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William Green of Kingsthorpe - his Will - 1841

 William was my GG Grandfather, the husband of Frances who wrote letters to her brother Abraham Walter in America. Intriguing to see reference to Widow, Elizabeth Aspinall, will have to now find her will.

 This is the last Will and Testament

of me William Green of Kingsthorpe in the County of Northampton
Gentleman First I give and devise unto my dear Wife Frances Green all that
Messuage or Tenament with the appurtanences now or late in the tenure or
occupation of Charles Gardner and the small piece or parcel of land adjoining
thereto now or late in the tenure or occupation of Jerom Green and also all
those two several Closes or inclosed Grounds with the appurtanences caled Wall
Close and Cottage Close now or late in the tenure or occupation of William
 
Hartley which said premises are situate standing lying and being in the
parish of Kingsthorpe aforesaid to hold the same premises unto my said
wife and her assigns for and during the term of her natural life and from
immediately after her decease I give and devise all and singular the said premises
unto my Son William Green the younger his heirs and assigns for ever subject 
nevertheless and I do hereby charge and subject the same premises with &? to
the payment by the said William Green the younger his heirs exors admons
and assigns of the sum of two hundred pounds of lawful money of Great
Britain to my daughter Elizabeth Ann Green so soon after my said wifes
decease as she the said Elizabeth Ann Green shall have attained the age of
twenty one years and I do hereby give and bequeath unto my said daughter
the sum of two hundred pounds accordingly Also I give and devise unto my
said Wife Frances Green all those two several Closes or inclosed grounds called
Mortar Pit Close and Nixons Cottage Close with the appurtanences & also
all that Close or inclosed ground now or late in the tenure or occupation of
the said William Gren called Millbrook Close with the appurtanences situate
in Kingsthorpe aforesaid and also all those nine? several messuages
or tenaments situate and being in Kingsthorpe aforesaid and now or late
in the several tenures or occupations of John Cumberpatch John Beeddy?
Whitsy White Robert Turland Thomas Underwood William Lucas Samuel
Hill Widdow Parratt and Elizabeth Brazier together with the outbuildings
and appurtanencex to the same premises belonging or appertaining To
hold the same unto my said Wife for and during the term of her natural
life and from and immediately after the decease of my said Wife I give and
devise the said last mentioned Close or inclosed ground and several messuages
or tenaments and premises with the appurtanences unto my son George
Green his heirs and assigns for ever Subject nevertheless to and I do hereby
charge and subject all the said last mentioned premises with and to the payment
of the sum of three hundred pounds of lawful money of Great Britain
to my said daughter Elizabeth Ann Green to be paid to her so soon after my
said Wife's decease as she shall have attained the age of twenty one years
and I do hereby give and bequeath unto my said daughter Elizabeth Ann
Green the sum of three hundred pounds accordingly provided always nevertheless
and my mind and will is that in case my said daughter shall
happen to die without attaining the said age of twenty one years then and
in such case the aforesaid two several legacies of two hundred pounds and
three hundred pounds shall absolutely lapse and be void I give unto my said
Wife Frances Green All my linen plate china wines and all and singular
my household goods and furniture to and for her own absolute use & benefit
and as to all my farming stock and all and singular other my Personal
Estate and Effects not hereinbefore disposed of I give and bequeath the
same and every part thereof unto and equally between my Wife Frances
Green and my two sons William Green the younger and George Green
in equal proportions share and share alike subject nevertheless to and I do
hereby charge and subject such farming stock and personal estate& effects
last mentioned with and to the payment of my debts and my funeral and
testamentary expenses and also with and to the payment of a legacy or
sum of five hundred pounds unto mydaughter Elizabeth Ann Green
at her age of twenty one years in case she shall live to attain that age
and I do hereby give and bequeath unto my said daughter the sum of five
hundred pouns accordingly in addition to the two several legacies of two
hundred pounds and three hundred pounds before bequeathed to her by
this my Will and I do hereby nominate and appoint my said Wife Frances
Green my nephew William Paine of Brockhall in the said County of Northampton
and my Son William Green the younger Trustees and Guardians
of my said two Children George Green and Elizabeth Ann Green during their
respective minorities and lastly I do hereby nominate and appoint my said
 
Wife and my said Son William Green Executrix and Executor of this
my last Will and Testament hereby revoking and making void all former
and other wills by me at any time heretofore made In witness whereof
I have to this my last Will and Testament contained in this and the two
preceding sheets of paper set my hand this sixteenth day of February in the
year of our Lord Christ One thousand eight hundred and forty one Wm Green.
Signed and declared by the said William Green the Testator as and for his last
Will and Testament in the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our
names as witnesses thereto at his request in his presence and in the presence
of each other Geo Abby Solr Northampton - Joseph Boyce Servant to Mr Green
 
This Official Copy of the Will of William Green deceased extracted from
the Registry of the archdeaconry of Northampton was proved at London 7th September 1841 before the Judge by the Oaths of Frances Green Widow the Relict and William Green the Son the Executors to whom admon was granted limited so far only as concerns all the right title & Interest of the said William Green deceased in and to a certain sum of two hundred and ninety three pounds one shilling and two pence Now? three and a half percent annuities standing in the name of him the said deceased in the Books kept by the Governor and Company of the Bank of England and the Interest and Dividends now due and to grow due thereon and all benefit and advantage to be had received and taken therefrom subject to the trusts of the Will of Elizabeth Aspinall Widow deceased but no further or otherwise or in any other manner whatsoever they having been first sworn by Commission duly to administer.

 

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