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John Wakefield - 20th January 1735 - H035

Bland Hill, Parish of Fewston, Yeoman

To my nephew, John Wakefield, 100.

To my niece, Hannah Tennant, 100.

To my niece, Mary Greening, 100.

To my nephews, Joseph Acombe, Henry Acombe, and Quinton Acombe, 83 6s 8d each.

To my brother, Michael Wakefield, 100. Should he die before inheriting, then the same to be divided amongst his three children.

To my nephew, Thomas Wakefield, son of my brother Michael, 50.

To my niece, Mary Morret, 50.

To my niece, Maudlin Wakefield, 80, a cow, the bed she now sleeps in with the bedding [and other named items].

To my brother, Robert Wakefield, an annuity of 6 [also named items].

To my nephews, George Wakefield, Henry Wakefield, and Michael Wakefield, 50 each.

To the poor of Clifton hamlet the annual interest on 10.

To my brothers, Robert and Michael my clothes.

My copyhold buildings, at Gill in the hamlet of Clifton, Township of Timble, now occupied by Simon Moorhouse, about 1/2 acre, to my niece Maudlin.

Residue of my real and personal estate to my nephew Thomas Wakefield, son of my brother Thomas, late of Copmanthorpe, and appoint him Executor.

Witnesses : Samuel Smithson, Richard Snow

Proved 16th July 1737

 

 

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