Will Details

Will of Henry Smith

Date of will 22 August 1791
Status yeoman 
Abode when will written Hanslope, Buckinghamshire
Date of probate 1 December 1791
Summary of will Property and substantial financial legacies divided between his children: William, Henry and Eleanor Smith, Sarah Burt and Elizabeth Sear. This included property in Ratcliff cum Chackmore, Gawcott Fields and Piddington. Also left legacy to servant William Bradbury. In addition to family members, Thomas Kitelee of Castlethorpe was an executor and also a trustee of trusts set up for the daughters. 
Persons mentioned in will:
Name Relation Abode Role Notes
William Smith Son    beneficiary   left land in Ratliffe cum Chackmore, Bucks, and £100 
Henry Smith Son    beneficiary executor   left land in Gawcott Fields, and 1/3rd of residue of estate 
Thomas Kitelee Friend  Castlethorpe  executor   trustee of trusts under will 
William Burt Son in Law    executor   trustee of trusts under will 
Eleanor Smith Daughter    beneficiary   left £150, and life interest in properties in Piddington 
Sarah Burt Daughter    beneficiary   left 1/3rd residue of estate, and life interest in 100 
Elizabeth Sear Daughter    beneficiary executor   left 1/3rd residue of estate and £200 
Edward Watts       owner of farm he leased 
William Bradbury Servant    beneficiary   left 5 guineas 
James Fretter     witness    
William Neall     witness    
Stamp Garrard     witness    
Source:  The National Archives,  reference  PROB 11/1212
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