William Simpson - 31st
August 1776 - S027
Felliscliffe, Parish of Hampsthwaite, Gentleman
To my son John Simpson my real estate at Rawden Lane,
occupied by John Carr, also the real estate at Timble, Parish
of Fewston, occupied by John Ward.
To my son William Simpson an annuity of £30, and after his
death £10 for is wife in case she should survive him., chargeable to
my estate at Rawden Lane.
To my son John my real estate at Gilshorn, occupied by Robert
Ellis. Also the house in the High Street, Knaresborough, occupied
by John Walker; chargeable with an annuity of £8 to my sister Mary
Sharp. Also the estate at Birstwith, occupied by John Smith,
chargeable with an annuity of £8 to my daughter Dorinda Bramley,
wife of Marmaduke Bramley, and £100, at her death, to her
To my servant Hannah Rumfitt an annuity of £2, chargeable
to the estate at Birstwith.
To my son William the house and land at Felliscliffe where I
now live, and at his death the same to my grandson John Simpson,
who is to pay an annuity of £5 to his mother Ann Simpson.
To my son William the land adjoining that of Timothy
Scaife which is near the Long Lane in Felliscliffe. Also all the
residue of my goods and chattels. I appoint him Executor.
Witnesses : William Andrew, Henry Simpson, John Smith
Inrolled 4th September 1776