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Stephen Sedgwick 1779

:Stephen Sedgwick 1779

Stephen Sedgwick - 1779 Last Will .me Stephen Sedgwick of Ingleton in the parish of Bentham in the County of York Gentleman.. all messuage land tenement and heriditament.. within the Parish of Horton in Ribblesdale.or elsewhere, unto my son John Sedgwick Clerk and James Redmayne of Yarlsber in the Township of Ingleton, Gentleman. To hold unto them the said John Sedgwick and James Redmayne their Heirs and Assigns...payment of my just debts, funeral expenses and.legacies...two granddaughters, daughters of my son Matthew Sedgwick by his late wife deceased the sum of one hundred pounds each..Sons and daughters of my late daughter Catherine Hird, the wife of William Hird the sum of three hundred pounds..unto John and Jane Wilson, son and daughter of my late daughter Jane and wife of Edmund Wilson the sum of one hundred pounds each...unto my grandson Stephen Sedgwick son of my late son Stephen Sedgwick of Ashes the sum of two hundred pounds...unto Elizabeth Sedgwick daughter of my daughter Agnes (now wife of John Moor) by Thomas Sedgwick her former husband, the sum of two hundred pounds..And whereas the sum of one hundred and forty pounds was formerly with other money advanced..to my said son Mathew Sedgwick Clerk.my said son Mathew shall be freed and absolutely from the payment of the same...and whereas I advanced and lent to my son William Sedgwick Clerk the sum of two hundred and ninety five pounds.shall stand freed and absolutely discharged from payment of the money due..All my household goods..I give .to my said son John Sedgwick, Alice the wife of the said James Redmayne, the said Elizabeth Sedgwick and William Hird, share and share alike..I hereby nominate..the said John Sedgwick and James Redmayne joint executors...in witness whereof..3rd day of June..one thousand seven hundred and seventy nine. Witnessed Henry Guy Thomason Nelson Will: Clapham Whereas I Stephen Sedgwick..did previous to the marriage of James Redmayne with my daughter Alice.to give to the said James Redmayne..one full eighth part of the estate I was them possessed of..I hereby declare that it is not my intention that the said James Redmayne shall receive any benefit..other than is directed by this my Will..dated this third day of June one thousand seven hundred and seventy nine Witnessed Henry Guy Thomason Nelson Will: Clapham

There is also the administration document as follows:

Know all men by these presents that we John Sedgwick of Howgill in the parish of Sedbergh and County of York Clerk, James Redmayne of Yarlsber in the Parish of Bentham and county aforesaid Gentleman and Robert Rotherford of the City of York Innkeeper..dated the eighteenth day of the month of August.one thousand seven hundred and seventy nine. The condition of this obligation is such that if the above bounden John Sedgwick Son and James Redmayne Son-in-law joint executors and residuary legatees named in the last will and testament of Stephen Sedgwick late of Ingleton in the Parish of Bentham....do well and truly execute and perform the said Will of the said deceased

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