Thomas Stoner - 8th
November 1781 - U084
To my eldest son, Frederick Stoner, all my real estate at
Pannal, chargeable with an annuity of £2 to my wife Ann Stoner
– this to reduce to £1 if she should remarry. Also her choice of
furniture for one room.
To my two daughters, Ellen Stoner and Elizabeth Stoner,
£20 each when they reach 21, and a further £30 each at the death
of my wife.
To my two sons David Stoner and Thomas Stoner my
real estate at Bilton with Harrogate, chargeable with an annuity of
£2 to my wife.
Residue of my estate to my son Frederick, whom I appoint
Witnesses : Ann Stubbs, Joseph Downham, Thomas Stubbs
Codicil - 20th March 1788
Annuity payable by Frederick is raised to £5, and that by
David and Thomas to £3. Should his wife remarry then
the annuities to be halved.
Legacy to his daughters Ellen and Elizabeth is
voided and made to £100 each, with no restrictions.
Witnesses : William Bentley, Peter Hardisty