Last Will and Testament of Thomas Lording of Lydd, Kent – 1709

Abstract of the Will of Thomas Lording of Lydd, Kent 1709

Canterbury Cathedral Archives Ref. CPR/32/58/208a

 Thomas Lording was born in 1663 in Lydd, Kent, England. He is my 9th great-grandfather.

Testator: Thomas Lording

Daughter: Elizabeth – One five shilling piece of silver & a silver spoon.

Daughter: Katherine (the wife of Thomas Walker) – One five shilling piece of silver & a silver spoon.

Remainder of my goods and estate to be divided between my Wife (Mary) and my five children (unnamed) borne of her.

Executor: Mary Lording (wife)

Signed: Thomas Lording 9 Oct 1708

Witnesses: Jos Skinner & Isaac Warquin & Tho: Bagnall

Probate: 5 May 1709.

 

Inventory: Taken by Thomas Gree & Christopher Fuller on 3rd March 1709

77 Ewes -£22-8s

9 Barrons & 10 Rams – £3-13s

Two & Twenty Ewe Lambs – £6-12s

Two fatting steers – £10

Two Cowse & two Halfors (sic) at calfe – £16

Two yearling Halfers & two Bulls – £5

Three Horses – £12

One Sowe & one Sheate? – £1-12s

His wearing apparel – £4-10s

All mannor of household goods – £31

All mannor of linen – £10

For a Wagon, one Part? of a couch and three tyres}

& two Yokes and three Saddles & three Bridles      } £2

 

The Mark of

L

Mary Lording

5 May 1709

 

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