|James Hammond - 31st October 1739 -
Bramley Head, Parish of Fewston
My copyhold building and land at Bramley Head to my son
James Hammond, chargeable with an annuity of £2 10s to my wife
Anne Hammond. If my son defaults then my wife is to have High Close and
The above legacy also chargeable with £40 to my daughter
Hammond when she reaches 21, and to maintain her until she reaches
that age, paying her 40s per year. If my son defaults she is to
have Low Close and the barn.
Out of the residue of my buildings and lands my son
James is to
pay Marmaduke Lupton the £70 I owe him.
I give [named items of furniture and bedding] to my wife.
Residue of my personal estate to my son James whom I appoint
I nominate John Demain of Bramley Head Trustee to advise my
Witnesses : Anthony Demain, Margaret
Demain, Robert Joy
Proved 13th October 1742
Small appraisal of 25th January 1741 by William
Simpson and Marmaduke Metcalf available.