Dallowgill

George BOWES of Swetton 1724

George Bowes of Swetton 14th May 1724
Transcribed by Sheila K Douglas

An Inventory of the Goods & Chattels of Geo. Bowes of Swetton. Feb’y 1st 1723

One Horse £02 11s 06d
ten Sheep £00 15s 6d
8? Calves £01 05s 00d
A Horse £01 10s 00d
One Whye £01 15s 00d
a Why & a Cart £02 07s 6d
10 Sheep £01 10s 6d
8 sheep £00 18s 3d
3 Whyes £03 06s 00d
2 Carts £02 03s 08d
a Cow & Calf £02 05s 00d
Purse & Apparrell £01 00s 00d
a Chaff bed £00 01s 06d
2 Blanketts a Coverlett £00 02s 10d
2 Sheets £00 01s 07d
2 Chests a Cupboard £00 03s 04d
2 Pewter Dishes £00 02s 00d
a Pott a Pann a table £00 04s 02d
Some other Small things £00 02s 09d
Total £23 06s 02d
Half a Years Rent £11 13s 00d
funerall Expences £02 05s 00d
Money Owing Ben: Taylor £05 00s 00d
Total £18 18s 00d

Will: Ibbeson Sen
Ben: Taylor
Will: Ibbeson Jun
Ra: Lofthouse

Condition for Elizabeth Bowes of Swetton

The first part of this document is written in Latin and mentions:
Ben Taylor of Carthorpe, yeoman and John or possibly Jonathan Auton
of Misiy Carr? or Farm?, yeoman and Abstrubo Danby.
Dated 15th May 1724

The Condition of this Obligation is such, That if the above bounden Elizabeth
widow Administratrix of all and singular the Goods, Chattells, and Credits of
George Bowes late of Swetton and County of YORK Deceased,
do make, or cause to be made a true and perfect Inventory of all and singular the
Goods, Chattels, and Credits of the said Deceased, which have or shall come to the
Hands, Possession of Knowledge of her the said Elizabeth Bowes or into the
Hands and Possession of any other Person or Persons for her and the same so
made, do Exhibit, or cause to be Exhibited into the Registry of the Peculiar Court
in Masham at or before the fifteenth day of November next ensuing. And the same
Goods Chattels, and Credits, and all other the Goods, Chattels and Credits of the said
Deceased, at the Time of his Death, or which at any time after shall come
to the Hands or Possession of the said Elizabeth Bowes or into the Hands
and Possession of any other Person or Persons for her do well and truly
Administer according to Law. And further do make, or cause to be made a true
and just Account of her said Administration at or before the fifteenth day of May
next ensuing, and all the rest and residue of the said Goods, Chattels, and Credits,
which shall be found remaining upon the said Administratrix Account, the same
being first examined and Allowed by the Judge or Judges, for the time being of the
said Court, shall deliver and pay unto such Person or Persons respectively, as the
said Judge or Judges by his or their Decree or Sentence, pursuant to the true intent
and meaning of the Act of Parliament in that behalf made, shall limit and appoint.
And if it shall hereafter appear that any last Will and Testament was made by the said Deceased, and the Executor or Executors therein named, do Exhibit the same into
the said Court making request to have it allowed and approved accordingly, if the said
Elizabeth Bowes within bound, being thereunto required, do render and deliver
the said Letters of Administration (approbation of such Testament being first had
and made) in the said Court, then this Obligation to be void, and of none effect,
or else remain in full Force and Vertue

Eliz: Bowes
Ben: Taylor
Joh: Aughton

Sigillat & Deliberat
in Presentia
Au: Brathwait