Calverley Edward 1762 of Nether Broughton will

Edward Calverley of Nether Broughton 1762 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1762/42

In the name of God Amen I Edward Calverly of Nether Broughton in the County of Leicester labourer being Weak in Body and of perfect Mind and Memory (praised by Almighty God for it) Do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in Manner following (that is to say)

First I resign my Soul into the hands of Almighty God Who gave it me and My Body I commit to the Earth to be decently Buryed at the Discretion of my Executrixes here after named and as for my Worldly goods which it hath pleased Almighty God to bestow upon me I give and dispose of the same as followeth

First I will that my just Debts and funeral Expenses be Discharged

Also I give unto my Eldest daughter Mary Tompson of Woolsthorp the sum of two Shillings and Six pence

Also I give unto Each of my Daughters Mary Tompsons Children one shilling

Also I give and bequeath one half of the rest of my Goods and personal Estate whatsoever unto my Loving Wife Frances Calverly for and During the term of her natural life and after her Decease I give and bequeath the said goods and personals to my Daughter Frances Gibson Wife of William Gibson Tayler

Also I give and bequeath the other half of My Goods chattel and personal Estate unto my daughter Frances Gibson

And I do hereby make my Loving Wife Frances Calverley and my Daughter Frances Gibson full and joint Executrixes of this my last Will and Testament

In Witness whereof I the said Edward Calverly have hereunto set my hand and seal this ninth Day of February in the year of our Lord one Thousand seven Hundred and sixty one And in the First year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third King of Great Britain France and Ireland and So forth

                                                                                                         Edward Calverly his Mark

Sealed signed published and Declared by the said Edward Calverly as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who have hereunto set our names as Witnesses to the same in the presence of the said Testator and Each other

Thomas Daylin [?]

Henry Man

The 1st day of June 1762 Frances Calverly Wife and Frances Gibson the Within Mentioned Executrixes made Oath that all the Testator’s Personal Estate at the time of His Death was not worth Twenty Pounds and were Sworn

                                                                                                         Before me Thos Myddelton Surrogt