Barnes William 1737 of Stathern will

William Barnes of Stathern 1737 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1737

In the name of God Amen I William Barnes of Statherne being mindfull of My Mortality do make & ordain this my last Will and Testament in the Disposition of such worldly Goods as it hath pleased Almighty God to bestow upon me as followeth

First I will that my Debts & funeral Charges shall be paid and discharged

Item I give to my Brother Roger Barnes thirty Pounds now in the hands of John Needham Miller at Exton which my late Uncle Richard Barnes lent to the late Matthew Bull on a Mortgage upon the Wind Mill at Statherne

Also I give to my said Brother Roger Barnes all my Personal Estate Goods & Chattels whatsoever

Also I give to my Brother Thomas Barnes the Sum of one Shilling

Also I make by said Brother Thomas Barnes full & sole Executor of this My last Will & Testament revoking all former Wills & Testaments by me heretofore made

In Witness whereof I the said William Barnes have hereunto set my hand & Seal this thirtieth Day of July in the year of our Lord God one thousand Seven hundred thirty seven

                                                                                                         William Barnes his Marke

Signed and Sealed in the presence of us

Aan Pervice

Anne Caunte her Marke

Richd Goodwyn

Thomas Barnes the Extor was Sworn the 24th October 1737

                                                                                                         Before me Greg: Henson Surrog: