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Last will and testament of Joseph Summerscales of Gildersber in the parish of Addingham

Dated 4th October 1808

All debts to be paid

Rents and profits issuing from all my lands, garden, butchers shop and appurtenances given to Sarah “my dear wife” for her natural life.  To pay son William £5 per year

After wife Sarah’s death to William his son

After William’s death to William’s children

Proved 4th February 1811 under £300

Noted in codical dated 10th August 1810 that he had received the interest from £20 from his late brother Henry, this was to go to Sarah and then to his grandson John Summerscales

Joseph died of gravel and dropsy