such that whereas ye Ad(ministra)tion of all & singular the goods debts chattells rights & creditts of Heugh Stevens of Shipton in Winslow abovesaid within the Archdeconrie of St Albans and diocess of London deceased Intestate is committed & granted to Anna Stevens the Relict & widdow of the saide deceased If therefore the saide Anna Stevens doth & shall well & truly adminster of & in the goods & chattells of the saide deceased that is to saie pay or cause to bee payde the true & lawfull debts of ye saide deceased so farr forth as the goods debts & chattells of the saide deceased will extend & the lawfull chardge her & likwise exhibit into the Registrie kept for the Archdeaconrie of St Albans a true & p(er)fect Inventorie of all & singalar the goods debts& chattells of the saide deceased & likewise give a true & Just Account uppon  her saide Ad(ministra)tion whereas shee shall be thereto lawfallie required by ye Authoritye of the aboves(ai)d officiall or any other Judge competent in that behalf shall be assigned & such p(ar)te & porcon of the saide goods debts & chattells as shall be founde to remayne in her hands upon her Account soe made & allowed shee doth & shall distribute & pay in such man(n)er & sorte to such p(er)son & p(er)sons use & uses as to the saide Thomas Hoad or any other Judg[e] Competent in that behalf shall bee assigned that then this obligacon to bee voyde or elce to stand in full force & vertue

the m(ar)k of
Anna Stephens

Sealed and delivered in the presence of
Nich Rolfe
Ed(war)d Fowk              

John Pownell


Notes

The date of the obligation is the same as that for Dorothy, widow of Thomas Miller of Shipton.

Hugh Stevens was baptised at Granborough on 3 April 1611, son of William Stevens the younger. He married Agnes Steevens at Winslow on 10 May 1637. Ann/Agnes' will was made in 1665 and proved in 1671. Their children were:

Hugh and Anne Stevens mortgaged a messuage at Shipton to John Stevens of Granborough and took over a messuage and 38 acres from Robert and Anne Stevens in 1648.

sum: The total actually comes to £39 2s 4d.

Copyright 2 August, 2016