John Thompson - 30th
August 1746 - N025
I give Eller Close in the Parish of Stanler [?] to Thomas
Knowles of Knaresborough, Brewer, and William Calvert of
Penney Hill, Parish of Moor Monkton, Husbandman, and George Johnson
of Hay Park, Parish of Knaresborough, Husbandman, In Trust to sell and
use the money for my three grandchildren John Thompson, Mary
Thompson, and Ellen Thompson as follows :
To my grandson John, £5.
To my granddaughter Mary, £5.
To my granddaughter Ellen, £40.
To my Trustees 10s each for their trouble.
Any remaining money from the sale to be divided amongst : My
daughter-in-law Judith Thompson, whom I appoint sole Executrix,
and my grandchildren John and Mary.
To my grandson John my ?????? and wearing apparel, my school
books, and the chest of drawers in my lodging. I appoint Thomas
Knowles as Trustee for him.
To my granddaughter Mary my common prayer book and one of Dr
Taylorís guides to ????. I appoint George Johnson as Trustee
To my granddaughter Ellen the residue of my household goods
that I brought from York to Knaresborough [long list follows].
Witnesses : Robert Young, John Barugh
Memorial of this Will registered at West Riding Registry of Deeds,
Wakefield, in AU [possibly AN] 119 161