Isabell WATSON of Wakehill 1748

Last Will and Testament of Isabell WATSON dated 6th December 1748
Transcribed by Sheila K Douglas

In the name of God Amen I Isabell Wattson of Dally Gill (al’d) Wakehill in the Parish of Kerby Malzeard Spinster being weak of Body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be Given unto God therefore and calling to mind the mortality of my body and Knowing it is appointed for all once to Dye Do make and ordain this my last will and Testament in manner and form following (that is to say)

First and Principally I give my Soul unto the Hands of God who Gave me And my body to be buried at the Discretion of my Executor hereafter named And as touching Such Worldly Estates as it hath pleased God to bless me with all I Give, Devise, Bequeath and Dispose of the same as followeth

First I give and bequeath to William Wattson my Brother one shilling
Likewise I Give and Bequeath to George Wattson my Brother one Shilling
Likewise I Give and Bequeath to Thomas Wattson my Brother one Shilling
Likewise I give and bequeath to Dorothy Horn? my Sister one Shilling
Likewise I give and bequeath to Elizabeth Beecroft my Sister one Shilling and
Lastly I give and Bequeath to Leonard Wattson my Brother all my Goods and Effects moveable and immoveable, Real and Personal, Goods and Chattels, of what nature or kind Soever they be, and all other my Substance whatsoever, and wheresoever, the same shall be found; he paying my Just Debts, Legacies, and Funerale Expences and

I do hereby make ordain and appoint the said Leonard Wattson Sole Executor of this my last will and testament and I do hereby utterly revoke, Disallow and make void all other wills and testaments by me made or for me made and does only acknowledge this my last will and testament

In Witness whereof I have here unto set my hand and Seal the sixth day of December in the Year of our Lord 1748

Isabell (mark and seal) Wattson

Sealed, Signed, Published, pronounced
and Declared by the said Isabell
Wattson as her last Will and Testament
in the presence of

Wilfrad Piper
Mary (her mark) Piper
George Pickersgill
John Pickersgill

14th April 1749. Then personally appeared Leonard Watson Executor who was
duly sworn to execute and so forth, and that the effects did not amount to 30 ?
before me J Nursaw? Surr