CRICH PARISH

which consists of the villages of Crich, Fritchley and Whatstandwell.

Bond of William Radford dated 1647

Transcribed by Terry Radford and reproduced with his permission

Know all by these presents that we Thurstan Radford the elder of Crich in the county of Derby, yeoman, and Thurstan Radford the younger of Horsley Woodhouse in the aforesaid county, yeoman, are held and firmly bound to Walter Littleton, Doctor of Laws, Vicar General of the Diocese of Lichfield and Coventry lawfully constituted, in two hundred pounds of good and lawful money of England, to be paid to the same Walter Littleton or his sure attorney for this matter, his executors, administrators or successors, to well and faithfully make which payment we bind ourselves and each of us, our executors and administrators for the other in full and in cash, firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals, given on the fifth day of January in the  22nd year of the reign of our Lord Charles by the grace of God King of England Scotland France and Ireland, defender of the faith, etc., 1646
The condition of the above written obligation is such that if the above bounden Thurstan Radford the elder, Brother of William Radford late of the parish of Crich deceased, to whom the administration of all and singular the goods rights and credits of the said deceased is by the above named Walter Littleton committed and granted do and shall well and faithfully administer the same goods and chattels and make yield up and exhibit unto the said Walter Littleton or any other competent judge in this behalf when he shall be hereunto lawfully called or warned a true a perfect inventory account payment and delivery of all and singular such goods and chattels of the said deceased as he the said administrator shall have receive administer or may lawfully come by virtue of the said letters of administration to be divided ordered and administered as by the said Walter Littleton or any other competent Judge in this behalf shall be appointed with delivery also of the said letters of administration ready to be cancelled or otherwise ordered as to the said Walter Littleton or any other competent Judge in this behalf shall seem to stand with equity and justice, and lastly do upon his own proper costs and charges save defend and keep harmless the said Walter Littleton and all other officers and ministers in this behalf authorized for committing and granting the said letters of administration Then this obligation to be void and of none effect or else to stand and remain in full force and virtue.
Sealed and delivered in my presence Simon Marten -  Notary Public
Thurston Radford the elder (Full Signature and Seal)
Thurston Radford the younger (Full signature and Seal)


William Radford Bond 1647

Reproduced by kind permission of the Lichfield Record Office.


Oath of Thurstan Radford 1647

Thurstan ( the Elder) was born in 1585, married Dorothy Smythe in 1607. Had a son Thurstan (the Younger), born 1610, died 1696

Barton under Needwood, 5th January 1646

Let administration of the goods which were of William Radford late of the parish of Crich, deceased, be granted  to Thurstan Radford the elder, natural and lawful brother of the said deceased.
The said Thurstan Radford the elder of Crich in the county of Derby, yeoman, and Thurstan Radford the younger of Horsley-Woodhouse  in the aforesaid county, yeoman, are bound.
Thurstan Radford the elder was sworn before me Antony Mason.

Oath of Thurston Radford 1647
Reproduced by kind permission of the Lichfield Record Office.

 

INVENTORY OF WILLIAM RADFORD Died 1647

William Radford, was the Brother of Thurstan “Senior” born 1585.
A true & just Inventory of all the Goods & Chatells of William Radford late of Fritchlie in the parish of Chrich in the County of Derby deceased viewed, valued & priced by us whose names are subscribed the fifth & twenty day of January 1646.

Imprimis his apparel purse & money 8 10 0
One red Cow & 3 other Cows 16 6 8
4 Heifers & a Bull 13 10 0
2 storks 2 Calvess & 2 weaninges 5 16 0
One black mare 2 0 0
24 sheepe & one swine 9 9 0
3 hens & a Coke1 & a gandes2 0 2 6
In the Parlour next the street below the entree
2 quiltes a flock bed 4 Coveringes one pair
of sheets 3 boulsters and 2 pillows
2 0 0
2 bedsteads a livery Cupboard & a Chair 1 13 4
In his Lodging Parlour
A feather bed , a quilt, a pair of sheets ,2 blankets,
a flock bolster, & 4 pillows & a bedstead
4 0 0
A Chair, a press 2 trunks 3 chests 3 shelves 1 10 0
In the Nether Chambers
A pair of Cupboards ould Jerne & Chest 2 9 0
3 Jern wedges a Coulter a share a teame & Clives 0 6 6
5 ton of towe hemp and flax a half head bed 1 4 8
2 Cheese Chrushes, a paire of wayes & a borde 0 4 0
2 tubs a Corn shovel, a paddle, 6 peckes of pease 0 16 0
6 Strykes of Oates & malt, a strike of wheat 1 17 0
A strike, 4 rakes a little wool 0 4 6
A Chest a Chair a frameinge saw, at stear head 0 10 6
Rakes, 3 pitchforks, 3 yokes, a scythe, 2 tog with a muck
Hook, a sheep skin, a calf skin
0 12 6
One bedstead, feather bed, 2 pairs of sheets, one
blanket, one coverlet, one pillow, one wallet, a chest
     
In Mary Darbie Chamber
One bedstead feather bed 2 pair of sheets, one
Blanket, one coverlet, one pillow, one wallet, a chest
A pitchfork, 2 Sheares, a Chafbed ,3 shelvebordes,
a pair of wool sheares an old Chest
2 6 8
In the Buttery
2 lites , 2 loumes, a butter tub, a great bowl, 4 little bowls
2 lead barolloes, a pick, 2 pigones, 2 meat dishes and
some earthen pots
0 11 0
In the Nether Buttery
3 bordes a kimnell an old cupboard, a long wheel,
a little barrel, and some other odd things
0 13 0
4 brass pots, 3 Kettles a Candle Stick and other
brass vessels
4 14 0
  80 6 10
In the House
Jern wares, lande Jern fyer shovel, 2 pair of
Tongs, 3 spites, a Cleaver, another pair of Cupboards
brandreth and other Jerne wares
1 0 0
A long table a Cupboard & 2 forms 2 10 0
2 Sheares 2 buffetes & little table 0 8 0
7 Cushiones & a little Chest 0 6 0
Fyer plates, hearth and back 0 13 0
2 Cheese boards & a bacon flitch 0 11 0
2 little meat dishes & a dishcradle 0 2 0
2 hatchets a Table Cloth & 2 Napkins 0 4 6
A pewter dish, a saucer & a salt 0 1 6
A trough and 3 planks 0 9 0
A hopper, a plough , 2 harrows a mare stead a moulding
Bord, a table cover & sum wood in the backhouse
1 0 0
An old pair of wheels, a pacsaddle & a pair of gears 0 12 0
11 loads of hay 7 6 8
Unthreshed Corn 5 13 0
2 little ricks of hay and straw 0 16 0
For hard corne upon the ground 6 0 0
For 2 bibles and other books, a few poules & other affall
Wood at barns end & other wood & small trystes
0 18 6
2 ladders & stone stead 0 3 6
2 pieces linen cloth 1 0 0
  29 15 4

1 a cock
2 a gander

William Radford inventory 1647

William Radford inventory 1647
Reproduced by kind permission of the Lichfield Record Office.

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