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The Will of Elizabeth Tinling


I Elizabeth Tinling of Carlisle in the County of Cumberland being in Health and perfect memory thro’ Worry (?) ___cking [not “bringing”] to mind my Mortality Do make this my last Will and Testament in manner and Form following  First I give and bequeath unto my trusty and well beloved ffriends Thomas Gill of How Hill and John Dockray of Epperby both in the County aforesaid all my personal Estate Goods and Chattles Notes Bonds Household Goods and all my Effects of what kind or Nature soever To Hold to them and their Heirs for ever and to the Survivor and Survivors of them and their Heirs for ever Notwithstanding my Will and pleasure in that they shall give and dispose thereof as I shall herein direct (that is to say) To my Son Isaac Tinling One hundred Pounds  To my Son Nathan Tinling Thirty Pounds  To my Daughter Mary Threlkel forty Pounds together with my Apparel Household Goods and Furniture of all Sorts Except the Cubbord and Feather Beds which her Daughter Katherin is to have and ten pounds in money at the Age of Twenty one Years if living in the mean Time to befill (?) to Interest for her Use If she shall not live to that Age then to be paid to her Brother Robert Threlkel at the said Age of Twenty one Years And to said Robert Threlkel five Pounds more at the age abovesaid  To my Grandson David Walker if living at the Age of Twenty one Years if dead to be paid to Nathan Tinling and Mary Threlkel in equal Share  To John Tinkler and his Sister Mary Eyeal (?) Each six Pounds – N.B.  I allow twelve months time for raising money in to pay Legally in [unknown symbol].  And Lastly I order and direct that the said Thomas Gill and John Dockray shall have each forty shillings and be exempted from Losses & necessary Charges that may attend the said Trust And what money after all Disbursements General Expenses and just debts shall further remain in their Hands I order and direct them to pay it to my Daughter Mary Threlkel And I do hereby declare this to be my last Will and Testament and revoke all former and other Wills  In Witness whereof I have hereunto set all per (?) my hand and Seal this ninth day of April 1749  Sealed signed published and delcared to be my Last Will and Testament in the Sight and Presence of those underwritten.

                                                Elizabeth Tinling her E. Mark

Wittnesses present   Anna Mayor (?) affirmed   May Dorkray affirmed

                                                Proved Octor. 28th 1751