Page William 1731 of Kegworth will

William Page of Kegworth 1731 Will

Nottinghamshire Archives M/3302

In the Name of god Amen I Wm Page of Kegworth in the County of Leicester Yeoman do this present 30th day of December 1730 make this my last Will & Testamt as followeth

I give to my Son Thomas Page All my stock of malt, with the money employed in malting or owing for it Amounting to Two hundred and seventy pounds which I have delivered over to, & put into the possion of

To my Son Jos: Page Five Pounds per Annum to be paid him during his life from & after the Death of me & my wife Sarah, to be paid him half yearly & the first payment to be made at the end of six months from the death of the Survivor of us

And there being the sume of one hundred forty & six pounds of my money in the hands of Mr Richd Cook & Wm Day of Wymondham in the County I give the yearly interest thereof to him my sd son Jos: & Eliz: his wife to be paid to them during their Lives & from & after their Decease & the Survivor of them I give the sd sume of one hundred forty & six pounds to their children to be equally divided amongst them at the time of the decease of their sd father & mother

And if it shall happen that the value of One hundred pounds or more should at any time hereafter come into mine or my exors hands by either of the Last Will & Testamt of my Sister Mason then I hereby give eighty pounds thereof to the children of my sd son Jos Page to be equally divided amongst them And to be pd them by my Exors within one year after her decease if they are then arrived to the age of 21 years And if one or more of them should happen to be under that age Interest to be allowed & paid upon such legacy or legacys until they attain the sd age

& whereas I have pursuant to an agreement made for that purpose laid out four hundred & threescore pounds in a Purchase of a freehold estate at Hincklin in the County of Nottingham & in Repairing the Buildings there which my Dear Wife Sarah Page is to enjoy during her life & there being still (upon the sd agreemt) one hundred & forty pounds in my hands Thereby (in Case it is not laid out in my life time) give her the Interest thereof during her life to be pd to her half yearly she allowing thereout the Land Tax apportionable to which shall be then charg’d upon Land

I having already given to my son John Page my bald ston’d horse, I hereby given him the sume of two hundred & fifty pounds & do make him & my son Tho: Page exors of this my Will & I do hereby give & devise unto my said two sons John & Thos Page & their heirs for ever all my freehold Lands & Estate

In Witness whereof I have hereunto Set my hand & seal the Day & year above written

                                                                                                                        Wm Page

Signed Seald published & declar’d by the sd Wm Page as his Last Will & Test & Sign’d by Us in his presence

John Alt

Ann Alt

Wm Chamberlain

Probate to John and Thomas Page 19 February 1730/1