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5. William MORRIS [4294] (Frances WRIGHT2, John1) was born about 1675 in Hucknall Nottinghamshire England, died in Aug 1724 aged about 49, and was buried on 29 Aug 1724.

General Notes: In a eMail dated June the 25th, 2006, Chris Granger provided the following:

William Morris of Hucknall Torkard
Will dated 18.8.1724
In the Name of god Amen
This is the last will and Testament of me William Morris of Hucknall Torquit in the County of Nottingham, husbandman
I give and bequeath unto my Loving wife Elizabeth Morris a Close Called or known by the name of the New Close lying in Blidworth in the County of Nottingham dureing the term of her natural Life and at her death to my youngest son William Morris his heirs and Assignes for ever Also I bequeath unto my Loving wife such housall goods as she shall think fit and to the value of ten pounds.
I give and bequeath unto my Eldest son John Morris all that Messuage farme or tenement with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging allso a........................................Land or Close also three gates in the fields in allso a Close called by the name of Norwood Hills Allso Seventeen Acres of ............ ......... Land at ................ being at Blidworth in the County of Nottingham aforesaid
Item I give and bequeath unto my ownly daughter Frances Morris a Close or parcel of Land innclosed Called or known by the name of Garton Lane Close being in Arnold(?) in the County of Nottingham her heirs and Assignes for ever I also give and bequeath unto my daughter a cow and the Sum of twenty two pounds.of good and Lawfull money
Item my will is that my Executor hereafter named take care of his mother and provide her all necessary dureing her life
And I do hereby Nominate Constitute and Appoint my Loving son John Morris aforesaid Soule Executor of this my Last will and Testament and do give unto him all my goods Chattels and personal estate whatsoever not before given he paying all my debts and Legacies and I do hereby declare this to be my :Last will and testament In witness...............................;;;;;;;;;;;;;my hand and seal this eighteenth day of August Anno 1724 .
Sea;led Signed published and Declared
for and as my Last will and Testament
in the presence of us whose names are here underwritten
William Morris
Anne Gaylear
Joseph Huskinson
Joshua Gregory

An Inventory of all the goods and Chatells of William Morris late of Hucknall Torquit in the County of Nottingham Husbandman deceased taken and Apprised by us whose names are hereunder written September ye 9th Annoqt Dom 1724 as followeth.

Imprimis his purse and Apparell 3.00.0

Item Goods in the house ye fire irons a clock two tables 4.00.0

Goods in the Parlour two beds a Chest a Cubbard a table 7.00.0

Goods in the Chamber over the parlour a Chest of Drawers
two Chests a Desk and other things 2.08.0

Goods in the Ston Chamber a bed and other things 1.10.0

Goods in the Garratt 0.10.0

Goods in the Cellar Dairy and Brewhouse 3.15.0

Goods in the Kitching a Copper ye pewter and Brass 7.05.0

Goods in the Chamber over the house two beds and other things3.00.0

four mares and a yearling foal 20.00.0

six cows nine young Beasts 29.00.0

Two Hoggs 2.00.0

Thirty sheep 5.00.0

Corne 55.00.0

Hay 10.00.0

A Waggon a Cart plows and harrows and other Husbandry Gear 18.00.0

for all other things seen and not seen 2.00.0
168.00.0
Joshua Gregory
Joseph Huskinson
Thomas Sison
Apprisors

William married Elizabeth GREENFIELD [4295], daughter of Henry GREENFIELD [40874] and Elizabeth WRIGHT [40875], on 15 Jun 1699 in Hucknall Nottinghamshire England. Elizabeth was born about 1676.

Children from this marriage were:

   7 M    i. John MORRIS [4353] was born on 17 Apr 1700 in Hucknall Nottinghamshire England and was baptised on 4 Jun 1700.

John married Mary BROWN [40882] on 25 Sep 1737 in Greasley Nottinghamshire England. Mary was buried on 25 Jan 1767 in Hucknall Nottinghamshire England.

   8 F    ii. Francis MORRIS [4354] was born on 9 Sep 1701 in Hucknall Nottinghamshire England and was baptised on 7 Oct 1701.

Francis married Richard HILL [40883] on 19 Nov 1724 in Hucknall Nottinghamshire England.

