Dallowgill

Will of George BURNISTON of Dalleygill 1671

Summary of the will of George BURNISTON of dalleygill 1671
Transcribed by Carol Metcalfe

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Francis Burniston, eldest son, all my lands and tenements and all my title and interest …….during my lease upon condition that he shall pay out thereof these legacies.

Ann Burniston, wife, fifty shillings in the year during her natural life

Tomisen Burniston, sister, fifty shillings during her natural life

Dorethy Burniston, daughter, fifty shillings in the year for four years the first year
thereof to begin within one year after my decease

Richard Burniston, second son, fifty shillings in the year for four years the first year thereof to begin the next year after my daughter Dorethy shall be paid her ten pounds

Daughter Dorethy another fifty shillings in the year for another four years the first year thereof to begin immediately after the decease of wife Ann and sister Tomisen

Son Richard another fifty shillings in the year for another four years the first year thereof to begin the next year after my daughter Dorethy shall have the last mentioned ten pounds paid

Dorethy or Richard shall have either of them four and one sheep kept or wintered upon my said farm so long as they shall live together

Anne, wife and tomisen, sister shall have either of them a bed of close

the rest of household goods left to wife Ann to dispose of as she thinks fit

If Dorethy or Richard dies before they the sums of money are paid to them the survivor to have their part of the money unpaid as it shall grow due towards the mending of his or her portion

If Anne my wife shall not like to dwell with my son after my death, she shall have the best cow? about my house or three pounds six shillings in money to buy her a cow with all the

rest of my goods unbequeathed after debts and legacies paid and funeral expenses discharged, to Francis Burniston, eldest son, sole executor

George Burniston his mark

witnesses
Anthony Fawxber marked initials
Samuell Wilson signed

probate first day of February 1671/72