Archdeacon Will 1711 #49 Bride of Captn William Christian senior of Bride

"Bride: This being ye last will and testament of Captn Wm Xtian senior of Bride being sick in body but of a sound and perfect memorie, who departed this life ye 9th of March 1711/12. First, he committed his soule to God and his body to Christian burial. Item, he bequeathed that there was due to Parson Xtian his wife ye sum of two pound and six or seven shillings. Item, he bequeath that there was due to Isabell Cowle als Xtian of KK Andreas ye sum of twentie shillings. Itm, he bequeath that there was due to Nicholas Cowley of KK Andreas ye sum of xxx[hidden in fold] shillings and six pence. Itm, he bequeath to Jon:Quark of KK Bride ye sum of five or six shillings. Itm, he bequeath that there was due to Jon:Quark junior of KK Bride ye sum of five shillings. Itm, he bequeathed to Wm Lace of KK Bride ye sum of ten shillings. Itm, he bequeath that there was due to Wm Quan of KK Bride ye sum of one shilling and three pence or two shillings and six pence. Itm, he bequeath to his wife Mary a cain. Itm, he nominated that there was nothing due to his son Wm but ye chair, also he nominated that Dan:Xtian had nothing to doe with ye table unless he would prove it. Also he nominated and appointed his children Isabel, Charles and Marie sole Executor of all his goods moveable and unmoveable whatsoever and if in case his wife Mary be with child to be jointly with ye rest of ye children. Witnesses: Ewan Xtian his mark X, Patt Quark his mark X, jurati. The wife with the overseers to wit Capt Wm Xtian, Margret & Ann are sworne in Court in for of Law. Probatum est et Solvit. March the 15th 1711/12: The Inventory of Captn William Christian senior of KK Bride valued by 4 sworn men as followeth: Primus, the deadís part of a feather bed 00 pounds 06 shillings 1x pence;
Itm of 7 blankets 00:04:08;
Itm deadís part of a pair of xxx and 2 bed steads 00:03:09;
Itm deadís part of two rugs & a caddow 00:08:04;
Itm deadís part of five new white sheets 00:11:00;
Itm his part of two sheets 00:02:00; deadís part of six yards of xxx cloath & 3 quart[?] 00:03:03;
Itm his part of a ledder bag & eight yards 00:00:01;
Itm his part of chamlett 00:04:04:1/2pence;
Itm his part of 7 yards of tow cloath 00:01:05:1/2pence;
Itm his part of eight pounds of yard 00:01:04;
Itm his part of seven pounds inyarn 00:03:03;
Itm his part of a pound of hemp 00:00:03;
Itm his part of eleven pack hives 00:00:10;
Itm his part of 7 empty hives 00:00:06;
Itm his part of pound of wool 00:00:02:1/2 pence;
Itm his part of panners & lines &c 00:00:04:1/2;
Itm his part of baskets 00:00:03:1/2;
Itm his part of heckell & 2 pair of cards 00:00:11:1/2;
Itm his part of winding blads 00:00:01;
Itm his part of all the Ėickle 00:00:04;
Itm his part of a pair of wisted 00:01:00;
Itm xxxx & hemp seed priced to xx per pottle, his part 00:00:05; [subtotal for column] 2:15:3:1/2. Itm a trap ye deadís part being 00:00:0x;
Itm his part of 4 bags pods 00:00:06;
Itm his part of one basket & a pair of beut creels 00:00:04;
Itm his part of fouer barrels 00:03:06;
Itm his part of a churn and churn staff 00:00:09;
Itm his part of4 yoakes with som other small things belonging to the plow 00:00:09;
Itm his part of a care & stradles 00:00:07;
Itm of a live cork & gaff 00:00:10:1/2;
Itm the Deceadents apparel [no amount listed];
Itm his part of 9 glass bottles 00:00:08;
Itm his part of a copper mortar 00:00:04;
Itm his part of the earthen vessels 00:00:08;
Itm of two manx spade and an English Spade & a turf spade 00:01:05;
Itm his part of a dung fork 00:00:05;
Item his part of an ax & a hammer 00:00:09; ye pitch fork and an iron draught 00:00:03;
Itm his part of the fouem[?] 00:00:06;
Itm his part of a pair of tongs & a gridle 00:02:06;
Itm of a kettle& little pott 00:01:09;
Itm his part of 3 pewter dishes spoons and a brassen candle stick 00:03:02;
Itm his part of a tundish 3 tubs 3 wooden cans and an old barrel 00:02:10;
Itm ye deceadents part of all ye nagins trensers and three wooden dishes 00:0x:xx;
Item his part of the cradle 00:00:xx;
Item of ye baking stone 00:00:xx; [end of column] Itm his part of 2 pieces of boards 00:00:03:1/2;
Itm his part of two little wheels 00:09:00;
Itm his part of a woolen wheel 00:01:03;
Itm of ye kissons 00:00:02;
Itm of the shelfs 00:00:04;
Item of a chest 00:02:09;
Itm his part of two little chests 00:02:00;
Itm his part of the sacks and canvasses 00:02:02:1/2;
Itm a mullag 00:0x:03;
Itm his part of a plow beam, a pair of harrows & a powle 00:00:08:1/2;
Itm his part of a rack 00:00:02;
Itm his part of a hide 00:00:08;
Itm his part of the crop of corn 00:09:10;
Itm ye Deadís part of the crop of corn in ye year 1712 01:10:04;
Itm his part of a rope 00:00:02;
Itm his part of the meal 00:[no appraised amount listed];
Itm the smoothing iron 00:00:07;
Itm a barrel 00:00:04;
Itm a spit 00:00:07;
Itm the Deadís part of ye much 00:01:05;
Itm his part of a hide 00:00:08; [subtotal] 02:16:08.

