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Anne Mort of Little Hilton, spinster, 1673 Nov 8

Inventory- A true and perfect inventory of all goods moneys etc of Anne Mort late of Little Hilton in the parish of Dean, spinster valued 12 Sep 1673 Total 1635 including: money 81.01.09 >fustian cloth 3.00.00 debt due 1435.00.00 debt due 86.15.08

Anne Mort late Hulton Nov 8, 1673 Robert Mort exor "In the name of God Amen, I Ann Mort of Little Hulton, spinster being somewhat infirm in body but of sound memory and understanding do make and publish this my last will and testament. I do give and bequeath unto William Sutton (inserted my nephews Thomas Mort of Astley, Gentleman and Thomas Mort of the parish of Little Hulton, Gentleman) Esquire, John Tildesley of Rumworth, Hugh Hindley Westleigh Gentleman, George Leigh of the same, Gentleman, Thomas Smith of Smithfold, Gntleman, Ralph Astley of Over Hulton, Ironmonger and Robt Mort of Warton Hall, Gentleman my Brother the sum of two hundred and fiftie pounds. Fifty pounds towards the maintainence of a preaching minister at the church of Deane, fifty pounds towards the maintainence of a preaching minister at the chapel in Worsley called Ellenbrook, fifty pounds to the maintainence of other minister at the chappel in Astley, fifty pounds to the minister at Atherton, fifty pounds towards the maintainence of a school master to teach the young children of the neighbourood with Little Hulton. I bequeath unto my cousin Thomas Mort of Astley, eldest son of my late brother Adam Mort ? Hundred and twenty pounds. Whatever all the rest remainder of my said goods chattels I give unto my cousins Adam Mort and Alexander Mort the younger sons of my late brother Adam, and unto Richard Mort, Adam Mort, Ann Mort, Margaret and Mary Mort sonnes and daughters of my late brother Thomas Mort. And unto Thomas Mort, Nathan, Ann and Margaret sonnes and daughters om said brother Robert Mort equally to be distributed amongst them all my said cousins.. I do make my said brother Robert Mort my brother sole executor dated sixteenth day of February 1672".

Codicil added to the will on separate sheet.

Did further by word of mouth the said Anne Mort did bequeath unto Anne Mort her niece late daughter of of Thomas of Peele the sum of fiftty pounds, unto Margaret another late daughter of the said Thomas Mort deceased, then and yet standing in the messuage or mansion house called Peele Hall in Little Hulton in the uppermost chamber over the hall.

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