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
5 May 1709