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Cheap house!


dovercourt but born Enfield
Hi Just found on line the will of my 7x grandfather from Linkinhorne, Cornwall

The thing that took my fancy was the value of his house and garden £2 10s
then the value of 3 dust beds, bedsteads, bedding at £1 10s
It seems that the bedding etc has a much higher value then as to the house.

Plus if the wife remarried she got nothing from the will!



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I have searched the web for information on house prices in the 1600 - 1700 years but so far all they want to do is sell me anew house:mad:

Does anyone know of any information as to house values - although I do believe not many people owned their own house apart from the well to do!