Greenwood William 1837 of Stathern Will

William Greenwood of Stathern 1837 Will

National Archives PROB 11/1876/249

This is the last Will and Testament of me The Revd William Greenwood of Stathern in the County of Leicester Clerk

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

Whereas Robert Yalding late of Stathern aforesaid Farmer deceased did of his last Will and Testament and Codicils [see Yalding Robert 1828 of Stathern will] appoint Thomas Clarke of Melton Mowbray Gentleman and me joint Executors for special purposes and we duly proved the same And Whereas in consequence of the failure of a certain security for Two hundred pounds part of such Trust property we have jointly become responsible for the same Now I do hereby direct that my Executor and Executrix do pay to the said Thomas Clarke the sum of One hundred pounds being my share occasioned by such loss together with any interest that may be due on such moiety and that the receipt of the said Thomas Clarke shall be a good discharge for the same

I Give All my Personal Estate & Effects of every description of which I shall die possessed unto my only Son William Greenwood and his Wife Hannah Greenwood absolutely and do appoint them joint Executor and Executrix of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former Wills by me made

In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this 7th day of January 1837

                                                                                                                The Mark and Seal of William Greenwood

Signed sealed published and declared by the said Testator William Greenwood 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

Wm Clark

Thos Crofts

Proved at London 14th April 1837 before the Judge by the Oaths of William Greenwood the Son and Hannah Greenwood (Wife of the said William Greenwood) the Executors to whom Admon was granted having been first Sworn (by Common) duly to Administer