Randel Loomes
(1736 - 1805)


In the Name of God, Amen. I Randel Loomes  of Husbands Bosworth in the County of Leicester, Grazier being in a middling state of Heath but of perfect memory, sound mind and perfect understanding, praise be to God for the same do for the settling of my Temporal concerns make this my Last Will and Testament in manner and form following, that is to say First I will order and direct that all my just 
debts, funeral expenses and the charge of the Probate of this my Will shall be paid and satisfied by my Executors herein after named and bequeath unto my Brother-in- Law, Charles Knight and my Nephew Thomas Loomes and their Heirs all my several Messuages, Cottages or Dwelling Houses associative Appuranances together with Homeland and Homeclose thereunto belonging, situate, lying and being in Husbands Bosworth aforesaid and now in the normal occupation of myself, Thomas also James Robins and William Wagstaff to hold the said Messuages, Cottages or Dwellinghouses, Homestead on Homeclose and premises with their several and respective Appurenances unto the said Charles Knight 
and Thomas Loomes and their Heirs forever Upon Trust that they the said  Charles Knight and  Thomas Loomes or the survivors of them and his Heirs  do and shall as soon as conveniently after my decease sell the same for the best price that can be or may be had for the same and do and shall pay and apply the monies arising by such Sale (after the deduction of the costs, charges and expenses attending 
the execution of the Trust hereby in them reposed and relating thereto) in manner following, that is to say 
in Trust out of the monies arising by the said Sale to pay and apply of my Personal Estate and I do hereby will order and direct that the same after such Sale shall be deemed and taken as part of my Personal Estate and shall be paid in the manner herein after mentioned and my will and mind is that the Rents and Profits with such Sale shall be likewise deemed as part of my Personal Estate  shall be disposed of in the like manner Provided and I do hereby declare my Will and Mind to be that the 
Receipt or Receipts of my said Trustees or the Survivor of them and his Heirs shall be a sufficient discharge to the Purchase or Purchases of the said Messuages Cottages or Dwelling houses Lands Hereditament and Premises or any parts thereof and after such Receipt or Receipts shall be given such Purchaser or Purchasers his or their Heirs, Executors or Administrators shall be absolutely 
discharged of and from the same and they or any of them shall not by answerable or accountable either in Law or equally for any loses or damages which shall happen for or by reason of misapplication of the 
said purchase money or any part thereof and also I give and bequeath unto my neice Mary Loomes the 
sum of five pounds and five shillings and also I give and bequeath unto my cousins John Loomes of Wilbarton, John Loomes of Bruntinthorpe, Edward Loomes, Thomas Loomes of Lutterworth, 
William Loomes of North Kilworth, Elizabeth, the wife of John Goodman and Ann Loomes of Walcot the several and respective Sums of one pound and one shilling each and as to all the rest and remainder of my Estate and Effects whatsoever and wheresoever and of what nature, kind or quality whatsoever I give devise and bequeath the same between my sister Mary, the wife of the said Charles Knight and my 
nephew Thomas Loomes, the Heirs, Executers or Administraters share and share alike and I do 
hereby nominate, constitute and appoint the said Charles Knight and Thomas Loomes Executors of 
this my Last Will and lastly rebuke all former Will or Wills by me of any  kind heretofore made and declare this to be my Last Will and Testament in witness where I Randel Loomes have set my hand 
and seal this thirteenth day of October in the year of our Lord One Thousand  Eight Hundred and One. 

                                                            Randel Loomes 

Published and declared by the said Testator Randel Loomes as and for his Last Will and Testament in the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses to attest, at his request and in his sight and presence and in the presence of each other.


Samuel Witsey                                   John Eyston                                     Eliza Woodford