William Demaine - 11th
March 1755 - O066
Bramley Head, Parish of Fewston, Farmer
To Thomas Simpson and John Simpson of Bramley Head,
£100, as feoffees, for the maintenance and support of my wife Barbery
Demaine, and my two youngest children Joseph Demaine and Hannah
Demaine until they reach 21.
When they reach 21, my Trustees to pay them £10 each. The interest
on the residue to be paid to my wife. Should my wife remarry then she
is only to have £10 out of the residue.
On the death or remarriage of my wife, my Trustees, having paid the
above sums are to divide the residue amongst my children.
To my wife Barbery my household goods, a load of oatmeal,
all the food now in the house, and two bushels of malt. Also as much
money from my personal estate as she requires to bury me.
The residue of my goods, chattels and personal estate to my sons
and daughters : John Demaine, William Demaine, George Demaine, Jane
Demaine, Elizabeth Demaine, and Ann Demaine.
I appoint my two eldest sons John and William as
Witnesses : George Brogden, Thomas Simpson the elder, John
Inrolled 10th June 1755