George Clarkson - 13th
September 1755 - O069
My Copyhold property at Hampsthwaite, consisting of a newly built
house and barn, a house formerly a malt kiln adjoining the above, the
closes called High Close now divided into two and called Farr Low
Close and Pasture Close, the two garths and orchards, in all
containing 5½ acres, to my two daughters Ann Clarkson and Mary
Clarkson when Mary becomes 21.
My wife Mary Clarkson to have tuition and guardianship of my
daughters, and have power to sell or let the above property, and to
receive the rents for the maintenance &c of my daughters.
Should my wife remarry then I appoint my father George Clarkson
and father-in-law Thomas Smith as Trustees and to receive the
profits from my property for the maintenance of my children until my
daughter Mary reaches 21.
Should both my daughters die before inheriting, then I give all my
property to Marmaduke Bramley and William Bramley, sons
of William Bramley of Clapham Green, chargeable with £133 6s
8d to be paid to my wife Mary (provided she has not remarried).
To my daughter Ann a silver tankard.
To my daughter Mary a silver pint or two luged cup.
Residue of my goods and chattels to my wife, whom I appoint
Witnesses : E Bainbridge, William Hill, William Harrison
Inrolled 1st October 1755