Value of Farming Stock - 17th Century

A Winthorpe man, William Foxe, had been convicted for felony in 1661. All his goods were forfeited to the "Lady of the Manor." The Manor Jury consisted of seventeen jurymen, five from Coddington, seven from Balderton and five from Winthorpe.

                                                                                                 £   s  d

One Redd Cow                                                                     1  13 4

One Brown Cow                                                                   1  13 4

Two Black Cowes                                                                 3   0  0 

One heifer color brown                                                        1  6   8

Two yeareling steare calves                                                 13  4

Two yeareling Heifers Rugg backt                                       13  4                

Two Redd Calves half a year old                                          13  4

One blacke calfe of ye same age heifer kinde                     6  8

One maire and a foale                                                            13  4

Two loads of mowne rye                                                     1 10  0

Three black yearelings   .                                                    2   5   0

In ye Hall - One table, one buffet stool,

one little barrel and a pewter dish                                          5   0

In ye Parlor - one bedstead, one matteris, 2 coverlids,

one blanket and a paire of sheets                                         13  0

In ye Chamber - Twenty sheaves of mown Rye,

and a peck of wheate                                                                  2  0

Two Loades of Hay in ye backside at home                         10  0

One load of furres                                                                        1  6

                                                                                    Total   15 19 10

 

Extract from Focal Point. 1987.

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