Hand Robert 1731 of Long Clawson will and inventory

Robert Hand of Long Clawson 1731 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records, 1731

In The name of God Amen I Robert Hand the Elder of Claxton als Long Clawson in the County of Leicester Labourer being Mindfull of my Mortality do make & ordain this my last Will and Testament in Manner following

Impris I Give and bequeath unto my son Robert one Shilling

Allsoe I Give Devise and Bequeath All that my Little Messuage with the appts Scituate & being in Claxton als Long Clawson aforesd wherein I now dwell Together with the yard and Orchard and All the Buildings and hereditamts to the same belonging unto my youngest son John Hand and to his heirs and assigns for ever he thereout paying unto my onely Daughter Alice the sume of Ten pounds of good and Lawful money of Great Britain within six Months after the decease of my wife

Allsoe I will that all my Just Debts and funeral Expences be duly paid and discharged out of my personal Estate as soon as conveniently may be after my decease

Allsoe all the rest of my goods Chattels rights Creddits & personal Estate whatsoever I Give and Bequeath unto my Wife Margaret & my sd Son John whome I doe hereby make ordain constitute & appoint Joynt Executors of this my last Will and Testament

And Lastly I doe hereby revoke all former wills & Testamts whatsoever by me at any time heretofore made

In Wittnesse whereof I the said Robert Hand the Testator have to this my last will and Testament set my hand and seal the First Day of June Anno Dom 1719

                                                                                                         The Marke of Robert Hand

Signed sealed published and declared by the sd Robert Hand the Testator to be his last Will & Testamt in the presence of us whose names were Subscribed in the presence of the said Testator

Thomas Mackley

Sarah Doubleday

John Doubleday

An Inventory of all the Goods Chattles & Creditts of Robt Hand Late of Long Clawson Deceased made this 21 Day of June 1731

  £ S D
Imp Purse & Apparele 01 0 0
A Bed & other Household Goods 01 0 0
One Horse 00 15 0
Two Cows 03 0 0
Husbandry Gears & other … 03 5
  09 0

Appraised by us

John Tallantire

George Rowse

Probate 21 September 1731