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Thomas Nursaw - 4th December 1732 - M016

Ripley, Butcher

My copyhold house and 14a 3r of land at Beckwith in Rossett, now occupied by Thomas Precious, to my son John Nursaw. Also £350 : £300 at my death and £50 on the death of Ann Edeson. Also a silver tankard, a silver salver and two silver salts, and the best bed that is in Ann Edesonís house, with the bedding, a chest of drawers and my silver watch.

The piece of land and barn in Beckwith in Rossett that I bought off Jeremiah Nicholson, and 10a of land in Clint, to my son William Nursaw.

My copyhold two houses and 12a of land at Beckwith in Rossett, now occupied by John Spence, to my son Thomas Nursaw. Also £200 : £100 at my death, £50 at the death of my wife and £50 at the death of Ann Edeson. Also a silver pint, and half the goods at Ann Edesonís house.

My copyhold house and 17a of land at Killinghall to my sons Joshua Nursaw and Richard Nursaw. Also £200 each : £150 at my death and £50 on the death of Ann Edeson. Also 4 silver spoons each.

My copyhold house and 21a of land at Hampsthwaite to my son Samuel Nursaw. Also my freehold land at Hampsthwaite, chargeable with an annuity of £5 to his mother. Also a silver pint and half the goods at Ann Edesonís house.

The house and two closes I bought from Joseph Thackray to my son Robert Nursaw. Also £300 : £250 on my death and £50 on the death of my wife. Also 4 silver spoons.

To my daughter Ann Nursaw £350 : £300 on my death and £50 on the death of my wife. Also a silver gill and the beds and bedding in the best chamber where I live, along with the chest of drawers. Also the tea table and furniture that was my sisterís.

The land and the legacies that I have given to my three sons, John, Thomas, and Samuel, are in lieu of the £50 each left to them by my brother John Nursaw.

To my wife and annuity of £10 and the use of all my household goods.

The tuition of my children to be with William Coates of Ripley, John Marshall of Clifton, my brother-in-law, and my wife.

Residue of my goods and chattels to my son William whom I appoint Executor.

Witnesses : William Hardisty, Thomas Simpson, Mary Henlock

 

 

 

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