Fox William 1829 of Scalford Will

William Fox of Scalford 1829 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1829

This is the last Will and Testament of me William Fox the Elder of Scalford in the county of Leicester Grazier

First I direct all my just debts legacies funeral and testamentary expences be fully paid

I Give and bequeath unto my two daughters Alice and Sarah Fox the sum of One hundred pounds apiece which I will shall be paid to them within twelve months after my decease And I charge all my real and personal Estate with the true payment thereof

I Give Devise and bequeath All my Messuages closes lands hereditaments and real estate whatsoever situate in the parish or Lordship of Scalford aforesaid or elsewhere with their appurtenances And also all my Personal estate and effects whatsoever and wheresoever of which I shall die possessed unto my son William Fox his heirs executors administrators and assigns for ever And I appoint him Sole executor of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all other wills by me made

In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this Twenty Ninth day of December one thousand eight hundred and twenty seven

                                                                                                                The Mark of William Fox Senr

Signed sealed published and declared by the said William Fox the Elder as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who have at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other set our hands as Witnesses to the due execution thereof

Samuel Godber

Thos. Parker Junr

Joel Shuttlewood

Melton Mowbray 29th Oct 1829

Let a Probate be made to William Fox of Scalford in the County of Leicester Taylor the sole Executor named in the will of the deceased who died on the 4th April last

He having been duly sworn as well to the faithful Execution of the Will as that the testators Goods Chattels and Credits without deducting and Debts owing by the deceased therefrom did not amount in value to the Sum of One hundred Pounds

                                                                                                                Before me William Greenwood Surrogate to the Official