Marriott Henry 1730 of Hickling Will

Henry Marriott of Hickling 1730 Will and Bond

Nottinghamshire Archives PR/NW

In the Name of God Amen I Henry Marriott of Hickling in the County of Nottingham Shepherd being sick weak in Body but of perfect Mind & Memory thanks be to Almighty God therefore do dispose of person & Substance in manner & Form following.

Imprimis I give my Soul to Almighty God expecting remission of my Sins thro’ the Merits & Intercession of my only Saviour Jesus Christs

Item I give & bequeath to my Dear Wife Joan Marriot the House in which She lives without Impeachment of Waste, during the Life of my said Wife together with all the Household Goods which shall be wholly at her disposing

Item I Will that the sd House at the Death of my Wife shall be my eldest Son Thomas Marriot’s & he to pay Ten Pounds to his Brother William Marriot at the End of One Year immediately after the death of the abovesd Joan Marriot.

Item I do give to my Son William Marriot the Sum of Ten pounds to be payd jointly by my Executors hereafter named within the space of 2 years

Item I do give to my Daughter Mary Marriot the Sum of five pounds to be pay’d by me Executors within one year after my decease

Lastly I do nominate, constitute & appoint my Wife Joan Marriot & my eldest Son Thomas Marriot joynt Executors of this my last Will & Testament utterly disallowing revoking & disannulling all other Wills & Testaments heretofore by me made

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand & Deal this twelfth Day of August in the Year of our Lord 1729.

                                                                                                                                                Henry Marriot his mark

Sign’d Seald published & declared in the presence of Us the Subscribers

W Webster

Robert Daft his Mark

Bond, bound Joan Marriot widow of Hickling, John Man yeoman of Hickling and Paul Hardy yeoman of Hickling, £40, 16 April 1730, condition widow Joan Marriot to execute will and produce inventory.

                                                                                                                                                Joan Marriot mark

                                                                                                                                                John Man

                                                                                                                                                Paul Hardy