Richard Stable of Tanshelf (1596-1658)

The Will of Richard Stable of Tanshelf - Dated Nov 7th, 1658

One moiety of one garth in Tanshelf, near Beadhouse, to William Stable, my eldest son, and one spuriall. To his wife, my daughter in law, £5. To my son in law George Shillitoe one spuriall, and to my daughter Thomasine, his wife, £5, and to each of her four children now living £5, and to the child which is in her wombe £5. To my son in law Edward Atkinson one spuriall, and to my daughter Elizabeth, his wife, £5. To my grandchild Anne Atkinson £5. To Edward and Elizabeth Atkinson, son and daughter of the said Edward Atkinson, either of them one ould angell. To my son in law Richard Austwick one spuriall, and to my daughter Isabell, his wife, £5, and to the child in her wombe £5. To my daughter Susannah Stable £200 in full payment of her child's portion. To my brother Mr. Nicholas Stable one spuriall, and to his wife one ould angell. To Mr John Ramsden and his wife, William Milner, Samuel Milner, Mary Brownell, Mr. Leonard Ward, Mr. Edward Booth and his wife, Mr Laurence Adam and his wife, James Holland, George Spinke, each an ould angell. To Anne, wife of William Shillitoe, 10s. To my apprentice William Bracebrigge 10s, and to William Ellin, my apprentice unbound, 10s, and I leave him to his choice if he will serve my son William or my son Leonard. Rest of my goods and chattels to son Leonard, sole executor. Mr John Ramsden, Mr. Leonard Ward, Mr Edward Booth, Mr. Laurence Adam, supervisors.

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