Belton Thomas 1698 of Nether Broughton will

Thomas Belton of Nether Broughton 1698 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1698/133

June 14th 1698

In the name of our Lord God Amen I Tho Belton of Nether Broughton in the county of Leycestershire Weaver being in perfect memory praysed be God for it do make this my last wil & Testament

It I bequeath my Soul into the hands of Almighty God my maker hoping thro the merritorious death & passion of Jesus Xt my only Sav: & Redeemer to receive free pardon & forgiveness of al my sins & as for my body I leave to be buryed at the discretion of my Executor

Item I do give to my Son Tho Belton my Shop & al materials thereunto belonging to my trade

Item I give to my daughter Jean twenty pounds to be payd one year after my death

I do also give to Jean my wife half of the houshold goods & I do make my Son Tho my Sole Executor of this my last wil & Testament revoking al other wills & Testament

These words half of being interlined before the sealing of this wil

In witness whereof I have set my hand & Seal the day & year above written

                                                                                                         Tho Beltons mark


Hen Cornwaley Curate

Charles Loe

Isaac Buttre

 Febr 28th 98/9

Thomas Belton Executor sworn