George Clarkson - 5th
January 1768 - Q034
All my real estate in Birstwith, Township of Clint, that I am
entitled to on reversion at the death of Jane Hardisty, wife of
Peter Hardisty, to my wife Elizabeth Clarkson and my
friends John Headlam Mason and Richard Cass, Flax
dressers, both of Knaresborough, In Trust to sell after the death of Jane
and to give that amount to my son George Clarkson and my
daughter Mary Clarkson, once they reach 21. should they both
die before then, then the same to my son John Clarkson when he
reaches 21. My wife is to receive interest on the money, before it is
payable, for the upkeep of my three children.
All my goods, chattels and personal estate to my wife, who, along
with my two friends I appoint Executors and Guardians of my children.
Witnesses : Cowling Ackroyd, William Buck, Benjamin Reed
Inrolled 20th February 1768