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John Simpson - 2nd September 1728 - I046

Arkendale

To my wife Elizabeth Simpson the land [long list of field names then follows] now occupied by John Simpson, and at her death the same to my two daughters, Jane Simpson and Mary Simpson.

To John Simpson of Snaith, 1s.

To Thomas Simpson of Midlam, 1s.

To James Thompson of Low Hall, 1s.

To the daughter of James Thompson, 1s.

To my brother, Henry Simpson, 5.

All above to be paid after the death of my wife.

Residue of my goods, chattels and personal estate to my wife Elizabeth, whom I appoint Executrix.

Witnesses : Timothy Pullan, Joseph Pullan, John Brooke

 

Codicil - 5th September 1728

My copyhold house in Arkendale, now occupied by Rebecca Bolland, to my sister Rebecca Bolland. [Rebecce Simpson]

Half of my land in Arkendale to my daughter Jane, and the other half to my wife, this half passing to my daughter Mary on her death.

Witnesses : Joseph Pullan, Richard Burdon

 

 

 

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