Sarah Jeffray - 15th
February 1741 - O001
Brown Bank, Parish of Fewston, Widow
To my brother John Brewer my real estate at Clint that was
surrendered to me by John Shann and Martin Hodgson for
£500 security, now occupied by Thomas Parler. Also the 2½
houses and land of 13 acres, occupied by Joseph Wilson and Widow
Bentley, in Beckwith with Rossett. Also the two houses and 8 acres
of land at Fewston, now occupied by Robert Parker and William
At his death the property at Beckwith to go to his son Jeffrey
Brewer and the property at Fewston to his daughter Ann Brewer.
To my sister Ann Preston, whom I appoint Executrix, the
house and 6 acres of land, now occupied by me, and 1 acre and one
pennyworth of land, now occupied by Ann Carr, Widow, chargeable
with an annuity of £8 to my brother Richard Brewer; which was
an annuity left to him by my uncle Henry Jeffrey.
After the death of my brother Richard and my sister Ann,
I give the same to my nephew Jeffrey Brewer.
Also to my sister, the house and 19 closes at Bilton with
Harrogate, now occupied by William Godfrey, and at her death
the same to my nephew Jeffrey.
Also to my sister the house and ancient building and 14 acres of
land at Felliscliffe, now occupied by Joseph Stubbs, and at her
death the same to my niece Ann Brewer.
To my sister Ann all my personal effects and the money I
have at interest, either on copyhold or freehold property at Burley
that I bought from Thomas Roberts, chargeable with £100 each
to my nephew Jeffrey and niece Ann Brewer when they
reach 21; and £10 to the hamlet of Clifton, the interest being given
to the poor widows within that hamlet.
Witnesses : Robert Lawson, Samuel Irish, William Coates
Probate 4th April 1759 [This is 1749 overwritten as 1759]