John Barker - 23rd
September 1784 - U029
High Bridge End, Knaresborough, Yeoman
To my wife Mary Barker my house in which I now live, and a
half part of the garden. At her death the same to my son William
My house at Felliscliffe, now occupied by James Atkinson,
to my wife. At her death the same to my son William.
Chargeable with an annuity of £7 to my daughter Ann Ryder,
wife of Thomas Ryder.
To my wife one year’s rent from all other my real estate.
My house and malt kiln, now occupied by Stephen Parkinson,
to my son William. Chargeable with an annuity of £3 to my
son Joseph Barker during the life of my wife. Also with an
annuity of £5 to my son Joseph after the death of my wife.
My house, stable and orchard, now occupied by Christopher
Wells, along with the close called Moor Close, to my son John
Barker, and at his death the same to my son William.
To my daughter Mary Cass the house now occupied by James
Ibbetson with one sixth of the orchard to the rear, and at her
death the same to her son Richard Cass.
To my son Joseph Barker the house now occupied by Robert
Richardson, and at his death the same to my son William.
To my wife the £100 now at interest with the Rev Marwood,
In trust to pay the interest to my daughters Mary and Ann.
At her death the principal sum to be divided amongst the
children of Mary and Ann.
To my daughter Jane Williams one guinea.
All my household effects and personal estate to my wife and
appoint her executrix.
Witnesses : Stephen Parkinson, Francis Fairbank, John Ingham