Spreckley William 1734 of Long Clawson will

William Spreckley of Long Clawson 1734 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives, Leicestershire Wills and Probate Record 1734

In the name of God Amen I William Spreckley of Long Clawson in the County of Leicester being Sick and weake in Body But of perfect mind and memmory prased be God for I Do make and ordaine my last Will and Testement Revoking and Renouncing all former Wills made by me

I Luer my soul into the hands of Almyghtie God Which hath sent it me hoping for a Joyfull Resurrection att the meeting of my Blessed Redeemer Jesus Christ my Body to the Earth from whence it was Taken to be Buried In a Christian Decent Manner att the Discretion of my Exectors below named and as for My Temporoll Estate Which God hath given me I Dispose of them in Manner and form folling

Imprimis I give to my Brother Thomas Doubleday the sum of one shilling

Item I Give to my Eldest Sister Mary Bishop of Scalford my house and homested Which I am att present posest of and the aportenances theirunto belonging and to the said Mary Bishop My Cottage and three lands one land lying att the Bottom of long Swallow another land one off of Saltwell Balke another land lying att the More hurn Both the Cottage and the lands are lying in the East end field of Long Clawson all this I Give to my Eldest Sister Mary Bishop as aforesaid to her Dureing her natural Life and after her Death to her Daughters Mary and Elizabeth Bishop to them their Heirs or assigns for Ever

Item I Give to my sister Elizebeth Hollwell of Sleeford in the County of Lincoln one oxgang of land lying in the Est end field of Long Clawson During her natural life and after her Decease to her two Sons William and Anthony Holwell to the theirs Heirs or assigns for Ever on this Condition that the said Elizebeth Holwell wife of William Holwell their Heirs or assigns for Ever shall pay or cause to be paid to the overseers Long Clawson yearly the sum of fife shillings at Simon and Jude being the 28th of October for to be laid out in Bread on that Day for the poor of Long Clawson or fife pounds of good and lawfull money of Great Britan being paid to the overseers of the poor of Long Clawson which they think fit

And lastly I make and ordaine William Bishop of Scalford and William Holwell of Sleeford my sisters husbands Joynt Execitors of all my goods cattle and Chattles

In Witness Whereof I have set my hand and seal the 27 of Feberuary Anno Dom: 172930

                                                                                                         The Marke of William Spreckley

Signed sealed published and Declared to be the last Will and testement of William Spreckly Testator In the presents of us

William Hall

Thomas Hoe

Thomas Hoe Junior

Richard Hoe

Probate 29 April 1734