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lawfullye begotten fo' ever & ye residew of my said Lands before bequethed in defawtte of yssue of my sayd sonne and dowght of ther bodyes lawfullye begotten I will and orden that the same lands shall remaine and come to my wyffes dowghters equallye amongs them and to ther heires of ther bodyes lawfullye begotten fo' ever. It'm I will and orden that my said sonne Cuthbart Ellison and his heires shall geve and fynde vnto george Johnson my s'uant sufficient meat drinke and all clothinge wth beddinge duringe the lyffe naturall of the said george Johnson Also I will and orden that my sayd wyfe Anne Ellison shall gev unto Anne Ellison dowght to John ellison tayllyor the portion of goods that to hir belongethe over and besyds xl. in monye toward hir p'ferment Also I geve vnto s Cuthbart Ellison clarcke a blacke gowne the rest and resydewe of all my goods moveable and vnmoveable my detts and legases & severall expenses paid & discharged I geve & bequethe to my said sonne Cuthbart Ellison and barbare Ellyson whom I doo orden and maike my full executors and executors of this my last will and testament they to order and dispond the sayme as best shalbe to the plesur of god Also I geve & bequeth to my brother will'm Ellison twentye nobles wherof the one halfe of it I geve to his sonne Edward Ellison. It'm I geve vnto Edmond stott xls. Also I will maike orden & desire s Rob'rt brandlinge Knight Robert Ellison John Ellyson Rob'rt Anderson m'chaunt & s. Cuthbart Ellison clarke to be the sup'visors of this my last will and testament gevinge them full powr and actorite by thes p'sents in defawte of my sayd wyf to have the Rewell & govarnation and orderinge of my said childrenge wth ther lands and portions of goods for the vse p'fett & behowe of my said childrenge & I geve vnto eurye one of them in tokeninge of my good will bearinge towards them one Ryell in valew of tenne shyllings in testamonye of all and singular the p'misses I have heare vnder subscrybed my name wth myn owne hand the day & yere abouesaid p'vided also yff my said chyldrenge that is to saye Cuthbart Ellison and barbare Ellyson byd not the order of s, Rob'rt brandlynge Knight Robert Ellison John Ellison Rob'rt Anderson m'chaunts and sr Cuthb'rt Ellyson clarcke of all such ambeguites or dowttes as shall ryse of this my will and bid ther determynations and orders wthout any further lawinge of trublinge theone theother I will that they shalbe excludid frome executorshipe of any other benyfytt that they cane clame of this my will Wyttnesses Sr symond anderson clarke wim selbe seryfe Rob'rt Anderson alderma' mighell mylborn m'chant cuthb'rt symson clarcke.*


In dei nomine ame' ye xxiijth day off fabruarij In the yere off of lord God Mccccc lvjth j alexa'der lylburne off ayslabey Seke In my body hole off mynd & me'ore doth make this my last Wyll & testyme't In manar & fform as ffoloyth ffyrst j co'mend my Sole vnto almyghti God the vigyn marie & to all ye Celestyall Co'paney off Even & my body to be buryit In y' church yerth off ye blyssed V'gyn Sancte marie off Egysclyffe j beqweth to be geven to poer people ffor helth off my soule & all chrysten Souls iijs. iiij. It' j beqweth vnto Jhon lylburne my son on jryn bown wayn & all thyngs therto be longyng owt off p'te It' j beqweth vnto my thre doughters Eu'rye on off theym on yowe & on lam owte of p'te It' j beqweth vnto the chyldren off my brother In lawe Jhon alan off yar' Eu'rye on off theym on yowe & on lam It'j beqweth vnto barbare lylburn my basest be gotten doughter xl3. the resydwe off all my goods my ffunerall Expe's Detts & legas' payt j gyue & beqwyth vnto agnes lylburn my wyffe Jhon lylburn my Son & my thre Doughters lawfully begottyn of my body wt my wyffe my hole Executors off this my last wylle & testyme't wytnes heroff tho's Snawd'n Edward drim' James page Wyll'm repon wt other moy.-[Prob. 1557.]

yere of Or lorde

CXVII. RALPH CLAXTON, OF THE OLD PARKE, ESQ.1 This Inventory made the vth day of god a thousand fyve hund and sixe of suche goods that of late belonged unto Rauf Claxton of the olde P'ke in the Countie of durh'm esquier deceased praysed by iiij names herafter ensuythe John billingh'm lyonell fisheburne and xp'ofor haggerston.


p'sons whose Will'm Browne,

AT THE OLD P'KE. Furst viij oxen ix'. xij-one hagg oxe xvjs-xxviij kye xviij yering calves

and one bull
lambes xix gelde yowes

two bulles

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-vj Twynter stotts

Ix yowes and ther xxxj Wedders and tuppes

Called by mistake Robert in Mr. Surtees's Pedigree, III. 299.-married Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Wandisford, of Kirklington, Esq., by Margaret, daughter of Henry Pudsey, of Barforth, and was father of Robert Claxton, of Old Park, who joined the Rebel Earls of Westmorland and Northumberland in 1569, and forfeited his estates.

