ABSTRACT OF WILL OF JOHN HELLIWELL OF
EAST GREENHURST HEY IN STANSFIELD
Will 1813 Apr 30 John Hellewell of Stansfield, Vol.157, Fol. 535; York Registry (Abstract)
Kindly transcribed and sent to us by Reg Postlethwaite
All debts, funeral expenses, probate of will and a reasonable allowance for loss of time expended, out of my personal estate.
To my nephew John Hellewell all my messuage called East Greenhirthey in my occupation with all buildings and lands; one half part of a drying Kiln in Greenhirsthey; one half part of a building mill or factory in Greenhirsthey Clough in Stansfield in the joint occupations of me and my brother Thomas and one half part of all watercourses, streams, dams, gaits, sluices and privileges; one half part of a building mill or factory lately erected at the joint costs of me and Thomas in Mitchelden Brook in Todmorden and Walsden otherwise Hundersfield pa Rochdale now Lancashire in our joint occupation and one half part of all watercourses to the same belonging – to my nephew John and his heirs for ever.
To my brother Thomas all my messuage, farm, lands and premises called the Heyhead in Stansfield now or late in the occupation of William Greenwood – for life and after his death to my nephew John Hellewell and his heirs for ever.
To my wife Sarah Hellewell £40 to be paid on demand.
To my nephew John Hellewell my half part of the waterwheel and all other wheels, gears and machines employed in the building or factory in Greenhirsthey Clough for the spinning of cotton; and my half part of the water wheel and all the other wheels, gears and machines employed in the building or factory at Mitchelden Brook for the spinning of cotton; also to him the residue of my money, goods and chattels.
My brother Thomas Hellewell, my brother-in-law William Sutcliffe and my nephew John Hellewell to be executors.
Signed 18th June 1811.
John Mitchell of Highgreenwood
William Sutcliffe of Heptonstall
Wm Mitchell of Highgreenwood
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