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William Bramley - 1st February 1765 - Q017

Birstwith, Gentleman

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 2 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





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