John HORSMAN of Swetton, 1766, Adm’on, Bond, Inventory and Act

John Horsman of Swetton 1766
Transcribed by Sheila K Douglas

6th June 1766
John Horsmand of Swetton, Adm’on, Bond, Inventory and Act.

Then personally appointed the within bounden Margaret Horsman the administratrix
wherein named who was sworn duly to administer and so forth before me
Wm Caile, Surrogate

Know all Men, by these Presents, That we Margaret Horsman of Swetton in the
Parish of Kirkby Malzeard in the County of York, Widow, John Pickersgill of
Swetton aforesaid Husbandman and George Watson of Wakehill in the
said Parish Husbandman are bound and firmly obliged to the Rev’d Edward Place
Clerk Master of Arts Commissary or Officer of the Peculiar and Special Jurisdiction
of the Church late of the Prebend of Masham in the said County lawfully constituted
in the sum of One hundred and eighty two Pounds of good and lawful Money of Great
Britain to be paid to him the said Edward Place or unto his certain Attorney, Executors
Administrators and Assigns; For the Payment whereof well and truly to be made,
We oblige ourselves and every of us by ourselves and for the Whole and the full,
our Heirs, Executors, Administrators, firmly by these Presents Sealed with our Seals.
Given the sixth Day of the Month of June in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty Six.

The Condition of this Obligation, is such, That if the above bounden Margaret Horsman, Administratrix of all and singular the Goods, Chattels and Credits of
John Horsman late of Swetton aforesaid her late husband 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 or Knowledge of her the said Margaret Horsman or into the Hands Possession of any
other Person or Persons for her use and the same so made, do Exhibit, or cause to be Exhibited into the Registry of the said Peculiar Court at Masham at of before the Sixth
Day of December 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,
which at any Time after shall come to the Hands or Possession of the said Margaret Horsman or into the Hands and Possession of any other Person or Persons for her
use do well and truly Administer according to the Law. And further do make, or cause
to be made a true and just Account of her said Administration at or before the Sixth
Day of January? next ensuing, and all the Rest and Residue of the said Goods,
Chattels and Credits, which shall be found remaining upon the said Administrators
Accompt the same being first examined and allowed of 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 Margaret Horsman above bounden 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 to remain in full Force
and Virtue.

Margaret Horsman

Sealed and Delivered
in the presence of

John Pickersgill
George Watson
Wm Caile
Tho: Raper

A true and perfect Inventory of the Goods, Chattels and personal Estate of
John Horsman of Swetton in the parish of Kirkby Malzeard late deceased
appraised by us whose names are hereunto subscribed this 8th day
of March 1766

His purse and apparel £5 0s 0d
In the house. All Household goods therein contained £2 10s 0d
In the West parlour now used as a Kitchen £0 10s 0d
In the East parlour £5 2s 0d
In three Chambers. Beds. Corn and other odd things £5 15s 0d
In the Dairy. Bowls, Kettle and Chirn with several odd things £2 3s 0d
Six Cows £24 0s 0d
One three year old Heifer £3 6s 0d
Three two year old Heifers and Bull £8 8s 0d
Four, year old calves £5 0s 0d
Two mares and a Foal £6 10s 0d
Sixty three sheep £16 10s 0d
Four little Stamps of Hay £4 2s 0d
Some potatoes £0 7s 6d
A plow, Cart, Harrows and husbandry Utensils £2 0s 0d
Total £91 3s 6d

John Pickersgill
John Holdsworth
John Dixon
George Barker

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