Harby Bathsheba 1916 of Nether Broughton will

Bathsheba Harby of Nether Broughton 1916 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives DE 462/59

This is the last Will and Testament of me Bathsheba Harby (the Wife of William Harby) of The Lodges Nether Broughton in the County of Leicester

I direct the payment of all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses so soon as conveniently may be after my decease

All the residue of my estate both real and personal whatsoever and wheresoever I give devise and bequeath to my three children absolutely in equal proportions namely Adeliza Goodson the Wife of William Goodson of Old Dalby in the County of Leicester aforesaid Publican Ernest William Marriott of the Lodges Nether Broughton aforesaid Farmer and Noel Marriott of The Lodges aforesaid Farmer But I direct that in the event of either of my said children dying in my lifetime their issue surviving them shall take their parents share and if more than one in equal proportions

Lastly I appoint my said Son-in-law William Goodson and my friend Henry Clulow Taylor of Eldon Chambers in the City of Nottingham Solicitors Managing Clerk Joint Executors and Trustees of this my Will

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this Second day of May One thousand nine hundred and fourteen

                                                                                                         Bathsheba Harby

Signed by the said Bathsheba Harby the Testatrix as and for her last Will and Testament in the presence of us both present at the same time who at her request in her sight and presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses

Henry E James Solicitor Nottingham

LW Roe Clerk to Messrs Carter James & Lowe Solicitors Nottingham

On the twenty sixth day of July 1916 Probate of this Will was granted at Leicester to William Goodson and Henry Clulow Taylor the Executors

Bathsheba Harby then a widow died 11 March 1916, when Probate was granted on 26 July 1916 William  Goodson was publican of The Anchor Inn Nether Broughton

Gross value of Estate £296.8.8.

Net value of Personal Estate £ Nil [sic]