THE WILL OF DEBORAH SPENDLOVE OF SHOTTLE DERBYSHIRE
DATED 12TH APRIL 1766.
PROBATE GRANTED DERBY 19TH APRIL 1768
Transcibed from original located at Lichfied Joint Records Office

In the name of God Amen I Deborah Spendlove of Shottle in the parish of Duffield and County of Derby being weak in Body but of sound and disposing mind and Understanding (Praised be God) Do make and Ordain this my last Will and Testament in Manner following .
First I give Devise and bequeath all my ready money and Securitys for money that is oweing to me whatsoever and also my Cow and all my Household Furniture in the House where I now dwell unto my Only and well beloved son Samuel Spendlove of Codnor in the County aforesaid for ever on Paying all my debts and Funeral expenses.Also I give all my wearing Apperrel to my loving Sisters Lucy Key and my Sister Jane Spendlove of Shottle Aforesaid to be equally Divided between them.
Also I constitute and Appoint my Loving Son Samuel Spendlove and my Brother George Spendlove of Shottle aforesaid Executors for the performing this my Last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal the Twelvth Day of April in the Sixth Year of aour Sovereign Lord King George the Third and in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundered Sixty and Six.
Deborah ( Her Mark )Spendlove ( Seal )

Sealed published and Declared by the Testatrix as and for her last Will and Testament in the presence of us who Subscribed our Names in the said Tesators presence.
Joseph Blundstone
Joshua Dannah
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At Derby 19th April 1768.
Let a Probate of this Will be granted to George Spendlove the Surviving Executor Written on
Being first sworn before me .Thos White Sur inside of sheet.
Under 20
Jas Fletcher
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Derb:19 April 1768 Deborah Spendlove will dated Apri; 12th 1766.
T.Deb.Spendlove de Duffield Written on
1:EX: ( s Inf .20 ) outside of sheet.