|Content Description||Recites his marriage settlement dated 12 March 1859 concerning Annesley Hall, and his estates at Annesley, Felley, Cropwell Butler, Edwalton, Tithby, Wiverton, Hucknall Torkard and Hoveringham; recites another settlement dated 12 March 1859 concerning Colwick Hall, and his estates at Colwick, West Bridgford, Sneinton, Felley and Carlton; both settlements are for the benefit of his sons and daughters in tail male. |
Declares that should there be no children of the marriage, he devises his real estates to the use of Robert Nicholas Hamond of Fakenham, Norfolk, Esq., Anthony Hamond the younger of Westacre, Norfolk, Esq., and James John Trebeck of Whitby, Yorkshire, Esq. and their executors and administrators for a term of 1,000 years; trustees to hold the estates to the successives uses of his brother George Chaworth Musters and his assigns for life, with remainder to the use of his sons and daughters in tail general, his sister Mary Ann Chaworth Musters with similar remainders, William Chaworth Musters, eldest son of testator's uncle William Musters (if he is not a clerk in holy orders), with remainders to sons only, Henry Auchmuty Musters, eldest son of testator's uncle Henry Musters (if he is not a clerk in holy orders), with remainders to sons only, the younger sons of William Musters (if not clerks in holy orders), with remainders to sons only, and the younger sons of Henry Musters born in testator's lifetime (if not clerks in holy orders), with ultimate remainder to testator's right heirs. Trustees to raise money from his real estates to pay for his funeral, testamentary and legacy expenses. Trustees to act as managers of the estates during the minority of any person entitled to the estates. Trustees to pay £5,000 p.a. to the person entitled to the estates, or £3,500 if a minor towards their maintenance and education and the upkeep of Annesley Park. Gives power to George Chaworth Musters to appoint £1,000 p.a. for a jointure for any woman who shall become his wife, out of the estates. Gives power to Mary Ann Chaworth Musters to appoint £5,000 p.a. rentcharge for any husband who she may marry. Allows them to charge the estates with portions for their children, should they become entitled to the estates. Declares that all people becoming entitled to the estates should take the surname and arms of Chaworth Musters with their own family surname.
Bequeaths his pictures, statues, sculptures, articles of virtu and plate to his trustees, to be used and enjoyed by the person in possession of the rents and profits of his real estates.
Bequeaths legacies of £1,000 to his wife Caroline Anne Musters; £10,000 to Mary Ann Chaworth Musters for her sole use; £3,000 to his cousin Philip Hamond Esq., son of Anthony Hamond the elder of Westacre, Norfolk; £4,000 to his uncle Robert Nicholas Hamond; £500 to his uncle Philip Hamond, which he is to spend on an article to be kept as a memorial; declares that he is not giving a larger legacy because he is well provided for; £500 to his godson Charles Annesley Hamond, son of Philip Hamond; £300 to the Rev. Joseph Lloyd Brereton of West Buckland, Devon, clerk; £2,000 to James John Trebeck.
Executors: Robert Nicholas Hamond, Anthony Hamond the younger and James John Trebeck.
Guardians of his infant children: Caroline Anne Musters, Robert Nicholas Musters and George Chaworth Musters.