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Robert Stockdale - 9th October 1815 - Z067

Knaresborough, Gentleman

My servants resident in my house at Knaresborough i.e. George Sheppard and Thomas Kettlewell, to be provided with a decent suit of mourning.

To my relations - 

William Bolland and Susannah Robinson, the wife of Josiah Robinson, 3000 each. 

To William Robinson, son of Susannah, 1000.

To James Walker of Beverley In Trust for all his children 1500.

To Mrs Elizabeth Swaine, widow of the Reverend William Swaine, late vicar of Bramham, 200.

To my godson Thomas Nursaw, my servant John Smith, George Sheppard, Elizabeth Lockwood the daughter of William Lockwood of Easingwold, 100 each.

To the Trustees of the free Grammar School at Knaresborough, 150.

The 1000 I have in Stock of which I am Trustee as executor under the Will of Mary Witter, and the 600 in the same stock of which I am Trustee under the Will of Mary Simpson, and as Trustee of her daughter Mrs Barf. I also have 400, the property of the four daughters of John Thomas of North Cowton, given them by the Will of Ambrose Gray, late of Thornton Bridge, Gentleman. I also have 150 the property of the three children of Francis Pennington.

The remainder of my real and personal estate to go to the Reverend Richard Dawson, rector of Bolton near Gisburn in Craven, whom I appoint as executor.

Witnesses : Peggy Manby, Elizabeth Hopwood, Peter Earnshaw

Proved at York 2nd April 1816




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