WILLS IN CHESHIRE (UK)
Transcript of will for
John Priestnall of Stockport - Silk Throwster
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Will of John Priestnall of Stockport (Silk Throwster)
- Died 24th April 1822
Date of will - 24th April 1822
Value - Below £1000
Proven at Chester diocesan consistory court on September
To wife Elizabeth Priestnall, Set of drawers and
card table, bed and bedding, six silver tea spoons and twenty pounds.
Also " all those of my two messuages or dwelling houses with their respective
oppurtenances situate and being in the Great Underbank in Stockport
aforesaid and now in the occupations of Betty Turner and James
Knight as tenants thereof". On her death to John Priestnall and his heirs.
To brother Thomas Priestnall of Manchester (Calico
Printer) the sum of two hundred pounds.
To nephew William Priestnall of Manchester (Joiner)
the sum of one hundred pounds.
To nephew John Priestnall, messuage or dwelling
house situate on High Bank Side in Stockport aforesaid and now in my
own occupation, and also sil factory edifice on High Bank Side.
Executors - John Priestnall and William Downall
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