2 The Billinghams, of Crook Hall, intermarried more than once with the Claxtons, of Wynyard and Old Park.

iiij' xiijs iiija—thre horses, one stagg, ij mares, and ij foles xj1 -ij young mares xxxvj3-vij swine xxiij iiijd mare & ij stagges xl3.


in harde corne & waire corne

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vpon the ground vij dubbell acres xxviij yowes wt ther lambes iiij. iiij.iij gelde yowes, iij tuppes, and v hogges xxxiijs-iij kye ljs.-ix whies calved and wi calve vij1 iiijiiij twynter stotts and one whie v stotts of iiij yeres old iiij1-xx' Twynter stotts &

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one yering calff v3. iiijdij long waynes and j coope wayne, a paire of whelys shodd, and a paire of whelys vnshod wtall therunto belonging xl-xl hogges sold vj-a chaldre of malt xxvjs—viija. S'm cxxvj. XVS AT SAINCT HELENE AWKLAND--Xij Drawght oxen xiij'. xij -iij hagg oxen ij stots of iiij yeres old xxxvj.ij stotts of ij yeres olde xviij.-iij kye and ther calves ljs. stirkes viij-one whie x-xiiij yowes and ther lambes xlijs.xviij gelde yowes and tuppes xlijs-xl hogges iii' xiijs iiijdvij busshells of haver vs--haver by estimac'on unthressed vs_harde corne and waire corne xxij dubbill acres xiiij1 vj3. viija.—ij long waynes, ij olde coope waynes, ij paire of whelys vnshodd, and ploughes wall other things thervnto belonging xxvj. viijd-in houseold stuff vja3 viija—a black mare xiijs. S'm xlvj1 xj3. iiijd. BEDDING AT THE OLD P'KE. ffurst iij fedderbedds xxx-ij matteresses viij cou'ynges of bedd xijs-v paire of blanketts xijs-iij cou❜letts vj.-vij happens xjs. viijd-v paire of lynnen sheits xx-vj paire of harden sheits xij-vj bolsters viijs-ix pyllowes & pyllowberes xij-hangings in the chappell cha'ber wt ij Testrons of bedd xiijs iiijd hangings in the lowe p'lor wt ij Testrons of bedd xiijs iiijd.—a folden Table in the same p'lo' ijs-ij carpetts and a counter clothe vjs-ij lynnen bourde clothes iiijv harden bourde blothes vs-iij hand towells xvjd ---ix bourde napkyns ijs. iijd—ij chists ij.-one great chist in the lowe p'lo xxd. S'm viij'. xix' vij. IN THE KITCHIN ffurst iij brasse potts and a possnett xiijs. iiijd.—one browling yron wt ij paire of pott Kylps viijd-ij pannes and j Kettill xxd -one great Kawdron vone chawfyndishe vjd-xj pewdyr dublers vj. viij.-xj pewdyr dishes vjs. viijd-vij Sawcers xviijd -ij paire of yron tonges vjd. YRON STUF. iij yron wedges, jytche, j chesill, j hamber, j paire of pyncers, j axe, j gavelok, j hakk, ij wombles, ij sythes, ij yron forkes, and ij wayne ropes S'm xxxviijs vj. S'm total of this Inventory ciiij×× iiij'.

iiijs vd.

DEBTES OF MR. WILL'M CLAXTON.' To s Roger Willie iiij'.-to Robert blackwell iiij' xv-to

