Adams Frances 1802 of Wycomb Will

Frances Adams of Wycomb 1802 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1802

This is the last Will and Testament of me Frances Adams of Wykeham in the County of Leicester Widow made this tenth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight Hundred as follows (that is to say)

In the first Place I Give unto my son Thomas Adams of Claypole in the County of Lincoln the sum of one hundred and Twenty pounds And part of the houshold Furniture the Money to be paid within Twelve Calendar Months next after my decease

And my Will is that the said sum of one hundred and twenty pounds shall be in satisfaction and discharge of all sum or sums of money that my said son Thomas Adams may claim under or by Virtue of the last Will and Testament of my late Husband John Adams deceased or as the next of Kin to my Daughter Mary Adams deceased

And in case my said Son Thomas Adams shall claim any such sum of sums of money as aforesaid of my Executor herein after named Then and in such Case I give unto my said Son Thomas Adams only such Sum of money (instead of the before mentioned Sum of one hundred and twenty pounds) as when added to such sum so to be claimed as aforesaid will make up the Sum of one hundred and twenty pounds as aforesaid

And as to all the rest residue and remainder of my Goods furniture Plate Linnen China Ware Stock Crops monies Securities for monies and personal Estate of what nature or kind so ever and wheresoever Subject nevertheless to the payment of all my just Debts funeral Expences and the Charges of proving this my Will I give and bequeath the same and every part thereof unto my Son William Adams to employ for his own use and benefit And I do hereby nominate and appoint him sole Executor of his my Will hereby revoking all former Wills by me made

In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal the day and year first above written

                                                                                                                France Adams

Signed sealed published and declared by the said Frances Adams as and for her last Will & Testament in the presence of us

Sam: Caldecott

Elizabeth Smith

William Adams executor sworn 3 November 1802

Under £600