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
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