Brutnell William 1842 of Scalford Will

William Brutnell of Scalford 1842 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1842

This is the last Will and Testament of my William Bruttnall of Scalford in the County of Leicester Innkeeper as follows

I direct all my just debts funeral and Testamentary expences to be fully paid

I Give and Devise All my Real and personal Estate and Effects of every description of which I shall die possessed Unto my two friends William Adcock Grazier and William Clark Auctioneer both of Melton Mowbray their heirs executors Administrators and assigns for ever Upon the several Trusts hereinafter mentioned

I Give and Devise All that Messuage or Tenement Yard and Blacksmiths Shop situate in Melton Mowbray aforesaid in the Tenure of James Lowden Unto my said Trustees Upon Trust to Receive the Rents and profits thereof from time to time and apply the same towards the maintenance education and bringing up of the Three Children of my late Great Neice Mary Adcock namely William Henry and Watkin Adcock until the youngest attains the Age of Twenty one years And when he attains such Age Then upon Trust that my said Trustees or the Survivor of them or his heirs shall sell the same in such manner as they or he may think proper And with the monies arising from such sale to pay the same unto and amongst the said three Children share and share alike And in case any or either of them die under Age unmarried and without Issue Then the share or shares of them or him so dying shall go to the survivors or survivor if more than one share and share alike and if but one Then to such only surviving Child his executors or administrators

I Give to my Sister in law Ann Woodcock Widow and Sarah Gill and Brother in law John Greasley of Whatton the sum of Ten pounds apeice the sum of Ten pounds apeice to be paid in six months after my decease

And subject to the payment of the said legacies I Give All the Rest Residue and Remainder of my Real and Personal Estate and Effects Unto my brother Thomas Bruttnall of Old Dalby his heirs executors administrators and assigns for ever

And I appoint the said William Adcock and William Clark Joint Executors in Trust of this my last Will and Testament hereby Revoking all former Wills by me made

And for facilitating the Sale of my said Real Estate in Melton Mowbray I do hereby declare that the Receipt or Receipts of my said Trustees or the survivor of them or his heirs shall be good and sufficient discharge and discharges to such purchaser or purchasers who shall not be obliged to see to the application of such purchase monies or be answerable for the loss misapplication or non application thereof

And Lastly I do further will that my said Trustees shall be liberty to Retain out of the said Trust monies all necessary expences they may be put to in executing the said Trusts and that neither of them shall be answerable for anything except his own Wilful neglect or default not one for the other but each for his own wilful Acts deeds neglects and defaults

In witness whereof I have hereto set my hand and seal this 29th day of February 1840

                                                                                                                Signed William Brutnall by me John Williams

                                                                                                                By his Direction in his presence and in the presence of the

                                                                                                                Subscribing Witnesses

Signed sealed published and declared by the said Testator William Bruttnall as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who have at his Request in his presence and in the presence of each other set our hands as witnesses to the due Execution thereof

Sarah Clark

Elizabeth Williamson

23rd April 1842 Let a Probate be made to William Adcock, Grazier and William Clark Auctioneer both of Melton Mowbray in the County of Leicester the joint Executors named in the Will of the deceased

They having been first duly sworn as well to the faithful execution of the said Will as that the Testators Goods Chattels and Credits without deducting any thing on account of debts due and owing from the deceased are under the value of three hundred pounds and that the deceased died on 21st day of Novr last past

                                                                                                                Before me Jemson Davies Surr to the Archdn