Beet John 1841 of Nether Broughton will

John Beet of Nether Broughton 1841 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1840

This is the last Will and Testament of me John Beet of Nether Broughton in the County of Leicester Labourer

First I wish it to be understood that John Parks of Nether Broughton and Joseph Bowley of Nether Broughton Farmer to be Trustees of this my Last Will and Testament

I do hereby order and direct that all my Just debts Funeral and testamentary expences shall be fully paid and satisfied as soon as conveniently may be after my Decease

Also I give and bequeath to Mary my dearly beloved Wife whom I likewise constitute make and ordain my Sole Executrix of this my Last Will and Testament all my Household Furniture, Goods and Chattels, and Stock upon the Land which I now rent for her natural Life and after that to my two Daughters equal share alike in Proportion what then may be left But Provided my Wife (then being my Widow) should Marry again then I give and bequeath unto my two Daughters all my Household Furniture, Goods and Chattels and Stock or money for the Stock if any remaining in equal Proportion share and share alike by them to be possessed and enjoyed

And I do hereby utterly disallow revoke and disannul all and every other former Testaments, wills, Legacys bequests and Executors or Executrix by me in any ways before named willed and bequeathed, ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament

In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this Eight Day of September One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty Eight

                                                                                                         John Beet his Mark

Signed sealed published and pronounced & declared by the said John Beet as his Last Will and Testament in the presence of us as witnesses

Thos Gill

Michael Brown

1st day of December 1840

Mary Beet of Nether Broughton in the County of Leicester Widow the sole Executrix in this Will named was duly sworn to the Truth and faithful performance thereof as usual, and that the Goods Chattels and Credits of the deceased do not amount in value to the Sum of Fifty Pounds and that the deceased died on the twenty third day of September last past

Probate 1 February 1841