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Will of Mary Cayley of Whitby dated April 1810

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Will of Mary Cayley, widow, of Whitby, dated 2 April 1810

Source: The National Archives PROB11/579/314

Transcribed by Michael Cayley and released into the public domain

This is the Last Will and Testament of me Mary Cayley of Whitby in the County of York widow I direct that all my just Debts and all my Funeral and Testamentary Expenses be fully paid & satisfied as soon as conveniently may be after my decease I give to my daughter Mary Cayley the sum of one thousand five hundred pounds & all my linen I give to my daughter Margaret Wrigglesworth widow the sum of one thousand pounds which sum I direct shall be accepted by her in full payment & discharge of a certain Bond entered into & given by my late husband Edward Cayley to Mr John Wrigglesworth for securing to him the payment of the sum of one thousand pounds after my decease which in addition to the sum of five hundred pounds given to the said John Wrigglesworth with my daughter Margaret by my said late husband Edward Cayley upon their marriage makes her portion equal with my said daughter Mary & my daughter Jessy hereinafter names (except as hereinafter accepted) & I direct that my said daughter Margaret Wrigglesworth shall upon payment of the said sum of one thousand pounds hereinafter given to her deliver up the said Bond so given my my late husband to the said John Wrigglesworth as aforesaid to my Executors hereinafter named to be cancelled I give to my daughter Jessy Fenton the sum of five hundred pounds which with the sum of one thousand pounds by me given her upon her marriage makes her. Fortune equal with my said daughters Mary & Margaret It being my intention to mKe all my said daughters equal alike in point of fortune (except as to my linen hereinbefore exclusively given to my said daughter Mary) All which Legacies hereinbefore mentioned I direct shall be paid within three months next after my decease I give all my plate & books unto my eldest son Edward Cayley I give & devise all that my dwelling house or tenement & hereditaments with the rights members & appurtenances to the same belonging situate & being in Church Street in Whitby aforesaid now in my own occupation (which I estimate at the value of five hundred pounds & which sum I direct shall be taken & considered as part of my personal Estate hereinafter directed to be divided between my two sons Edward Cayley & Thomas Cayley) unto the use of my eldest son Edward Cayley his heirs & assigns for ever And I give & bequeath all my monies & securities for money stock in the funds household goods & furniture & all the rest & residue of my personal Estate & effects of every nature & kind (including in such residue the said sum of five hundred pounds at which I have valued my dwelling house in Whitby aforesaid as hereinbefore mentioned) unto & to the use of my two sons Edward Cayley & Thomas Cayley heir several executors administrators & assigns in equal shares and proportions to take as tenants in common & not as joint tenants And I do hereby constitute & appoint my said daughter Mary Cayley & my said son Edward Cayley as Executors of this my will In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this second day of April one thousand eight hundred & ten.

Proved 19 April 1816 by Edward and Mary Cayley





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