The Will of
George Newton

of Brandy Carr
Wakefield
Died June 1893

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This is the Last Will and Testiment of Me George Newton of Brandy Carr near Wakefield in the County of York, Farmer.

I Devise and Bequeath all my real and personal Estate and effects whatesoever and wheresoever unto and to the use of my sons, George Newton, James Newton and Thomas Newton their heirs executors administators and assigns Upon Trust that they my said sons and the survivor or survivors of them or other Trustees or Trustee for the time being of this my Will do and shall sell call in and convert into money my said real Estate and such parts of my said personal Estate as shall not consist of of Ready money and shall stand possessed of the Monies arising from such sale calling in and conversion as aforesaid and of the ready money of which I shall be possessed at the time of my death;

Upon Trust to pay thereout my debts and funeral and Testimeentry expences and subject thereto Upon Trust for such of my children Martha the wife of Benjamin Roger, Ann the wife of Joseph Roger, John Newton, Charlotte the wife of Thomas Brook and the said George Newton, James Newtomn and Thomas Newton as shall be living at my death and the issue of my said children ( Other than and except my said daughter Martha Roger whoes issue shall take no share or interest under this my Will)
as shall be then dead leaving lawfull issue then living in equall shares such issue respectivly nevertheless taking ( Equally amongst them where more than one) the share or shares only to which his her or their parents or respective parents would have been entitled if living and excet that the share therein of my said daughter Charlotte Brooke or of her issue shall be less by the sum of one hundred pounds than the share therein of each of my other children or his or her issue.

And I Declare that the share of each of my said daughters shall be for her sole and seperate use independantly of any husband and of his debts control and engagement and her receipt alone shall be good discharge for the same Provided always that inasmuch as each of my said children Charlotte Brook George Newton and Thomas Newton are at the date of this my Will indebted to me in the sum of one hundred pounds,

I Direct that such sums or so much thereof as at the time of my decease shall be owing to me be considered as part of my residuary Estate and shall be deducted from their respective shares in my said Trust monies and if the share of any of my said last mentioned children shall be insufficient to satify the debt so owing by him or her to me then the deficiency shall be a debt owing by such child to my executors and shall be recoverable accordingly .

I Devise all estates vested in me upon any Trust or by way of Mortgage unto and to the use of the said George Newton, James Newton and Thomas Newton their hiers and assigns Upon the trusts and subject to the equities affecting the same.

I Appoint the said George Newton, James Newton and Thomas Newton Executors of this my Will.

I Revoke all former Wills and other Wills.
In Witness whereof I have to this my Will contained in this and the one proceeding sheet of paper set my hand this sixth day of October One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty Two.
Signed by the said George Newton as and for his last Will and Testiment ( the same having been first read over to him) in the Joint presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses.

Ino N. Walker
Alfred Blackburn
Clerks to Messrs Scholefield & Taylor Solicitors Batley

George Newton


probate Seal

Proved at Wakefield the 16th day of June 1893
by the Oaths of George Newton, James Newton and Thomas Newton
the sons the Executors to whom
Administration was Granted.

The Testator George Newton was late of Brandy Carr
near Wakefield in the County of York Farmer
and died on the 3rd Day of January 1893 at Brandy Carr aforesaid.

513 18s 3d Gross Value<
485 7s  7d Net Value

Messrs Scholefield & Talor & Naggs, Solictors Batley


Be it know that at the date hereunder written the Last Will and Testiment of George Newton late of Brandy Carr, near Wakefield in the County of York, Farmer deceased who died on the 31st day of January 1893 at Brandy Carr aforesaid and whom at the time of his death had a fixed abode at Brandy Carr aforesaid within the district of the West Riding in the county of York
probate was proved and registered in the District Probate Registry
of her Majesty's High Court of Justice at Wakefield,
and that Administration of the personal estate of
the said deceased was granted by the aforsaid Court to:-
George Newton of Brandy Carr aforesaid, Cattle Dealer,
James Newton of Batly in the said county, Blackmith and
Thomas Newton of Brandy Carr aforesaid, Cattle Dealer,
The sons of the said deceased, he Executors named in the will -
They having first been sworn well and faithfully to administer the same.

Dated the 16th day of June 1893.
Gross value of the Pesonal Estate 513 18s 3d
Net Value of the Pesinal Estate 485 7s 7d No Ledochelds

Extracted by Messrs Scholefield Taylor & Maggs, Solicitors Batley


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