Hebb Henry 1863 of Long Clawson will

Henry Hebb of Long Clawson 1863 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives DE462/6

This is the last Will and Testament of me Henry Hebb of Long Clawson in the County of Leicester Grazier

I give and bequeath unto my Wife Sarah Hebb during her life an Annuity of Forty Pounds per annum to be paid to her half yearly and the first payment to be made at the expiration of six months from my death And I charge the said Annuity on my Estate in Asfordby Leicestershire hereinafter devised And I direct that in case default shall be made in payment of the said half yearly part of the said Annuity or any part thereof for the space of two calendar months after the same shall become due and payable then my said Wife shall have the same power of Entry and Distraint as Landlords have by Law for the recovery of Rent by common demise

I give and bequeath the following Legacies and charge the same on my personal Estate and on my said Estate at Asfordby

To John Henry Shilcock Five hundred pounds to his Brother William Shilcock Five hundred pounds and to his Sister Sarah Shilcock Three hundred pounds They are the children of John Shilcock of Long Clawson I direct these Legacies to vest in and to be paid to the said three Legatees on their respectively attaining the age of twenty one years And if any of then shall die before attaining that age I direct the Legacy of him or her so dying to be paid to the survivors or Survivor of them

I give and devise all that my Close of Land situate at Asfordby in the said County of Leicester containing Thirty three acres or thereabouts and also all my Messuages and Buildings and all my Closes Land and real Estate situate in Long Clawson aforesaid or elsewhere whether in possession reversion remainder or expectancy unto William Cooke the son of my said Wife and to his heirs and assigns for ever

I give and bequeath all my Household Furniture Farming Stock Money Securities for Money and all other my personal Estate and Effects unto the said William Cooke he paying thereout my Debts Funeral and Testamentary Expences and the above Legacies And I appoint the said William Cooke sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament in writing hereby revoking all former and other Wills by me at any time heretofore made

In Witness whereof I the said Henry Hebb the Testator have hereunto set my hand this thirteenth day of March One thousand eight hundred and sixty one

                                                                                                         Henry Hebb

Signed published and declared by the said Henry Hebb the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses

W Latham Solr Melton

George Minkley his Clerk

On the twenty ninth day of July 1863 the Will of Henry Hebb late of Long Clawson in the County of Leicester Grazier was proved by the Oath of William Cooke the sole Executor named in the said Will he having been first sworn duly to administer

Sworn under £1,500 and that the Testator died on the seventh day of June 1863