Chamberlain William 1872 of Scalford Will

William Chamberlain of Scalford 1872 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives DE 462/15 page 609

This is the last Will and Testament of me William Chamberlin of Scalford in the County of Leicester Carpenter

I direct that all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses be paid and discharged by the Executrix hereinafter named as soon as conveniently may be after my decease

I give devise and bequeath all that my Messuage or tenement and hereditaments situate at Scalford aforesaid And also all other my estate and effects whatsoever and wheresoever both real and personal and whether in possession reversion or expectancy unto my dear Wife Hannah Chamberlin her heirs executors administrators and assigns absolutely

I devise and bequeath all the estates vested in me by way of Mortgage with the appurtenances unto my said Wife Hannah Chamberlin her heirs executors and administrators according to the nature of the same premises subject to the equity of redemption subsisting therein respectively but the money secured on such Mortgage to be considered as part of my personal estate

And I appoint my said Wife Hannah Chamberlin Sole Executrix of this my Will hereby revoking all former Wills by me at any time heretofore made and do declare this to be my last Will and Testament

In witness whereof I the said William Chamberlin have to this my last Will and Testament set my hand this Seventh day of September One thousand eight hundred and sixty nine

                                                                                                                William Chamberlin

Signed published and declared by the said William Chamberlin the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us present at the same time who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses

EHM Clarke, Melton Mowbray

SH Butterfield, his Clerk

Proved at Leicester the Twenty third day of August 1873 by the Oath of Hannah Chamberlin Widow the Relict of the deceased in the Sole Executrix to whom Administration was granted

The Testator William Chamberlin was late of Scalford in the County of Leicester Carpenter and died on the thirty first day of January 1872 at Scalford aforesaid

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