Manners Edward 1857 of Goadby Marwood Will

Edward Manners of Goadby Marwood 1857 will

National Archives PROB 11/2244/353

This is the last Will and Testament of me Edward Manners of Goadby Marwood in the County of Leicester Clerk

I give and bequeath to Mary Johnson of Goadby Marwood aforesaid Spinster who is at present residing with me the legacy or sum of two thousand pounds to be paid to her free of legacy duty and all other deductions and abatements whatsoever

I give devise and bequeath to my daughter Ann Manners her heirs executors administrators and assigns all the rest residue and remainder of my personal Estate and Effects whatsoever And also all my real estate situate lying and being at or near Boltby in the Parish  of Felixkirk in the County of York and all other real estate of which I may die seized possessed of or entitled to for her own absolute use and benefit and free from the debts control or engagements of any husband she may marry

And I hereby appoint my said daughter Ann Manners sole Executrix of this my Will

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this twenty fourth day of May One thousand eight hundred and fifty six

                                                                                                                Edward Manners

Signed published and declared by the said Edward Manners as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses

Bentley McLeod 56 Lincolns Inn Fields in the County of Middlesex Solicitor

William Ecob Goadby Marwood

Proved at London 26th Janry 1857 before the Judge by the Oath of Ann Manners Spinster the daughter the sole Executrix to whom Admon was granted having been first sworn by Commission duly to administer