Dallowgill

John LOFTHOUSE of Lady Hill 1856

John Lofthouse of Lady Hill 1856
Transcribed by Sheila K Douglas

5th June 1856
John Lofthouse late of Lady Hill
Admon, Bond.

In the Peculiar Court of Masham
In the Goods of John Lofthouse deceased
Administration Bond

Know all Men by these presents, that we Elizabeth Lofthouse of Lady Hill
in the Township of Laverton in the Parish of Kirkby Malzeard in the County
of York Widow and Henry Lofthouse of Dallowgill in the Township of
Laverton aforesaid Farmer are held and firmly obliged to the Reverend
and Worshipful Thomas Hedley, Clerk, Master of Arts, Commissary or
Official of the Peculiar and special Jurisdiction of the church late of the
Prebend of Masham in the County of York lawfully constituted in the sum
of one hundred pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain to be paid
to him the said Thomas Hedley or to his certain attorney, executors,
administrators or assigns for the payment whereof well and truly to be made
we oblige ourselves and each of us by ourselves and for the whole and the
full our heirs, executors and administrators firmly by these presents.
Sealed with our Seals. Dated this fifth day of June in the year of our Lord
one thousand eight hundred and fifty six.

The Condition of this Obligation is such that if the above bounden
Elizabeth Lofthouse Widow and Administratrix of John Lofthouse
late of Lady Hill in the Parish of Kirkby Malzeard aforesaid, deceased,
do make or cause to be made a true and perfect Inventory of all and
singular the goods, chattels and credits of the said deceased which have or
shall come to the hands possession or knowledge of her the said
Elizabeth Lofthouse or into the hands or possession of any other
person or persons for her and the same so made do exhibit or cause to be
exhibited into the Registry of the Peculiar Court of Masham on or before
the fifth day of December next ensuing and the same goods, chattels and
credits of the said deceased at the time of his death or which at any time
after shall come to the hands or possession of the said Elizabeth Lofthouse
or unto the hands or possession of any other person or persons for her do
well and truly administer according to Law. And further do make or cause to
be made a true and just account of her said administration at of before the
fifth day of March next ensuing and all the rest and residue of the said Goods
Chattels and Credits which shall be found remaining upon the said
administratrix’s account, the same being first examined and allowed by the
Judge or Judges by his or their sentence or decree pursuant to the true
intent and meaning of the Act of Parliament made shall limit and appoint
And if it shall hereafter appear that any last Will and Testament was made
by the said deceased and the executor or executors therein named do
exhibit the same accordingly into the Court making request to have it
allowed and approved if the said Elizabeth Lofthouse above bounden
being thereunto required do render and deliver the said Letters of
Administration (approbation of such Testament being first had and made)
in the said Court then this obligation to be void and of none effect or else
to remain in full force and virtue.

The mark of Elizabeth Lofthouse
The mark of Henry Lofthouse

Signed, sealed and
delivered in the presence of

Thomas Charles Wilson, Surrogate.

Kirkby Malzeard June 5th 1856

Elizabeth Lofthouse the Administratrix of the Goods, Chattels and
Credits of the within named John Lofthouse appeared personally
and was sworn truly and faithfully to administer and that the Goods,
Chattels and Credits of the said deceased at the time of his death did
not amount to the sum of Fifty pounds and that the time given to
exhibit an Inventory till the fifth day of December next
(the time allowed in the Bond)

Intestate died
15 January 1856

Thomas Charles Wilson
Surrogate