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John Demain - 1st August 1741 - H077

Bramley Head, Parish of Fewston

To my son William Demain my copyhold real estate in Thruscross, chargeable with an annuity of 5 to my wife, Jane Demain. If my wife continues to live with my son then the annuity shall only be 20s. Should my son default then she may have the closes called High Bray, Low Bray and Day Mowing in lieu.

To my wife all my household goods except [named items].

To my daughter Mary Wheelhouse [Mary Demain], wife of William Wheelhouse, 20.

To my grandchildren John Wheelhouse, Jane Wheelhouse, James Wheelhouse, Ellen Wheelhouse, Mary Wheelhouse, George Wheelhouse and Matthew Wheelhouse, 5 each after the death of my wife and when they reach 21.

To my daughter Mary 20 two years after the death of my wife.

To my granddaughter Jane Seetree 5 after the death of my wife.

Residue of my goods, chattels and personal estate to my son William whom I appoint Executor.

Witnesses : Marmaduke Metcalfe, John Simpson, Robert Joy

Proved 1st September 1742

 

 

 

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