Margaret Abbey - 19th December 1810 - Z027
To my son Thomas Abbey the choice of 2 cows out of my stock of cattle and all the milk pails, bowls and other things belonging to my dairy. Also the post rails and stock bars. Also my warming pan.
To my sons Thomas Abbey and Francis Abbey my stock of hay and farming utensils.
To my daughter Jane Carter my bed, bedding and bedstead.
To my granddaughter Elizabeth Abbey, daughter of Thomas
Abbey, a bed, bedding and bedstead.
To my granddaughter Jane Abbey, daughter of Francis
Abbey, my clock.
The remainder of my personal estate to James Paley, of the Abbey, In Trust. And from the money arising to pay the following legacies :
To my daughter Mary Belt £50.
To my son Thomas Abbey £50.
To my daughter Elizabeth Binns £45.
To my son Francis Abbey £50.
To my daughter Jane Carter £50.
To my daughter Sarah Knowlson £45.
To the children of my daughter Margaret Smithson £5 each.
To my grandson Thomas Abbey, the son of Thomas Abbey £1 1s.
To John Abbey £1 1s.
Any surplus money to remain with James Paley to go to my sons and daughters
Mary Belt, Thomas Abbey, Elizabeth Binns, Francis Abbey, Jane Carter and
Sarah Knowlson in equal shares.
I appoint James Paley executor.
Witnesses : J Cundall, Cabinet Maker, Peter Taylor
Codicil - 17th February 1812
I have lent Sarah Knowlson £11 which is to be deducted from her legacy.
Witnesses : Robert Byron, Richard Lund
Codicil - 21st January 1814
To my son Thomas Abbey all my estate and interest to the land and hereditaments that I now hold as tenant under
James Collins. Also all my stock of hay and farming utensils. I have loaned
Sarah Knowlson a further £10 10s and this is to be deducted off her legacy.
Witnesses : Richard Lund, Robert Byron, William Collins
Margaret Abbey died 11th may 1814. Probate 17th May 1814. Effects under £450.