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Richard Hayes - 15th November 1723 - K012

Knaresborough, Yeoman

To Alice Baxter, wife of Christopher Baxter of Knaresborough, a house with a lead house, and one third of a croft, at Holbeck in the Parish of Leeds, now occupied by Thomas Hardisty.

At her death the same to John Baxter and Richard Baxter, sons of Christopher and Alice.

I have by lease from Godfrey Lawson of Carlton, two house, a barn, and several closes, at Wortley and Armley, with 15 years remaining on the Lease. My daughter, Alice Baxter, is to have the profit from that real estate.

At her death my Executors are to receive the rents and profits, In Trust, for my two grandchildren, John and Richard.

To William Guisley of Knaresborough, Gentleman, and Francis Shepherd of Knaresborough, Gentleman, 5s each.

To Sarah Guisley, Alice Shepherd, Sarah Shepherd, John Guisley, and ???? Dixon, 1s each to buy a pair of gloves.

Residue of my goods, chattels and personal estate to William Guisley and Christopher Baxter, whom I appoint as Executors.

Witnesses : William Taylor, Thomas Holden




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