Wills and testamentary papers
Probate of the will (dated 2 February 1851) of John Roberts of Chipping Campden, retired butcher. Premises in Campden in occupation of testator, William Simcox and Charles Poole with all other real estate and real chattels to wife, Bathsheba Roberts, for life and then to William Stanley, Mickleton, carpenter. Wines, spirits and provisions to wife. Residue of personal estate to trustees: Stephen Silvestor, Chipping Campden, tailor; William Rimell, Chipping Campden, farmer and William Stanley ON TRUST to sell and invest Income to wife for life then £50 to niece Anne Kingzett wife of William Rimell £100 to nephew John Roberts, Chipping Campden, slater and plasterer £100 to George Shepherd, Chipping Campden, slater and plasterer £50 to niece Charlotte Fletcher, wife of William, Chipping Campden, tailor £100 to niece Lydia Penzon, wife of Richard, Chipping Campden, carrier £50 to niece Harriett Wilks, wife of James, Chipping Campden, sawyer £100 to niece Mary Harrod, wife of John, Chipping Campden, stonemason All subject to 4% interest from testator's death to death of wife. Residue of personal estate to wife absolutely. Executors: trustees and wife. Witnesses: John Kettle, Henry Cousins.