Jonathan Holmes - 20th
April 1747 - N035
Thornthwaite, Parish of Hampsthwaite, Husbandman
To my wife Jane Holmes the income from my copyhold cottage,
now occupied by Samuel Bake, until my son, Jonathan Holmes,
becomes 21. She is to maintain him and have the tuition of him. Should
she remarry then the tuition is to pass to my nephew William Holmes,
who is then to become Executor, paying her only the interest on £50
until my son attains 21.
All my Copyhold property to my son Jonathan when he reaches
21, he then paying her yearly the interest on the £50.
Should my son die before inheriting then the same to my nephew William
on the death of my wife, chargeable with £50 to my niece Hannah
Petty, wife of John Petty.
All my personal estate to my wife and son, and appoint them
Witnesses : Richard Snow, Samuel Reynard, Robert Joy