Will of Thomas Cayley, 5th Batonet
Source: The National Archives, PROB11/1311/81
Transcribed by Michael Cayley and released by him into the public domain
Derby July 10th 1779 In the name of God Amen. I Thomas Cayley of the County of York Esqr but now resident at Derby do make this my last Will and Testament in manner & form following (that is to say) I give and bequeath all my household furniture and whatever personal Estate I am possessed of to my dear wife Isabella Cayley for her use & benefit & in case I should happen to die after Lady Day but befire my rents then due are paid which is in the July following or after Michaelmas but before the rents then due are paid which is not till the sixth of January following in either of those cases I give the rents so become due to me to my said wife Isabella for her use & benefit In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand the day and year above written. Thos. Cayley
Derby May 27th 1780 Since the writing of the above Will to which this Codicil is adjunct, having considered that it is very probable I may die before my son George is twenty one years old, I do in such case appoint my father Sir George Cayley and Isabella my wife to be his only Guardians and at the death of my father that the sole care of my said son's Education and Estate shall be executed by my said wife Isabella during his minority. Tho. Cayley
Will and codicil proved 25 May 1702. No executor was named. the orders relating to administration refer to Thomas and his son George as Baronets.