Harris Richard 1780 of Scalford Will

Richard Harris of Scalford 1780 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1780/97

In the name of God Amen I Richard Harris of Scalford In the County of Leicester Grazier Do Make and Ordain this my last will and Testament In Manner and Form following (that Is to Say)

First I will and Direct that all my personal Estate Situate In Scalford Aforesaid I Give to my Son John Harris

Item I Give and Devise to my Daughter Elizabeth the Sum of two Hundred pounds To be paid at my Decease, by my Son John Harris aforesaid

Likewise I Give to my Daughter Elizabeth a bed and my Chest and two boxes

I Do hereby Revoke all Other wills whatsoever By me made

In witness whereof I the Said Richard Harris Have to this my last will and Testament Set my hand

The twenty Sixth Day of January In the year of Our Lord One thousand Seven hundred and Eighty

                                                                                                                Richard Harris [his mark]

Signed published and Declared by the said Testator Richard Harris as and for His last will and Testament In the presence of us who In His presence and at His Request Have Subscribed our names as Witnesses Hereunto

William Wilford

Thomas Willford

Robert Parr

Bond, bound John Harris grazier of Scalford and Joseph Groocock innholder of Leicester £1,800 3 February 1780, condition, Richard Harris late grazier of Scalford made will but did not appoint Executor, his son John Harris to produce inventory and administer estate

                                                                                                                John Harris

                                                                                                                Joseph Grocock