The Last Will and Testament of Joesph Spendlove late of Wakebridge  in the Parish of Crich in the County of Derby but now of Hill Top in the Parish of South Wingfield in the County of Derby Yeoman made the twentysixth day of July in the Year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty eight in manner following, that is to say, First I Will and Direct that all my just debts and funeral and testamentary expenses be fully paid and discharged as soon as conveniently may be after my decease.I Give and bequeath the sum of fifty pounds unto and equally divided between and amongst all and every the children of my sister Ann Argile whether  now born or hereafter to be born share and share alike and which said Legacy  I Direct shall be paid and payable to them when and as they shall severally attain the age of twentyone years .I Give and Devise my messuages buildings Lands herediaments situate in Crich now in the several occupations of Benjamin Taylor Lesson and Samuel Bower and  which  I purchased from Mr Saxton and all other my messuages Lands and herediaments except my several pieces or parcels of land situate  and being at Brassington in the said County of Derby hereinafter mentioned.And  also all  my personal Estate and Effects unto my Brother Robert Spendlove his heirs executors and administrators Upon trust to sell and dispose thereof in such way and manner as he or they may deem most expedient and advantage and of the monies arising therefore to pay and discharge all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses and the said Legacy of fifty pounds herinbefore by me bequeathed and the surplus ( if any ) I Give and bequeath unto the said Robert Spendlove absolutely .I Give and Devise all those my several pieces or parcels of  Land situate and lying and being at Brassington aforesaid unto my said Brother Robert Spendlove to hold the same unto the said Robert Spendlove until his eldest Son John Spendlove shall attain the age of twenty one years and when and as soon as he shall attain that age upon Trust that he the said Robert Spendlove his heirs Executors or administrators do and shall sell and dispose thereof in such way and in manner as he or they shall deem most advantageous and do and shall pay and divide the monies ariseing from such sale unto and equally between and amongst all any every the children of the said Robert Spendlove now born or hereinafter to be born share and share alike  when and as they shall severally attain the age of twenty one years .And lastly I appoint the said Robert Spendlove Sole Executor of this my Will . And I declare that the receipts of the said Robert Spendlove his heirs executors or administrators shall exonerate purchasers and others paying monies to him or them under the trusts of this my Will. And that he and they shall not be answerable for involuntary lapse in the execution of the trusts hereby in them and them reposed.As Witness my hand the day and year above written.
   Joseph Spendlove
Signed by the said Joseph Spendlove the Testator in the presence of us who present at the same time and in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.
Mich. Jessop Solr. Alfreton and Crich
Isaac Spendlove   .  Hill  Top.

On the 16th day of September 1858 the Will of Joseph Spendlove late of Hill Top in the Parish of south Wingfield in the County of derby Yeoman deceased was proved by the oath of Robert spendlove the Brother of the deceased the sole Executor named therein,having first sworn duly to administer.
Effect under £100
Probate Extracted by George Hodgkinson .Sol. Wirksworth.

Transcibers note ,Joseph is buried in Crich Churchyard.