FIELDEN OF INCHFIELD
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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.
John Fielden of Inchfield in Hundersfield, yeoman, make this my
give unto Dorothy wy wife, the bed and bedding wherein we use to
lie and I devise to her, my messuage and tenement called Wetshaw
in Todmorden within Hundersfield, now in the possession of Thomas
Crabtree, with the lands to the same belonging, together also with
one cottage adjoining the said messuage, now in the possession of
John Nuttall, during her life.
after the determination of that estate, I devise the same to her
nephew John Fielden, youngest son of John Fielden late of Shore
in Stansfield, County York, deceased, by Elizabeth, her sister.
The residue of my personal estate I give to the said Dorothy, my
wife, while she continues my widow.
Executor my cousin Joshua Fielden of Edgend in Todmorden
Because Joshua Fielden the sole exor, renounced probate Admon with
will annexed was granted to Dorothy Fielden, widow, relict and residuary
Robert Whittaker, Scholmaster
Lawrence Newall, clothmaker
of the Parish of Rochdale