Will of Nicolas Le Huray, 1701

29th September 2016

Will no. 175 from Edith Carey's set of transcripts, Wills & Legacies, Staff, in the Library.

In the name of &c.

I, Nicolas Le Huray, Jurat of ... Torteval ... healthy in body and mind ... First, to the poor of ... Torteval, £50 tournois, to pay for cloth and material to provide clothes for them after my passing. Item, to my dearly beloved wife, a gold pistol ...Item, to the children of my brother, James Le Huray, viz George, Charles, Guillaume, and Judith, £3 tournois each. Item, to the children of my brother Jean Le Huray, the money their father owed me. Item, to my sister Thomasse, wife of Sieur Pierre Lenfestey, £6 tournois. Item, to my sister Lorence Le Huray £6 tournois. Item, to the two daughters of my said sister Laurence, a promissory note for £20 tournois, to be paid by Jean Le Huray son of James, to be shared between them. Item, ... to Jean Le Huray, son of my brother James Le Huray, the £300 tournois he owes according to the promissory note from him I have in my possession .. for the benefit of his son, who is my godson. Item, ... to James Le Huray, son of my said brother James Le Huray, the £300 tournois in the promissory note from him ... for his son, who is my godson. Item, to my godson Nicollas de Jerzey, son of Henry, £100 tournois. As for the remainder, half to Nicolas Le Huray, son of my brother Jean, who is my godson, to be shared with my beloved wife. And my aforesaid wife ... executor.

Drawn up at my residence in Torteval, 13 August 1701.

Signed: Nicolals Le Huray. (No witnesses).

Proved 16 October 1701.