Will of Hugh Stutsbury, grocer, 1682

Herts RO 118AW19

In the Name of God Amen, I Hugh Stutsbury of Winslow in the County of Bucks Grocer do make constitute and ordaine this my last Will & Testament in manner & form following this twenty-ninth day of October in the year of our Lord 1681  Imprimis I give & bequeath my Soule in to the hand[s?] of Almighty God Who gave it to be saved by the \alone/ merits of my Deer Redeemer Jesus Christ who bought it  Item I give and bequeath my body to the Earth from whence it was taken to be decently & Christianly buryed at the discretion of my Executrix herein after named  Item of my Worldly goods I give and bequeath to my daughter Frances Stutsbury the Summe of five pounds of Lawfull money of England  Item All other Goods & chattells debts and Credits not herein otherwise disposed & bequeathed I give unto my Loveing wife Joan Stutsbury whom I make & ordaine my Sole Executrix of this my last will & Testament and I do hereby revoke renounce anull & make voyd all other wills & Testaments by me formerly made and I do nominate and appoint my Cousin Thomas Brickwell Faffee Trustee overseer & Guardian to my said Childe Frances Stutsbury for the said five pounds which is to be received for her use of my brother John Stutsbury which said five pounds was bequeathed to me by my mother Elianor Stutsbury lately deceased In Witnesse whereof I have set to my hand this & seale this twenty ninth day of Octob(er) aforesaid

The marke of Hugh Stutsbury

Signed[?] Sealed Published declared
& delivered as the last will of
Hugh Stutsbury abovesaid in the
presence of

[signed] Samuel Dix
John Stutsbury
Christo(pher) Coetts
Joseph Glenister   his marke

[Probate 22 May 1682 to Joan Stutsbury widow & executrix]


Inventory of Hugh Stuchbury, grocer, 1682

Herts RO A25/4114

A true and perfect inventair of the goods and Chattells of Hugh Stutsbury of Winslow in the County of Bucks Groser deceased tacken the seaven daye of November in the yeare of our Lord Good 1681  Impraysed and taken by Christopher Coetts and Robert Gibes as folleth

Imprimis His purse and apparell   
4
0
0
item in the shop in ware
9
12
8
item hempe and working geare for the Trade
0
14
6
In the hall
Item a table & three joyned stoll
00
12
00
Item one Cubbard  
00
5
00
Item one great Chare         
00
2
6
Item one Litil table  
00
1
6
Item six Chares on form   
00
4
0
Item handirenes fier showl and towngs with other fierirns on spit
7
0
item the peuter & brase 
1
8
[0]
in The Chamber
Item one pare of cortings With too tronckes
1
0
0
Itim beding & bedsted     
2
4
0
Itim for Linen
1
0
[0]
Item in money a brode  
05
0
00
 
---------------
the sume
26
11
2

[signed] 
Christopher Cootes
Robert Gibes


Notes

Hugh (bap. 23 Dec 1653) was the son of Andrew Stutsbery (d.1679).

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