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William Parkinson - 1st May 1763 - Q002a

Crag Hall, Parish of Fewston, Tanner

To my wife all my household goods and bedding, along with the house in which we now live. At her death the same to my son John Parkinson.

To my son John several pieces of land [named closes], along with my cattle, sheep, and all husbandry equipment, along with the west end of the barn. Chargeable with an annuity to my wife of 4.

To my son Thomas Parkinson, whom I appoint Executor, several pieces of land [named closes], along with the east end of the barn. Chargeable with an annuity to my wife of 4.

The yearly taxes on the land to be paid by them : 9 by John, and 12 by Thomas.

To my daughter Jane Parkinson 200.

To my daughter Hannah Smythe 50.

To my son Stephen Parkinson 100

To Mary Blessard, wife of John Blessard, and daughter of my son Thomas, 5.

To my four grandchildren, Stephen Parkinson and Wilks Parkinson, sons of my son Stephen, and Francis Parkinson and Thomas Parkinson, sons of my son Thomas, 5 each when they reach 21.

Witnesses : Margaret Benson, John Day, William Day

Inrolled 8th August 1763

 

 

 

 

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