Goodson John 1832 of Harby will

John Goodson of Harby 1832 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1832/70

This is the last Will and Testament of me John Goodson of Harby in the County of Leicester Yeoman

I Give unto my Two friends Thomas Burton and William Clarke of Melton Mowbray Auctioneers The Sum of Sixty pounds Upon Trust to place the same out on good Security and pay the Interest every year to my Son John during his life And after his death I Give the said principal sum unto all his Children then living share and share alike

I Give to my daughter Sarah Tomlin the Sum of Seventy pounds

Unto my Son George the Sum of Forty five pounds

Unto my daughter Catherine Atkin the Sum of Thirty pounds

Unto my daughter Mary Beastall the sum of Thirty Two Pounds provided she pays in the principal sum of Thirty Pounds which I have against Messrs Birch and her upon a joint Note but which I advanced for her use otherwise my will is that the latter legacy shall go in discharge of such note and any Interest that may be due thereon

Unto my daughter Ann Bond the Sum of Forty Pounds

Also I Give to my said Son John Goodson the sum of Five Pounds

All which legacies I will shall be paid to each at the end of Twelve Months after my decease

All the rest and residue of my personal Estate (subject to the payment of my just debts legacies funeral and Testamentary expenses) I Give unto my Son Robert Goodson his Executors or administrators and appoint my said Son Robert Goodson Sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former Wills by me made

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this Second day of April one thousand eight hundred and Thirty Two

                                                                                                         John Goodson

Signed sealed published and declared by the said Testator John Goodson 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

Thomas Goodwin

Wm Musson Junr

December 7 1832

Let a probate be granted to Robert Goodson of Harby Farmer & Grazier sole Executor named in the Will of John Goodson who died at Harby on the first day of May last

He the said Robert Goodson being duly sworn as well to the faithful execution of the Will as that the Testators Goods, Chattels & Credits, as they were at his death without deducting any debts owing by him therefrom, did not amount in value to the sum of four hundred and fifty Pounds

                                                                                                         Before me William Greenwood Surgt to the Commissary

22d Decr 1832

Will exhibited before the Revd William Lowfield Fancourt Clerk DD and Surrogate and Probate decreed to pass Seal in the presence of

John Stockdale Harby Actuary & Depy Registrar

22d Dec 1832

Probate dated