|Michael Richardson - 14th
December 1727 - I002
To my daughter Elizabeth Richardson £800 when she
reaches 21, receiving the interest at 5% until that time.
To Esther Peacock of Lower Hall near Gisburn, and her
four children, £5 each.
Residue of my goods, chattels and personal estate to my son, Thomas
Richardson, whom I appoint Executor.
I appoint Robert Byerley of Goldsbrough [?], John
Froggett of Kirk Deighton, Clerk, and John Wilks of
Scriven with Tentergate, as Trustees or Supervisors of my Will.
Witnesses : William Beckwith, Francis Moore
Codicil - 13th February 1729
To my wife, Esther Richardson, the house in
Knaresborough where I live for thirty nine years, along with an
annuity of £10.
To my wife Esther and her children, John Peacock,
Richard Peacock, Catherine Peacock, and Ann Peacock, £1
each for mourning.
Witnesses : Richard Braithwaite, Robert Brown junior