The moveable goods as followeth: Itm the Deadís part of a mair 01:06:08;
Itm his part of all ye geese 00:04:00;
Itm his part of all ye cattle 04:06:08;
Itm his part of a swine 0x:03:08;
Itm his part of the sheep 01:13:04;
Itm his part of five hens 00:00:06:1/2;
Itm ye Deadís part of two hives 00:04:00;

[Total] 7:18:10.

Names of the within mentioned sworn vizt, ye prizers: Jon:Cowle, Danl Joughin X, Chas:Cowle X, John Quark X. [This next short part was crossed out:] June 19, 1714" Debts due from Capt Wm Xtian senior paid by his son Capt Wm Xtian xxxx[? . . lly] which being summed up amount to ye sum of 8 pounds 6 shillings 2 pence Ĺ.
The funeral charges pd by Captn Wm Xtian junr are 0:14:09;
The reaping, securing & threshing ye Childrenís part of ye crop of corn, pd by Capt Wm Xtn: 0:16:00;
Pd by the wife to several persons for debt &c 0:11:10;
Due t ye wife by contract 3:00:00;
More due to ye wife for which she pd for funeral charges & xxxxx of Will 00:03:07.

Jan: 31 1714/15: The Inventory & accounts are settled in ye annexed papers & there is due to ye children free and debtless 4 pounds 10 shillings 3 1/2 pence. Note that ye supervisor Capt Xtn that ye hive of bees prized to 4s, [and a brood] geese at 14s died, & therefore xxxx ye abatement of 5s 2d.

[This next short part has been crossed out:] July 2d 1714, KK Bride: The Inventory of Capt Wm Xtian being summed up amounts to 14 pounds 15 shillings 5 Ĺ pence, wherxxxxx a hive of bees and a brood geese deducted 5s 2d, = 14:10:3 Ĺ. The whole debts betwixt man & wife about 8 pounds 18 shillings 0 pence, which being xxxxxxxx his part will be about 5:1:3 1/2, = 5:01:3 Ĺ.

More due to ye wife for what was permitted by Contract = 3:00:00.

For his funeral charges pd 2:1:09: pd by Capt Wm Xtian his son; 3s 7d pd by wife = 0:18:04.
The reaping, securing, & threshing ye childrenís part of ye corn, pd by his son = 0:16:00. [Total] 9:15:7 1/2.
Remainder [inventory minus debts] = 4:14:08.

