Patrick Coull born c 1722, died 1784 Will/Inventory
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This is my transcript of the Will Inventory of Patrick Coull (Scotlandspeople). This was all that downloaded for the will for him. See separate blog page about him and his family.
a) Ancestry, co.uk: UK, Extracted Probate Records: Coull, Patrick, late merchant in Cullen 23/11/1784. Book: Mort Roll from 1781 in the Register House, Edinburgh. (Death). Collection: Lanarkshire, Aberdeenshire, Banff, Ayr, & Stirling: - Commissariot Record of Hamilton and Campsie, Reg of Testaments, 1564-1800.
b) Scotlandspeople website: 1 Cull Patrick 23/11/1784 late merchant in Cullen. Aberdeen Commissary Court. His executrix was his daughter, Jean Coull, and her Cautioner at the auction was Alexander Coull. His creditors had to be paid out of the proceeds.
Page 1: Inventory of the Means and Effects, which pertained to the deceased Patrick Coull, late Merchant in Cullen at the time of his death, which happened the End of April last, Made and Given up by Jean Coull, Eldest daughter of the said defunct, and Exerix decerned to him,
By and before the Commissary Aberdeen, upon the sixth day of August last, confirm to the Decrees of Executry pronounced thereanent; Under protestation that the said Exerix, shall be no further liable, than to the extent of the Sum to be given up in Inventory;
That she shall have retention and allowance of the Expence of this confirmation, of the defuncts funeral Charges and Expences, and of all other, preferable and priviledged Debts; And that she shall be at liberty, to add and eik to this present Inventory such Effects, as may afterwards come to her knowledge
Under these protestations, the said Exerix Grants and Confesses, that there pertained to the said defunct, some Merchant Goods, household furniture and other Effects, and which were in his possession, at the time of his death, and were by public roup sold by the said Exerix the Eighteenth day of August last, in virtue of a warrand from the said Commissary, of date the sixth day of the said
X Jean Coull
Page 2: month for the Sum of Twenty five pounds three Shillings and three Pence Sterling, conform to the Articles of roup and Roup List of the said subjects signed by George Jamieson in Fordyce Auctioneer, and John Gray in Towie Clerk to the said Roup - - - X Jean Coull
At Aberdeen the twenty third day of November and Eighty four (will mean 1784) in presence of Alexander Innes Esquire of ?Breday Commissary of Aberdeen
The Commissary aforesaid confirms the said Jean Coull Exerix decerned to and nearest in kin of the said defunct. Approves of the foregoing Inventory and hereby Grants full power and authority to her to ?imbromitt with the Sum of money before given up and hath received Alexander Coull Taylor in Cullen as ?Cautioner for her, that the sum of money before mentioned, shall be made furthcoming to all Parties having interest therein, as Accords of the Law And the said Exerix and Cautioner, submitt themselves to the jurisdiction of the Commissary of Aberdeen in all matters and questions relative to the said ?Exerix, and affix the Commissary Clerks in Aberdeen as a domicile for laying on all citations against them thereanent, in case they, or either of them shall happen at any time hereafter to live without the said Commissarys jurisdiction
Nine pound Court signature Alex Innes
X Jean Coull X Alexander Coull
Page 3: parties are hereby obliged to submit under the Penalty of one pound Sterling and he having made choice of John Gray writer in ?Jorvie to be his Clerk, by whose Roup list every purchaser must pay, they are therefore intitled to see the prospective prices annexed to what was purchased by them: In Witness whereof the foregoing Articles are subscribed at Cullen by Jean Coull the ? Exposer and George Jamieson Judge of the Roup before these witnesses Alexander Coull Taylor in Cullen and the said John Gray writer hereof.
Signed by Witnesses: Jean Coull, Alexander Coull, Jno Gray, George Jamieson.
Headings: Articles, Purchasers name, Value. All amounts have paid next to them.
1. A small press with drawers John ?Skakel 2s. 1d.
2. One small ditto Walter Booth 2s. 4d.
3. One ditto Geo Donaldson 2s. 1d.
4. One stand of shelves Walter Booth 2s. 2d.
5. A small press with dish and drawers Walter Booth
6. An old chest John ?McKinger - 3s. 3 ½ d.
7. One ditto Jas Marques 3s. 2d.
8. One ditto Al. Coull 3s. 9d.
9. 3 stone bottles cash 1s. 6d.
10. 30 bottles with drugs Jas Cowie 2s. 4 ½d.
11. 14 Pigs with drugs Andrew Goodbrand 1s. 6d.
12. 14 oz white Vitriol & 9 oz blue ditto Jas ?Pettrie
13. 6 oz Salt Petre & 4 oz Alloes Jas Cowie 2s. 5d.
14. 1 (and) 2/16 lb: Rosin Jas Smith 3d.
15. White Mustard H ?Barnet 2 Όd.
16. 13 oz Carway & & oz Aneese Seed Walter Adam 4d.
17. 6 oz Madder & 2 ? H Logwood in a Box James Booth 2d.
18. 2 and 7/16 lb yellow wood and 1 and 12/16 lb ? Arneta
in a box Jas Booth 1s. 2d.
