|John Bywater - 4th
March 1729 - M020
Copgrove (living with my grandson and granddaughter Joseph
Higgins and Ann Higgins), Yeoman
All my copyhold land and property in Bilton with Harrogate, now
occupied by Thomas Bramley, to Anne Higgins, wife of
Joseph Higgins of Copgrove, Yeoman, chargeable with my
debts and legacies.
To my grandson-in-law Samuel Walker of Flaxby,
apprentice to John Lazenby, Blacksmith, £40 when he
reaches 22 years. Also my best suit of clothes.
To Joseph Higgins and Anne Higgins, the son and
daughter of Joseph Higgins, £5 each.
To my daughter-in-law Anne Walker of Harrogate, an
annuity of 10s, and a further 20s to bury her.
To Anne Gibson, daughter of Richard Gibson of
Allerton Mauleverer, 20s.
To Jane Wright wife of Michael Wright of
Harrogate, 2s 6d to buy a pair of gloves.
To my great-grandson Peter Cundall, 5s.
I appoint my granddaughter Ann Higgins as Executrix.
Witnesses : John Clark, Roger Clarke, Roger Clarke,
junior, Thomas Fox