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1662 richard rotton newbury brk archd berks will inv 10386
will and inventory of richard rotton the elder of newbury, cutler.
1) will dated 5 december 1662. weak in body.
to emyln my wife the use of my house and working tools during her life.
to humphrey rotton my youngest son to have my working tools after the death of my wife.
the residue to be divided among my children after the death of my wife only
i give £5 each to my 2 youngest daughters joane and margarett.
my wife emlyn to be sole executrix.
[testator makes mark]
witnesses: jno. edmonds, jno. rodway, jas garrard.
probate 23 december 1662 to emlyn rotton widow and execurix named.
sum inve: £28-14s-2d.
2) inventory: taken by joseph garrard and john rodway 19 december 1662
in the shop: 2 vice, brasier, a pair of great bellows, an anvil and other working tools. £2
in the backside: 2 grindstones etc £1-13-4
sum inventory £28-14-2

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