New Mills Local History Society


Margery Armefelde, probate 23rd November 1583

In the name of god amen the 16th daye of aprill in the yeare of our lord god 1583 and in the 25th yeare of the raigne of our soverainge ladye Elyzabeth etc/ I margerye armfeld of the brodhurst within the parisch of Glossop/ and within the Countye of derbye/ being in good and perfitt memorye presed bye god/ do constitut and make this my last will and testament in maner and forme folowinge/ fyrst I begueat my soli to Jesus Christ my maker and redemer and my bodye to be buried within the churchyeard of Glossop/ Item all my dettes payed and my funerall expences discharged/ the reast of all my goodes boute movable and unmovable I geve to raphe armfeld my sonne whome I make my full executor/ these being wittnesses randle Stafford Jhon swyndles alias beard margery armfeld with others

This is the true Inventory of all the goodes and cattell both movable and inmovable of margery armfeld within the parisch of Glossop prysed by fore honest men raphe bradley Edmond cleton oumpfray bradbury christofor Garratt with others

  £ s d
Inprimis thre kye 5 0 0
Item one stricke   12 0
one mare   10 0
13 shep   40 0
2 swine   12 0
in mealle and mault   26 8
in bedding   26 8
in brasse and pewter   10 0
in Ieron ware   5 0
in wooden ware   20 0
in fleshe   15 0
in pulline   3 4
in apparell   30 0
Summa totalis 15 10 8

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