Seventeenth day of May, One thousand, Eight Hundred, and Twenty five, In the name of God Amen. I, William Spensley (Mine Agent) of Blades, in the Parish of Grinton, in the County of York, being of sound and disposing mind, and memory, do make this my last Will and Testament, in manner following, that is to say:- I give and devise unto my elder daughter Jane Peacock her Heirs or afsigns all that Parcel of Land known by the name of High ridding, Shoregill, and Low close, with a House and all appurtenances thereto belonging, situate at Blades, now occupied by Isaiah Cleminson, likewise one Field called low Ridding now occupied by Thomas Urwin Lowrow, likewise two Cattle gates in Lowrow Pasture, and sixpence dead rent, and to Pay Lords Rent four shillings and sixpence yearly - I give and devise unto my younger daughter Elizabeth Hugill her Heirs or Afsigns one House, one Close called Croft, one Close called High Ridding, One Close called High middle Ridding, and one Close called low middle Ridding, situate at Blades, and now occupied by John Hugill, and John Pedley Riddings, likewise two Cattle gates in Lowrow Pasture, and sixpence dead Rent, and to Pay Lords Rent four shillings and sixpence yearly, My daughter Elizabeth Hugill to Pay to my daughter Jane Peacock Fifty Pounds, - All my Funeral and other expences to be paid by my two daughters, equally, and the money and Cloths that may remain, to be divided between them, share and share alike, and my brother James to settle all disputes that may arise between them relative to this my last Will and Testament.
Signed, and sealed by the said testators, William Spensley, as and for, his last Will and Testament, in the presence of us, who, at his request, in his presence, and in the presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnefses thereto. This Seventeenth day of May One Thousand Eight Hundred & Twenty-Five

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