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George Priestnall of Worth

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Will of George Priestnall of Worth (Yeoman) - Died ????

Date of will - 15th October 1785
Value - Below £300
Proven at Chester diocesan consistory court on 5th April 1787

To son James Priestnall, one guinea - with what he has already had from me makes his share equivalent to any of my other children.
Remainder to my sons Thomas Priestnall, Matthew Priestnall and John Priestnall, and my daughters Betty otherwise Elizabeth, Ellen, Alice and Mary equally divide amongst them share and share alike.Also I give and devise all the residue and remainder of my farm and interest of and in all that messuage, farm or tenement with the oppurtenances situate, lying and being in Worth aforesaid, which I hold under Peter Downes esquire, unto my said son Thomas Priestnall, his executors, administrators and assigns, he and they paying the rent and performing the covenants.

No executors listed

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