WILLS IN CHESHIRE (UK)
Transcript of will for
Matthew Priestnall of Stockport
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of the will and is not always a full transcript, which in some cases
may lead to several pages of rambling text.
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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 Matthew Priestnall (Wine
Merchant)of Stockport - Died ????
Date of will - 19th December 1796
Value - Effects above £2000 and below £5000
Proven at Chester diocesan consistory court on 2nd April
All my messuages, dwelling houses and tenements, edifices and buildings,
cotton factories, warehouses or workshops, hereditaments and premises,
lands, mines and all my parts and shares of the above. Bequeathed to son George Priestnall and daughters Martha
Priestnall and Mary Priestnall who are also the executors.
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