Thomas Spendlove Shottle Lawn Farm 2-11-1867
                                     Copied from Will extracts book located at Nottingham Records Office

This is the last Will and Testament of me Thomas Spendlove of Shottle Lawn Farm in the County of Derby Yeoman made this twentieth day of January one thousand eight hundred and sixty five .Hearby I appoint William Deaville of The New Buildings in Shottle aforesaid Yeoman and my son in Law Thomas Spendlove of the Crow trees in Shottle aforesaid Yeoman Executors,thereof I bequeath a feather Bed,night chair,set of mahogony drawers,one table tea trolly and tea service unto my wife Ann Spendlove absolutely I bequeath the remainder of my household furnature Live and Dead farming stock Good Will of Farm money and securities for money and all other my personal estate unto my son Job Spendlove who is now residing with me for his own absolute use and benifit subject to the payment of my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses.I devise All thatmy Close of Land situate at Duffield in the county of Derby called The Top of the Low Close and purchased by me of Mr William Tempest and all other my Estate situate at Duffield aforesaid Unto the said William Deaville and his heirs Upon Trust for my Grandson Thomas Spendlove (the youngest son of the said Job Spendlove)his heirs and assigns for ever but subject nevertheless to the payment of the anual produce and the rents and produce thereof unto my said wife Anne Spendlove until my said Grandson attains the age of twenty one years if she shall so long continue unmarried.And also subject to the payment of the Legacies of One hundered pounds apiece to my Grandchildren Annie and William the children of my daughter Ellen Spendlove deceased to be paid upon my said Grandson attaining the age of twenty one years.And I hereby charge my said Copyhold Estate with the payment of the said legacies.I devise and bequeath all estates vested in me as trustee or Mortgagee unto my said Executors upon trust for the purposesw for which I hold the same.I devise and bequeath the residue of my real and personal estate unto my son Job Spendlove his heirs executors administrators or assigns for ever.I revoke all other Wills by me at anytime heretofore made and declare this to be my last and unto it as such I have hereunto set my hand the day and year first herein written. Thomas Spendlove signed by the said Thomas Spendlove as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us present at the same time who at the same time at his request in his presence of each other have hereunto set our names as Witnesses.John Wilson Farmer Shottle Josh Bland Walker Sol Belper
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Proved at Derby the 3rd day of March 1868 by the Oath of William Deaville and Thomas Spendlove the Executors to whome administration was granted.
The Tesator Thomas Spendlove was late of Shottle Lawn Farm in the parish of Duffield in the County of Derby Farmer and died on the second day of November 1867 at Shottle Lawn Farm aforesaid
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Extracted by Joesph Bland Walker Solicitor.Belper