Location: Swine, Yorkshire
Execution of his Will of Robert Carrick, late of Coniston p. Swine deceased was granted to Ann Carrick, widow and Robert Carrick, son, executors.
By (G......l) 5th February 1756.
Back of Will Mr. Robert Carrick his last Will ---------
In the Name of God Amen, I Robert Carrick of Coniston in the Parish of Swine, in Holderness in the County of York, yeoman, being somewhat indisposed in Body but of sound and perfect mind, memory and understanding (praised be Almighty God) taking into Consideration my mortality and the frail ........(appears crossed out or squiggled - but not words) and (...can't read this word) state of this transitory life so make and ordain this my last will and testmanet in manner and form following, that is to say,
First, I give and bequeath unto my son, Ezekiel Carrick the sum of twenty pounds of lawful money of Great Britain. Also, I give and bequeath unto my daughter, Mary the wife of Thomas Cobb of Connyston, aforesaid yeoman the sum of Twenty pounds of like money. Also, I give and bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth Carrick, spinster, the sum of Sixty Pounds of like money. Also, I give and bequeath to my daughter Martha Carrick the sum of sixty pounds of like money. Also, I give and bequeat to my daughter, Esther Carrick, Spinster, the sum of Sixty pounds of like money, which last three legacys given to my said daughter Elizabeth, Martha and Esther, I order to be respectively pai them at their respective ages of Twenty one years or days of Marriage which shall first happen.
Lastly, all my goods and chattels and the remainder of my personal estate whatsoever and whosoever I hereby give and bequeath (after my Debts, legacys above mentioned and funeral expenses are paid and discharged) equally share and share alike unto my dearly beloved wife Ann and my son Robert Carrick of Connyston aforesaid yeoman and I make her my said wife and my said son, Robert Carrick Executrix and Executor of this my last will and testament and revoke all and every other will and wills by me at any time heretofore made in witness whereof I have to this my last will and Testament (wrote and contained in one sheet of paper) set my hand and seal this Eighteenth day of October in the twenty eighth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by this grace of God of Great Britain, France and Scotland King defender of the faith (er?) and in the year of our lord One thousand and seven Hundred and fifty four :./
- Robt. Carrick