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Transcript of will for
Thomas Priestnall of Woodford (Butley)

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 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 1802

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 trust.
Rest to 1st nieces and nephews or on their deaths to their heirs.
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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