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The Lands End Vingoe

The Will of   Joan Vingoe dated 1684/5

 

The last Will and Testament of Jono Vingo Widow of John Vingo.

Proved at Sennen 20th July 1685. Will dated 28th February 1684,5.

In the name of god amen: Acording to the computtation of the Church of England 

I Jone: Vingo of the parish of Sennen widow in the County of Cornwall 

being all this time sick in body but of sound perfect memory praise be given 

to you our maker this my last will and testtoment in manor and form followeth.

I do give and bequeath my soule unto almighty god my maker and my body to a 

christian burial.

I give and bequeath unto Petter Vingo my son my little pan and my little 

croake (crock)and my old cupboard.

I give and bequeath unto my son Jenkin Vingo my best board (table) and my 

cupboard.

I give and bequeath unto my son Jenkin Vingo one cow called by the name of 

"Bloganian".

I give and bequeath unto my son Petter Vingo  one heiffer of two years.

I give and bequeath unto my grandchildren two pounds cash money and to my 

grandson John Vingo the son of John Vingo one silver spoon.

I give and bequeath unto Henery my grandson the son of William Vingo one 

ewe.

I give and bequeath onto Richard Bottrell the older one ewe.

I give and bequeath unto Gzard Harry six pence.

I give and bequeath unto Polly Hicks the daughter of Isreal Hicks of the 

Island of Scilly two shillings and six pence.

I give and bequeath unto the parish of Ludgvan two pounds to the poor.

I give unto the poor of Sennen parish two pounds.

I give unto my sister Jane Bottrell six pounds.

I give unto Richard Bottrell the older six pounds.

I give unto Jane the daughter of John Vingo my son my best chest.

All the rest of my goods movable and unmovable do I bequeath and give to

William Vingo and John Vingo my sons whom I do make and appoint my true 

and lawful executors for to see that all this my Will may be fulfilled 

wittness my hand and seale the day and year find above written

       Jono  X  Vingo (seal   

 

 The sign of John Williams

 The sign of Elizabeth Nicholls

  Signed William Vingo Jnr.

 

  Ref. DSB 441/1 Cornwall County Records Office.

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