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John Turpin - 5th March 1774 - R041

Hampsthwaite, Gentleman

To Robert Harrison my house now occupied by William Wilson, linen weaver.

The remainder of my freehold estate in Hampsthwaite to my sister Elizabeth Gill, wife of William Gill of Clint. At her death the same to her husband, if he is still living, along with the orchard which my father bought off Thompson.

At the death of both of them, the same to their children Elizabeth Gill, William Gill, and Jane Gill.

To my nephew John Gill, son of William and Elizabeth, my copyhold housing and land at Hampsthwaite now occupied by Elias Deighton, myself, and Francis Robinson, chargeable with :

An annuity of 6 to Ursula Harrison.

An annuity of 3 to Robert Harrison, brother of Ursula.

An annuity of 1 to the poor of Hampsthwaite on Easter Monday in the form of bread distributed by the churchwarden.

120 to my nephew William and his sisters Elizabeth and Jane, payable of the death of Ursula Harrison.

To William Askwith and Timothy Robinson the copyhold house called the Skinhouse or Workhouse with the garths called Workhouse Garths, and the two adjoining closes which my uncle John Turpin bought from Mr Nursaw. Also the other buildings in Hampsthwaite now occupied by Joseph Hudson, Robert Harrison, and myself, and if they choose to sell them, then any surplus after settling my debts should go to my sister Elizabeth, and at her death the principal sum to be divided amongst my nephews William, Jane, and Elizabeth.

To my cousin John Turpin of Ripley, 10.

To my cousin Ursula Harrison half of my household goods.

To William Askwith 5, also two pair of silver buckles.

To Robert Harrison half of my clothes, and to Timothy Robinson, two guineas, and appoint the Trustees..

Residue of my goods, chattels and personal estate to my brother-in-law William Gill, whom I appoint Executor.

Witnesses : Richard Room, Giles Clayton, William Simpson

Inrolled 8th June 1774

 

 

 

 

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