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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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