Thomas Knowles - 12th July
1762 - Q044
Knaresborough, Common Brewer
To my daughter Tabitha Foot, £250, payable at £50 per
To my daughter Rachel Knowles, the interest on £450,
chargeable to the burgage house in High Street, Knaresborough, and now
occupied by myself, James Clarke, and John Clarke, and
payable as long as she remains unmarried. She may dispose of this sum
by her Will. If she marries a Quaker then the sum is to be paid to her
within six months of her marriage. Should she marry other than a
Quaker then the capital sum to go to my personal estate.
To my daughter Rachel [many named items]. Also £5 to be
paid to her immediately upon my death.
Residue of my goods, chattels, personal estate, my burgage house,
and my copyhold estate at Low Bridge, Knaresborough, which I bought
off Dorothy Pickersgill, and other property at Bishop Monkton,
to my son Thomas Knowles, whom I appoint Executor.
Witnesses : John Inman, John Thompson, Francis Bedford
Probate of Will registered at Wakefield [Registry of Deeds] 31st
July 1769, in Book BK P528 No. 68