1662 -ROBERT INMAN of Northpasturehouse
(also known as "Bold Robin of Bouthwaite")

In the name of God Amen I Robert Inman of Northpasturehouse in Nidderdale within the county of Yorke gentl: beinge sicke in body but of sound and pfect memory (praised be Almighty God for the same) doe ordain and make this my last will and testament in manner and forme following viz: First I bequeath my soule into the hands of Almighty God my Creator assuredly trusting through the death passion and resurrection of Jesus Christ my saviour to have free remission of all my sinnes And my bodie to the earth from whence it came to be interred at the discretion of my executor hereafter to be nominated. And for my worldly goods as followeth viz: My mind and will is that my debts and funerall expenses be firs payd and discharged out of my whole goods. And then I doe hereby give and bequeath unto Jane Inman my granddaughter (naturall daughter of my sonne Willm Inman) twenty pounds of good and lawful money of England to be payed unto her by my executor within one whole yeare next after my decease. And for the rest of my goods and chattells rights and credditts whatsoever moveable and unmoveable, I doe hereby give and bequeath unto Michael Inman my sonne whome I doe hereby nominate and appoint sole executor of this my last will and testament, utterly revoking all former willes by me made or ......., whereunto I have sette my hand and seale the twentye eight day of Aprill In the fourteenth yeare of the Raigne of our Soveraigne Lord Charles the Second by the grace of God Kinge of England Scotland France and Ireland Defender of the faith .......1662

Robert Inman

Sealed signed & published in the presence of

Charles Inman
Grace Richardson
Mary Darnebrooke her mk M
Philip Richardson Jurat

[NOTE...The testator Robert Inman (Bold Robin of Bouthwaite) was buried at Pateley Bridge 2 May 1662. His family were as follows:

Contributed by Nancy Mclaughlin