|William Hardisty - 30th
September 1729 - K036
Hardisty Hill, Parish of Fewston, Yeoman
The ancient land of 4a 3r, bequeathed to me by my father, William
Hardisty, with the house and other buildings (except the
little adjoining house), to my son William Hardisty when he
Should he die before inheriting, then the same to my daughters,
Frances Swain [Frances Hardisty], Hannah Hardisty,
Jane Hardisty, Dorothy Hardisty, and Emma Hardisty.
However, if he has married and then died with issue before
inheriting, then the same to his issue.
The little house adjoining my house to my daughter Emma
when she reaches 21. Should she die before inheriting, then the
same to my daughter Dorothy, and should she die before
then, then the same to my son William.
To my son William the three closes of 3Ĺa
with the half house, barns and buildings, that I bought from Robert
Parker, when he reaches 21, chargeable with £50 to my
daughters Hannah, Jane, Dorothy, and Emma.
If my father-in-law, Edward Robinson, does not give or
bequeath to my daughter Frances £40 or more, then my son William
to pay her the £40 when he reaches 22.
As to the money Iíve expended upon the lands surrendered to
me by William Hardisty and his wife Elizabeth Hardisty,
Christopher Benson and his wife Mary Benson, this being
£136 10s. This sum to go to my wife Hannah Hardisty in
lieu and towards the payment of her daughterís portions : Lydia
Procter and Sarah Procter. Also the £20 held by William
Procter, and £40 with Joseph Fe???, and £20 with me,
and £11 10s, which will make up the portions for Marmaduke
Procter, Lydia and Sarah.
As to money I have at interest with John Day of £105, I
set apart towards the payment of £149 10s which I owe to Robert
Residue of my goods, chattels and personal estate, to my wife,
whom I appoint Executrix.
Witnesses : Thomas Wardman, Joseph Hardisty, Robert Joy