Sleath Thomas 1803 of Grimston Will

Thomas Sleath of Grimston 1803 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Records 1803

In the Name of God Amen I Thomas Sleath of Grimston in the County of Leicester Yeoman do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following

First I recommend my soul into the Hands of Almighty God my maker and as for my Body to be Buried in a Christian like manner by my Executor hereafter nominated

Item I give and Bequeath to my Sons Thomas Richard William and Isaac Sleath each of them the Sum of One Shilling

Also I give and bequeath to Daughters Elizabeth the Wife of Thomas Ilstone, Dorothy the Wife of William Beane, Jane the Wife of Thomas Jennings, Sarah the Wife of Thomas Harrison and Deborah the Wife of Thomas Oswin the Sum of One Shilling each

Also I give and bequeath to my dear and loveing Wife all my Houshold Goods which I now have

Also I give and bequeath to my Dear and loving Wife and my Son Daniel Sleath all my Stock Cattle and Chattels and do appoint them Sole Executors of this my last Will and Testament paying all my Debts Legacies and Burial charges

In Witness whereof I the said Thomas Sleath have to this my last Will and Testament have set my hand and Seal this Eight Day of June One thousand Eight hundred and Two

                                                                                                                The mark of Thomas Sleath

Signed Sealed and declared by the said Thomas Sleath the father and Testator of this his last Will and Testament in the presence of us

William Hart

Elizabeth Bishop

26 Oct 1803 The within named Widow (Ann Sleath) of the within named Testator and Daniel Sleath his Son the Executors within named were then sworn to the due execution of the within written Will and at the same time swore that the goods chattells and effects of the said Testator did not amount to the sum of one hundred pounds as they verily believed

                                                                                                                Before us Thos Robinson, commissary