William Collishaw of Hickling 1863 Will and Probate
Nottinghamshire Archives M/3349
In her Majesty’s Court of Probate Nottingham Registry Probate of the Will of Mr William Collishaw of Hickling Notts Grazier deceased Dated 10th January 1863. Will dated 25th May 1847.
This is the last Will and Testament of me William Collishaw of Hickling in the County of Nottingham Grazier
I direct all my just debts funeral and Testamentary expenses to be fully paid
I Give and bequeath unto my affectionate Wife Ann Collishaw the legacy or sum of three hundred pounds to be paid to her within six months after my decease And also the dividends yearly arising from a share I own in the Grantham Canal Navigation to be paid to her as they become due during her natural life
I also Give to my said Wife the free use and enjoyment of all my furniture and effects in my dwellinghouse during her life and at her decease I give the same equally unto and between my three daughters Ann, Jane, and Sarah Collishaw and my son William Collishaw share and share alike And as to the said Canal share after the decease of my said Wife I Give the same with any dividends that may be the due thereon unto my said three daughters equally for their own use and benefit
I Give and devise All that messuage or dwellinghouse Wharf outbuildings and appurtenances thereto belonging in Hickling aforesaid in the occupation of my son John Collishaw And also all those several closes or grounds inclosed situate in the Lordship of Hickling aforesaid containing thirty two acres (more or less) called the Norbrook Moory Wong, Little Meadow, and the Home Close Unto my said son John Collishaw his heirs and assigns for ever Subject nevertheless to his paying thereout the three following legacies namely
Unto my said three daughters Ann, Jane, and Sarah Collishaw I Give the sum of four hundred pounds apiece and charge the said Estate devised to my said son John with the true payment thereof twelve months after my decease
I Give and devise all the messuage or tenement outbuildings and several closes or grounds inclosed in Hickling aforesaid which I lately purchased of William Fletcher Fletcher Norton [should say William Fletcher Norton Norton] Esquire containing sixty six acres and called by the several names of Dog House Close, Great Tofts, Little Tofts, Doctors Close, Poole Yard, Milking Close, Price Furlong and the Standard And also the five following closes or grounds inclosed lying in the said Lordship of Hickling containing forty acres more or less called by the several names of Kettlewong, The Rails Close, Lincer [?] Holme and the three Swinging Nooks, And also my undivided moiety or full half part or share of a messuage or tenement in Hickling aforesaid occupied by John Holmes And all other my real Estates not before disposed of with their rights members and appurtenances Unto my said son William Collishaw his heirs and assigns for ever Subject nevertheless to his paying thereout the three following Legacies, namely
Unto my said three daughters Ann, Jane, and Sarah Collishaw I Give and bequeath the further sum of two hundred pounds apiece and do hereby charge the last mentioned Estates so devised to my said son William with the true payment thereof at the end of twelve months from my decease
And as to all the rest residue and remainder of my Personal Estate and Effects not hereinbefore disposed of I Give and bequeath the same Unto my said son William Collishaw his executors administrators and assigns And I do appoint my said son William Collishaw Sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former Wills by me made
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this twenty fifth day of May one thousand eight hundred and forty seven
Signed and declared by the above named Testator William Collishaw the Elder as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us present at the same time who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto set our names as Witnesses thereto
Died 14 December 1862 living in Hickling, will proved 19 January 1863 by son and executor William Collishaw, estate under £1,000.