William Lynam 1830 – 1894

Will of William Lynam born 15/12/1830 died 22/8/1894

The death certificate of William Lynam stated died of Leucocy Hernia his daughter Selina was present at death.
This is the last Will and Testament of me William Lynam of Heanor Road Ilkeston in the County of Derby, Water Inspector.
I give devise and bequeath all my real and personal estate and effects unto my wife Eliza Lynam, Joseph Shorthouse of Cotmanhay Ilkeston aforesaid Colliery Proprietor and Henry Wilford of Ilkeston aforesaid, Surveyor upon trust in the first place there out to pay my just debts, funeral and testamentary expenses and then to permit my wife to hold and enjoy my said real and personal estate and effects for her life and after her death I direct my surviving trustees to divide my personal estate into and equally between my children or if my said trustees think set to sell and divide the proceeds in the same manner and also to sell my real estate and divide the proceeds thereof in the same manner, I appoint my said wife Eliza Lynam and the said Joseph Shorthouse and Henry Wilford, executors of this my will, and I hereby revoke all former wills.
In witness whereof I have to this my will set my hand the Eighteenth day of September One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty Eight

Signed Wm Lynam

Signed by the said Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us present at he same time who in his presence and in the presence of each other have here unto subscribed our names as witnesses
A.E Hopkins. Solicitor, Ilkeston
E Winfield. Clerk to Mr Hopkins, Ilkeston.

On the 23rd day of May 1895 Probate of this will granted at Derby to Eliza Lynam, Joseph Shorthouse and Henry James Wilford the executors.

Died 22/10/1894 age 63 years of Heanor Road Ilkeston, a Water Inspector to Elizabeth Lynam widow £56.3.9d and after her death to sell all real estate and divide the proceeds.
Executors: Joseph Shorthouse of Cotmanhay Ilkeston, Colliery Owner, Coal and timber merchant and Henry James Wilford of Ilkeston Borough Inspector.
signed 23/5/1895

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