Doubleday James 1881 of Long Clawson will

James Doubleday of Long Clawson 1881 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives DE462/24

This is the last Will and Testament of me James Doubleday of Long Clawson in the County of Leicester Farmer

I appoint my Son Thomas Doubleday sole Executor of this my Will and I bequeath to him all my Personal Estate and Effects whatsoever and wheresoever subject to the payment thereout of my funeral and testamentary expenses and debts and the following Legacies (that is to say)

To my Son Francis Doubleday a Legacy of Fifty pounds To my Son John George Doubleday a Legacy of One hundred pounds and to my daughter Mary Doubleday a Legacy of one hundred pounds and I request said Son Thomas to provide for my daughter Elizabeth Doubleday so long as she requires it

Witness my hand this 7th day of May 1878

                                                                                                         James Doubleday

Signed by the above named James Doubleday as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in is presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names at Witnesses

J Paddison Solr Melton Mowbray

Clarke Rippin his Clerk

Proved at Leicester on the Nineteenth day of January 1881 by the Oath of Thomas Doubleday the Son the sole Executor to whom administration was granted

The Testator James Doubleday was late of Long Clawson in the County of Leicester Farmer and died on the Nineteenth day of February 1880 at Long Clawson aforesaid

Under £800

Latham and Paddison, Solicitors, Melton Mowbray.