Scarborough Alfred 1917 of Long Clawson will

Alfred Scarborough of Long Clawson 1917 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives DE 462/60

This is the last Will and Testament of me Alfred Scarborough of Long Clawson in the County of Leicester Labourer

I appoint my son Tom Scarborough and my son Jim Scarborough to be the Executors and Trustees of this my Will

I devise and bequeath all my real and personal estate to my said Trustees in trust to pay my funeral and Testamentary expenses and debts and to allow the use and enjoyment of my household furniture and household effects to my wife Elizabeth Scarborough during her life and In trust to invest the residue of my said estate and pay the income arising from the same to my said wife for life and from and after the death of my said Wife I direct my Trustees the said Tom Scarborough and Jim Scarborough shall sell and convert into money my household furniture and household effects and shall divide the proceeds of such sale and my already invested money equally between all my children as shall survive the survivor of my wife or myself

In witness whereof I the Testator Alfred Scarborough have hereunto set my hand this tenth day of January one thousand nine hundred and eleven by making my mark hereto            

                                                                                                         Alfred Scarborough His Mark

Signed by the Testator Alfred Scarborough by making his mark hereto the same having been first read over and explained to him in our presence and by us in his presence

Harold Bodger Clerk Melton Mowbray

WG Tyler Clerk to Atter & Son Melton Mowbray

On the twenty first day of February 1917 Probate of this Will was granted at Leicester to Tom Scarborough the son, one of the Executors

Alfred Scarborough died at Long Clawson 10 January 1917

Jim Scarborough renounced the Probate and execution of the Will

Estate Value Gross and Net £189