Burnett Thomas 1859 of Hose will

Thomas Burnett of Hose 1859 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives DE 462/2

This is the last Will and Testament of me Thomas Burnett of Hose in the county of Leicester Cottager

I give and devise all my Three Messuages Land and real Estate situate at Hickling in the county of Nottingham unto my Wife Ann Burnett during her life she paying the Interest on the Mortgage of my said real Estate during her life and after her death I give and devise all my said real Estate to my youngest Son Thomas Burnett his heirs and assigns for ever but subject to the payment of the Mortgage charged thereon

I direct my Executrix to pay my Debts (except the said Mortgage Debt) funeral and Testamentary Expences out of my personal Estate and to stand possessed of the residue of my personal Estate (viz) my Money Household Furniture Linen Stock and Implements for her own benefit during her life and after her death I direct my household furniture Linen and Money to be divided equally between my two Sons John and Thomas Burnett share and share alike and I give after my Wife’s death all my Stock and Implements to my Son John absolutely

And I appoint my said Wife Sole Executrix of this my Will

In witness whereof I the said Thomas Burnett the Testator have to this my last Will and Testament set my hand this twenty fourth day of April One thousand eight hundred and fifty eight

                                                                                                         Thomas Burnett The Testator

Signed published and declared by the said Thomas Burnett the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses the words “the Testator” having been first interlined

Catherine Burnett

Mary Blount

Proved 20th April 1859 by the Oath of Ann Burnett Widow the Relict of the deceased the sole Executrix to whom was granted execution

Sworn under £450 and that the Testator died on or about the 6th day of November 1858