Pick Benjamin 1900 of Harby will

Benjamin Pick of Harby 1900 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives DE 462/43

This is the last will and Testament of me Benjamin Pick of Harby in the County of Leicester

I will and bequeath all that I am possessed of or may be entitled to at my death to my wife Elizabeth Pick for her sole use and possession as long as she shall live

At her death it is my will that all shall be sold and after paying all debts and funeral and testamentary and other lawful expenses the remainder shall be equally divided amongst my children that is to say William Thomas Pick, Fanny Salvin, Arthur Pick, Julia Pick, Walter Cecil Pick, and Josiah James Pick, and I do hereby appoint my son William Thomas Pick and my son Arthur Pick to be the executors of this my will and I do hereby revoke all former wills by me at any time made

In witness whereof I the said Benjamin Pick have to this my will set my hand this 26th day of January in the year one thousand eight hundred and eighty five

                                                                                                         Benjamin Pick

Signed and acknowledged by the said Testator as & for his last will and testament in the Presence of us all present at the same time and who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses

Manners Octs Norman Rector of Harby

William Allen Labourer Harby

On the fourth day of October 1900 Probate of this Will was granted at Leicester to William Thomas Pick, the Son, one of the Executors

DE 1169/1/15

Died at Harby 18 February 1885, administration granted to William Thomas Pick of New Sawley Derbyshire sheet hand, the son and one of the executors on 4 October 1900, power reserved of making a like Grant to Arthur Pick, the son and other Executor

Gross and net value of Personal Estate £245.14.0.