Wills

Katherine APPELBY of Beckmeetings, 1686, Will and Inventory

THE WILL OF KATHERINE APPLEBY OF BECKMEETINGS
Made 20.?.1686. Proved 14 January 1686/1687
Transcribed by Carol Metcalfe from original documents available at the WYAS

In the name of God amen, the twentieth day of …. in the second yeare of the reigne of …soveraigne lord King James the second by the grace of god, of England, Scotland, France and Ireland King defender of the faith in the yeare of our Lord god 1686, I Kateraine Apelbie of Beck Meetings within the county of York, spinster being sick in body but of sound and perfect memorie ………
Impr I give and bequeath unto Leonard Apellbie my Father the sume of ten shillings to be bestoed? by my executor upon cloath to make him a coate and likewise twenty shillings more to be bestowed upon his funeral when he dyes.

It I give and bequeath unto Isabell my sister one gold Angell, one silver Chaine and one paire of Linnen Sheets.

It I give and bequeath unto Jane Smyth of Ringbeck one new Camlet hood

It I give and bequeath unto Tomieson Smyth of Kirby one Broad Cloath wastcoate and one wonsey? Apron

It I give unto Tominson Dalley my warday gowne, one under petticoat, two paire of stockins and one Course Blew Apron

It I give unto Mary Ripley daughter of John Ripley of dalley, one paire of kid paragon sleves

It I give unto Ellin Braithwit my goddaughter one Callico hood and one paire of white sleeves

It I give unto An Bearper my goddaughter one other Callico hood and one paire of white sleeves

It all the rest of my goods unbequeathed after my debts paid and my funeral expences discharged, I doe give and bequeath unto Henry Apelbie my brother whom I doe make and ordaine sole and whole executor of this my last will and testament
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seale the day and yeare first above written

Kateran Apelbie [marked]

Sealled signed published and declayred in the presence of us

Geo: Dalley [marked]

Robt Atkinson [marked RA]

Jos: Russell [signed]

INVENTORY
A true and perfect inventory of all the goods and chattels moveable and immoveable belonging unto Katherine Appleby of Beckmeetings in the county of York late deceased apprized by Thomas and John Russell and others the sixth day of November Anno Dm 1686

Imprimis her purse and apparel £02 10 00
Itm one Happing, two blankets, one paire of sheets, one pillow and one Codwaine
£00 13 04
Itm fower table Napkins, one table cloath and five yards of Linnen Cloth £00 10 00
Itm three little Deskes? and one looking glass £00 06 00
Itm one Ewe, one Gimmer and one lambe £00 12 00
Itm one Gold Angell and one little Silv Chaine £00 12 00
Itm one pewther dubler and one smoothing iron £00 03 00
Itm six pound of wooll for worsett? £00 04 00

Debts owne to the testatrix
Imp owne by John Bearper by bond £06 06 00
Itm owne by Henry Appleby without Spefialty? £02 06 00
Itm owne by Wm Pinckney Maid? Servt £00 02 06
Itm owne by Anne Braithwaite £00 00 06

The sume is £14 05s 04d