Godfrey Susannah 1750 of Holwell Will

Susannah Godfrey of Holwell 1750 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1750/85

In the Name of God Amen This is the last Will and Testament of me Susannah Godfrey of Holwell in the County of Leicester Widow

First I do hereby Order and Direct that all my just Debts Legacies and Funeral expences shall be fully paid and satisfied so soon as conveniently may be after my decease by my Executrix herein after named and subject thereto I do Give and bequeath unto my Daughter Elizabeth Godfrey All and singular my Household Goods and Furniture Plate Linnen Goods Chattles Personal Estate and Effects of what Nature or Kind soever or wheresoever

And I do hereby make Constitute and appoint my said Daughter Elizabeth Godfrey sole executrix of this my last will and Testament hereby revoking and making void all former and other Wills by me heretofore made

In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal the thirtieth day of January in the twenty third year of the reign of King George the Second over Great Britain &c and in the year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and forty nine

                                                                                                                Susanna Godfrey her Mark

Signed sealed published and declared by the said Susannah Godfrey as and for her last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in her presence and at her request have set our Hands as Witnesses hereunto

John Story

Thos Maior

On Thursday the 31st day of January 1750 the within mentioned Executrix Elisabeth Godfrey made Oath that All the Testatrix personal Estate at the time of her death was not worth twenty pounds before me

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