| John Moorhouse - 26th March 1798 - X021
Gill Bottom, Hamlet of Clifton, Parish of Fewston, Yeoman
To my nephew Robert Moorhouse the land called Whetstone Park at Hardisty Hill, Fewston, chargeable with :
£20 to my nephew John Brown.
£10 to my nephew James Brown.
£20 to my niece Mary Hardisty, wife of William
£20 to Mary Robinson, daughter of my late niece Susannah
£1 1s each to Robert Robinson and Richard Robinson, sons of
To Robert Moorhouse the house and land of 19 perches at Bank, near Old Camp, Clifton, now occupied by
To my nephew Simeon Moorhouse my real estate at Gill Bottom, now occupied by myself and
John Bramley as tenant, chargeable with :
£20 to my niece Sarah Darnbrough, the wife of Joseph
£2 2s to my sister-in-law Elizabeth Moorhouse.
£1 1s to my cousin Peter Moorhouse.
£2 2s to Dorothy Kettlewell, daughter of my cousin John
Taylor; and £1 1s each to the rest of his children.
£1 1s each to the children of my niece Sarah Darnbrough.
£1 1s each to the children of my nephew John Brown.
An annuity of 10s to my servant Sarah Isles and the use of the house that I now live in. At her death I give the yearly rent of 8s to the poor widows living at Clifton.
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Residue of my estate to my nephews Simeon Moorhouse and Robert
Moorhouse, whom I appoint executors.
Witnesses : William Andrew, Thomas Isles, John Bramley
Inrolled 6th November 1799