Ellen Dearlove - 26th December 1816 - AA043
Knaresborough, Wife of Ralph Dearlove
My late husband, John Scruton of Knaresborough, yeoman, deceased, in his Will dated 21st December 1780, gave authority for me to dispose of £80, as I saw fit, at my death.
This sum is to be divided as follows : To my niece Elizabeth
Butterfield, the wife of Robert Butterfield, £25. To my niece
Hannah Heward £8. To my nephew Joseph Scruton £8. To my nephew
William Scruton £8. To my nephew Christopher Scruton £8. To my niece
Rachel Bainbridge, daughter of my niece Jane Bainbridge £11. To my niece
Margaret Thoms of London, £10. To my niece Ellen
Scruton, daughter of Samuel Scruton, £2.
A further sum of £100, also from the Will of my late husband, to be divided as follows : To my nephew
Robert Butterfield £5. To my nephew John Butterfield £10. To my nephew
William Butterfield £5. The remaining £80 to be divided amongst my nephews and nieces,
Joseph Scruton, William Scruton, Christopher Scruton, Elizabeth
Butterfield, and Hannah Heward.
To the daughter of my nephew William Scruton a gown and cloak. The residue of my clothes to my two nieces
Elizabeth Butterfield and Hannah Heward.
I appoint Robert Butterfield and Joseph Scruton as executors.
Witnesses : Matthew Gill, John Firth
Codicil - 6th November 1817
£10 to my niece Margaret Thoms is revoked.
£10 to my nephew John Butterfield is revoked, and replaced by £5.
I give to William Eteson, Ralph Eteson, John Eteson, and Francis
Eteson, sons of William Eteson of Knaresborough, Butcher, £5 each.
Died 3rd March 1820. Probate 30th October 1820. Effects under £100