Fox Joseph 1763 of Long Clawson will

Joseph Fox of Long Clawson 1763 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1763/113

In the Name of God Amen I Joseph Fox of Claxton Als Long Clawson in the County of Leicester Yeoman Do this Twenty fourth Day of October one Thousand Seven Hundred and fifty Seven Make and ordain this my Last will and Testament in manner following

First I commit my Soule into the Hand of God and my Body to the Earth & as for Temporal things I dispose of them in Manner following

Imprimis I give and Devise to My Nephew Wm Kaile My House in which I Live and all the Land thereto Belonging Dureing the Time of the Lease thereof and all my Substance I have and Do make the Said William Kaile My full Executor of all that I have

Itam my Will and mind is that my Nephew William Kaile Shall pay my Debts and Defray my Funerall Charges and Lastly I Make Void all former Wills and Testaments by me Made and Make and ordain this my Last will & Testament and the above Wm Kaile Sole Executor of All My Goods Cattle and Chattles, Real & personall whatsoever in Wittness whereof I the said Joseph Fox the Testator have hereunto set my Hand & Seal the Day and year first above written

                                                                                                         Joseph Fox

Sealed & Delivered as the Last will & Testament of Joseph Fox the Testator in the presence of Us whose Names are under Subscribed in our presence

The Mark of Elizabeth Caunt

Thomas Burroughs

On Tuesday the 26th day of April 1763 William Kaile the within mentioned sole Executor was sworn

                                                                                                         Before me Thomas Myddelton Surrog