Hourd William 1833 of Hose will

William Hourd of Hose 1833 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1833/100

This is the last Will and Testament of me William Hourd of Hose in the County of Leicester Yeoman

I will that all my just and Lawful debts be paid and that my body be decently interred And as to all the rest residue and remainder of my Goods, Stock, Chattles, Personal Estate and Effects whatsoever and wheresoever or of what Nature of kind soever the same may be I give to my Wife Mary Hourd and to my Grand Son John Hourd conjointly whom I hereby Constitute and appoint the joint Executors of this my Will

And lastly revoking all former Wills by me at any time heretofore made I do publish and declare this to be my last Will and Testament this Fourteenth Day of May in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty three

In Witness whereof I the said William Hourd have to this my last will and Testament set my Hand and Seal the Day and Year above written

                                                                                                         William Hourd

Signed, Sealed, Published and declared by the said 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 subscribed our names as witnesses thereto

John Palmer

Samuel Mantle

Appeared personally John Hourd of Scalford in the County of Leicester, Servant, one of the Executors named in the last Will and Testament of William Hourd late of Hose in the in the diocese of Lincoln yeoman deceased, who died on the twenty seventh day of May last and made Oath that to the best of his knowledge, information and belief, the whole of the Goods, Chattels, and Credits, of which the said deceased died possessed, within the diocese of Lincoln for and in respect of which a probate of the said Will is to be granted, (exclusive of what the deceased may have been possessed of, or intitled to, as a Trustee for any other Person or Persons, and not beneficially, and without deducting any thing on account of Debts due and owing from the deceased) are under the value of twenty pounds

And Lastly he made oath that the said deceased did not die possessed of, or intitled to any Leasehold Estates for years either absolute or determinable on lives to the best of his knowledge, information and belief

                                                                                                         John Hourd

Sworn on the 29th day of November 1833 before me

                                                                                                         William Greenwood Surrogate