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William Bilton - 12th June 1799 - X128

Birstwith, Gentleman

All my real estate to my sister Ann Bilton, and at her death the same to my nephew Bilton Josephus Wilson.

Should my nephew die without issue then I charge my estate in Menwith with Darley, now occupied by Thomas Acres, with :

1 per month for the churchwarden and overseer of the poor at Birstwith for the purchase of bread to be distributed to the poor of Birstwith.

5 per year to the schoolmistress at Felliscliffe for teaching 5 poor girls from Birstwith to read, knit and sew.

To my sister Mary Wilson and annuity of 50.

To my nephew Bilton Josephus 500. should he die without issue then I give a further 20 per year to the poor at Birstwith.

Witnesses : Robert Keighley, Matthew Winter, James Collins

Probate 11th July 1806. effects under 2,000.

Inventory by David Goodall, Richard Snow, William Andrew, and John Bell available.




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