|Content Description||Bequeathes his freehold land in Skegby, Hucknall and Bridgford in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, together with 2 acres of land lying close to Nottingham, and property in Blackwell, Derbyshire, to be held in trust under the provisos set out by the will of his late uncle, Sir Francis Molyneux, dated 17 Feb. 1812; also bequeathes his manors in Kneeton and Teversal, Nottinghamshire.|
Gives to Thomas, Viscount Andover [later 16th Earl of Suffolk] and Robert Ballard Long as trustees, all the engines and machinery which are used at the colleries of Teversal at the time of his death; these again were devised to him by the will of his uncle, Sir Francis; devises all his property in Gloucestershire to his son Henry; also gives Henry all the furnishings from his capital messuage at Thornbury, Gloucestershire; gives the use of all his plate to his wife for life, and after his death to his son Henry; the leasehold messuage in Grosvenor Street, London with all buildings, appurtenances and furnishings is to be left Thomas, Viscount Andover and Long to suffer his wife, and for her to enjoy the rents and profits; after the death of his wife, the trustees are to stand possessed of the property in trust for his son Henry.
Makes various monetary bequests to named individuals including family members and members of his household.
The freehold, copyhold and leasehold property in Flintham, Wellow, Ollerton, Boughton, Drayton, Askham, Ompton and Dunham, Nottinghamshire, along with the copyhold messuages and lands he is about to purchase in Aldingborne [Aldingbourne], Sussex, and the residue of his personal estate is to be left to Viscount Andover and Long on trust to sell or dispose ofthe as as soon as convenient after death; requests that once all legacies, debts and funeral charges have been satisifed, that the residue be invested in Parliamentary stocks or funds or Government or real securities; money from the interest or profits is to be paid to his wife to the sum of £1000. per year; and the trustees are to stand possessed for all of his children.
Requests that if the purchase of the property in Aldingborne does not go ahead, then the money to be invested appropriately; appoints his wife as guardian to his children and their personal estates; specifies that the provisions made for his wife by his will, are in addition to those made by their marriage settlement; states that it will be lawful for his wife to appoint trustees should one die, or they refuse or decline to act as one.
Executors: Elizabeth Howard, his wife, Thomas, Viscount Andover and Robert Ballard Long.
Includes codicil which recites part of the will relating to the property in Grosvenor Street and Aldingborne; directs that his wife is free to enjoy for life either the messuage in Grosvenor Street or the property in Aldingborne; specifies that she is to decide within 9 months of his decease, and for the property not chosen, to stand possessed by the trustees to be held for his son Henry.
Includes printed probate dated 5 Oct 1825; probate granted to Elizabeth Howard as one of the surviving trustees.