Storr Francis 1874 of Stathern will

Francis Storr of Stathern 1874 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives DE 462/17

In the name of God Amen I Francis Storr of the Parish of Stathern in the County of Leicester, Cottager, deliver this as my last Will and Testament

I hereby give, devise, and bequeath to Mr George Braithwaite of the aforesaid Parish of Stathern all my real & personal Estate whatsoever & wheresoever In Trust to the following uses and purposes viz

Firstly to pay thereout all my lawful debts Testamentary and Funeral expences and all other charges which may accrue from the execution of this my Will and Testament

Secondly to pay thereout to my eldest Daughter Sarah, Wife of John Harvey of Elstree, Shopkeeper, a legacy of Thirty Pounds Sterling, free of Legacy Duty, to her own use and benefit

Thirdly to pay thereout to my Second Daughter Ann Jane Wife of Peter Smith of Sheffield, Twenty Pounds Sterling free of Legacy Duty to her own use and benefit

Fourthly to pay thereout to my Third Daughter Mary Wife of Russell Miller, Gardener, of Upper Norwood in the County of Surrey Twenty Pounds Sterling, free of Legacy Duty to her own use and benefit

Fifthly to pay over the residue of my Real & personal Estate within One Year of my decease, unto my Son Francis Storr, at present a Police Officer, in the town of Sheffield aforesaid, who is hereby appointed my Sole residuary Legatee

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this Twenty eighth day of November in the year of our Lord, One thousand eight hundred & Seventy Two

                                                                                                         Francis Storr

Signed by the said Francis Storr in the presence of us, present at the same time, who in his presence & in the presence of each other attest & subscribe our names as Witnesses hereto

JW Taylor

John Braithwaite

Proved at Leicester the Tenth day of March 1874 by the Oath of George Braithwaite the Executor according to the tenor of the Will to whom Administration was granted

The Testator Francis Storr was late of Stathern in the County of Leicester Cottager and died on the eighth day of February 1874 at Stathern aforesaid

Under £300

Extracted by Latham and Paddison Solicitors Melton Mowbray