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John Thompson - 5th August 1793 - V056

Knaresborough, Linen Weaver

All my real estate at Low Dunsforth, my leasehold estate in Knaresborough, my household contents, and all other my personal estate to William Manby and Samuel Brown of Knaresborough, Gentlemen, In Trust, to receive the rents and profits and pay an annuity to my sister Helen Thompson.

At the death of my sister my real estate to my relation Richard Calvert of High Dunsforth, and to pay the following legacies :

To the children of my relation Robert Mush 50 each.

To the children of my relation Francis Mush 50 each.

To the children of my relation Ann Jackson 50 each.

To the children of my relation Hannah Shepherd 50 each.

To my relation Jane Cocks 1s.

To my relations Michael Calvert and Elizabeth Calvert, children of Rebecca Calvert, 50 each.

To the Leeds Infirmary 100.

To my sister Helen all the ale in my cellar.

My library to Michael Calvert.

An annuity of 1 1s each to my Trustees.

Residue of my estate to the oldest and poorest families in Knaresborough. To be paid at the rate of 3 to each poor family and 1 10s to each poor person

Witnesses : George Henlock, William Henlock, Junr., Joseph M Allen

 

 

 

 

 

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