Barke Robert 1777 of Eastwell will

Robert Bark of Eastwell 1777 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1777/15

In the Name of God Amen I Robert Bark of Eastwell in the County of Leicester Being weak in Body but of a perfect mind and memory do declare this as my last Will and Testament and all Wills made by me before & [sic] void to all intents and purposes

Imprimis I give and bequeath to My Son in Law John Lord The sum of one Hundred & sixty pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain to be paid at the end of Twelve months

Item I give and bequeath to Thomas Cobley my son in law and I make him my sole Executor Administrator and Assign all my goods plate Furniture Stock Crops Corn Hay and all kind of husbandry and all my Debts Dews and Demands Only paying to the said John Lord the sum of one hundred and sixty Pounds

I Robert Bark as before Given to the said Thomas Cobley my son in Law which I make my sole Executor Administrator and assign to have all Plate Goods Furniture Stock Crop and all belonging to me as before

                                                                                                         Robert Bark

Signd and seal’d Publish’d and Declard by the above said Testator and on the Fifth of February in the Seventeenth year of Sovereign Lord King George the Third and in the Year of our Lord one Thousand seven Hundred and Seventy Seven Sign’d and Sealed published and Declared by the above said Testator And in the presence of

Thomas Whildon

Edward Dixon

On the 15th day of May 1777 Thomas Cobley the sole Executor within named was sworn to the due Execution hereof

                                                                                                         Before … Hackett Surrogt