Tuckwood Ann 1850 of Ab Kettleby will

Ann Tuckwood of Ab Kettleby 1850 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives PR/T/1850/167

This is the last Will and Testament of me Ann Tuckwood Widow of Abb Kettleby in the County of Leicester

First I desire to be buried by my late husband and to have a plain single stone erected to my memory with my own and my husband’s names engraved thereon and my mother’s below them The same to be executed by Mr Swain stone-cutter of Long Clawson

I hereby appoint Mr William Annis of Saltby Heath my sole executor and administrator

I give & bequeath to my Cousin Mary Goodman of Great Dalby five pounds

To Ann Wakerley of Sileby ten pounds

To Elizabeth Lewis Brown of Abb Kettleby nineteen guineas

To Jane Pick Widow of Melton Mowbray five pounds

To Amos Tuckwood of Abb Kettleby five pounds

To Elizabeth Oliver of Flintham Nottinghamshire five pounds

To Sarah Dennis of Frisby on the Wreak five pounds

To Dorothy Hand of Sproxton five pounds

All Moneys remaining over and above the bequests herein before stated I desire may be equally divided between William Cooper John Cooper Henry Cooper and Thomas Cooper grand Children of Mr William Annis my Executor by the late Alice Cooper his daughter

Also I give and bequeath to Ann Wakerley of Sileby six silver tea-spoons marked AP Also my best tea-tray and tea-caddy and my chest of drawers

Also to Thomas Tuckwood son of Amos Tuckwood I give my watch

Also to William Tuckwood Brown I give my Large Bible

Also to Elizabeth Lewis Brown I give all my furniture not already particularly disposed of

To Elizabeth Lewis Brown and Ann Wakerley before named I give all my clothes to divide between themselves as they may think best

Witness my hand this seventeenth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty

                                                                                                         Ann Tuckwood

James Brown      )  Witnesses to the signatures of the testatrix

JF Johnson           )  and of each other

Melton Mowbray

Tenth day of September 1850

William Annis of Saltby Heath in the County Leicester Farmer and Grazier the Sole Executor in this Will named was duly sworn to the truth and faithful performance thereof as usual, and to the truth of the usual Stamp Office Affidavit, and that the Goods chattels and Credits of the deceased, without deducting any thing on account of debts owing therefrom do not amount in value to the Sum of Two hundred Pounds and that the deceased died on the Twenty seventh day of July last past

                                                                                                         Before me John Healy Surrogate to the Commissary

11th October 1850

Exhibited before the Reverend John Wing clerk MA and Surrogate and Probate decreed to pass Seal to the above named William Annis the sole Executor in the presence of

Geo. Nevinson

Not Pub. Registrar

In the Court of the Commissary of the Lord Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeaconry of Leicester Appeared personally James Browne of Abb Kettleby in the County and Archdeaconry of Leicester Grazier and made oath that he is one of the subscribed witnesses to the last will and Testament of Ann Tuckwood late of the same place Widow deceased bearing date the seventh day of June in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and fifty now annexed and marked with the letter A and he further made oath that on the seventeenth day of June aforesaid the said Testatrix duly executed her said last will by signing her Name at the foot or end thereof in the presence of this Deponent and of John Fairbain Johnson of Abb Kettleby aforesaid Clerk