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William Matson - 25th October 1777 - T053

Whipley Moor, Parish of Ripley

To my daughters Winifred Tulley and Ann Darnbrough, 50 each.

To my grandson William Matson Heckler 50.

To my grandsons Thomas Middleton and William Middleton, 10 each.

To my granddaughter Ann Middleton 30.

To my son Joseph Matson and my grandson Francis Matson of Cayton, the two Bonds I have on Walter Vaviser for a total of 200.

To my son Joseph the close of 2 acres furthest west from my house, along with the adjoining small enclosure.

I desire that my wife live at Cayton for one year after my death and then one year with my daughter-in-law Martha Matson, and so on year by year. Should they not allow that then they are to pay her 2 10s annually.

To my son Francis Matson my house and land. He is to sell my goods and chattels and share th profit amongst himself, my son Joseph, and my daughter-in-law Martha, towards the maintenance of my widow.

An annuity of 1 to my wife, chargeable to my son Francis, whom I appoint executor.

Witnesses : William Render, Samuel Moorhouse, Robert Leeming

Inrolled 23rd May 1781

 

 

 

 

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