Rippon Elizabeth 1855 of Long Clawson will

Elizabeth Rippon of Long Clawson 1855 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1855/153

This is the last Will and Testament of me Elizabeth Rippon of Long Clawson in the County of Leicester Widdow

First that all my Just debts and reasonable expences be paid

Secondly I Give and bequeath unto my Son James his Fathers Watch

Thirdly I Give and bequeath unto my Son William the Chest of Drawers and the Clock

Fourthly I Give and bequeath all the remainder of my estate and effects with all monies owing or may be owing to me unto my Five Children James Rippon, William Rippon, Mary Burroughs, Esther Stanley, Caroline Green, equal share and share alike

And lastly I nominate and appoint My Nephew Edward Charles of Wymeswold in the County of Leicester Trustee and Executor of this my last Will, as witness my hand this 10th Day of September one Thousand Eight Hundred and Fifty five

                                                                                                         Elizabeth Rippon

Signed Sealed Published and declared by the said Testator Elizabeth Rippon as and for her last Will and Testament In the presence of us who at her request in her presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our Names as Witnesses

John Dolby

John Kellam

6th December 1855

Let a Probate be made to Edward Charles of Wymeswold in the County of Leicester Cordwainer the sole Executor named in the Will of the deceased

He having been first duly sworn to the truth and faithful performance of the Will as usual and to the truth of the usual Affidavit for the Inland Revenue Office that the Goods Chattels and credits of the Testatrix without deducting any thing on account of debts due or owing therefrom do not amount in value to the sum of Two hundred Pounds and that the said Testatrix died on the Eighteenth day of October last past

                                                                                                         Before me Robert James Bunch Surrogate to the Archdeacon

Same day Probate dated and signed by us

Geo H Nevinson)  Regrs

Thos Nevinson   )