Milnes Leonard 1912 of Nether Broughton will

Milnes Leonard of Nether Broughton 1912 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives DE 462/55

This is the last Will and Testament of me Leonard Milnes Builder of Nether Broughton in the County of Leicester the 18th day of November in the year of our Lord One thousand 1911 [sic]

I hereby revoke all Wills and Testamentary instruments heretofore made by me

I appoint Mr William Ball Builder of Sutton Bonington in the County of [“Leicester” missing] near Loughborough and Frances Payne Milnes my wife of Nether Broughton in the County of Leicester to be Executors to this my Will

I direct that all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses shall be paid as soon as conveniently may be after my decease

I give and bequeath to the said Frances Payne Milnes the houses, furniture & property I now hold at Nether Broughton for her use absolutely subject to the payment of the sum of three hundred and fifty pounds & any interest there may be due to the executors of the late John Whittaker Upper Broughton & the small building I hold in Chapel Street which has been in our possession for thirty years

I also give to Frances Milnes all moneys in bank or Building Society at Melton

I also give to the said William Ball the sum of ten pounds

I also direct that all building materials, stock, implements, large wood shed & part furniture be sold by auction six months after my decease

                                                                                                         Leonard Milnes

Signed by the testator in the presence of us & at his request do hereby subscribe our names as witnesses to the above will this 18th Nov 1911

George Bird

Adelaide Bird

Witnesses Nether Broughton

On the twenty third day of February 1912 Probate of this Will was granted at Leicester to William Ball and Frances Payne Milnes Widow the Relict the Executors

DE 1169/1/27

Testator died at Nether Broughton 15 January 1912

Gross value of Estate £282.8.10

Net value of Personal Estate £396.8.9