This is the last Will and Testament of me Jane Storey of Preston in the Parish of Wensley in the County of York Widow made this second day of May in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and fifty six in manner following, that is to say I give and devise all those my Closes of land called Scarlet and Organ Hill situated in the Township of Redmire in the said parish of Wensley now occupied by ....................... Topham as tennant thereof Unto and to the use of my son Thomas Reynoldson his heirs and afsigns for ever charged and chargeable neverthelefs with the payment of the sum of fifty pounds to my daughter Elizabeth Carter Storey which I bequeath to her and direct the same to be paid to her at the expiration of six Calander Months next after my decease. I give and devise All that my dwellinghouse stable and hereditaments situate in Reeth in the Parish of Grinton in the said County of York Unto and to the use of my said Daughter Elizabeth Carter Storey her heirs and afsigns for ever. I give and bequeath one Silver Tankard marked with the letters G. E. C. two feather beds with bolsters and pillows and two bed quilts marked with the letters G. C. R. unto my son George Carter Reynoldson absolutely. I give and bequeath two feather beds bolsters and pillows two bedquilts marked with the letters T. R one oak chest of Drawers and one Bedstead and Hangings unto my said son Thomas Reynoldson absolutely. I give and bequeath six silver Tea Spoons marked with the letters J. C two Silver Table Spoons marked with the letters G. E. C two of my best feather beds bolsters and pillows, all the rest of my bed linen and all my Table Linen my best bedstead and hangings my best set of China six of my best Jugs my Glafses my Tooth and Egg Tea and Coffee Pots one Clock and Case my Oak drawers all my Carpets my large Looking Glafs with Guilt Frame my Mahogany Sofa my large Oak dining Table my Prefs and drawers my Rocking Chair two brass Candlesticks my fender and fire irons my small Drefsing Table my Sampler all my Wearing Apparel my Mahogany Tea Caddy one oak Arm Chair and six oak Kitchen Chairs to match the arm Chair and my Oak Tea Caddy Unto my said Daughter Elizabeth Carter Storey absolutely And I give and bequeath all the rest residue and remainder of my personal Estate unto my Sons and Daughter George Carter Reynoldson Thomas Reynoldson and Elizabeth Carter Storey absolutely share and share alike. But subject neverthelefs to the payment of my debts funeral and testamentary expences and I nominate and appoint my sons and daughter George Carter Reynoldson Thomas Reynoldson and Elizabeth Carter Storey Joint Executors and Executrix of this my Will and hereby revoking all former wills by me made I publish and declare this Instrument in Writing..................

(having 'found' the legacies and family recipients, I did not copy further)