Jan 31st 1714/5: An account of what goods are due to Capt Will: Xtianís wife: Due to her by virtue of ye Marriage Contract 03:00:00; Due to her ye 3rd part of a mair 00:12:10 ľ; Due to her ye 3d part of an ox 00:11:00; Due to her ye 3d part of a heifer 00:06:00; The third part of a Ren[?] 00:00:08; Half ye much 00:01:06; She paid of ye funeral charges 3s 7d 00:03:07; she paid of ye debts to several persons 00:11:10; [subtotal] 05:07:05. Out of which the wife made pay her proportionable[?] part of ye debt, according to ye Inventory, which is about 03:18:10. Remainder due to ye wife from Capt Wm Xtian junior 1:08:7 ľ. Xxxxxx her part of Mortor 18d, form 10d, bakestone 5d, loaming kishan 5d, & harrows 7d; All which valued to 3s 9d; half thereof is due to ye wife. The difference betwixt 2, which 3d. Debts due from Capt Wm Christian of KK Bride, to Mary Christian als Casement his stepmother as he was his fatherís Executor: Due to her 3 pounds as appears by her Contract 3 pounds : 0 shillings : 0 pence;
The third part of 38s 7p taken for a maire 0:12:10 ľ;
An ox sold for 33s due to her 0:11:0;
An heifer sold for 18s due to her 0:6:0;
Due to her halfe a fishing line prized to 1s 8d 0:00:10;
A lam praised to 2s due to her 0:00:08;
A mortar praised to 18d due to her 0:00:09;
A form 10d, due to her 0:00:5; A bakestone 5d due to her 0:0:02 Ĺ;
A lomming kishen 5d due to her 0:00:02 Ĺ; Harrows 7d due to her 0:00:3 Ĺ; the bury[?] praised to 3s due to her 10d;
[total] 4:13:2

An account what Mary Xtian als Casement paid of debts due from Capt Xtian of KK Bride and his wife: 1712 & 1713:
To Mrs. Xtian of Ramsey 0:4:6;
To Wm Lace Crenstear[?] 0:5:0;
To Xtphr Cowle for xxxxxxx 0:0:2 Ĺ;
To Ned Xtian of Ramsey 0:0:6;
To Tho: Cowle for Rent 0:0:5 1/2 ;
To John Sayle for rent 0:0:5 Ĺ;
to ye Wardens for the assessment 0:0:1 Ĺ;
[total] 0:11:10.

Jan 31, 1714/15: The Inventory of Captn Wm Xtian being summed up amounts to 14 pounds 15 shillings 3 Ĺ pence xxxxxxxx a hive of bees & brood geese deducted 5s 2d, remain 14:10:3 Ĺ. Paid by wife, which is due out herself: Drink 0:1:6; herring 0:0:6; meal (note there was but 3 pottles of meal) 12d; probat[?] 0:0:7; total 0:3:7 The Funeral charges, as on ye other xxxx 1:15:3; Due to ye wife for what was promised by Contract at Marriage 3:00:0.; The part of ye Funeral charges pd by ye wife 0:03:7; The whole debt betwixt man & wife is 9 pounds 2 shillings 11 pence; whereof ye son pd 8:11:01, & ye wife pd 11s 10d, which being proportioned ye Deadís part will be about 5:02:02, & her part is 3:15:10. [total:] 10:00:00. Remains due to ye children 4:10:3 Ĺ. Febr 9th 1712/13: John Casement enters his claime against ye executors of Capt William Xtian for several shillings due debt and craves ye Law. May 13, 1713: Capt James Xtian enters his claim against the executors of Capt William Xtian for ten shillings &c. March ye 16th 1725: This day Charles & Isabel Christian two of the executors of ye within Captn William Christian being at lawful years, came to ye Record, & on their own acct & ye acct of their sisters Mary & Bahee Christian joint Executors with them of their within fatherís last will received at and from ye hands of their nephew[?sic, half brother] Captn William Xtian ye sum of three pounds six shillings & three pence half penny which with twenty four shillings paid unto them before is ye whole of what was due to them by ye death of their father aforesaid. And they do therefore hereby acquit their said nephew his heirs, executors &c, forever for ye same and further oblige themselves to be truly and justly accountable to ye two absent sisters for their proportions of ye said money. Witness their marks to their names ye year & day above written: Charles Christian his marc C, Isabel Christian her mark I. Before me, Wm Gell Register."


Bride bur reg: William Christian Snr. Capt, died of smallpox, bur 10 Mar 1711/12

Will XTIAN md: 14 May 1705 Lezayre, to Mary CASEMENT


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