Greasley Peter 1783 of Wartnaby Will

Peter Greasley of Wartnaby 1783 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1783

In the Name of God Amen

I Peter Greasly of the Town of Wartnaby in the Parish of Rothely in the County of Leicester; Being of Perfect mind And memory; and calling to mind and duly considering the uncertainty of humane Life make this my last Will and Testament

First and principally I commit my Soul into the Hands of Almighty God trusting in his mercies and in the Merits of my dear redeemer for the Remissions of all my Sins and my Body I commend to the Earth to be decently Buried in the Parish Church of Wartnaby

As to my Temprol Estate I bequeath and despose of it in the manner and Form Following

Imprimis To my Daughter Katharine Spiby I bequeath the Sum of one Shilling

(Item) To my Daughter Sarah I bequeath the Sum of one Shilling

(Item) to my Daughter Ann the Cow that She hath got and Three pounds

(Item) To my Son Peter I bequeath the Sum of one Shilling

(Item) To my Son William I bequeath the Sum of one Shilling

(Item) To my Daughter Frances Greasly I institute the Sole Executor of this my Last Will and Testament and I do hereby utterly revoke all former Requests [sic] Wills and Legacies by me heretofore in any wise left or made declaring this and no other to be my Last Will and Testament

In Wittness whereof I have here unto Set my Hand and Seal this Sixth Day of August in the year of our Lord God; One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty Three

                                                                                                                Peter Greasly

Signed Sealed Published and Declared by the within Named Peter Greasly to be his Last Will and Testament in the Presence of us who Subscribed our Names in Presence of the Said Testator

Robt Wartnaby

Thos Shuttlewood

Richard Frisby

November 5th 1783 Frances the wife of John Daft of Wartnaby late Frances Greasley the daughter and sole Executrix of the within named Testator Peter Greasley deceased was then sworn to the due Execution of the within written will, and at the same time made oath that the said deceased did not dye possessed of a personal Estate to the value of forty pounds as she verily believed

                                                                                                                Before us H Woodcock Commissary