Will of Isbell Mitchell

of Boldron, Startforth, Yorkshire attested 27 Sep 1709

Will of Isbell Mitchell of Boldron
Attested: 27 Sept 1709
Manor of Bowes
Ref: D MOB 7 94
The right side of this will had been destroyed over time with a ragged edge
In the name of God Amen I Isbell Mitchell Widdow of B[oldron] of the Parish of Startforth in the County of York being [sick] in body but of good & perfect memory thanks be to [ ] God; & Calling to Remembrance the uncertaine Estate of th[is] transitory life, & that all flesh must yield unto Death wh[en] Shall please God to Call; I do Make, Constitute, ordaine [ ] This my Last will & testament in manner & forme following revokeing & annulling by these present all & every of my [wills] and Testaments, will & wills heretofore by me made [ ] Either by word or by writeing: And this to be taken only for [my] last will & testament & none other; And first being penitent [ ] from the bottem of my heart for my sins past; I most humbly [ ] forgiven for the same; I give & commit my soul unto Almighty God my Saviour & Redeemer, in whom and by the merits of Jesus Chr[ist] I trust & believe assuredly to be saved, & to have full Remission and forgiveness of all my sins; And that my sould with my body at the ge[ ] Day or resurrection, shall rise againe with Joy & through the merits of Christs Death & Passion Possesse & Inherit the Kingdome of heaven, prepared for his Elect & Chosen, my body to be buried in such place where it shall please my Executor hereafter to appoint & name And for the settling of my temporal Estate & such goods, Chattels, & Debts as it hath pleased god, far above my Deserts to bestow upon me I [ ] give & witness the same in manner & forme following (that is to say) [ ] I will that all those Debts & Duties as I owe in Right or conscience to any manner of person or persons whatsoever, Shall be well & truly [ ] and paid, by my Executor hereafter named; within con[ ] after my Decease: Item I give & bequeath my soul into the hands of Almighty God my Redeemer & my body to be Decently buried att the Discretion of my Executor Josiah Mitchell my Son Item I give to Jonathan Mitchell my son five shillings Item I give to William Mitchell my son twenty shillings & the bed & beding I lye in Item I give to James Mitchell my son five shillings Item I give to Joseph Mitchell my son twenty shillings Item I give to Ann Stainsby my sister two shillings & six pence & a green saie Apron & my Apparell be ordred betwixt the wives of Wm Mitchell & Joseph my sons, & a Cubert & a long settle to my son Joseph & all the remainder of my goods or household stuffe to my Executor In Witness whereunto I have sett my hand & seal
The mark of Isbell Mitchell and seal

Jonath[an] Mitchell jun
Rich[ard] Colling
Ant[hony] Hanby His Mark

Inventory of Isbell Mitchell of Boldron 2 Jan 1711/12
Ref: D/MOB 7/96

her purse and Apparell 05  00  00
In the fore house
Two Cupbards two [ ] One long settle with other implements 01  00  00
Picher 00  12  00
one pott and other Iron things 00  10  00
brass 00  06  00
wood vessel 00  02  06
In the little parlour
One bed in the little parlour with beding and Chest 01  12  06
In the fore house loft
two beds with beding one chist with other Implements 01  12  06
Linning 01  05  00
Money owing to the Testator 03  00  00
toto 13  05  00
Funerall Expences deducted 09  00  00
Rests 06  05  00

Rich[ard] Colling
John Ladman
Tho[mas] Richardson
Anthony Hanby his Mark

Proven: 02 Jan 1712 at Unknown

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