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1671 jonathan read hungerford brk dean of sarum will inv 10767
will and inventory: jonathan read of hungerford
probate 16 may 1671 to daniel read natural son of the deceased
1) will
made 19th october 1669
jonathan read of hungerford, sadler
to son jonathan - brewing vessels etc
jonathan the son must pay his brother benjamin and sister ruth £40 in goods and money within the year (£20 each)
residue of goods lease of house debts on shop book and ware in shop to daniel my son and executor
to daughter sarah £5
grandchild benjamin £5 and to have a room in the dwelling house provided of the executor
overseers: friends and neighbours william butler and thomas butler
signed jonathan read
witnesses: elizabeth pettie (x)
jospeh butler, sarah meer
2) inventory of the goods of jonathan read senr, sadler
taken 6 october 1670
by john fortye and samuel walters
exhibited 6th may 1671
sum total £313
includes lease of house £30-00-00
mault in the house and measure £56-00-00
brewery vessels and goods in the brewhouse £140-0-0
[no mention of leather goods !]

[his main trade seems to have been brewing]

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