Joseph Hardisty - 5th September 1740 - H055
Hardisty Hill, Parish of Fewston, Yeoman
To my brother-in-law John Roundill and John Swain
of Meagill, all my real estate at Hardisty Hill, In Trust, until
my nephew William Hardisty, of Hardisty Hill, reaches 21.
they are to be responsible for the maintenance of the property and
to maintain my mother, Jane Hardisty, and be responsible
for her decent burial.
When my nephew, William, reaches 21 the property is to
be assigned to him, and he then pay John Swain £40 when he
reaches 24. When he reaches 30 he is to pay £20 equally amongst
his four sisters, Hannah Hardisty, Jane Hardisty, Dorothy
Hardisty and Emma Hardisty.
If William dies before 21, then my Executors are to sell
my property and to immediately pay the above legacies. The residue
of the sale money to be equally divided amongst my nephews and
Out of my personal estate I give :
My nieces Anne Parker and Dorothy Parker, 5s
To John Swain £10.
The residue of my estate to John Roundill whom I appoint
Witnesses : William Andrew, Ellen Joy, Robert