New Mills Local History Society


Randle Stafford: probate 4th June 1588

In the name of god amen [the 20th of november anno domini 1587] {7} I randle Stafford within parishe of Glossopp and countye of derbye being sycke in bodie but of perfitt remembrance do constitute and make this my last will and testament in maner and forme folowing first I bequeat my soule to almyghtye god my savior and redimer and my bodie to be buryed within the churche or churchyard afore said Item the thyrde of all my goodes I geve to elline my wyfe the rest of my goodes both movable and unmovable all my dbtes being dischared I geve to thomas Stafford my sonne wome I make my full excetor of this my last will these being wittnesses raphe armefeld Jhon bouth Jhon bower with others


dettes that I owe

  £ s d
Inprimis to raphe walket 7 0 0
to Jhon wild 5 11 8
Jhon bouth 5 6 8
Georg shettellwort
6 4
Godfrey herod
25 4
antonye Stafford
12 6
raphe bredlye
10 0
William Smyth
6 8
Jhon bouth
17 0
thomas shettellworth
4 0
Servant mayd
3 4
raphe hyd
2 0
Jhon Smith
2 6
Edward dowley
3 4
randle Stafford
2 6
Jhon Swyndels

12
ottiwell cletton

18
thomas Stafford
20 0
francis brearley
4 3
{6} 24 0 7

thys ys the true Inventorie of all the goodes and cattell both movable and unmovable of randle Stafford of the bearhaught lattelye deceased made the fyrst of februarye in anno domine 1587 [1588] {5} praysed by these men as foloeth Edmund Cleton omfre bredburye william Jacson Jhon bore cum allis [with others] {4}

  £ s d
Inprimis two oxen 5 11 8
Item two oxen 5 0 0
one cowe
40 0
two heyffers two calfes 3 0 0
two horsses 4 3 4
3 shep
10 0
in corne and haye 7 6 8
in brase and pewter 3 0 0
in bedinge 3 0 0
his apparell
20 0
in fleshe
33 4
in meale and mault
26 8
in arkes coffers one garner one steping fatt
50 0
two sackes and a window clothe
6 0
in weanes plowes and harrowes
13 4
in Iron ware
13 4
foure gysses
2 8
{6} 41 17 0
Footnotes
{4} Translation.
{5} Modernised date.
{6} Total supplied by the transcribers.
{7} Interlined.

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