Will of Richard Udding, husbandman, 1677/8

Herts RO 115AW20

In the name of God Amen the tenth day of January Anno
Do(mi)ni one thousand six hundred seaventy eight and in the thirtith
yeare of the Raigne of o(u)r soverraigne Lord Kinge Charles the
Second over England & c I Richard Uddinge of Winslow in the County
of Bucks, husbandman, beinge aged, sickley and weake of body but of
perfect minde and memory,  praysed be Almighty God therefore
knowinge the certeynety of death and the uncertainety of the time
and houre thereof, doe therefore make ordeyne and declare this
my last will and testament in manner and forme Following First
I commit and commend my soule into the hands of Almighty God my
Creato(r) restinge assured  of the remission of all my sinns thorough
the merrits of o(u)r ever blessed Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ my body
I commit to the earth to be decentley Interred. And as touching &
concerning my worldley Estate with which it has pleased
god to bless mee I doe heareby declare my last will and testament
in manner and forme following. First I give and bequeath
unto my sonne William Uddinge five pounds of Lawfull English money
to be paied to him within six months next after my decease
and also one browne Cow to be deliv(er)ed to him pr(e)sently after
my decease. Item I give and bequeath unto my grand daught(e)r
Ann Uddinge the daughter of my sone William Uddinge the sume
of five pounds of Lawfull English money to be payed to her
father William Uddinge for her use within six months next
after my decease Item I give unto my sonne Robert Uddinge
twenty five pounds of Lawfull English money which is now
by bond Dew to me from Peeter Lownds of Winslow afforesaid &
alsoe one Brendle Bullocke to be deliv(er)ed to him within three
weekes next after my decease. Item I give and bequeath unto
my grand daughter Ann Big the sume of tenn pounds of Lawfull
English money to bee paied to her father William Big for the
use of her the said Ann Big within six month next after my
decease.  All and singular other my goods Cattells and Chattells
my debts and legasies beinge paied and funerall charges defraid
I wholey give and bequeath unto my daughter Susanna
Uddinge whom I make full and sole executrix  of this my
last will and testament and I doe make and ordaine Hennery Michel of Nash
Peeter Lowndes of Winslow my trusty and well beloved freinds
ov(e)rseers of this my will and testament to see the same truely performed.
And I the said Richard Uddinge doe heareby renounce revoke and
repeale all former wills by me made and declared and all legacies
bequests and things in them conteyned. And I doe pronounce and
declare this to be my last will and Testament. In Witnes
wheare of I the said Richard Uddinge have to this my last will and
testament sett my hand and seale the day and yeare first
above written

Signed sealed published and
delivered in the  pr(e)sence of us
Mathew Bishop
Peter Lowndes
Richard Worsley
his mark


Inventory of Richard Uddinge, husbandman, 1678/9

Herts RO A25/4044

A true and perfect Inventary of the goods and Chattells which late were the goods and Chattells of Richard Uddinge late of Winslow in the County of Bucks husbandman deceased taken vallued and prised by us whose names are heareunto subscribed the tenth day of February in the 31th yeare of ye Raigne of o(u)r Soveraigne lord King Charles ye second our England Anno Do(mi)ni 1678

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Imprimis his weareinge app(ar)ll
1
10
0
Item in the halle one table and frame, one great cubbard one brass pott three small kettles three pewter platters one warmeing pann one hanger one fire shovle and tongues with other small things
2
10
0
Item In the Little chamber next the halle one Bedsteed. One flockbed and bolsters one blanket and coverlett and two old sheets
1
10
0
Item in the Buttery three Barrells: Two tubs, and other lumber
15
0
Item in the Chamber over the Halle, one bedsteed. Two coffers: two chests: one flockbed one coverlett one blankett: one boulster one pillow, three pare of sheets and other small linen
2
10
0
Item the Corne on the ground and in the two barnes, and hay
6
8
0
Item wood and straw in ye yard and barnes
10
0
Item one hogg: two cows and one bullock
5
10
0
Item In redy money and debts
50
0
0
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Sum total
71
3
0

Notes

Richard Eden was buried on 1 Feb 1678/9. He was the son of William Udden, bap. 19 Jan 1611/12. He and William held a cottage called Sheepcot in the Westend of Winslow about which they had a dispute with William Lowndes in 1647. He married Agnes Mitchell at Winslow on 3 July 1642. His children (the surname was given as Udden or Uddin) were:

 

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