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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 Executors.

Witnesses : George Brogden, Thomas Simpson the elder, John Simpson

Inrolled 10th June 1755





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