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Thomas Knowles - 12th July 1762 - Q044

Knaresborough, Common Brewer

To my daughter Tabitha Foot, 250, payable at 50 per year.

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

 

 

 

 

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