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ABSTRACTS OF WESTMORLAND WILLS



SURNAMES I-J




Richard ION, of Witherslack, county of Westmorland [Vicar of Witherslack] -
Will dated 20 Nov 1741
- My two daughters, Elizabeth DICKINSON and Anne TYSON, 20 shillings each -
Rest and residue to my daughter Catherine ION, who I make sole executor -
Witnesses: Robert POOLE, George HARTLEY, ..... TOWNER [ TURNER?]
24 Nov 1742, Will proved by Catherine ION, executrix.



Robert ISLIP, Kirkby Stephen, proved 1776


John JAMES of Stainton, parish of Heversham, co. Westmorland, husbandman -
Will dated 21 Feb 1813
-Eldest son Richard JAMES
- To John JAMES
- To Thomas NOBLE
- Rest and remainder to son Robert JAMES and daughters Nancy JAMES, Hannah JAMES & Eleanor JAMES
- also 10 pounds to son Robert JAMES
- Executors - my nephew Richard JAMES of Kendal bookkeeper and Robert BRADLEY of Stainton husbandman and Matthew Hopkin SIMPSON of Old Hutton yeoman
Witnesses: Joseph CORNTHWAITE, Robert SNADLEY
The following statement was crossed out below the signatures:
“Since the execution of the above the said testator required that the sum of ten pounds should be deducted from Thomas Noble’s legacy to be divided between Richard James and John James, five pounds to each in addition.”



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