Reeves Samuel 1922 of Harby Will

Samuel Reeves of Harby 1922 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives DE 462/65

This is the Last Will and Testament of me Samuel Reeves of Harby in the County of Leicester

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 my wife, Sarah Ann Reeves, the whole of my worldly goods, and whatever money may belong to me at the time of my decease after providing for just debts and funeral and other expenses as stated above The money includes also all that invested in the Post Office Savings Bank in my name

Witness my hand this Twenty sixth day of March 1918

                                                                                                         Samuel Reeves

Signed by the said Testator as and for his Last Will and Testament, in the presence of us present at the same time who, at his request, in his presence, and in the presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses

Alfred W Edwards, Harby Schoolmaster

Harry Dalby, Harby School Attendance Officer

On the thirtieth day of August 1922 Administration (with this Will) of the Estate of the Testator was granted at Leicester to Sarah Ann Reeves, widow, the Relict and the Residuary Legatee


Samuel Reeves foreman platelayer died at Harby 5 May 1922 without Real Estate, did not name an Executor in his Will, at His Majesty’s High Court of Justice at the District Probate Registry of Leicester administration granted to his relict Sarah Ann Reeves.

Gross and net value of estate £139.0.0.

Sureties Frederick Henry Marriott of Cropwell Butler grocer and Thomas Reeves of Netherfield, Nottinghamshire, railway foreman platelayer