Line Thomas 1716 of Chadwell Will

Thomas Line of Chadwell 1716 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1716

In the name of God Amen the 27: day of February 1715/6 according to the Computation of the Church of England I Thomas Line of Caudwell In the Parish of Roathley and in the County of Lecester yeoman Being of perfect memory and remembrance praised be God doe make and ordaine this my last will and Testament in maner and form following viz

First I bequeath my Soul into the hands of Almighty God my maker hopeing that through the meritorious death and passion of Jesus Christ my only Saviour and redeemer to receive free pardon and forgiveness of all my Sinns and as for my body to be buryed in Christian burriall at the discretion of my Executrix hereafter nominated

Item: I give unto my Brother George Line the sum of one shilling

Item I give unto my Brother Joseph Line the sum of one shilling

Item: I give unto Will: Spreckley the sum of Tenn pounds to be left in the hands of my daughter Elizabeth Shelton for her to dispose of the same tenn pounds for the use of the said Will: Spreckley as she shall think most fit and Convenient

Item I give unto Will Shelton a Little black filley called by the name of Beauty

Item all the rest of my goods and Chattles both quick and dead I give unto my daughter Elizabeth Shelton whome I make my Sole Executrix of this my last will and Testament revoking all other wills and Testaments

In witness where of I have here unto set my hand seal the day and year above said

                                                                                                                Thomas Line his Marke

Witness our hands

John Pratt

William Marriott

Probate 27 April 1716 to Elizabeth Shelton executrix