Holwell John 1728 of Grimston Will

John Holwell of Grimston 1728 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1728

In the name of God Amen the two and Twenteth day of September 1727 according to the Computation of the Church of England I John Holwell of Grimston in the County of Lester Talor Doe make and ordane this my Last will and Testament in manner and forme following

First I Bequeath my soul to the hands of allmighty God my maker [“hoping” missing] that through the Meritorious Death and Passion of Jesus Christ my only Saviour and Redeemer to Recive free pardon and forgiveness of all my sins and ass for my Body to be Buried in A Christian Buriall att the Decretion of my Executrix here after nominated

Impremis I Give to my Son John Holwell the sum of one shiling

Item I Give to my Daughter Meary Holwell the sum of one shiling

Item I Give to my Daughter in Law Mellecent Croos [sic, John Holwell married Frances Cross widow at Grimston 18 October 1705] the sum of one shiling

And all the Rest of my Goods and Chattells I give unto my wife Frances Holwell upon Condittion that shee shall pay all my Debts and Legacies and Buriel Charges

I do mak her my Sole Executrix of this my Last will and Testment and utter Revoke all former wills that hath Been by me made

In wittness whereof I here unto have set my hand and Seale the day and yeare above written

                                                                                                                The mark of John Holwell and seale

Signed and Sealed in the presence of

Tho: Collinson

John Kellam

Thomas Brewstow His Marke

Probate 5 February 1727/8