Carter Elizabeth 1883 of Goadby Marwood Will

Elizabeth Carter of Goadby Marwood 1883 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives DE 462/26 page 734

This is the last Will and Testament of me Elizabeth Carter of Goadby Marwood in the County of Leicester Widow

First I direct all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses to be fully paid

I give and bequeath all my money securities for money Goods Chattels and all other my personal Estate and Effects of whatsoever nature or kind the same may consist of to which I may be entitled at the time of my decease unto and equally between my two Children John Thomas Carter and Lucy Ann Shipman their executors administrators and assigns absolutely

And I hereby appoint my Brother Joseph Copley of Melton Mowbray in the said County Farmer Executor of this my Will hereby revoking all former Wills by me at any time heretofore made

In Witness whereof I the said Elizabeth Carter the Testatrix have to this my last Will and Testament set my hand this Eighteenth day of May One thousand eight hundred and seventy

                                                                                                                Elizabeth Carter

Signed published and declared by the said Elizabeth Carter the Testatrix as and for her last Will and Testament in the presence of us present at the same time who in her presence at her request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses

James Pickering Preston, Nottingham

EHM Clarke, Melton Mowbray

Proved at Leicester on the Second day of November 1883 by the Oath of Joseph, the Brother, the sole Executor to whom Administration was granted

The Testatrix Elizabeth Carter was late of Goadby Marwood in the County of Leicester Widow and died on the Fifth day of August 1883 at Goadby Marwood aforesaid

Personal Estate: Gross £3,664.18.1.  Nett £3,133.19.6.

Corser, Fowler and Langley Solicitors Wolverhampton