Elizabeth Matson - 13th December 1820 - AA030
I give £100 to Francis Cooper of Knaresborough, 2 years after my death.
To Elizabeth Patrick, the wife of William Patrick of Limehouse, London, £100, 3 years after my death.
£100 to Henrietta Meek, the wife of Michael Meek of Sober, 4 years after my death.
£150 each to William Cooper and Elizabeth Cooper, the children of
Francis when they reach 21. Should they die before that age then their legacy to go to their father.
£100 each to William Patrick and Elizabeth Patrick the children of
William when they reach 21. Should they die before that age then their legacy to go to their mother and father.
£100 to Michael Meek the son of Michael when he reaches 21. Should he die before that age then their legacy to go to his father.
£50 to Maria Sampson the daughter of Rev Joshua
£35 to Mary Wade my servant. £5 to Ann Thompson my servant.
My clothes and best wearing apparel equally to Jane Cooper, the wife of
Francis, Elizabeth Patrick, Henrietta Meek and Maria
My second, or inferior apparel, to Mary Wade and Ann
The residue of my estate to my husband Thomas Matson, chargeable with the above.
I appoint my husband and Francis Cooper executors.
Witnesses : Samuel Powell, John Piercy
Died 26th December 1819. Probate 16th June 1820. Effects under £5,000.
Renunciation by Francis Cooper of Knaresborough, Grocer, available.
Excellent inventory by Matthew Gill available.
Valuation of silver and plate by John Fothergill available.