William Bramley - 1st
February 1765 - Q017
By Indenture 15th January 1740 between William Bramley of
the 1st, George Clarkson, Blacksmith, and John Coates,
Innkeeper, of the 2nd, and Ann Clarkson, daughter of George,
of the 3rd part. After taking notice of the marriage between me and Ann
and the Surrender, of same date, of the east end of a house with the
closes in Birstwith, occupied by John Render, Ann Barker and
myself, to George Clarkson and John Coates.
I now give that half house to my eldest son Marmaduke Bramley
on the death of my wife, Ann Bramley.
The closes attached to the house I give to my sons William
Bramley, and George Bramley on the death of my wife.
I give my tithes to my wife, and at her death to my son Marmaduke.
I give the house and 2½ acres of land at Birstwith which I bought
off Widow Fairburn and her son, and now occupied by Richard
Roome, to my son William.
I give the house at Birstwith, now occupied by John Varley,
to my son George, also the tithes arising from the land at
Birstwith owned by John Simpson.
The residue of my real estate to my son Marmaduke.
The residue of my personal estate, goods and chattels to my sons Marmaduke
and William, and appoint them Executors.
My son Marmaduke to pay an annuity of £2 to my wife, whom I
appoint as guardian to my son George, until he reaches 21.
Witnesses : James Collins, James Collins junior
Probate 1st March 1766