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Joseph Critchlay - 3rd November 1781 - U040

Thornbrough, Parish of Allerton Mauleverer, Gentleman

To my wife Alice Critchlay 20, and all my household goods. Also an annuity of 30.

My real estate in Bilton with Harrogate to Richard Snowdon of Clareton, and John Deeves of Marton cum Grafton, In Trust to sell, and to keep the farm on at Thornbrough where I now live, and place at interest for the maintenance and education of my children. The money then to be equally shared amongst them when they reach 21.

Should my children die before reaching 21, then the same to my nephews and nieces, the children of my brother John Critchlay, and of my sister Mary Furness, wife of Martin Furness.

5 each to my Trustees for their care and trouble.

Witnesses : Abraham Greaves, John Webster, John Jones

Codicil - 14th June 1784

Mentions a previous Will in which John Wing of Raby Castle, County Durham, was a Trustee, but is now dead.

Appoints tuition of his daughter Nancy Critchlay to his wife.

Witnesses : Thomas Hutchinson, Henry Haughton






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