of Thomas Haigh, made January 23rd 1603/4
will pronounced in words by Thomas Haigh of Bins in the paryshe
of Rachedall, yeoman, to this effect following:
will is that my eldest sonne Abraham Haghe shall have apportion
as will precure a new lease from the Rt. Wor. Sir John Byrom, Knight,
wherein the sayd Abraham Haghe may be joined with a . (torn document)
. Turnough, Widddowe, and Jane Haghe, mother of the said Abraham.
my will is that the remainder of my goods be devyded into three
Jane my wyffe one third part.
the second part itt is my will that my second sonne James Haghe
shall have £6-13-4 and the rest of that part I give to Marie
Haghe my daughter.
the last part, my will is that my eldest son Abraham shall have
20 ewes. I give to John Smethurst my servant 2 ewes and one lamb.
The remainder of myne owne part I commit to the custodie of Jane
my wyffe, to be bestowed wholely on my daughter Marie Haghe if she
please her mother in her marriage. If she does not please the mynd
of her mother as aforesaid then my will is that it be bestowed upon
my two sonnes Abraham and James.
my copihold lande being in the paryshe of Hootherffield co. York
called Playnes, my will is that Jane my wyffe shall have one third
parte during her lyffe and the other two partes I give to my younger
the other third part after the decease of Jane my wyffe, I give
it also to James Haghe aforesaid.
sole executrix is Jane my wyffe
by James Chadwick of Butterworth, James Brierly and James Cheetham,
12th July 1604. Sum total is estimated - eight score and fourteen
pounds and twenty pences.
testator died and was buried at Rochdale St. Chad's on 29th January
August 17th 1604 by Jane Haigh, widow