Joseph Simpson - 27th August 1735 - H002
Readshaw [Index shows this as Beckwithshaw], Butcher
To my son David Simpson the close called Crakethorn in
Felliscliffe, Township of Clint, with the buildings thereon,
chargeable with an annuity of £1 2s 6d to my wife Anne
Also chargeable with £10 to my grandson Jonathan Simpson when he
reaches 21; and a yearly sum of 10s towards his education and
maintenance until he reaches that age.
To my son Jonathan Simpson and daughter Mary
Simpson, the £80
that is owed me by Christopher Briggs of Woodmanwray, to be
equally shared when they reach 21. The interest on my estate,
indentures and leases to be used by my wife for their education
and maintenance. Should my wife die before they reach 21 then I
appoint my friend Peter Buck to care for them.
To my son David £15 one years after my death.
If my wife remarries then £5 to each of my children within 10
days of such marriage.
Residue of my goods and chattels to my wife Anne, whom I
Witnesses : William Hardisty, Richard
Gill, John Longstaff