WILLS IN CHESHIRE (UK)
Transcript of will for
Thomas Priestnall of Woodford (Butley)
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Will of Thomas Priestnall of
Woodford (Butley) - Died 21st February 1802
Date of will - 27th February 1796
Value - Effects under £2000
Proven at Chester diocesan consistory court on 13th March
To Thomas Priestnall the eldest son of my nephew George Priestnall of Butley, my best suit.
Nephew John Priestnall of Poynton shall pay no rent for the
premises he holds under me situate in Woodford.
Nephew George Priestnall, debts discharged.
Aprothesia Jackson daughter of my late niece Mary Jackson , her share to be placed out on interest upon good security until she
is 21 or married, her education and bringing up to be paid out of the
Rest to 1st nieces and nephews or on their deaths to their
Niece Elizabeth Holms the wife of John Holms of Stockport
(Innkeeper) for her own personal use.
Matthew Priestnall of Stockport (Wine Merchant)
John Dooley of Woodford (Schoolmaster)
Richard Barton of Macclesfield
Matthew Priestnall (Executor) died before will was proven
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