Moore Edward 1828 of Long Clawson will

Edward Moore of Long Clawson 1828 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1828/145

This is the last Will and Testament of me Edward Moore of Long Clawson in the County of Leicester Farmer as follows

That all my Just Debts Funeral and Testamentary Expences be fully paid by my Executrix and Executor

And as my Daughters Rosamund and Ann has been before provided for I Give and bequeath as follows

To Joseph Cook who was Husband to my Daughter one shilling

To my Daughter Ann Freck Five Pounds

To my Daughter Hannah Wells Forty Pounds

To my Daughter Sarah Swain Forty Pounds But in case she should Dye before receiving it Then I give to her Husband John Swain or his Executor the same sum for the use of her Family

To my Daughter Mary Wooton Nineteen Pounds nineteen shillings But in case she Dye before receiving it leaving a Family I give it to her Husband William Wooton or his Executor for the use of hir family

To my Son John Moore One Hundred Pounds, my wearing apparel, the Desk that stands in the Parlour, the chest he puts his cloaths in and the box likewise

All the above sums to be paid by my Executrix and Executor at the expiration of one year after my Decease

I Give and bequeath to my Son Edward Moore all my share and Interest of a Wind Mill and the Ground belonging thereto standing and being in the Liberty of Clawson in the tenure of Edward Stokes

I also give to my Dear beloved Wife Hannah Moore and my Son Edward Moore Jointly All my personal Estate and effects whatsoever and wheresoever subject to the Debts and Legacies above mentioned And I constitute and ordain them Executrix and Executor Jointly of this my last Will and Testament But if my Widow should Marry again, Or if my Son Edward and her cannot agree to live together, then her Executrixship shall cease and my Son Edward become Sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament subject to the following bequests

To my Widow Hannah Moore One featherbed, bedstead, bolster pillows hanging and all compleat, the chest of drawers in the Parlour, the white Table in the Kitching, the two armed chair and the chair she usually sat in, a common chair and the old tea stand, And also that all my linnen shall be equally divided between her and my Son Edward Moore

And further I give her an Annuity of twelve pounds ten shillings by the Year in half yearly payments, the first payment to be made at the time of their parting and the others at every succeeding half year following during the term of her Natural life

And I hereby revoke and make void all former Wills by me made declaring this to be my last

In Witness whereof I have set my hand and seal this Eighteenth day of December in the Year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred & twenty seven

                                                                                                         Edward Moore his mark

Signed sealed published and declared by the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us and in the presence of each other at his request have subscribed our Names as Witnesses thereto

John Moore

John Walker

Melton Mowbray

5th Feby 1828

Let a Probat be granted to Edward Moore of Claxton in the County of Leicester Farmer one of the Executors named in the Will of the within named Edward Moore who died in the month of December last

He having been duly sworn as well to the faithful execution of the Will as that the Testators Goods Chattels and Credits as they were at his decease without deducting any thing on account of debts due and owing from the deceased do not amount in value to the sum of One thousand and Five hundred Pounds

                                                                                                         Before me William Greenwood Surr to the Commissary

Decd died in the Month of December last

Power reserved for Hannah Moore of Long Clawson aforesaid … the Executrix when she shall apply for the same

Same day Probate passed Seal signed by John Stockdale Hardy Deputy Registrar