Scarborough John 1763 of Harby will

John Scarborough of Harby 1763 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1763/238

In the Name of God I John Scarborrow of Harby In the County of Leicester being weak of body but of Perfect mind & Memory Praised be Almighty god Therefore do make & ordain this my Last will and Testament in manner & Form following that is to [“say” missing]

First of all I Give and bequeath my Soule into the Hands of God that gave it hoping thro’ the death & passion of Jesus Christ my Saviour to be joyfully Recd at my Resurrection & my body to be decently Buried by my Executor Hereafter Mentioned

And as for my Temporal and worldly Estates Cattle & Chattles & Personal Estate whatsoever I Give & Dispose of in the Following manner

First of all I Give & bequeath to my Son John Five Pounds to be paid by my Executor one year after my Deceas

Likewise I Give to my daughter Ann Seven Pounds Ten Shillings to be Paid Twelve months after my Deceas by my Executor as also I Give to my said Daughter Ann my Great ovel table & her Mothers Box

My debts my Legaices my funeral Expences being first duly Paid then my House & all the Rest of my Goods Cattles Chattles & Personal Estates whatsoever I Give & bequeath to Elizabeth my Loving wife making & ordaining her my full Sole & only Executrix of this my Last will & testament

In Witness whereof the testator hath set his hand & Seal this Fifth day of April 1763

                                                                                                         John Scarborrow His mark

In the Presence of us

Wm Adcock

Ann Adcock

John Adcock

On Tuesday the 30th day of August 1763 Elisabeth Scarborrow the within mentiond Executrix was Sworn before Me

                                                                                                         Thomas Myddelton Surrogt