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Francis Shepherd - 25th April 1763 - Q006

Knaresborough, Gentleman

To my daughter Alice Shepherd 1,200, also 20 to be paid to her immediately after my death.

Also to my daughter Alice a further sum of 300.

To my son Richard Shepherd 500 (this is in addition to what I have already given him). These last two amounts to be paid 6 months after the death of my wife.

I give 2,000 from my capital to my son Richard to be used in joint stock and trade, along with my son Francis Shepherd, for a period of five years.

I give an additional 40 to my son Richard immediately after my death.

To my wife Mary Shepherd all my real estate in Low Bishopside, currently occupied by John Leeming and John Gambling. At her death the same to my son Francis. Also an annuity to my wife of 20, chargeable to my burgage house in Knaresborough, which is mow occupied by Berwick Clapham.

The residue of my estates to my son Francis, whom I appoint Executor.

Witnesses : Thomas Taylor, James Collins, James Collins junior.

Probate 3rd December 1764

 

 

 

 

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