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Valentine Allen
Male 1606 - 1675


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  • Birth  Feb 1606  South Croxton, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Gender  Male 
    Office  1662  Saint John the Baptist, South Croxton, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location ; Church Warden South Croxton Parish
    Died  Jun 1675  South Croxton, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Buried  28 Jun 1675  Saint John's Churchyard, South Croxton, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Person ID  I176  bolstridge
    Last Modified  4 Oct 2017 

    Father  George Allen,   b. Abt 1559,   d. 1656, South Croxton, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Anne Wase,   b. Abt 1579, Rotherby, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Married  16 Dec 1599  All Saints, Rotherby, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F2300  Group Sheet

    Family  Ann Wood,   b. Mar 1611, Ashby Magna, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1666, South Croxton, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage License  Jan 1629  Archdeaconry of Leic Book 3 Folio 81
    Married  6 Feb 1629  Saint Mary's, Ashby Magna, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 4
    Children 
     1. Valentine Allen,   b. Abt 1632, South Croxton, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Elizabeth Allen,   b. Apr 1634, South Croxton, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. George Allen,   b. Apr 1638, South Croxton, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1695, South Croxton, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Thomas Allen,   b. Abt 1640, South Croxton, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1738, South Croxton, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Ann Allen,   b. Abt 1642
     6. Frances Allen,   b. Abt 1644, South Croxton, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Alice Allen,   b. Abt 1648, South Croxton, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F2386  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • In Lay subsidy roll of 4 Aug 1628
      Valentine Allen in lands 40s tax 16s
      (the tax imposed was second highest for village)
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      Valentine Allen Church Warden in 1662
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      Hearth Tax 1666
      Valentine Allen 2 Hearths
      Francis Allen 1 Hearth
      (NB) in Barsby William Allen 1 Hearth

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      Will of Valentine Allen
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      1675 Folio 57 Leicester
      Abstract :-
      Date of Will : 28Jan 1669
      Testator : Valentine Allen of South Croxton.
      To son Valentine : Crops, Stock Profit lying in the Open fields of South Croxton. My close and House.
      To Son George : (bequest re lands but indecipherable at this point) Fifty Pounds to be paid one year after my death.
      To Daughter Alice : Fifty Pounds One year after my death. Plus goods to the value of Twenty Marks.
      The poor of South Croxton : 10 Shillings
      Succession : Valentine/Thomas/Ann/ Elizabeth/Frances
      Small Bequests : Two Shillings and Six Pence each to Mary wife of George, Ann Elizabeth and Frances.
      Executor : Valentine Allen
      Overseers : Thomas Goddard Gent and William Pauley
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      Inventory of Valentine Allen Snr; Yeoman late deceased taken on June 28 1675
      (PR/I/T - 77/71 value £161-18-2 equiv 1999 £14,000)

      His Apparel £100

      6 Acres Barley 1 Acre Wheat £10-10-00
      5 Acres Peas £6-0-0
      4 Cows £11-0-0
      16 Sheep £10-0-0
      Grass upon Ground £3-0-0
      Old Hay £2-0-0
      1 Sow 1 Pig £1-10-0
      1 old Mare £2-0-0
      Wheat Barley and Peas in the House £1-0-0

      In the Hall:
      1 Frame Table, 1 wooden chair, 2 forms,
      1 cupboard, 1 glass case, 2 covered stools 3 cushions £2-8-6

      In The Parlour:
      1 Tester Bed,1 Truckle Bed, 1 Bed without Tester £1-0-0
      2 Cover sheets & blankets, 2 mattress?s £2-8-0
      1 Feather Bed, set of kittermuyle curtains, valance,
      Curtain rods and 2 bolsters and 3 pillows £3-13-4
      1 Blanket, 1 Mattress £0-3-6
      1 Chest, 2 barrels 3 wooden stools, & 2 little forms £0-8-0
      2 Brass pots and 3 pans £0-6-8
      Pewter
      7 Dishes, 4 spoons, 1 basin & ewer, 1 basin, 1 flagon,
      1 candlestick, 1 salt cellar, 1 chamber pot, 1 candle pot
      2 Saucers £1-1-6

      Two wooden tubs and 3 wooden pales £0-6-8

      From the Hall:
      1 Flat Iron, 1 rack, 3 hooks, 1 bass fork, 1 shovel,
      a pair of tongues, a bar of iron, 1 coal hatchet £0-2-6

      Linen in the Parlour:
      1 holland sheet, 4 pairs flaxen sheets and flaxen pillow bags
      1 flaxen towel 1 flaxen table cloth and a pair of horden
      sheets and 4 napkins. £2-10-0

      In the Chamber:
      1 bed 1 mattress 2 blankets 1 cover sheet 1 bolster 2 pillows
      1 bolster 1 set of curtains £1-5-0
      1 Cradle, 1 Churn, 1 Anvil, 1 cheese press, 1 woollen
      and 1 linen wheel. £0-10-0
      1 ?????? and 2 cart loads of Pit Coals 1 fletch of bacon £2-0-0

      In the Yard, Stuff £0-8-0

      For items forgotten or not seen £0-6-8

      Signed Thomas Goddard and Samuel Balgay

      NB Valentine Allen and Thomas Goddard were church wardens in 1662
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  • Sources 
    1. [S198] IGI, LDS, 30 Feb 1606.
      Valantine Allen son George and Ann

    2. [S143] Burial Index Leicestershire, Martyn Parsons, ( Bolstridge.info; Location: Ratcliffe Culey and Sheepy Magna files on website;), 28 June 1675.
      Valentine Senior

    3. [S198] IGI, LDS, This is a submitted entry.

    4. [S280] Leicestershire Marriage Licences, Bonds & Allegations 1570 - 1729, N Hartopp, ( British Record Society, Indexed by N Hartopp;), LRO 2139/214L-1976., 1629 Feb.
      Valentine Allen of South Croxton1629 - {book 3 Folio 81}
      Ann Wood of South Croxton
      At South Croxton or Ashby Magna


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