Joseph Mountain - 3rd
September 1757 - P023
Felliscliffe, Parish of Hampsthwaite, Gentleman
To my wife Maudlin Mountain [named household items].
To Sarah Dibb, wife of William Dibb, the £10 which
her husband owes me.
To my nephew John Jackson the £20 he owes me.
To my nephew John Carr the £10 he owes me.
To my nephew Francis Mountain the house in Felliscliffe now
occupied by Aaron Parker and Ellen Wilson, with the five
adjoining closes which I bought from John Trish, also the two
other closes on the west side which is farmed by Jonathan Rennard. I
also give him the tithes of corn &c from the above and the
tithes from the closes on the north side, which are owned by John
Hall but formerly by Robert Umpleby.
My wife to have the use of the above house, and all the remaining
To my nephew John Mountain the ancient building in which I
now live, along with the five closes, along with all the tithes. At
the death of my wife he is to have the close at Birstwith, called
To my nephew William Mountain, at the death of my wife, the
four closes [named] in Felliscliffe and now occupied by John
To William Simpson of Felliscliffe, £5.
Residue of my estate, goods and chattels to my nephew William,
whom I appoint Executor.
Witnesses : John Myers, John Beecroft, Samuel Myers
Inrolled 5th October 1757