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William Cockson - 20th May 1762 - P078

Thruscross, Butcher

To my wife Mary Cockson, whom I appoint Executrix, my ancient building and acre of land in Thruscross, called Abbott Close. Also all my personal estate.

At the death of my wife, and chargeable to the above real estate, 40 to my niece Mary Pullan the wife of Robert Pullan of Braisty Woods.

Also, to m wife, a barn and two closes called Cow Close and Broad Ing in Thruscross, now occupied by Stephen Shepherd. She may sell to settle my debts if my nephew John Cockson, son of my brother John Cockson of Ripley, refuses to do so.

To my nephew John, the house in which I now live, along with the surrounding land, chargeable with 5 to my nephew Thomas Cockson, son of Robert Cockson of Cracoe, and 20 to my niece Ann Morrill, daughter of Christopher Oldfield of Thorlby, and 15 to his sister Ann Cockson, and 2 2s to my niece Ann Preston, daughter of Robert Cockson, and 5s to my niece Mary Constantine, daughter of Timothy Kay of Cracoe

Witnesses : Thomas Simpson, John Graham, William Myers

Memorial registered at Deeds Registry, Wakefield, AX 160 187, 30th October 1762





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