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