Samuel Moorhouse - 8th
September 1748 - N036
To my son John Moorhouse, after the death of my wife, all my
freehold and copyhold estate at Newbrigg.
To my son Samuel Moorhouse my copyhold property at Darley,
Birstwith and Felliscliffe. Also £150 when he reaches 21.
To my daughter Mary Moorhouse, £400
To my daughter Susannah Moorhouse, £300. Both to be paid
when they reach 21 or get married.
The rents and profits from my real estate to be received by my
Trustees for the benefit of my children’s maintenance and education
until they reach 21.
I appoint my friends the Rev Bainbridge, Vicar of
Hampsthwaite, Thomas Smith of Birstwith, Joshua Hardisty
of Fewston, John Turpin of Hampsthwaite, and my mother Ellen
Knightson, as Trustees, and they are to receive 1½ guineas each
for their troubles.
I appoint my wife, Ellen Moorhouse, as Executrix.
Witnesses : John Blakey, A Raggett, Cuthbert Swainston
Memorial of Will registered at the West Riding Registry of Deeds
13th December 1754 in Book AK 100 105