James Squire - 30th
March 1780 - U082
Allerton Mauleverer, Gentleman
To my wife Sarah Squire [named items of furniture,
bedding, and silver], at her death the same to my eldest son John
To my wife my house and land at Whixley, occupied by William
Cass and John Eden, at her death the same to my son John.
To my second son, James Squire, the close of land at
Beckwith with Rossett, Parish of Pannal, containing 15 acres and
recently purchased from Thomas Clark, and now occupied by Edward
Clough, chargeable with £50 each to my two daughters, Nancy
Squire and Mary Squire if they have reached 21 at my
death, otherwise at £4 per year.
To my third son, Thomas Squire, my copyhold estate at
Beckwith with Rossett, which I purchased from Dawson Roundell,
Esq., now occupied by Edward Clough, chargeable with £100
each to my two daughters with the same provisos as above.
£300 to be divided amongst the children of my brother Richard
Residue of my personal estate and effects to my wife and three
I appoint my wife, by brother William Squire, and my
brothers-in-law John Clark and William Clark, as
Executors, and give them 1 guinea each for their trouble.
Witnesses : John Mason, Squire Mason, Francis Couper