John Loomes

(1798 - 1835)

This is the last Will and Testament of me John Loomes of Husbands Bosworth in the county of Leicester grazier.  I give and Devise and Bequeath all my real and personal property estate and effects whatsoever and wherever the same may be in position and coming to me under the Will of my late father 
and my mother deceased and also my brother Thomas’s share under the same Will which I purchased of him and all other my real and personal estate and effects whatsoever and wherever the same may be unto 
my brother-in-law John Spencer of Welford in the County of Northampton, Grazier and my friend Benjamin Jackson in the County of Leicester, Draper, and to their heirs, executors, administrators and assigns in trust that my said Trustees or the survivors of them shall sell and dispose of my said real and personal estates as soon as the nature of such property will permit and after paying my just debts, funeral expenses and the charges of proving this my Will pay and discharge of a certain Bond for five hundred pounds with all interest the rest due and owing from this and then In Trust to put and place the rest 
residue and the remainder of my said properties and monies out of interest either in public funds or else upon one or more good and sufficient security or securities either real or personal and shall and do pay and apply the interests and dividends or produce thereof as the same shall arise and be received unto and for 
the use of my daughter Elizabeth Loomes and for the bringing up and proper education of her my said daughter until she arrive of her age of twenty one and immediately after my said daughter arrive at her said age of twenty one years upon trust  that they  my said Trustees or the survivors of them, his heirs, executors or administrators shall and do call in the said principal monies and pay the same unto my said daughter Elizabeth Loomes to and for her own and absolute use and benefit but in the case of my said daughter should depart this life before attaining her said age of twenty one years then I direct my said Trustees or Trustee for the time being to call in my said monies and pay and divide the same and in manner following the shares I bought of my brother Thomas unto him absolutely in full and other monies 
I may have received of my father in law William be with all other of my property whatsoever and wheresoever and then the remainder unto and equally between my brothers Thomas, William, James, Charles, George, Benjamin, Sarah, Jane and Frances Mary to and for their and each of their own absolute uses and benefit as tenants in concession and I do hereby direct that the receipt or receipts of my said Trustee or Trustees  for the time being shall be on sufficient discharge or sufficient discharges to 
any purchaser or purchasers of my real estate if any for his, her or their purchase money or for so much thereof as in such receipt or receipts shall be expressed and set forth to have been received and that such purchaser or purchasers shall not be available or accountable for any cost misapplication or non application thereof or any part thereof and I do hereby direct that they my said Trustees and the survivor of them and their executors or administrators of such survivor of all and may. reimburse him, her on themselves only 
of the said trust monies all costs and charges they may be of  by reason of the trust hereby in them reposed and also that they shall not be charged with an accountable for more of the said Trust Monies that them shall receive and that one of them shall not be answerable for the other of them or for the acts, deeds, receipts or payments of the other of them for his own acts, deeds, receipts or payment only and lastly I do hereby nominate, constitute and appoint the said John Spencer and Benjamin Jackson joint executors of this my Will hereby revoking all other Wills by me of any time hereto fore made.  In witness whereas I the said John Loomes have to this my last Will and Testament set my hand and seal this twenty first day  of February in the year of our Lord One Thousand, Eight Hundred and Thirty Five

Signed, Sealed and Published by the said John Loomes the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in his presence and his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses hereto and the interconnection between the first and seventh line on the last page and the words unto him my said father in law for his own use and benefit