Document ReferenceNe 6 D 2/47/154
TitleAttested copy of the will of Henry Keyworth of Nottingham, Nottinghamshire; 8 Apr. 1825
Date8 April 1825
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionDevises to his uncle, Henry Keyworth, the advowson of the rectory of Keyworth, Nottinghamshire, which has been conveyed to Richard Hodgkinson as trustee; bequeaths to his aunt, Susannah Cottiman an annuity of £70. for life payable immediately after death, in addition to the annuity of £30. already secured; further bequeathes to Richard Keyworth and his wife an annuity of £10. for their joint lives and the survivor of them, payable immediately on his decease; directs that for the better securing of the several specified annuities, a competent sum of money be set aside and invested by his uncle and Hodgkinson in public stocks or funds or on government securities; charges his estate with providing this competent sum of money; provides directions for when any of the annuities may no longer be payable.

Bequeaths to Susannah Cottiman in addition to her annuity, the sum of £500. and all the furniture and household effects in his house in Nottingham; gives to Susannah's son John, the sum of £100. [pencil annotation in margin suggests it may be £1000.]; bequeathes to the six [named] children of his dead aunt Ann Baker the sum of £200.each; bequeathes to the five [named] children of his aunt Ann Weeks the sum of £100. each; gives the sum of £1500. to his cousin Mary Clayton, but directs that this money is charged with providing an annuity of £10. for life to her brother John Hamilton.

Gives to Francis Clayton and his wife Mary the sum of £600. in trust to pay the sum of £100. to their daughter Mary when she reaches the age of twenty one, and the residue, being £500., to their son Henry, his godson, when he reaches twenty one also; directs that any interest acquired of the money whilst in trust is to be used for the maintenance of the children during their minorities.

Recites details of a mortgage secured by his late father on a messuage known as the 'Swan Inn' in South Milford, Yorkshire which is still not complete, and that Hodgkinson and Richard Parkinson were trustees; directs by his will that all accounts touching any receipts or payments of money by Hodgkinson as trustee, guardian or agent on his account shall be considered closed; for the effective closing of any accounts, gives to Hodgkinson any balance or sum of money which might be coming to him; further details provided as to further clauses concerning the payment of the debt.

Bequeaths to Hodgkinson the sum of £1000. and to Hodgkinson's daughter Susannah the sum of £100.; further specific bequests are made to named individuals; residue of his real and personal estate, once all debts, funeral expenses, legacies and annuities have been paid to Henry Keyworth.

Executors: Henry Keyworth and Richard Hodgkinson.

Endorsed as being a true copy of the original examined on 7 Dec. 1837.
Termadvowson, Keyworth (Nottinghamshire)
financial affairs, legacies
financial affairs, annuities
legal business, wills, bequests
legal business, wills, Henry Keyworth 1825

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA56180Keyworth; Henry (fl 1825); Mr; gentleman; of Nottingham Nottsfl 1825
NA56156Keyworth; Henry (fl 1837); Mr; surgeon; of Askern near Doncaster, Yorkshirefl 1837
NA56157Hodgkinson; Richard (fl 1837); gentleman; of Morton Grange Nottinghamshirefl 1837
NA76751Cottiman; Susannah (fl 1825); Mrs; widow; of Nottingham; aunt of Henry Keyworth, esquire of Nottinghamfl 1825
NA76752Keyworth; Richard (fl 1825); yeoman; of Bransley, Lincolnshirefl 1825
NA76753Cottiman; John (fl 1825); son of Susannah Cottiman; druggist; of Nottinghamfl 1825
NA76754Baker; Ann (d pre 1825); aunt of Henry Keyworth, esquire of Nottinghamd pre 1825
NA76755Weeks; Ann (fl 1825); aunt of Henry Keyworth, esquire of Nottinghamfl 1825
NA76756Clayton; Mary (fl 1825); Mrs; wife of Francis Clayton; cousin of Henry Keyworth, esquire of Nottinghamfl 1825
NA76757Clayton; Francis (fl 1825); husband of Mary Claytonfl 1825
NA76758Hamilton; Jane Dalrymple- (1780-1852); Lady Dalrymple-Hamilton; née Duncan; wife of Sir Hew Dalrymple-Hamilton, 4th Baronet1780-1852
NA76759Clayton; Mary (fl 1825); Miss; dau. of Mary and Francis Claytonfl 1825
NA76760Clayton; Henry (fl 1825); son of Mary and Francis Clayton; godson of Henry Keyworth, esquire of Nottinghamfl 1825
NA76761Parkinson; Richard (fl 1825); of Wellow, Nottinghamshirefl 1825
NA76762Hodgkinson; Susannah (fl 1825); Miss; dau. of Richard Hodgkinson; intended beneficiary of the will of Henry Keyworth, esquire of Nottinghamfl 1825
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