James Barnes of Nether Broughton 1892 Will
Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives DE 462/35
This is the last Will and Testament of me James Barnes of Nether Broughton in the County of Leicester
I appoint as my Executor John Whittaker of the Parish of Broughton Sulney in the County of Nottingham Joiner
I desire my said Executor as soon as possible after my death to sell the five dwellings belonging to me situate in Nether Broughton and after paying my just debts, including all sums with which the said property is chargeable and my funeral and testamentary expenses to invest the proceeds in some safe and good security and I desire my said Executor to pay the interest thereof as it falls due to Mary Stone wife of John Stone of Wymeswold for her life
At the death of the said Mary Stone I desire that the said capital sum be divided between my brother in law Robert Tinsley of Long Clawson, my nephew Benjamin Newton of Pybridge Foundry and my niece Sarah Ann Newton of Hickling share and share alike
Any other goods, ready money or property of any kind I may die possessed of I give & bequeath to my sister Alice Newton of Hickling
I hereby revoke all former Wills
James Barnes his mark
Signed by the said testator as his last Will and Testament in the presence of us both present at the same time, who, at his request, in his presence, and in the presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses this twentieth day of October 1891
Charles Augustus Hulbert, Clergyman Rector of Nether Broughton near Melton Mowbray
Job Woodford, Nether Broughton, Gardener
Proved at Leicester on the twelfth day of April 1892 by the Oath of John Whittaker the sole Executor to whom Administration was granted
The Testator James Barnes was late of Nether Broughton in the County of Leicester Grazier and died on the fourth day of December 1891 at Nether Broughton aforesaid
Personal Estate Gross £5. No deduction.
Dowson & Wright, Solicitors, Nottingham.