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William Simpson - 29th May 1766 - Q052

Rowden Lane, Parish of Hampsthwaite, Yeoman

To my wife Anne Simpson Low Farm with the five closes, amounting to 2a 3r, in Rowden Lane, now occupied by William Simpson and Joseph Horseman, which I bought off Matthew Holm.

At her death the same to my son William Simpson. At his death the same to my son Samuel Simpson. At his death the same to my grandson John Simpson, son of Samuel.

The residue of my Copyhold estate (house and nine closes, amounting to 6a 1r) to my daughter Sarah Simpson.

To my granddaughter Grace Simpson 40.

To my son Thomas Simpson one guinea, having previously given him sufficient fortune.

Residue of my goods, chattels, and personal estate to my wife Anne and daughter Sarah, whom I appoint Executrixes.

Witnesses : Thomas Simpson of Felliscliffe, Anne Simpson, wife of William Simpson the younger, of Felliscliffe, Jane Simpson, wife of Thomas Simpson of Felliscliffe, William Simpson of Felliscliffe.

Inrolled 20th October 1769.





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