Shillcock William 1814 of Hose will

William Shilcock of Hose 1814 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1814

This is the last Will and Testament of me William Shilcock of Hose in the County of Leicester Grazier as follows

First I desire to be buried in a decent manner at the discretion of my executors hereinafter named and as to my real and personal estate which it has pleased God to bless me with I give and dispose thereof in manner hereinafter mentioned

I give and bequeath unto my Brother John Shilcock of Redmile in the said County of Leicester Grazier and my nephew Joseph Shilcock of Hose aforesaid Grazier the sum of one hundred and fifty Pounds upon this special Trust that they my said Trustees John Shilcock and Joseph Shilcock and the Survivor of them and the executors or administrators of such Survivor do and shall put and place out at interest the said sum of one hundred and fifty Pounds or continue the same out on the present Security or Securities as they shall think proper and the interest or Dividends arising therefrom yearly and every year pay apply and dispose of the same for the maintenance schooling and bringing up of my two nephews John Shilcock and Henry Shilcock and my niece Ann Shilcock the Sons and Daughter of my Brother Henry Shilcock until he she or they attain their respective age and ages of twenty one years and when and so soon as they attain their respective age and ages of twenty one years Then I give and bequeath the said sum of one hundred and fifty Pounds and all interest that shall be then due for the same unto and among my said nephews and niece John Henry and Ann Shilcock in equal shares and proportions and in case of the death of any of my said Nephews and Niece before they attain their said respective ages of twenty one years without issue of their respective body or bodies lawfully begotten Then I give the share or shares of him her or them so dying unto and among the Survivors and Survivor of them share and share alike

Also I give and bequeath unto my said Brother John Shilcock and my nephew Joseph Shilcock the sum of two hundred Pounds upon this special Trust that they my said trustees John Shilcock and Joseph Shilcock and the Survivor of them and the executors or administrators or such Survivor do and shall put and place out at interest the said Sum of two hundred Pounds or continue the same out on the present Security or Securities as they shall think proper and the interest or dividends arising therefrom yearly and every year pay apply and dispose of the same for the maintenance schooling and bringing up of my four nieces Mary Ann Elizabeth and Hannah Shilcock the Daughters of my late Brother Joseph Shilcock until they respectively attain their age and ages of twenty one years and when and as soon as they have attained their said respective age and ages of twenty one years Then I give and bequeath the said sum of two hundred Pounds and all interest that shall be then due for the same unto and among my said four nieces Mary Ann Elizabeth and Hannah Shilcock in equal shares and proportions And in case of the death of any of my said four nieces before they attain their said respective age and ages of twenty one years without issues of their respective body and bodies lawfully begotten Then I give the share or shares of her or them so dying unto and among the Survivors and Survivor of them share and share alike

Also I give and bequeath unto my said Brother John Shilcock and my nephew Joseph Shilcock the further sum of two hundred Pounds and also one share in the Grantham Canal Navigation Upon this further Trust and Confidence that they my said Trustees John and Joseph Shilcock and the Survivor of them his executors or admors do and shall put and place out at interest the said sum of two hundred Pounds or continue the same out on the present Security or Securities as they shall think proper and the interest or dividends arising from the said Sum of two hundred Pounds and the said share in the Grantham Canal Navigation yearly and every year pay apply and dispose of the same for the benefit maintenance schooling and bringing up of my two nephews William Shilcock and John Shilcock and my three nieces Hannah Mary and Ann Shilcock the Sons and Daughters of my Brother in Law John Shilcock of Long Clawson in the said County of Leicester Grazier until they respectively attain their several and respective age and ages of twenty one years and when and as soon as they have attained their said several and respective ages of twenty one years Then I give the said Share in the Grantham Canal Navigation unto my said nephew William Shilcock and I do direct the same to be transferred to him accordingly and the said last mentioned sum of two hundred Pounds and the interest that shall be then due for the same I give and bequeath unto and among my said nephew John Shilcock and my three nieces Hannah Mary and Ann Shilcock the Son and Daughters of my said Brother in Law John Shilcock in equal shares and proportions And in case of the death of any of my said last mentioned nephew and Nieces before they attain their said several and respective age and ages of twenty one years without issue of their respective body and bodies lawfully begotten then the share or shares of the said sum of two hundred Pounds and Interest and the said Navigation share of him her or them so dying unto and among the Survivors and Survivor of them in equal shares and proportions

