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Inventory of William Symons, yeoman of Poundstock. 1743


A true and perfect inventory of all and singular the goods and chattels of William Symons of the parish of Poundstock in the county of Cornwall yeoman lately deceased taken and apprised this 19th day of May 1743 by us whose names are hereunto subscribed as followeth:

£ s d
Imp: his purse Gardol and wearing apparel 3 3 0
4 oxen 18
3 Steers 8 10
4 Cows 16
1 Heffer 2 10
3 Yearlings 6
2 Calves 2
6 Sheep and 13 Lambs 5
3 pigs 3
3 Horses and one colt 14
Corn in the mowhay 7
8 acres and half of wheat in the ground 17
7 acres of barley in the ground 10
5 acres of oats in the ground 5
6 feather beds and 2 dirt beds 6 6
4 brass pans and 4 brass pots 4 10
1 brass kittell and 2 iron pots 1 1
15 pewter dishes 15 plates 1 5
1 clock and case 1 10
1 round table and 6 chairs 10 6
Timber vessels 1 15
Plow Tackell and horse furniture 2 2
Fowles 10
One malt mill 12 6
One appell mill and wring 15
3 moore stone Troughs 1 10
All other lumber goods and what is not seen or forgotten 1 10
One chattel estate during two lives to commence after the death of the relict 40
Total 181 0 0

Appraise by us

Wm Webb

Jno Cole

Sim: Uglow


Note: £181 in 1743 would be worth about £444,200 in 2013, inflated on the basis of economic standing.





Last updated 23 November 2014