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1665 anthony barkesdale woodspeen, shawbridge speen brk archd berks will inv 7484
will of anthony barkesdale of shawbridge, parish of woodspeen, tanner
dated 22 january 1665 sick and weak in body
to my daughter elizabeth £40
to my son thomas barkesdale £5
to my son john barkesdale my cupboard in the parlour my best joined bedspread and all the wainscot standing in and about my house (which said effects should remain in my house for ever)
to my son john barkesdale also 12d
to my son anthony barkesdale 12d
to my daughter martha 12d
to my daughter anne barkesdale 12d
to my grandchild thomas snow the son of my late daughter rose 10s
to my son john barkesdale 3 daughters anne mary and martha 10s each my said grandchildren thomas snow anne, martha and mary barkesdale all under 18
the residue to my loving wife martha who is sole executrix
signed anthony barkesdale [shaky hand]
witnesses thomas wilson, nicholas mash
probate oxon 14 february 1665 to martha barkesdale widow and relict
sum inventory £524 - 1s- 4d taken 12 feb 1665 includes
1 great bible and some other books 7s- 6d
in the backside and pits 23 dicker and a half of benns at £11 per dicker £258 -10s
11 dicker and 6 upper leather hides at £4- 10s per dicker £52- 6s
300 powles £12 -10s
28 rawhides £23
26 loads of bark in the barns £51
trade implements [described] £3-13s -4d
sum total £524-1s-4d
signed anthony linche, william linch, william osgood

[original will]

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