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In the name of good (sic) Amen.
I Nicholas Kinsman of the parish of St Cleather in the county of Cornwall, yeoman, being perfect in memory and reasonable in health do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following.
First, I give and
bequeath my soul
unto the hands of Almighty God my maker and redeemer and my body to be
buried in the Christian burial.
Item, I give unto Edmund
son nine pounds ***** and one mooceyfond
trough and one horse harrow
with its furniture, two of my best scythes, one pair of trusse roopes,
the best pair of dung pots, the best mattock and shovel, to be paid
within one year after my death by my Executrix.
Item, I give unto Margaret
Philadelphia Kinsman my daughters and
every of them one
house and the higher garden and a way to the garden over the higher hay
with Commons in the town place and Common on Tremeere Downs, and one
feather bed preformed and one little pan, one cauldron, one brazen
Croke, one skillet, one little barrel and one table board, all which
said goods is to remain and be to the use and uses of the aforesaid
Margaret Kinsman, Hanah Kinsman and Philadelphia Kinsman and the
survivors of them and one little tub.
Item, I give unto the aforesaid Margarett Kinsman my daughter forty shillings to be paid by my executrix within one year after my decease.
Item, I give unto the aforesaid Hannah Kinsman my daughter twenty pounds to be paid by my executrix within one year after my death, and likewise one brass Croke and one table board in the hall to be delivered as aforesaid.
Item, I give unto Richard Kinsman
my son one tenement called Sweetwill with its appurtenances within the
parish of Laneast all the number of years to come and unexpired all my
right provided he pay or cause to be paid unto Margaret Kinsman my
daughter yearly at Michaelmas six shillings and eight pence.
And if it happen that
the said six
shillings and eight pence be behind and unpaid by the start of forty
days after the time aforesaid that she may have the same by distress.
And my will is that
shall have yearly one
jarny of surplus to carry away and put at her own
And further my will is
Richard Kinsman my son do happen to die before the term or number of
years be expired in Sweetwill aforesaid that William Kinsman my
shall have the full time to come during his life if the estate last so
long, paying and performing all such rents and other things as the
aforesaid Richard Kinsman his brother is to do.
And my will is that
nor William Kinsman shall not have the use or any of the aforesaid
priviledges until four months after my death.
Item, I give unto
aforesaid two Closes of land called the Underlanes and the Chappell hay
thereto adjoining, three years and nine months the term to commence the
month after my death, reserving the furze that there is now or
hereafter may be growing and the wood in the hedges making the same
sufficiently unto Margarett Kinsman or her assigns during the term of
three years and nine months as aforesaid and my will is likewise that
William Kinsman my son shall during the term aforesaid pay
proportionally rents rates and all other dues issuing and going out of
the same during the time and term aforesaid.
Item, I give unto Thomas
 the son
of Thomas Chubb
one ewe sheep.
Item, I give unto Nicholas Pooly the
son of John Pooly
 one ewe sheep.
Item, I give unto Ysace
daughter of John Pooly
one ewe sheep.
Item, I give unto John
son-in-law to William Kinsman  one ewe sheep.
Item, I give unto Margarett Coumbe
sister to the aforesaid John Coumbe one ewe sheep.
Item, all the rest of
chattels not given nor bequeathed I do give and bequeathe unto
Philadelphia Kinsman  and do make her my whole and
sole executrix to
see this my last will and Testament performed and my legacy paid.
In witness hereof I
set my hand and seal the thirtieth day of December in the year of our
Lord God 1678.
The sign N
Signed, sealed and
delivered in the
presence of us
The sign T
The sign X of George Hodges
 Thomas Chubb s/o Thomas and Mary baptised 28 Jun 1670 in Egloskerry 4.5 miles from St Clether
 John Pooly married Elizabeth Earle 14 Apr 1652 in Trewen 3.5 miles from St Clether
 William Kinsman had married (a widow?) named Coumbe and had two step-children. No marriage has been found and neither have baptisms for John and Margaret Coumbe.
 Philadelphia (and all her siblings) were of legal age to inherit in 1678, so all were born 1657 or earlier. Philadelphia was having children up until 1686, so is unlikely to have been born before 1641.