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John Priestnall of Stockport - Silk Throwster

This transcript is meant as a guide to the contents of the will and is not always a full transcript, which in some cases may lead to several pages of rambling text.

The purpose of the transcript is to give an accurate indication as to who the beneficiaries are, and if available an insight to the lifestyle of the deceased, by way of any peculiar comments in the will, and of course inventories of personal effects where available.

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 1822

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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