   9 F    iii. Elizabeth MORRIS [4355] was born on 22 Jun 1703 and was baptised on 27 Jul 1703.

Elizabeth married Truelove BARRATT [40884] in 1723.

   10 M    iv. William MORRIS [40881] was born on 10 Mar 1706 in Hucknall Nottinghamshire England and died before 1709.

+ 11 M    v. William MORRIS [4292] was born about 1709, was baptised on 22 Jul 1709, and died about 1770 in Kirkby in Ashfield Nottinghamshire England aged about 61.

6. Elizabeth GREENFIELD [4295] (Elizabeth WRIGHT4, John1) was born about 1676.

Elizabeth married William MORRIS [4294], son of William MORRIS [40870] and Frances WRIGHT [40880], on 15 Jun 1699 in Hucknall Nottinghamshire England. William was born about 1675 in Hucknall Nottinghamshire England, died in Aug 1724 aged about 49, and was buried on 29 Aug 1724.

General Notes: In a eMail dated June the 25th, 2006, Chris Granger provided the following:

William Morris of Hucknall Torkard
Will dated 18.8.1724
In the Name of god Amen
This is the last will and Testament of me William Morris of Hucknall Torquit in the County of Nottingham, husbandman
I give and bequeath unto my Loving wife Elizabeth Morris a Close Called or known by the name of the New Close lying in Blidworth in the County of Nottingham dureing the term of her natural Life and at her death to my youngest son William Morris his heirs and Assignes for ever Also I bequeath unto my Loving wife such housall goods as she shall think fit and to the value of ten pounds.
I give and bequeath unto my Eldest son John Morris all that Messuage farme or tenement with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging allso a........................................Land or Close also three gates in the fields in allso a Close called by the name of Norwood Hills Allso Seventeen Acres of ............ ......... Land at ................ being at Blidworth in the County of Nottingham aforesaid
Item I give and bequeath unto my ownly daughter Frances Morris a Close or parcel of Land innclosed Called or known by the name of Garton Lane Close being in Arnold(?) in the County of Nottingham her heirs and Assignes for ever I also give and bequeath unto my daughter a cow and the Sum of twenty two pounds.of good and Lawfull money
Item my will is that my Executor hereafter named take care of his mother and provide her all necessary dureing her life
And I do hereby Nominate Constitute and Appoint my Loving son John Morris aforesaid Soule Executor of this my Last will and Testament and do give unto him all my goods Chattels and personal estate whatsoever not before given he paying all my debts and Legacies and I do hereby declare this to be my :Last will and testament In witness...............................;;;;;;;;;;;;;my hand and seal this eighteenth day of August Anno 1724 .
Sea;led Signed published and Declared
for and as my Last will and Testament
in the presence of us whose names are here underwritten
William Morris
Anne Gaylear
Joseph Huskinson
Joshua Gregory

An Inventory of all the goods and Chatells of William Morris late of Hucknall Torquit in the County of Nottingham Husbandman deceased taken and Apprised by us whose names are hereunder written September ye 9th Annoqt Dom 1724 as followeth.

Imprimis his purse and Apparell 3.00.0

Item Goods in the house ye fire irons a clock two tables 4.00.0

Goods in the Parlour two beds a Chest a Cubbard a table 7.00.0

Goods in the Chamber over the parlour a Chest of Drawers
two Chests a Desk and other things 2.08.0

Goods in the Ston Chamber a bed and other things 1.10.0

Goods in the Garratt 0.10.0

Goods in the Cellar Dairy and Brewhouse 3.15.0

Goods in the Kitching a Copper ye pewter and Brass 7.05.0

Goods in the Chamber over the house two beds and other things3.00.0

four mares and a yearling foal 20.00.0

six cows nine young Beasts 29.00.0

Two Hoggs 2.00.0

Thirty sheep 5.00.0

Corne 55.00.0

Hay 10.00.0

A Waggon a Cart plows and harrows and other Husbandry Gear 18.00.0

for all other things seen and not seen 2.00.0
168.00.0
Joshua Gregory
Joseph Huskinson
Thomas Sison
Apprisors

(Duplicate Line. See Person 5)


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