William Rose of Harby 1902 Will
Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives DE 462/45
This is the last Will and Testament of me William Rose of Harby in the County of Leicester, Retired Grazier
I give and bequeath to my wife all my household goods and furniture which may be in and about my dwelling house at the time of my decease
I give devise and bequeath all the remainder of my real and personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever unto George Rose of Melton Mowbray in the said County of Leicester, Clerk (hereinafter called my Trustee) upon trust after payment of my debts, funeral and testamentary expenses, to pay the income thereof unto my wife during her life, and also such part of the principal monies as may be thought necessary and at her decease to pay to Mary Eliza Marshall wife of Francis Marshall, Emma Cross wife of George William Cross, Rose Kent wife of Walter Kent and Harry Alderman, the children of my sister Ann Alderman, the sum of Two hundred pounds each if they and all of them shall be then living such money being the amount I received from the estate of my late sister Mary Rose, And also to pay to the said Mary Eliza Marshall, Emma Cross, Rose Kent and Harry Alderman the additional sum of One hundred and fifty pounds each, and to Catherine Gregg and Martha Gregg, daughters of the late Samuel Gregg, the sum of Three hundred pounds each if they and each and all of them shall be living at my wife’s death, to whom I give and bequeath the same accordingly
And in the event of their not being sufficient principal money remaining at the time of my wife’s death to meet the legacies above mentioned I hereby direct that the same be reduced proportionately
And all the residue of my said estate I give and bequeath to my said Trustee for his own use and benefit
I appoint the said George Rose Trustee and Executor of this my Will and hereby revoking all former Wills by me at any time heretofore made I declare this to be my last Will and Testament
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this twenty sixth day of November One thousand eight hundred and ninety eight
Signed and acknowledged by the said William Rose as his Will, in the presence of us, present at the same time, who in his presence, at his request, and in the presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses
Thomas Gregg, Harby Grazier
Frances Bailey, Harby Rectory Domestic Servant
On the second day of July 1902 Probate of this Will was granted at Leicester to George Rose the sole Executor
William Rose retired grazier died at Harby 3 April 1902, administration granted to George Rose of Melton Mowbray Solicitor’s Clerk sole executor.
Gross value of Estate £2,066.4.9. Net value of Personal Estate £2,049.14.3.