Summary of Admin. of goods of William Mallett of Halwell granted to Elizabeth Mallett (1692)
[Moger transcripts , West Country Studies Library, Exeter]
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[Note: the mention of Ashwater as well as Black Torrington in the administration suggests that this is in fact Halwill, rather than Halwell.]
9 June 1692.
Admin. of goods of William Mallett of Halwell granted to Elizabeth Mallett
Bond of Elizabeth Mallett of Halwell, wid. Henry Knight of Blacktorrington, husbandman and Thomas Martyn of Hallwell, yeomen, 6 June 1692.
Condition that above Elizabeth Mallett being admitted admin. of the goods of William Mallett, her husband late of Hallwell decd., shall produce inventory etc.
Mark of Elizabeth Mallett. <Seal- a shield with 3 birds? *>
Invent. taken 1 Oct. 1691 by Archelles ffege [or Hege?] of Ashwater, tayler and John Knight of Blacktorrington, bachelor and Henry Knight of same husbandman.
Farmstock and household goods.
Sum £22 9s 4d.
(Archd. of Totnes)
* possibly the Mallet arms of 3 escallops ?
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