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Transcription of William Goldsmith Probate Inventory
 

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Inventory of William Goldsmith.  Reproduced by permission of Centre for Kentish Studies

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Inventory of William Goldsmith.  Reproduced by permission of Centre for Kentish Studies

The transcription of this probate inventory follows:

 

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  His purse and his girdle  1 13 0  
  His apparel 2 0 0  
 

In the hall

       
     2 tables, a form, a hanging, 2 cupboards, 1 2 0  
     2 chairs        
 

In the chamber

       
     A feather bed, a flock bed, 4 bolsters,        
       5 pillows, 2 coverlets, 2 blankets,        
       with the hangings and 2 bedsteads  1 15 0  
 

In the other chamber

       
     A flock bed with 3 pillows, a coverlet  1 3 4  
     Another flock bed, 2 blankets, a coverlet        
       and 2 bolsters, and a bedstead        
       and a bed in the kitchen loft, and a mantle  1 6 8  
     8 pairs of sheets and a sheet  1 6 8  
 

In the kitchen

 

       
     2 eared cauldrons, 6 kettles with ringlets  1 0 0  
     4 kettles without ringlets, 2 brass pots,        
       2 stupnets, 2 skillet pans        
       1 brass ladle, baster, a latten basin  1 0 0  
     4 spits, 2 dripping pans, 2 andirons,        
       a fire rake, a pair of tongs, and an iron pot    11 0  
     A latten laver, 8 candlesticks, 4 trivets,        
       2 frying pans   10 0  
 

In the buttery

       
     14 platters, 6 pewter dishes, 4 porringers,        
         a pewter pot, 5 saucers, 4 salts,        
         a pewter basin  1 0 0  
     2 white hangings, 2 hedge sheets, 2 tablecloths,        
       3 pillow coats, 1 cupboard cloth   10 0  
     A pair of sheets, 2 towels, 1 tablecloth,        
       2 table napkins    12 0  
     6 cushions, 2 pothangers, 2 pothooks    3 0  
           
      A sword and a dagger, a bow, a sheaf of arrows,        
        a black bill    9 0  
           
 

Harness

       
      A harness and a hand gun    8 0  
 

Lumber

       
      In wooden vessels, as tubs, barrels, milk bowls,        
        trenchers, dishes   16 0  
           
           
 

Leaden weights

       
      2 leaden weights   3 6  
      A mustard quern   1 0  
      4 covered pots    2 0  
      tankards and pails, tappets and crocks    3 4  
 

Chests

       
      6 chests    6 8  
 

Bacon, butter and cheese

       
      1 bacon hog, 4 gallons of butter,        
        half a wey of cheese  1 2 0  
 

Malt quern

       
      1 quern, a pair of stock cards,        
         2 pair of wool cards, 2 trendles   5 0  
 

Swine

       
      In swine   10 0  
 

Sheep

       
      6 sheep  1 0 0  
 

Husbandry

 

       
      2 wains, 1 plough, 1 cart, 3 yokes,        
        3 tithes, 2 chaps, 2 harrows  2 0 0  
 

Little axes

       
      1 bill, 2 axes, and all other kinds of edge tools        
 

Hens and poultry

       
      6 hens, 4 capons, and a cock   3 4  
 

Fuel

       
      Two hundred of faggots, and all other wood    10 0  
 

Cattle

       
      10 kine, 4 oxen, 7 two-yearlings        
        2 three-yearlings steers, 4 buds        
        and 3 horse beasts 43 0 0  
 

Corn and hay in the barn

       
      16 loads of hay  5 0 0  
      In wheat, barley, oats, and malt  9 0 0  
 

Wheat on the ground

       
      5 acres  5 0 0  
           
      All other things not appraised   1 0  
      Sum total   85 15 10  
 

Debts desperate

       
      Of Gilbert Holford 20 0 0  
      John Norton 4 0 0