Hourd John 1859 of Scalford Will

John Hourd of Scalford 1859 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives DE 462/2 page 587

This is the last Will and Testament of me John Hourd of Scalford in the County of Leicester Innkeeper

I give and bequeath to my late Wife’s Brother Thomas Morrell Fifty Pounds duty free and to be paid at the expiration of six Months after my death out of my real and personal Estate

And subject to the above Legacy my Debts Funeral and Testamentary Expences I give devise and bequeath all my real and personal Estate of which I shall die possessed unto my nephew John Hourd his heirs an assigns for ever

And I appoint my said Nephew John Hourd sole Executor of this my last Will

Witness my hand this 26th day of September 1859

                                                                                                                The Mark of John Hourd

Signed published and declared by the said John Hourd 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

Richard Sharp

Wm Latham

Proved 5th November 1859 by the Oath of John Hourd Nephew of the deceased the sole Executor

Sworn under £100 and that the Testator died on or about the 10th day of October 1859