The last will and testament of Robert
Leece of the parish of KK St. Ann is as follows:
First, he being at perfect memory at the making hereof bequeathed his soul to God and his body to Christian burial.
Secondly, he left unto his son John Leece his best great coat.
Item, he left unto his son James Leece the sum of five shillings.
Item, he left to his son Robert Leece the sum of five shillings.
Item, he left to his son William Leece the sum of three shillings.
Item, he left to his daughter Ellinor the sum of forty shillings.
Item, he left to his daughter Isable one sheep.
Item, he left to his son John Leeces wife a sheep and a lamb, and to the witnesses hereunto one shilling.
Item, he left to the Revd Paul Crebbin Vicar of KK St. Anne one mutton; and six pence legacy to any person that will pretend to claim a right to any part of his goods; excepting his part of the riding horse which he left to his beloved wife.
Lastly, he nominated and appointed his loving daughter Emma Leece sole executor of all the rest of his goods moveable and immoveable of what nature soever.
And in testimony hereof the testator has caused his name and mark to be hereunto subscribed this 29th day of June 1761. [signed his mark] Robt Leece. Witnesses: Robert Lewney, Robert Moore.
Will proved at Court 11 Feb 1762.