William Benson - 18th December 1740 - H058
My Copyhold estate to William Coates of
Ripley, and William Stubb of Beckwithshaw, In Trust for my
To my son William Benson the low land now
occupied by Robert Lowson. This land to pass to my son Peter
Benson if William should die without a son, chargeable
with £137 to the daughters of William.
To my son Peter, after the death of my
wife, Emmot farm, Swamp Close and Well Close.
To Isabel Benson, wife of William,
and annuity of £5 from the low lands, an the death of her
The annuity of 50s that I pay my father Hall,
and the £5 annuity I have to pay to his widow on his decease, and
the £50 I have to pay at her death, to be paid out of the money
in Widow Steel's possession.
To my godson William Benson £10 after
the death of my sister Elizabeth Emmot [Elizabeth Benson].
To my sister Elizabeth an annuity of 10s.
To my son Peter, Gill Intack and James
To my niece Ellen Graham the 20s she owes
To my wife Elizabeth Benson, Hattersley
Intack now occupied by Samuel Isles. If my son William
pays her £25, he may have that land.
Residue of my goods, chattels and personal
estate to my wife and son Peter, whom I appoint as
Witnesses : William Wood, William
Stubbs, William Coates