Will and Inventory of Edmund Cowdry, collarmaker 1695
Cowdry was a collarmaker who made saddles and harnesses for horses. He left two houses in Basingstoke to his wife and then to two of his sons. Another son was his apprentice. He left bequests to a fourth son and two married daughters one of whom was expecting her first child. His inventory listed £40 of hides and finished items.