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Edward Mountain - 26th March 1802 - X081

Knaresborough, Linen Manufacturer

To my wife Mary Mountain my house and land in Scriven with Tentergate now occupied by William Manby

At her death the same to my son John Mountain. Should he die before his wife Elizabeth Mountain then she is to receive an annuity of £30 chargeable to this property. This property is to go in tail to his sons and after that to his daughters. Should my son die without issue then the property to go to my niece Amy Mountain and at her death in tail to her children. Should my niece die without issue then the property to go to the person named by my wife in her Will.

My house and land in the Parish of Pannal to my wife. At her death the same to my son and at his death to his second son in tail. If no second son then to his daughters in tail. Should my son die without issue then the property to go to the person named in my brother Francis Mountain Will.

My house and shop in Hilton Lane, Knaresborough, now occupied by Edmund Carlton, Elizabeth Turnbull, and Richard Hamrum, with the leasehold garden adjoining Rawgap Lane, to my wife Mary. At her death the same to my son John

My leasehold houses in the Market Place, Knaresborough, now occupied by William Allinson, and Thomas Mitchell, also my copyhold house in the Liberty of St Peterís in Knaresborough, to my wife Mary, and my brother Francis Mountain, George Cooper of Knaresborough, Gentleman, and William Taylor of Beamish, Gentleman, Upon Trust to sell the property and to use the money to buy other property in the Pannal area. This purchased property is then to be conveyed to my wife.

To my son John all my trade utensils and £500 when he reaches 21.

Residue of my estate to my Trustees to sell and invest; the profits going to my wife.

All my household furniture and plate to my wife.

My Trustees to have the power to build a house for £300-£400 on the land now occupied by William Manby.

Witnesses : William Patrick, Francis Cooper, Joseph M Allen

Probate at York 1st October 1804


 

 

 

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