19. 16 lb Reed wood in a box John ?Bud 1s.
20. 3 lb Alum Jas Eddie 7 ½ d.
21. 3 Hundr. door and Ύ H: floor nails & 80 Doz tacks
James Cowie 3 ½d.
22. 1 and 3/16 lb Asure blue & Blue 1 and 3/16 lb
Jas Booth 2s. 4d.
23. 40 Chatechisms & 10 Solomon Proverbs Jas Eddie
24. 5 and 5/12 Dozen Story Song Books & Ballads
Jas Eddie 7 ½ d.
25. 2 Ό lb coloured Threads Jas Eddie 3s. 2d.
26. 1 and 1/16 lb Hair & 12 oz Worsted John Hacket 2s.
Signed: George Jamieson and Jno Gray Clerk.
Page 4: Brot over .£2. 4s. 9d.
27. 4 Dozn large Horn Buttons & 17 ditto Small Geo Jamieson Marques 1s.1d.
28. 6 8/12 Dozn Large Mettle (metal) Buttons & 3 Dozn
sm Walter Booth 1s.
29. 2 parcels Buttons of different kinds Jas ?Pettrie
30. 10 oz ?Weigh.g pins & papered kinds Jas Cowie
31. 2 ½ Dozn Thimbles Jas Eddie 3 ½d.
32. 5 pair steel & 3 pair yellow Buckles Jno Hacket
33. 12 pairs of Buttons & 2 Dozn Stayhookes Jno Hacket - ?£2. 0s 8d.
34. 21 Flesh brushes James Cowrie - ? 9d.
35. A cask wd. pearl ashes Damnifyed Found & proven to be Thos Barns.
36. 6 Quires of writing paper James Smith 3s. 2 ½d.
37. 1 ½ lb Lambblack Robt ?Juncan 2s. 3d. (this is probably Lampblack)
38. A pair worsted Stockings Al. Ewan 4d.
39. Old Lead Jas Booth 2s. 4d.
40. 4 large weights stone Geo Jamieson 3s. 0d.
41. 2 ? kawlks w. Shells & weights Brass Mr Grant 5s. 4d.
42. 6 oz Waffers in a box Geo Donaldson 9 ½d.
43. A white Iron Pan ? l lb oxecrosian John Gray ditto marks not clear if £2. 5s. 6d. or 5s. 6d.
44. 2 Boxes & a Small cask Isobel Ingram 3 ½d.
45. An old Desk & Drawers George Corvel 1s. 2d.
46. A Cheese Press John Gray 2s. ? 5d.
47. An old Chest Al. Simpson ditto marks not clear if £2. 2s. 5d. or 2s. 5d.
48. 2 Boxes Al. Coull ditto marks not clear if £2. 2s. 7.or 2s. 7d.
49. A Tub and a brewing Cask Al. Coull - ? 7d.
50. A Close Bed Al. Coull 6s. 6d.
51. A press Elisabeth Ingram 4s. 1d.
52. 2 Kitchen Tables Wm Coull 4s. 5d.
53. 9 Chairs Alexr Coull 5s. 4 ½d.
54. A vessel Bench & 6 Stone plates Al. Coull 1s. 1d.
55. 1 plate & 6 ?trunchers Pewter Al. Coull 2s. 6d.
56. A Meall Cask Al. Coull 1s. 1d.
57. 2 ? Potts ?nettlen Al. Coull 7s. 2d.
58. A Brass pan Al. Coull 1s. 2d.
59. 2 water Buckets & a water Cask Al. Coull 1s. 11d.
Total £5. 1s. 9 ½d.
Signed Geo Jamieson & Jno Gray Clerk.
Page 5 Articles & Conditions upon which Sundry Articles, Merchant goods, Household furniture, & ? Corns, lately the property of the deceast Patrick Coull late Merchant in Cullen, now belonging to his Creditors, are to be disposed of by Publick Roup for ?behoofs of his said Creditors by virtue of a warrand from the Commissary of Aberdeen of date 6th August, current at Cullen this eighteenth day of August one thousand and seven hundred and Eighty-four years.
1st Every Article will be put up at the discretion of the Judge of the Roup when among the offers made the last and highest Bidder will be preferred upon the following Conditions ? Allenarly.
2nd Every Article is to be ready money.
3rd As every Article becomes the property of the Purchasers however soon the same is struck out in their favours, it is to be at their risque from that time; and be removed from the place of Roup immediately after satisfying the Judge in terms of the foregoing Article.
4th If any Purchaser fail in payments, agreeable to the preceding Articles, They are hereby declared to be lyable to the Exposer in one fifth part of the Value struck out in their favours, and the article set up again or given to the next highest bidder, in the Judges Option.
5th In the course of making offers at the Roup, every offer must exceed the preceding offer, in two pence above twenty shillings, sixpence above Forty Shillings, and one Shilling above four Pounds Stirling.
6th George Jamieson in Fordyce whereby appointed Judge of the Roup, with full power to determine all Difference that may arise thereat, to whose Determination all parties, etc.