Hollingworth William 1750 of Harby will and inventory

William Hollingworth of Harby 1750 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1750/104

In the Name of God Amen I William Hollingworth of Harby in the County of Leicester wevar being weak in body but in parfect mind memary & understanding God be praised do make & ordain this my Last will & Testament in manner and forme following

I will that all my just debts & funarell Expences be paid & satisfd & after payment hearof I give and bequeath unto my Dearly beloved Wife Martha Hollingworth the Thirds of my Hous in Harby that I now live in and the thirds of all my personall Estate only my Shop tools Excepted and after her decease then the other Thirds of the Hous I give to my Executor hear in after mentioned

Itam I give to my son William Hollingworth and my daughter Mary Rows one Shilling apees

Itam I give to my Son John Hollingworth all my tools as Loomes and all other Utinsels belonging to my traid to him and his heirs forever

Itam I Give and bequeathe to my dauters Martha Hollingworth & Ann Holingworth the two thirds of my Hous & homsted that I now Live in and the other third at my Wifes decease and all my Goods Cattle Chattle persnole Estate and Effects whatsoever unto my Dauter Martha Hollingworth & Ann Hollingworth eqaly to be devided betwixt them but if eather Martha or Ann Hollingworth shall die before marige then my will is that the survivor of them shall have her part of all the hous & homsted & persnel estate to her & her heirs for Ever paying my debts and funarel Expences & Charges & I do hear by revoke nul & Make Void all former wills & Testaments by me maid & do hear by declare this to be my Last will and Testament & I do hear by nominate Constitute & appoint my said Daughters Ann Hollingworth & Martha Hollingworth Joynt Excurs of this my Last will and Testament

In witness whearof I the said William Hollingworth have set my hand & seale the Second day of March in the Eighteent year of our Soveraign Lord Georg the Second by the Grace of God of Great Briton France & Ierland King Deffender of the faith & in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred forty four

                                                                                                         Willim Hollingworth

William Hollingworth signd seald publishd and Declaird by the above naimd Testator William Hollingworth for & as his Last Will & Testament in the presence of us who shall subcribe our naims as Wittnesses hearunto in the presence of the said Testator


John Hubbard

James Kempe

Richard Holingworth his marke

The Twenty Seventh Day of April 1750 Anne Hollingworth the Surviving Exec within named was Sworn And made oath that the personal Estate of the Deced at his Death did not amount to Twenty pounds

                                                                                                         Before us, Richard Grey

Proved the 27th April 1750 before the Revd Richard Grey DD Official of the ArchDeaconry of Leicester by Anne Hollingworth the Surviving Exr &c To whom was granted Excon &c being first sworn &c … &c who made oath the personal Estate &c did not amount to 20li

March 6th 1749 [1749/50]

A True Invitary of Wm Hollingsworths goods Cattle and Chattles

  £ s d
Purse and Apparill 1 10 0
The Goods in the house 2 0 0
The Goods Bedd and Bedding & all goods in the Parlor 1 10 0
The Goods in the Chamber 1 5 0
The Goods in the Kitchen 1 2 6
The Fodder and manner Coles 1 0 0
3 Cows 2 Calfes 9 10 0
And 8 Sheep 1 17 0
Things unseen and forgot 0 2 6
  18 17 0
Prased by us      

Ralph Whittle

Tho German