Miller George 1916 of Plungar will

George Miller of Plungar 1916 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives DE 462/59


This is the Last Will and Testament of me George Miller of Plungar in the County of Leicestershire made this Second day of November in the year of our Lord One Thousand Nine Hundred and one I hereby revoke all Wills by me at any time heretofore made

I appoint Brother Arthur Hanson of 40 Shelton Road The Fosse Leicester and Annie Miller of Plungar Leicestershire to be my Executors and I direct that all my just debts and Funeral and Testamentary Expenses shall be paid as soon as possible after my decease

I hereby given and bequeath unto my Wife, Mary Ann Miller, the proceeds of my insurance policy effected by me with the Star Assurance Company for her use & benefit during the lifetime; and upon the said Mary Ann Miller’s decease my executors shall pay the 2 promissary notes, held respectively by Annie Miller, and Sarah Emma Miller, for value I received, and the remainder to be divided into 5 equal shares to William Hields Miller, Annie Miller, Horace John Miller, Sarah Emma Miller and Gertrude Hanson (my sons and daughters), directing that £1 from each of the 5 aforesaid shares to be paid to my grand-daughter Doris Mary Hanson

I bequeath to my said daughters Annie Miller and Sarah Emma Miller the household effects as per list of Loman Son & Sand April 4 1896 to come into operation upon the decease of my wife Mary Ann Miller

                                                                                                         George Miller

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

B Nicolls 1 Marble St Leicester

S Sole ditto


Schedule of Furniture

Sold to Misses Annie and Sarah Emma Miller 4 April 1896

Selling Room                                                                  Bedroom No 3

6 Chairs                                                                           Bedstead

1 Sofa                                                                              3 Chairs

1 Bookcase                                                                     1 set drawers

1 Mantel Glass                                                               Carpet

1 Easy Chair                                                                    Bedroom No 4

1 Side Board                                                                   1 Bedstead

Kitchen                                                                             1 dressing table

6 Chairs                                                                           2 Chairs

Clock                                                                                1 Small table

Kitchen Utensils                                                             Bedroom No 5

Bedroom No 1                                                               1 Bedstead

1 Set drawers                                                                 3 Chairs

Wash table                                                                     1 Chest Drawers

Dressing Table                                                               1 Table

Glass                                                                                 Store Room

Bedstead                                                                         3 Chairs

Fender & Carpet                                                            Carpet

Bedroom No 2                                                               Pictures


4 Chairs

Fender & Linoleum

                                                                                                         Leman Son & Sandy

On the twenty third day of October 1916 Probate of this Will (as contained on papers marked A and B) was granted at Leicester to Annie Miller Spinster, the Daughter the surviving Executrix


George Miller retired Grocer died 7 July 1916 at Plungar

Gross value of Estate £303.10.0

Net vale of Personal Estate £103.9.0