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Subject: Re: [YKS] The Knaresborough Wills - Series AA (1800-1824) - Part 2
Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2002 17:17:41 EDT
In a message dated 25/06/02 21:22:34 GMT Daylight Time,
> John and Thomas are most probably John Wigglesworth who died 1828, son of
> Matthew W. John was the schoolmaster at Braithwaite School. Thomas was
> probably his brother who was a shoemker and shopkeeper at Dacre. Their
> brother Matthew had two sons who went to the USA and a daughter with
> descendants in Australia.
> William is clearly a Wrigglesworth not a Wigglesworth.
> Could you also let me have the details of the Wigglesworths who appear in
> AB part 2 ie:
> Wigglesworth - Ann, AB029, Hannah - w, AB115, Robert - w, AB115, Sarah,
> AB077, William, AB029, AB115
> I suspect that Robert may be my ggggrandfather - but will pass on details
> (of course).
> Thanks in advance
............many thanks for the additional info........
...........new batch with my compliments.........
Harrogate Historical Society and re-Population Study Group
Elizabeth Dearlove - 10th May 1826 - AB029
The £100 from the Will of my late husband Richard Dearlove as follows : £19
19s each to my nephews and nieces John Perfect, William Perfect, Mary Simpson
the wife of John Simpson, and Charlotte Templeton the wife of John Templeton.
£10 each to my niece Ann Wigglesworth the wife of William Wigglesworth, and
her daughter Zelah Perfect.
The residue of my estate to be shared amongst my legatees.
I appoint John Calcutt of Knaresborough, Gentleman, as executor.
Witnesses : William North
Died 8th June 1826. Probate 9th November 1826. Effects under £200.
Robert Shutt - 29th April 1825 - AB077
Scriven with Tentergate
To my niece Sarah King, wife of Joseph King, the two houses in a Quarry Yard
at Briggate, Knaresborough, occupied by Joseph Ingilby, and Widow Thompson.
To my niece Sarah Wigglesworth the house, shop and pig cote, in Briggate,
Knaresborough, occupied by John Jackman.
To my three nephews John Shutt, James Shutt, and William Shutt, the five
houses in Briggate, Knaresborough, occupied by Widow Windsor, ? Whitehead,
Shoemaker, ? Ellis, Hannah Sutton, and William Atkinson. Also the other
houses in Quarry Yard (except the two for my niece Sarah). Also my house in
Bond End occupied by William Thackwray.
To my two nephews John Shutt and William Shutt my house in Watergates in
Scriven with Tentergate.
To James Steel (son of my son-in-law William Steel) the house in High Bond
End with the shop, now occupied by John Lewes. Also the adjoining garden now
occupied by Samuel Lewty.
To Thomas Steel, another son of William, the house in High Bond End, occupied
by Samuel Lewty, also the adjoining garden now occupied by John Lewes.
To Ann Steel, the wife of William, £10.
To my son-in-law William Steel the two houses in High Bond End now occupied
by John Nelson and William Buck. At his death these house to go to his
children (except James and Thomas). Also £10.
To my housekeeper Ann Steel the house that I now occupy, with Thomas Steel,
in High Bond End. Also £30 and the furniture and effects in my house.
£2 each to Grace Butterfield and Dorothy Wilkinson.
£19 19s each to William Steel, John Steel, Jane Steel, and Sarah Underwood,
sons and daughters of my son-in-law William.
The residue of my estate to my nephews, John, James, and William.
I appoint my nephews John and William as executors.
Witnesses : Samuel Powell
Died 27th May 1827. Probate 27th June 1827. Effects under £200.
William Whitley - 1827 - AB115
Padside Head, Township of Thornthwaite, Parish of Hampsthwaite
All my cattle, farming stock, and personal estate to be valued and divided as
To my daughter Mary Graham, the wife of Martin Graham, one third. She has to
pay to my son William Whitley £100 10s each year until he reaches 21. Also
some named furniture.
To my wife Hannah Whitley and my son William Whitley one third each.
The farm I rent and occupy has 3 years left on the rental agreement which
expires in the Spring of 1830. It is my will the my wife and son should
[A complicated partnership contract follows concerning his wife and son and
their running of the farm - Suggest you read]
Should my wife die before William becomes 21 then the farm is to be divided
amongst William and Mary.
I appoint Martin Graham, of Menwith with Darley, Linen Weaver, and my friend
William Wigglesworth of Padside Hall, Linen Weaver, as Executors in Trust.
Witnesses : Robert Wigglesworth
Died 14th July 1828. Probate 10th December 1828. Effects under £200.
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