Samuel Hattersley - 28th
February 1775 - R052a
To my wife Elizabeth Hattersley the house, outbuildings, and
two closes, at Forest Lane Head, approximately 3a, and now occupied by
John Simpson. Also the leasehold house, in which I now live, in
Briggate, Knaresborough, chargeable with my legacies. At her death the
same to my eldest son Mark Hattersley.
To my son Mark the copyhold close called Geld Pitt or Low
Close, approximately ½a, in Beckwith with Rossett, and now occupied
by Benjamin Winterburn. Also the house called Cold Well House,
with the close, containing 4a, and now occupied by John Tengatt,
chargeable with £60 to my son Joseph Hattersley, and £40 each
to my three daughters, Sarah Heald, wife of John Heald,
Tabitha Chambers, wife of William Chambers, and Dorothy
Lupton, wife of William Lupton.
Should Sarah die before inheriting, then the same to be
shared by her husband John, and son, Timothy Musgrave.
To my son Samuel Hattersley the close called Wade Close at
Sulphur Wells, Parish of Pannal, containing 3a, and now occupied by John
The residue of my personal estate, goods and chattels, to my wife,
whom I appoint Executrix.
Witnesses : Martin Richardson, Joseph Lye, Edward Richardson
Inrolled 19th April 1775.