EXTRACT FROM WILL OF CHARLES LORD
OF LITTLE KNOWL WITHIN WALSDEN
To my half blood brother Thomas LORD, my moiety of all that my messuage and tenement called Little Knowl in Walsden, with the barn, buildings, land etc. thereunto belonging, and of the cottages and gardens thereunto also belonging, and also the cotton factory both standing near the bottom of the Knowl wood in Walsden. And of all other my hereditaments given unto me by my late father, Thomas LORD, deceased. And also one barn directed to be built at the Wood Bottom by the will of my said late father.
Charged with £150 to be paid to my three sisters of whole blood when he, the said Thomas LORD attain 21.
And I also charge the said premises with £80 to be paid to my two sisters of half blood after the death of my mother in law (sic for stepmother).
I give to him, my said brother of half blood, Thomas LORD, all my wearing apparel and my silver watch and in order the better to qualify him to pay my debts etc.
I give all the residue of my personal estate and effects unto him my said brother of half blood, Thomas LORD.
My cousin John LORD of Todmorden in Langfield, County of York, butcher
Gilbert LACY of Langfield, stuff maker
John WOOD, Heyworth HEYWORTH, Enoch GREENWOOD, James LORD
Proved 19 January 1801 by the exors named. Under £40
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