Will: WILLIAM DALE'S WILL - N.Y.C.R.O. ZEW I 56
I William Dale of Bransdale in the County of York Yeoman being of perfect mind memory and understanding do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in the Manner following and first I will that all my just Debts Legacies and Funeral Expenses be paid and discharged by my Executors hereinafter named The Tenant right of my Farm I hold under Thomas Duncombe Esqr. I give unto my loving wife Dorothy and my son Thomas by the permission of the said Thomas Duncombe I give devise and bequeath unto my son William Dale all my Lands and Tenements lying in Danby to him and his heirs But in case my son William should dye leaving no Issue that then the Lands and Tenements above devised shall go and be equally divided amongst such of my Children as shall then be living I give devise and bequeath to my son Miles Dale all my Lands lying in Bransdale commonly called Thackwith But in case my son Miles should happen to die leaving no Issue that then my Will and Mind is that the said Lands shall go and be equally divided amongst such of my
Children as shall be then living And my Will and Mind is that Robert Frank shall Act In Trust for my said son Miles until he attain the age of Twenty One Years I give to my son Charles Dale Sixty pounds to be paid by my Executors when he attains the age of Twenty One years andin case my son Charles should happen to die before he attain the said age of Twenty One years that then the said Sixty pounds shall be equally divided amongst such of my children as shall be then living I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary Dale Forty pounds to be paid on the first day of May next if she shall be then living But in case my said daughter should happen to die before the said first day of May that then the said Forty pounds shall be equally divided amongst such of my Children as shall be then living. I also Give and bequeath to my Daughter Mary Dale two kine and all Household Goods to furnish a House at the discretion of my executor And as to all the part residue and remainder of my Goods and Chattels moveable and immovable I give and bequeath the same unto my loving wife Dorothy and my Son Thomas Dale who I do hereby nominate and appoint joint executors of this the last Will and Testament only in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this seventh day of March One Thousand Seven hundred fifty and four.
- The Mark and Seal of William Dale - Signed, Sealed, published and declared by the Testator for his last Will and
Testament in the presence of Thos. Kipling, John Garbut, John Frank.
This copy agrees with the original Will of the said William Dale deceased proved in the exchequer County of York being duly compared
and examined herewith by me Wm. Askwith. Notary Public
Transcribed 7 March 2001