1 The father of the deceased.

Richerd pickering xxxiij. iiijd-to esabell hewetson v3-to John fisheburne xl.- to Will'm laxe & Ric Willie xxxiijs—to Jennet Cokkeye xiijs iiijd-to John billingh'm for whete xiij iiijd-to Rawf Surtes xxj. xvj xiiijs DEBTES OF M' RAUF CLAXSTON To Will'm burton xiiij' vjs viijd—to m' chauncello' lxvjs viijd. to willies childer exij. ixd_to merington gild lxxj“. viija. to henry ffawdon for his q'rt' waige xvijs-the said henry for iiij yeres eu'y yere a paire of hose clothe xiijs iiijd-to st John Stephanson for his wags xv-to s' Roger willie vj1 vij3 viija— to Robert blackwell for his waigs and bolle corne wt other things xxxvjs-to Thomas morison for his quarter waige v3-to the said thomas for ij veale calves vs. ij.-to Robert Trotter xiijs vjd.—to Jennet Todde for hir wage vs iiij.-to the Smythe of awkland for working of certain stuf ij vijd-to Rawf Surtes of durh'm viij3. xja-to Williamson of branspethe for a cloke clothe xv3—to will'm Wardell for his wags ij. iiij-to my lorde of durh'm for whitson daye rent of thold p'ke xl-to my saide lorde for whitson daye rent of the busshopp close iiij'-for thalf yeres farme of Sr helene Aukland c3.—to Robert claxston xx'.—to the vicarr of whitworthe for the teithe of the busshopps close vj3. viij.—to my mother elawe (in law) of Krtlington lxvijs vjd-to Thomas Sowtheron xxiijs iiij. S'm xxv1 iijs jd. S'm totall of the debtes iiijxx xj xvijs jd. LEGACIES TO hie Aulter iij3. iiija—to St John Stephenson to sing for me one yere iiij' to s Roger willie iijs. iiij.-to John fisheburne bay horse xiij. iiijd—to lyonel fishburne whie wt calve xvj.-to morison wief ijs-to margaret claxston of thikleye2 xiijs. iiijd-to m' ffrancis wansfurthe a mare xvjs-to elsabethe claxston of thikley xx3-to wm. claxston of thikley_xvj3-to Annes willie vj3. viijd-to henry ffawdon ijs-to s John stephanson iijs. iiijd-to John Robson ijs.—to John fisheburn ij3— to Jennet Todd xijd-to esabell heuetson xijd-to Thomas Willie ij-S'm v'. iijs. viijd The FUNERAL EXPENS as dothe appere by a bill made of the p'ticulors thereof xiij' xijs DESPERATE DEBTES owing to Mr Rauf claxston Mr. p'son wansfurthe3 for ij stotts xxxijs-Thomas machell for a stott xiiijs- Robert Willie of hett for his p'te of a stott vjs-Will'm thomson of eskh'm for his p'te of a stott iiijs-Robert corneforth of the byarsse xxxiijs-Robert ffawdon for iij Jest nowt

1 A great Durham merchant, whose name occurs in the list of creditors of almost every Inventory of his period, over the whole of the two northern counties.

2 Margaret, daughter and co-heir of Thomas Lilburne, of Thickley, and wife of Richard Claxton, brother of the deceased.

3 John Wandisford, Rector of Kirklington, and brother-in-law of the deceased.

vjs-Wm byndley for one Jest nowt xxd-Thomas Morison for Jest iijs iiij. John Morison for Jest xxd-Rauf Rookesbye for Jest xx-lyonell fishburne for a stott xvjs-white of wyttworthe for a stott xvj. Henry Douthwaite for a stott xiijs. iiijd.-John Willie for iij busshells of Rye vj3-Edmond Claxston of Newcastle vij'. xvijs & jd Mr launcelott claxston for his p'te of one horse xxxiij.......

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The vjte day of July 1557. Ane Inventorie of all the goodes app'teaning vnto the layte Rob'te goodchylde Clerke prayed by thes jor men Thomas Robson dyer-Thomas papede talo John Collyngwode wea'-Robert myrwode Smythe.

IN THE HALL HOUSE. Ane yron Chymney xx3.- Ane Awmery x.-a cownter of the myddell bynde vj3.-a cupborde iijs. iiij.v basyngs & vj lavers viij.-xvij powder doblers xvij.-vj pewd deshys & a hand basyne v.-vj pewder sawcers xviijiiijor pottell pottes vs iiijiij pyente potts & iij quarte potts iij-x candylstycks vj.-a lytell pestell & a morter ijs-thre olde chayres xviijd-vj olde coshynges ijs-two cownter clothes. S'me v'. viij. IN THE CHAWMER. Ane olde Awmery iij. iiij.-two olde chystes ij.-Another Awmery vjs. viijd.-A chymney to the p'ler viij.-A presser xxa.-Ane olde feather bedde x.-xj feather coddes vjs viijd-vij coverletts xiiijs-x happyns xiijs iiijd.-iij payre of blanketts v3— payre of lyn sheytes xvjs viij-viij cod pyllabeyres v3 iiija— vj payre of harden sheyts viij-iij lyn borde clothes a short & a long iiij viij-iiij lyn towels vjs viijd.-A dosyne napkyns xvj. IN THE CHAWMER. The best gowne xx-the best doblet x-a chamlet Jacket viijs-a gowne next the best viija Rosset gowne viij3.—A blacke clothe Jacket vj—a whyte freyse Jacket iijs-A sleveles Rowsset Jacket ijs viijd. S'me viij xix. IN THE KYTSHYNGE. Thre yetlinges, a begger & a lesse vj viijd-v brass potts xiijs iiijd-two possenets iijs iiija Kyll chymney vs-Ane olde chymney broken in peaces ij3—a fryen panne viij. S'me xxxj. IN THE BREWHOUSE. A tap stone xijd-the brewe vessell ijs.-the workhouse geare xx3-It'm two kye & two calves xliijs iiijd. S'me iij'. xvj. iiijd.—S’me To's. xix' vijs.

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