The image I have is out of focus and poor quality. A better image may now be available from one of the above and if anyone has obtained one I would appreciate a copy to improve this transcription. I have done the best I can but names and amounts should be checked. I have provided a link to my Glossary of 17th century terms and in some cases example pictures of the items mentioned.
taken and appraised by John SEAGER and Bet SANGER? the 17th day of October 161.
[An Inventory of ye goods and chatole & houshold stuff of Edward Parker Late decessed of Ffordington taking & praised by John Sanger and Bet Sanger? ye 17d of October 1661]
[Various signatures at the bottom]
Mr Gilute? GOLDRBURY?
Wm [William] HAYTER + illegible word
(1). This Inventory of Goods would have been drawn up on application for Letters of Administration to enable the next of kin to take possession of his estate but these do no appear to have survived. The Parish registers for Fordington for the whole of the period 1640 to 1663 have also not survived
(2). There is a baptism recorded in Fordington for Edward the son of Edward PARKER on 29th Sepotember 1639.