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Richard Snow - 19th May 1750 - O047

Thornthwaite, Parish of Hampsthwaite

To my brother Francis Snow my Copyhold land of 1a 3r at Thornthwaite. At his death the same to his son William Snow.

My brother is to pay 200 as follows :

John Wright of High Rails, the amount owing him that he has on Bond. Whatever debts I have on my land. Residue to my brother William Snow.

To my brother Francis Snow, my shop, tools, household goods, clothes, and husbandry equipment.

My books to my nephews William and Richard Snow.

To the children, by my sister Rosamund Holmes, of Zaccharias Holmes, 15 between them.

To the children, by my sister Anna Knapton, of William Knapton, 20 between them.

To the children, by my sister Anna Knapton, of William Knapton, 20 between them.

To the children, by my sister Mary Spink, of Richard Spink, 25 as follows : 10 to my nephew Richard Spink, and 5 each to his three sisters and their children.

I give to my four nephews who are named after me, 5s each, and 5s to my niece Mary Wright to buy gloves.

To my brother William my Copyhold lands at Menwith Hill, being 10a and now occupied by James Graham, chargeable with any remaining debts and funeral expenses. I appoint him Executor.

Witnesses : William Holmes, Mary Holmes, Christopher Johnson

 

Codicil - 11th November 1752

He now leaves all his real estate to his trusty and well loved friend William Holmes, instructing him to settle his debts and distribute all funds as set out in his Will of 19th May.

Witnesses : Christopher Johnson, Mary Holmes, Sarah Nussey

 

 

 

 

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