Norris Thomas 1823 of Harby will

Thomas Norris of Harby 1823 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1826

The last Will and Testament of Thos Norris of Harby in the County of Leicester Clerk

I Thos Norris being of sound and disposing mind do declare this to be my last Will and Testament

I do bequeath to my two Sisters Charlotte Norris and Frances Norris both of Harby aforesaid spinsters the Sum of six hundred Pounds which will be due to my Executors at the time of my death from the “Society for equitable Assurances on Lives & Survivorships” The said Sum to be vested by my Executors in the Public funds and the interest of the same to be paid as it becomes due in two equal portions between my said Sisters or the whole of the said interest to the Survivor of them

And the said Sum of Six hundred Pounds after the Deaths of the said Charlotte and Frances Norris I do hereby bequeath to my Wife Sarah Elye Norris to her free use, or in case of her decease to be equally divided amongst her Children or their heirs

All increase upon the said six hundred Pounds due at my decease to my Executors from the said Society for Equitable Assurances and Lives and Survivorships and all other Property of which I died possessed, of whatever kind or nature it my be, I bequeath to my Wife Sarah Elye for her free use and enjoyment, ordering only that all my just Debts be paid

And I hereby appoint my said Wife Sarah Elye and Leond Elye Towne Rector of Woolsthorpe in the County of Lincoln the Executors of this my last Will and Testament

In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 12th day of July in the year of our Lord 1823

                                                                                                         Thos: Norris DD