John Coates - 11th June
1749 - O012
My real estate of an ancient building and copyhold land called High
Buttersome, Low Buttersome Closes, Teen Laith Garth, Broad Field,
Great Broad Field, and Low Field, in total 6½ acres at Beckwith with
Rossett, after the death of my grandmother Elizabeth Jackson, to
my nephew John Coates, son of my brother Jonathan Coates,
and now occupied by a tenant William Blythe, when he reaches
21, chargeable with :
£20 to, his mother, my sister-in-law Ann Coates.
£150 to, his sister, my niece Elizabeth Coates.
My mother, Ursula Coates, whom I appoint Executrix, is to
pay my sister-in-law Ann an annuity of £1 after the death of
my grandmother Elizabeth.
I appoint my mother guardian of my nephew and niece, and to receive
the profits from my estate for their maintenance and education, until
my nephew reaches 21.
I appoint Francis Shepherd of Knaresborough, the elder, William
Bramley and Thomas Smith, both of Birstwith, Trustees for
my nephew and niece
Witnesses : Ann Cope, Bar?k Clapham, John Tengatt
Inrolled 25th October 1750