Also I give and bequeath unto my said Brother John Shilcock and my nephew Joseph Shilcock the further Sum of one hundred and fifty Pounds Upon this further trust that my said Trustees John and Joseph Shilcock and the Survivor of them his executors or administrators do and shall put and place out at interest the said sum of one hundred and fifty Pounds or continue the same out on the present Security or securities as they shall think proper and the Interest or dividends arising from the said Sum of one hundred and fifty Pounds yearly and every year pay apply and dispose of the same for the benefit maintenance schooling and bringing up of my nephew Henry Shilcock and my two nieces Ann and Theodocia Shilcock the Son and Daughters of my said Brother John Shilcock until they severally and respectively attain their several and respective age and ages of twenty one years and when and as soon as they have attained their said several and respective age and ages of twenty one years Then I give and bequeath the said Sum of one hundred and fifty Pounds and interest that shall then be due unto and among my said last mentioned nephew and nieces Henry Ann and Theodocia Shilcock in equal shares and proportions And in case of the death of any of my said nephew or nieces last mentioned before they attain their said several and respective age and ages of twenty one years without issue of their body or bodies lawfully begotten Then I give and bequeath the share or shares of the said sum of one hundred and fifty Pounds and Interest of him her or them so dying unto and among the Survivors and Survivor of them in equal shares and proportions

All which said Legacies amounting to the sum of seven hundred Pounds I do direct to be paid as soon as conveniently may be after my death by my executor hereinafter named

Also I give and devise all my Messuages or Tenements Closes Lands Hereditament and premises with the Appurts situate standing lying and being in Harby in the said County of Leicester And also all that old inclosed close of Pasture lying in the Lordship of Hose aforesaid and called by the name of the new Close and containing by estimation fifteen acres or thereabouts unto my said Brother John Shilcock and my nephew Joseph Shilcock their heirs and assigns upon this special trust that they my said trustees John Shilcock and Joseph Shilcock and the Survivor of them and the heirs and assigns of such Survivor do and shall yearly and every year collect and receive the rents and profits of my said Messuages or Tenements Lands Hereditaments and premises and pay and apply the same for the benefit maintenance and bringing up of my nephew William Shilcock second son of my said Brother Henry Shilcock until he attains his age of twenty one years and when and as soon as he attains his said age of twenty one years Then I give and devise the said Messuages or Tenements Closes Lands Hereditament and premises so situate in Harby and Hose as aforesaid unto my said nephew William Shilcock his heirs and assigns forever

Also I give and devise all that Close of Pasture or Ground inclosed situate lying and being in Hose aforesaid and called by the name of the Roe Close containing by estimation seven acres and two roods or thereabouts unto my nephew Joseph Shilcock only son of my late Brother Joseph Shilcock To hold the same unto my said nephew Joseph Shilcock his heirs and assigns forever

Also I give and bequeath unto the Overseers of the Poor and Churchwarden of Hose aforesaid for the time being the sum of twenty Pounds the interest to be distributed yearly among such poor persons of the said Parish of Hose as they shall think most deserving and in such manner and at such times as they shall judge proper and convenient

And Lastly all the rest and residue of my Goods Stock Cattle Chattels Rights Credits Ready Money Securities for money and all other my personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever (after Payment of my Debts and Legacies) I give to my said Brother Henry Shilcock in Trust for his son my said Nephew William Shilcock until he attains his age of twenty one years

And I do hereby appoint my said Brother Henry Shilcock executor in trust of this my last Will and Testament

In Witness whereof I the said William Shilcock the testator have to this my last Will and Testament to the three first Sheets set my hand and to this the last sheet my hand and seal this 30th day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred

                                                                                                         William Shilcock

Signed sealed published and declared by the said William Shilcock the testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who have at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other subscribed our names as Witnesses to the due execution thereof

Henry Mantle

George Mantle

Samuel Mantle

21st Feby 1814

This is a true Copy of the origl being examd therewith by us

Wm Harrison

John Stockdale Hardy

Deceased died 11 May 1813

Proved in the Prerogative Office 11 Mar 1814