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Thomas Abbott - 20th February 1775 - S025

Knaresborough, Innkeeper

To my wife Mary Abbott my Copyhold house and other buildings in Cundall Lane, Knaresborough, now occupied by myself and Philip Dixon.

At her death the same to my second son Thomas Abbott, chargeable with 25 each to my three other children, James Abbott, Henry Abbott, and William Abbott, one year after the death of my wife.

To my sons Thomas and Henry, 300 each.

To my brother Henry Abbott of Minskip, and Ralph Robinson of Ripley, Gentleman, 300, Upon Trust to invest. The interest to go to my son William when he reaches 21, prior to which it is to be used for his maintenance and education.

All my household effects, cattle, and personal estate, to my wife.

I have lately contracted with the assignees of James Collins, a bankrupt, for the purchase of a house and other buildings in the High Street, Knaresborough, occupied by my son James, Francis Bedford, and Mrs Wilks, for 210. I now devise this to my wife, whom I now appoint Executrix.

Witnesses : Martin Richardson, Edward Richardson

Inrolled 3rd July 1776

 

 

 

 

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