Abraham Theaker - 15th
May 1787 - U072
Birstwith, Parish of Hampsthwaite, Yeoman
To my wife Catharine Theaker [named items to furnish two
rooms]. Also the west parlour of the house, with the room above,
which was formerly occupied by John Walker.
All my other real estate to John Spence of Birstwith,
Linen Weaver, and Robert Walker of Darley, Shopkeeper, Upon
Trust, chargeable with a £10 annuity to my wife, to sell, convert
to money and invest. To settle any legacies still due, and
chargeable to my estate, from the Will of my late father, Abraham
Theaker. To apply the rents for the maintenance and education of
my sons Abraham and Thomas Theaker.
When Thomas reaches 21, my Trustees to convey my real
estate to my sons. Should both my sons die before Thomas
reaches 21, then the same to my brother John Theaker, and a
sum of £250 to my wife; also £250 to my sister Mary Furniss,
wife of William Furniss.
Witnesses : William Snow, James Wilan, Ann Watson
Inrolled 6th June 1787