Samuel Doubleday of Long Clawson 1887 Will
Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives DE 462/30
This is the last Will and Testament of me Samuel Doubleday of Long Clawson in the County of Leicester Farmer
I direct all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses to be paid as soon as conveniently may be after my decease
I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Hannah Doubleday All and singular my live and dead Farming Stock and crops and tenant right in about and upon the land which I occupy and also all my Household Furniture plate linen china watches money and securities for money and all my personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever to and for her absolute use and benefit And I appoint my said Daughter Hannah Doubleday sole Executrix of this my Will
In Witness whereof I have hereunder set my hand this twenty eighth day of August One thousand eight hundred and eighty three
Signed by the said Samuel Doubleday as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us present at the same time who I his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses
Alice Bianchi, Long Clawson, Melton Mowbray
William J Scales, Clerk to H H Carter, Solr Nottingham
Proved at Leicester on the fifth day of January 1887 by the Oath of Hannah Doubleday Spinster the Daughter the sole Executrix to whom Administration was granted
The Testator Samuel Doubleday was late of Long Clawson in the County of Leicester Farmer and died on the twenty fifth day of October 1885 at Long Clawson aforesaid
Personal Estate Gross £196.15.11. No deduction.
Dowson & Wright, Solicitors, Nottingham.