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Thomas Pristnor

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Transcript of will for
Thomas Pristnor of Lostock Gralam

This transcript is meant as a guide to the contents of the will and is not always a full transcript, which in some cases may lead to several pages of rambling text.

The purpose of the transcript is to give an accurate indication as to who the beneficiaries are, and if available an insight to the lifestyle of the deceased, by way of any peculiar comments in the will, and of course inventories of personal effects where available.


Thomas Pristnor – Lostock Gralam – 1719

Proven at Chester 11th November 1719

In the name of god amen. I Thomas Preestner of Lostock Gralam in the County of Chester, Skiner being weak of body, but of sound mind memory and understanding for which all thanks go to almighty god.

I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary Preestner thirty pounds to be paid by her brother John Preestner. Also one half whereof to be paid to her within two years next after my decease and the remainder within the next two years.

I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas Preestner ten pounds to be paid by his brother John Preestner. Also one half whereof to be paid to him within two years next after my decease and the remainder within the next two years.

Inventory of personal effects of Thomas Priestner written 26th October 1719

 

Four cows and one heifer

One colt

One stack of hay

One parcel of hay

Corn, oats and barley

One hackney saddle, one pad saddle and three bridles

One pack saddle, one pair of harness and one crank

Item illegible

Item illegible

One handsaw, three planes, one farming saw and one hedging bill

One illegible, one halter, one cast bridle and illegible

Plough and hoe

One collar and one illegible of hauling

Two turf spades, barn shovell and ax, mattock and dock fort

One muck wheel, one wheelbarrow and trindle

One pair of marl cast weights and iron

Eight prickles, three hay rakes and one garden rake

One pair of wooden tongs and one caulker

Ten half inch boards of oak

Two muckforks and a cornrake

One pair of wool barrow skins

Plow beam

One old plank, two grinding wheels and one trough

One cheese press and sundries

One small cheese tub

More items illegible

Total Value

£ - s – d

10-15-00

03-00-00

02-10-00

01-00-00

00-15-00

00-06-00

00-04-00

00-03-00

00-04-00

00-01-06

00-01-06

00-03-06

00-01-00

00-01-10

00-16-00

00-00-06

00-03-00

00-01-02

00-10-00

00-01-00

00-01-00

00-01-00

00-03-00

00-04-04

00-01-00

 

52-11-00


Photocopies of wills may be ordered from the Cheshire Record Office, Duke Street, Chester, CH1 1RL. U.K., who should be contacted for costs.

The main index for all surnames and all Cheshire wills may be viewed at GENUKI.


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