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Subject: Re: [YKS] The Knaresborough Wills - Series P
Date: Thu, 9 May 2002 02:07:21 EDT
In a message dated 09/05/02 02:12:31 GMT Daylight Time,
(Alan Martin) writes:
> Hi Tony
> Any info on Myres - Please - Thank You
> Regards Alan Martin
...........with compliments.......please remember that these are only
abstracts.........the full Wills can be obtained from Sheepscar WYAS..........
..........grateful for any additional information on these people for my
Harrogate Historical Society and re-Population Study Group
Joseph Mountain - 3rd September 1757 - P023
Felliscliffe, Parish of Hampsthwaite
To my wife Maudlin Mountain [named household items].
To Sarah Dibb, wife of William Dibb, the £10 which her husband owes me.
To my nephew John Jackson the £20 he owes me.
To my nephew John Carr the £10 he owes me.
To my nephew Francis Mountain the house in Felliscliffe now occupied by Aaron
Parker and Ellen Wilson, with the five adjoining closes which I bought from
John Trish, also the two other closes on the west side which is farmed by
Jonathan Rennard. I also give him the tithes of corn &c from the above and
the tithes from the closes on the north side, which are owned by John Hall
but formerly by Robert Umpleby.
My wife to have the use of the above house, and all the remaining tithes.
To my nephew John Mountain the ancient building in which I now live, along
with the five closes, along with all the tithes. At the death of my wife he
is to have the close at Birstwith, called Emsley Garth,.
To my nephew William Mountain, at the death of my wife, the four closes
[named] in Felliscliffe and now occupied by John Beecroft.
To William Simpson of Felliscliffe, £5.
Residue of my estate, goods and chattels to my nephew William, whom I appoint
Witnesses : John Myers
Inrolled 5th October 1757
John Myers - 25th June 1759 - P062
Birstwith, Parish of Hampsthwaite
To my daughter, Ellen Graham, wife of James Graham, £60.
That which she does not dispose of is to go, on her death, to my great
grandchildren, the children of my grandson Thomas Barber, deceased.
To my daughter, Sarah Simpson, widow, £40.
To my granddaughter, Hannah Myers, the daughter of my son John Myers, £5.
To my granddaughter, Mary Myers, the daughter of my son William Myers, £5.
To my grandsons, Joseph Myers and Samuel Myers, the sons of my son Thomas
Myers, £2 10s each.
To my son William, all my household goods.
I appoint my sons, John, Thomas, Samuel, and William, as Executors, requiring
them to pay all my debts and legacies.
Witnesses : William Jeffray
Probate 27th September 1762
Margaret Umpleby - 13th March 1761 - P077
Sinderhills, Parish of Hampsthwaite
To my son John Umpleby 1s.
To my son Thomas Umpleby £7. Also a clock and case, my bedclothes, one sheet
and a drawer.
To my grandsons Joseph Umpleby and John Umpleby sons of John, £1 each.
To my grandson Joseph, a chair, a form and a table.
To my daughter Mary Myers, wife of William Myers, a pair of bedstocks with
To my daughter Jane Lowcock, wife of Thomas Lowcock, my featherbed.
The residue of my household goods to be shared by my two daughters.
My clothes to be shared by my son Thomas and my daughter Mary.
To my sons-in-law, William and Thomas, whom I appoint Executors, the cottage
where I now live, chargeable with my legacies.
Witnesses : William Robinson
William Andrew junior
Probate 12th October 1762
William Cockson - 20th May 1762 - P078
To my wife Mary Cockson, whom I appoint Executrix, my ancient building and ½
acre of land in Thruscross, called Abbott Close. Also all my personal estate.
At the death of my wife, and chargeable to the above real estate, £40 to my
niece Mary Pullan the wife of Robert Pullan of Braisty Woods.
Also, to m wife, a barn and two closes called Cow Close and Broad Ing in
Thruscross, now occupied by Stephen Shepherd. She may sell to settle my debts
if my nephew John Cockson, son of my brother John Cockson of Ripley, refuses
to do so.
To my nephew John, the house in which I now live, along with the surrounding
land, chargeable with £5 to my nephew Thomas Cockson, son of Robert Cockson
of Cracoe, and £20 to my niece Ann Morrill, daughter of Christopher Oldfield
of Thorlby, and £15 to his sister Ann Cockson, and £2 2s to my niece Ann
Preston, daughter of Robert Cockson, and 5s to my niece Mary Constantine,
daughter of Timothy Kay of Cracoe
Witnesses : Thomas Simpson
Memorial registered at Deeds Registry, Wakefield, AX 160 187, 30th October
Arthur Myers - 15th July 1762 - P081a
To my grandchildren Thomas Myers, Robert Myers, and William Myers, all the
corn tithes from my land at Felliscliffe, the reversion of which was given to
them by their grandmother Isabel Myers.
To my grandsons Robert and William my estate at Cold Coats in Felliscliffe,
which I bought off John Umpleby containing a house and 4½ acres of land. Also
the corn tithes from that land.
To my nephew William Myers, £20 when he reaches 21, chargeable to the above
I appoint my nephew William Hill and Jonathan Milner as Trustees and
Executors, and to receive the income from my real estate and to apply it for
my grandson William's maintenance and education.
By a pre-marriage agreement between my wife Elizabeth Myers and myself, she
is to receive an annuity of £3. this is to be charged to my copyhold property.
All my goods, chattels, and personal estate, to my Trustees, to settle all my
debts, and the residue to then go to my grandsons Robert and William.
Witnesses : Samuel Myers