William Metcalfe - 20th
December 1751 - O037
Darley, Parish of Hampsthwaite, Yeoman
My copyhold property to my wife Isabel Metcalfe, until my
son John Metcalfe reaches 21, for the education and the payment
of the interest on £100 which I owe to William Skaife of
If my wife remarries before my son reaches 21, then the same to my
nephew John Metcalfe with the above provisos. She is also pay
the appraised amount of my personal estate to him for the use of my
children and payment of my debts. I appoint him Trustee.
To my daughter Susanna Metcalfe, £40; half to be paid when
she reaches 21 and the other half one year after the death of her
mother. For non-payment she is to have the close called Jackson Close.
When my son John reaches 21 he is to have my copyhold
property, and settling the £100 debt to William Skaife. He is
also to pay an annuity of £2 to my wife. This to reduce to 10s should
All my personal estate to my wife and appoint her Executrix.
Witnesses : William Skaife, Christopher Johnson, Isaac Grocer