Thomas Abbott - 6th March 1794 - W005
To my son Thomas Abbott my colt called
To my wife Sarah Abbott, whom I appoint
executor, the house now occupied by James Withinshaw. At her
death the same to my son Thomas.
Should my wife die and my son die under 21, then
the same to my sister-in-law Frances Jackson.
All my freehold property in Knaresborough,
occupied by John Ellison, Benjamin Lawton, Thomas Lund, William
Brunton, John Ward, and myself, to my son Thomas. If he
dies under 21 then the same to my wife, and at her death to my
nephew and nieces James Abbott, Mary Abbott, Ann Abbott, Martha
Abbott, Jane Abbott, and Charlotte Abbott, the children
of my brother Henry Abbott.
Should my wife during the minority of my son then
I appoint my friends Ralph Robinson and Richard Wheelhouse
as guardians and trustees for my son.
Witnesses : Francis
Fairbank, William Benson, Thomas Richardson
Codicil - 19th July 1794
My wife to have the absolute disposal of the
property occupied by John Ellison.
Witnesses : Richard
Wheelhouse, Ralph Lofthouse, Francis Fairbank
Inrolled 5th November 1794