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John Howgate - 7th September 1769 - Q048

Knaresborough, Linen Weaver

To my daughter Betty Howgate 100 when she reaches 21; chargeable to my burgage house in Kirkgate, Knaresborough, in which I now live.

Should my daughter die before that age, then I give :

20 each to my brothers William Howgate, Joseph Howgate, and Jonathan Howgate, and 45 each to my brother Simon Howgate, and sister Ann Chambers. All payable after the death of my wife Elizabeth Howgate.

Should my wife die before my daughter, then :

An annuity of 8 to my brother William Howgate and Mr Christopher Walton, of Knaresborough, for the maintenance and education of my daughter until she reaches 21, and appoint them Guardians.

My personal estate and effects to my wife, whom I appoint Executrix.

Witnesses : Francis Bedford, Metcalf Graham

Probate 7th February 1770

 

 

 

 

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