Kelham Thomas 1746 of Wartnaby Will

Thomas Kelham of Wartnaby 1746 Will and Inventory

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1746

In the Name of God Amen The Seventeenth day of October in the year of our Lord 1746 I Thomas Kellham of Wartnaby in the County of Leicester Labourer being weak in Body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be to God do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following

First I bequeath my Soul into the Hands of Almighty God my Maker hoping through the Meritorious Death and Passion of Jesus Christ my only Saviour and Redeemer to receive free pardon and forgiveness of all my Sins and as for my Body to be Buried in a Christian Burial at the Discretion of my Executor hereafter Nominated

Imprimis I Give to my Son John Kellham the sum of one Shilling

Item I Give to my Daughter Elizabeth Pullford one Shilling

Item I Give to my Grandaughter Anne Kellham the Sum of five pounds

Item all the rest of my Goods and Chattles whatsoever I Give to my Son Thomas Kellham and his heirs for ever upon condition that he shall pay all my debts and Legacies and Burial Charges and do make him my Sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament revoking all other Wills and Testaments

In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the Day and year above Written

                                                                                                                The mark of Thomas Kellham

In the presence of

George Mann

Edward Hydes

Thos Kellham

31 October 1746

Thomas Kelham the Sole Executor within named was Sworne before us

                                                                                                                W Babington

A True and perfect Inventory of all the Goods and Chattles of Thos Kellham of Wartnaby in the County of Leicester labourer Deceas’d October the 26th 1746

Item his purse and Apparel0150
For Goods in the House080
For Brass and Pewter0150
For Goods in the Parlor0100
For one Old Cow100
Five Sheep100
For things out of Sight and forgotten026

Appraised by us

William Stoakes

George Mann