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William Lupton - 1st January 1783 - U009

Bilton with Harrogate, Yeoman

My house in Bilton with Harrogate, occupied by William Leaf, and the three closes called Pointer Closes, with the barn, cowhouse and other buildings, also one half beastgate on the Stray, now occupied by myself William Morley, and William Pullan, to my nephew William Lupton.

My house and the two closes called High Pasture and Low Close, now occupied by me, in Bilton with Harrogate, to my nephew Thomas Lupton, subject to estate for life of my wife Alice Lupton.

To my executors 120 In Trust to place at interest, and apply interest to Mary Westmoreland, wife of William Westmoreland of Bilton with Harrogate. At her death the principal sum to be divided amongst her children.

To my brother Marmaduke Lupton an annuity of 5.

To my executors 80 In Trust to place at interest, and apply interest to William Shutt of Spofforth. At his death the principal sum to be divided amongst his children.

To my wife 10, also an annuity of 20. also the house in which I now live, and the use of my furniture.

To my nieces Ann Bruce and Dorothy Lupton 100 each.

To John Bruce 10 Upon Trust to apply the interest for the maintenance of his daughter Betty Bruce.

To Humphrey Bumby 30.

To Thomas Greaves formerly of Pateley Bridge 10.

To James Bumby, Peter Hardisty, William Westmoreland, and Robert Morley, one guinea each.

To the Churchwarden and Overseer of the Poor of Bilton with Harrogate, 10 secured to me on the credit of the turnpike road from Plompton Corner to Skipton, In Trust, to divide the interest amongst the inhabitants of Bilton with Harrogate that have need.

Residue of my estates to my brother Thomas Lupton and William Jackson the younger, whom I appoint executors.

Witnesses : John Dearlove Junr., George Burnand, Francis Fairbank

Inrolled 22nd January 1783





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