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The Will of Humphrey Leah of Mobberley 1711

 

 

In the name of God Amen the twelth day of December

in the yeare of our Lord one thousand seven hundred eleven

I Humphrey Leah of Mobberley in the County of Chester being

of perfect memory but weak of body doe make this my

last will in manner and forme following:

 

First I bequeath my soul into ye hands of God my maker

and as for my body to be buryed in Christiall buryall att the

discretion of my Executor or Executors hereafter nominated;

 

Secondly I give and bequeath all my goods that I am now at

present possest of unto my son Roger Leah provided that

he pay to my daughter Ann wife of Thomas Mainware-

-ing of Mobberley the sume of one pound and Five shillings

at ye end of one yeare after my decease;

 

Thirdly It is my will and pleasure that what money I have by

mee or what money is of will be due to mee att my decease

after funerall expences and debts be dischard my daughter

shall receive ye one moiety of half thereof at ye end of one

yeare after my decease:

 

Lastly It is my will and pleasure and I order and appoynt

or make choise off my son Roger Leah and Joshua Hyde

Clerk executors of this my Last will to performe my

will & pleasure Inn wittnes whereof I have sett my hand

and seal ye day & yeare first above written

 
Wittnesses
hereunto                         
Humphrey Leah
mark and seal
Thomas Bradbury  
Elizabeth Bradburys mark  
Joshua Hyde  
  Rogerus Leah & Joshua Hyde Clerici
Executore in [u]ltime Testim[ent]o nominati
fidem dederunt de bene &c
  coram me Tho: Leftwicke surr:

 

 

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