This is the last will and testament of me Thomas Pedley of Muker in Swaledale in the Parish of Grinton and County of York Miner as follows. I order my executors hereinafter named to pay off and discharge all my just debts Funeral and Testamentary expenses I give and bequeath all my Household Furniture goods, chattels, monies and securities for money, land personal Estate and effects & whatsoever and wheresoever unto William Peacock and to John Pedley their executors and administrators In trust and order and direct that they collect all my debts and sell and dispose if necessary such of my Farming Stock at such time as to them may seem expedient and place the money thence arising upon good security and pay and apply or appoint my said wife to ceceive the interest dividends or other annual produce arising therefrom together with the rest of my land Personal Estate for her maintenance and support as long as she remains my widow and in case the interest or annual produce of the said trust moneys as my said wife may appear necessary and proper for her maintenance and support and immediately after the death of my said wife I order and direct my land and personal Estate then Upon trust (if any) to be divided as follows One hundred and ten pounds equally to my Brother John Pedley and Sister Jane Cottingham wife of the late Thomas Cottingham or to and equally amongst the issue of their children as may be then dead leaving such Issue such issue to be entitled to the same share of the said trust money as thier his or her deceased parents if living would have been entitled to Twenty Five pounds To and equally to my wife Brothers William Peacock and James Peacock or to and equally amongst the issue of their children as may be then dead leaving such issue such issue to be entitled to the same share of the said trust moneys as their his or her deceased parent if living would have been entitled to and the rest and residue equally between John Pedley and Jane Cottingham the wife of the late Thomas Cottingham and William Peacock and James Peacock or to and equally amongst the issue of their children as may be then dead leaving such issue such issue to be entitled to the same of the said trust money as their his or her desceased parent if living would have been entitled I appoint John Pedley and William Peacock joint Executors in trust of this my Will I revoke all other wills by me heretofore made and declare this one to be and containing my last will and Testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name this fourth day of April. In the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and seventy three
Thomas Pedley
Signed and declared by the said Testator Thomas Pedley as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presance of each other at one and the same time have hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses
James Peacock
John Dunn

Proved in Her Magesty's Court of Probate the District Registry at York on the twenty fifth day of August One thousand eight hundred and seventy three by John Pedley the Brother of the said deceased and William Peacock (Brother of the Testator's wife) the Executors named in the said Will
Effects sworn under £200
Testator died 10th April 1875