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Elizabeth Norton - 15th September 1763 - Q045

Knaresborough, Widow

To my son Edward Norton, esquire, 5 5s, also my pewter set marked with the Norton crest [and many other named items]

Residue of my household goods, chattels and jewels, to my two daughters Margaret Landers and Elizabeth Norton. Also [other named items].

To my servant Elizabeth Dearlove 20 guineas, along with all my common clothes. Also a further 40 guineas for bring up her daughter, Elizabeth Dearlove. Also furniture for a modest room. Also a small bible for her daughter.

To my servant Thomas Squire 3 guineas. Also my under-servant woman to have 1 guinea.

My servants to be provided with mourning clothes. My funeral to be decent but not large, and 10 to be given to the poor

Mr Parker and Mr John Lambert to be each given a mourning ring.

Witnesses : John Chambers, John Lambert

[The following is added after the witnesses, but not in the form of a codicil]

To my son Edward the house and garden late of John Myrel.

I revoke the 60 guineas to my servant Elizabeth, and now give her an annuity of 3 10s, chargeable to the above house. At her death this annuity to revert to my daughter Elizabeth.

 

 

 

 

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