FIELDEN OF KNOWLTOP, WALSDEN
transcript of the will. Transcribed at Chester and held in bound
volumes at Touchstones, Rochdale. It is to be noted that only the
main points of the will are transcribed.
Abraham Fielden of Knowltop in Walsden in Hundersfield, yeoman,
make my last will as concerning my real estate.
is my will that the same shall descend according to law and such
settlement as is formerly made and that my wife have her rights
give to my daughter Sarah £20
my daughter Mary £20
both my daughters of my first wife, by whom I also have one son
for which provision is made out of my real estate.
Susan my daughter £10
my son John, £10
my son and daughter by Mary, now my second wife.
the residue of my personal estate I give unto the said Mary, my
wife, towards the bringing up of my two younger children.
my brother Nicholas Fielden and Samuel Fielden of Swineshead, County
3rd. August 1716 by the exors. named
28th. February 1715-1716
£120. 15s. 2d.
Edmund E.H. Heward James Dearden
Crossley was another prizer and died before his hand could be taken.