William Thomlinson of Burne (d. 1652)

William Thomlinson of Burne was the father of Anne Thomlinson, who married William Stables Junior of Kippax at Brayton around 1640.

He died in 1652, leaving money in his will for William and Anne Stables's children.

It is clear that William Stables married well, as his wife's father was an exceptionally wealthy man.

Also Jane Thomlinson born about 1627 sister to Anne married Richard Lindley of Houghton near Castleford

Many thanks to Michael Chance for providing all of the information on this page.

The Will of William Thomlinson - Dated 1652

 

William Thomlinson of Burne (d. 1652)

William Thomlinson of Burne was the father of Anne Thomlinson, who married William Stables Junior of Kippax at Brayton around 1640.

He died in 1652, leaving money in his will for William and Anne Stables's children.

It is clear that William Stables married well, as his wife's father was an exceptionally wealthy man.

Many thanks to Michael Chance for providing all of the information on this page.

 

The last will & Testament of William Tomlinson of Burne made the last day of September in the yeare of our Lord 1653.

In the name of god Amen: I William Tomlinson of Burne wthin the pish of Brayton being sick & weake in body, but sound & pfecte in memory & Judgmt. For wch I praise my god, from whome I enioye the benifit & receive? this opportunity to dispose of my selfe, & (for my more peace & quietnesse in minde) to setle? my Estate of what hath bestowed upon me in this corporall life; And therefore in hope of my future tranquillity I doe ordaine constitute & make this my last will & testamt in manner & forme as followeth. First I comit my body to the ground the plan of all mortality, & my soule into the hands of god my maker, & of Jesus Christ my Redeemer & saviour, in hope of a blessed translation; And next I doe give unto the poore people of Burne the sume of five poundes to be paid wthin thre months aftr. my decease unto my sonne John Tomlinson George Rimington & Edward Nicholson as feofees in trust or to any two of them, to be put forward for the best inprovmt. for the use of the sd poore people wthout any distribution for the first 4 yeares, & after to dispose of the increase thereof, & the stock allwaies reserved to goe forward towards the reliefe, pvision & education of them & theire children at all tymes when the sd feofees in trust & necessity shall require wth the consent direction & approbation of the minister of the pish; next I doe give unto Richard Hemingway & Ann Jackson my servants 5s. apeece & to William Wood my servant boy 10s. And I doe give unto Andrew Tomlinson 5s. & to Willm John & Elizabeth his children 40s. apeece & to Robt Simpson the sonne of Charles Simpson of Burne 40s. to be put forward for their use till they shall come to the age of 21 yeares or marry wthin a yeare after my decease; Alsoe I doe give unto Susan Woodall of Wiston & to Isabell Simpson hir sister xs. apeece & to Elizabeth Seed xiid. wthin a yeare after my decease. And alsoe I doe give unto Catherine Dalby my daughter the sume of tenn poundes in full satisfacon of her childes pte & portion to be paid wthin 4 yeares aftr. my decease; Alsoe I doe give & bequeath unto John & Thomas Dalby hir sonnes tenn pounds apeece to be paid wthin 4 yeares aftr. my decease to goe forward for their use till the come to the age of one & twenty yeares or marry; Alsoe I doe give unto Anne Stable my 2d daughtr. 10li. in full satisfacon of her childes parte & portion & to John & Jennit Stable her children 10li. poundes apeece to be paid to their father Willm Stable wthin a yeare & halfe aftr. my decease, to goe forward for their use till they accomplish the age of 21 yeares or marry. Alsoe I doe give unto Jane Lindley of Howghton my youngest daughtr. 10li. in full satisfaccon of her childes pte & porcon And alsoe I doe give unto Catherine & Jennit Lindley hier daughters the sume of ten poundes apeece to be paid to Richard Lindley their father wthin a yeare & halfe aftr. my decease to goe forward for their use till they come to the age of 21 yeares or marry. And alsoe I doe give unto Willm Tomlinson my youngest sonne Willm Halls bond for 20li. & John Seales bond for 20li. to be delivered to him immediatly aftr. my decease, And to Jennit my deare & loving wife I doe give the sume of thre hundred poundes whereof one hundred & fifty poundes to be paid her wthin a yeare after my decease & thother hundred & fifty wthin five yeares aftr. my decease in satisfaccon of her dowrie without laying any clame or right or tytle to any pte of lands tenemts. goods or chattalls whatsoever, her bed & chest excepted, & if it shall please god to call her out of this world in the interim that then she may dispose of the same as she shall think fitt. And lastly (my debts paid, legacies & funerall expences dischardged) I doe make Peter & Willm Tomlinson my younger sonnes ioynt Executrs. of this my last will & testamt. to have possesse & enioy all my goods & chattals moveable & immoveable whatsoever I have in the world. And to this my last will & Testmt. I doe set my hand & seale the day & yeare first above written

Willm X Tomlinson
      his marke

Wits:
John Tomlinson
      his marke
Leonard X Tompson

Sworne 26o Jan 1653

Inventory of his Goods for Probate - Dated 1653

 

My Acknowledgements to Michael Chance for giving me permission to publish this Will

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An Inventory of all the goods & Chattells movable & unmovable of Willm Tomlinson late of Borne deceased praysed the eight day of November 1653 by Richard Linlay Edward Nicholson, Geo: Remington & Andrewe Tomlinson

 

li. s. d

Inprimis his purse girdell & all his apparill

5 0 0

goods in the house

All the goods in the ffirehouse

8 1 1

All the goods in the Cichin

8 6 8

All the goods in the east Parlor

7 10 0

All the goods in the bed Parlor

11 16 0

All the goods in the north Parlor

3 13 4

All the goods in the milke house

3 0 0

All the goods in the sarvants Parlor

0 13 4

All the goods in the Chambers

4 0 0

All the Rye in the Barne

60 0 0

All the Barlye in the Barne

26 0 0

All the Ottes in the Barne

8 0 0

All the Corne in the Corne Chamber

2 10 0

All the hay about the house

15 0 0

All the Rye soune

50 0 0

Al the Barlye land

15 0 0

All the Mannor about house

4 10 0

ffoure Waynes

9 10 0

Nine stande heckes

1 2 6

Ploughs & harrowes

2 0 0

five pare of plough Irons

0 10 0

All yokes teames forkes one spade one Thonle

 

Three hachets & one Axe

2 2 0

All plough geare & wayne geare out of use

4 0 0

All wood wrought & unwrought

2 3 3

All wane Roopes tethers traces one saddle one

 

Pannell & one pare of Mault whearnes

1 3 4

All bordes Rackes manger & three lathers

 

in the Stable

1 0 0

Two Windowe cloths one leape wth Cirttels

 

& fixes

0 11 8

And all the hushelment about the house

0 10 0

ffouretene Oxen

50 0 0

Eight Cyne & young beasts in the farme Parke

16 0 0

Thirtene young beasts in the heaths

23 0 0

Eight Cyne & four Calves on the back syde

 

the house

21 6 8

one bull at Gateforth

1 13 4

ffiftene sheepe

4 10 0

Nyne Mares & Coultes

48 0 0

Nyne swine

5

Seaven Geese ffive Turkes sixteen hennes

 

& Cockes twelfe Duckes

1 8 8

Debtes upon bonds & Bills

802 2 5

Debtes wthout penalties

53 18 6

Edward Nicholson Geo Remington

Richard Linlay Andrew Tomlinson

Sworn 26th Jan:

1653

 

 

 

 

 

 

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