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ABSTRACTS OF WESTMORLAND WILLS



SURNAMES Q - R


RAWES -
For details of some Westmorland Wills for the surname RAWES, see
RAWES One-Name Study



Samuel REVELEY, Crosbyravensworth, Co. Westmorland, clerk -
Dated 5 Nov 1809 -
- Eldest son Thomas REVELEY, freehold estate called Blasterfield, p. Crosbyravensworth; freehold land called Barncroft, p. Crosbyravensworth, subject to payment of debts and legacies. Also to son Thomas, 90 pounds, 65 of which is in hands or lodged upon property of late John YATES of Kirkby Stephen by mortgage, and 25 pounds due to me by security on the Borrowbridge Turnpike Road. These sums he is to receive when yst dau Ruth REVELEY reaches 21 years.
- son George REVELEY, £ 450
- son Francis REVELEY, £ 450
- dau Elizabeth REVELEY, £ 450
- dau Ruth REVELEY, £ 450 , all to be paid to them when yst dau Ruth reaches 21.
- wife Ruth REVELEY, rest & remainder, sole executrix.
Samuel Reveley X, his mark and seal
Witnesses: Thomas GIBSON, George GIBSON, Ann JACKSON.
Proved 3 July 1810.



Elizabeth REVELEY, Crosby Ravensworth, Westmorland, spinster -
Dated 4 June 1839.
This is the Last Will and Testament of me, Elizabeth Reveley of Crosby Ravensworth in the County of Westmorland, Spinster. I give and bequeath my silver tankard unto my brother Thomas Reveley. All the rest, residue, and remainder of my personal estate and effects whatsoever and wheresoever I give and bequeath unto my sister Ruth Reveley, her Executors, Administrators, and Assigns she paying thereout my my just debts funeral and testamentary expences and the several legacies following that is to say. I give and bequeath unto my brothers Thomas Reveley, George Williamson Reveley, and Francis Reveley each the legacy or sum of sixty pounds and I do direct that the same legacies shall be severally paid to them at the end of six calendar months next after my decease. I appoint my said sister sole Executrix of this my will and lastly I do hereby revoke all other wills and codicils by me at anytime heretofore made, and declare this to be my Last Will and Testament. In witness thereof, I, the said Elizabeth Reveley have to to the end or foot of this, my Last Will and Testament, signed my name this fourth day of June in the year of our Lord, One Thousand, eight hundred and thirty nine.
Elizabeth Reveley
Signed by Elizabeth Reveley as and for her last will ánd testament at the foot or bottom thereof in the joint presence of us, present at the same time and as the two witnesses attesting and subscribing to the said will, in the presence of the said Elizabeth Reveley the testatrix this fourth day of June in the Year of our Lord one thousand, eight hundred and thirty nine...
Thomas Gibson, Jane Gibson
Effects under £1,000. proved by Ruth Reveley, the sole executrix, September 11th 1846.



John RICHARDSON of Gillfoot, Grasmere -
Will dated: 11-January-1657
Executors: William HAWKRIGG and my brother in law William WATSON
Witnesses: William HAWKRIGG, William WATSON, Robert HIRD
Mentions sons John and Thomas, daughter Ellice wife to William HIRD, Grandchild Robert HIRD, Daughter Jane wife of John WALKER, my son in law Henry WATSON, grandchild Elizabeth WATSON, daughter Margaret wife of John SATTERTHWAITE, son Robert.
Will proved 5-June-1658



Esther ROBINSON. 8 February 1878.
The Will of Esther ROBINSON late of Kirkby Stephen in the County of Westmoreland Widow who died 17 January 1878 at Edinburgh in North Britain was proved at Carlisle by Lancelot FAIRER of Kirkby Stephen Draper Robert Henry BOWME of Darlington in the County of Durham Commercial Traveller and Thomas SAYER of Kirkby Stephen Surgeon the Executors.
Personal Estate under £1,000.



Michael ROE, Kirkby Stephen, yeoman -
Will dated 15 July 1765 -
To nephew John CUTTING, £100; To cousin Thomas RUDD, Hartley, £5; To his son Richard RUDD, £5; To his daughter Elizabeth RUDD, £5; To my friend Lancelot HUTCHINSON, £20; To my friend Anthony SIMPSON, £1 -1s. ; To my servant Jane MASON, £5; To my niece and heir Mary CUTTING and her son John CUTTING, executors -
Witnesses: John TEBAY, John HAYGARTH
Proved 7 June 1766.



Phillipp RUDD, of Waterhouses in parish of Asby, county of Westmorland -
Will dated 11 May 1688 -
To be buried in the churchyard of Asby.
To eldest son Robert all estate in ground and houses at Waterhouses....one cubard ...one chest....
To son Thomas land called Witcharnfell or Whins, commonly called Fellhead; one chest ...
To my sons Thomas RUDD and Mathew RUDD, each, the sum of five pounds to be paid out of land in Waterhouses “feald” bought of George PERKIN -
To my son Willyam, the sum of twenty pounds -
All the rest of personal estate to two daughters Margrett RUDD and Jane RUDD, sole executrixes.
John ROBERTSON, Bernard SMITH, John RICHARDSON, John FAINT appointed to see last will and testament performed.
Phillipp Rudd [Signed and Sealed]
Witnessed by Bernard SMITH, jurat, John RICHARDSON, jurat, John FONTT -
Proved at Appleby 25 July [1688] - ..Robt. RUDD.....Margret and Jane RUDD...... [all in Latin].



Thomas RUDD of Duckintree, parish of Kirkby Stephen, yeoman -
Will dated 29 March 1728
My wife Isabel RUDD
To Thos. BONKIN, my .....and kinsman -
Thos. RUDD, his mark X Witnesses: John COLLINSON, Miles MONKHOUSE, jurat; Miles MORLAND, jurat.
Probate granted 1 May 1728.



Isabell RUDD of Duckintree, parish of Kirkby Stephen, widow & relict of Thomas RUDD of the same place, deceased, being aged and infirm....
Dated 21 Oct 1734
To my cousin Robert WALLER of Kirkby Stephen, 40s.
To my cousin Isabel WHOLA of Whitehaven, 10s.
To my cousin Anne ALLISON of White....., 10s.
To my cousin Hanah ALLISON of White...., 10s.
To my cousin Ruth WHARTON of Wharton...., 10s.
To Dorothy MUNKHOUSE, daughter of Miles MONKHOUSE of Sturah, £15
To Margaret MUNKHOUSE, daughter of Miles MONKHOUSE of Starrah, £15
To Margaret BONKIN, daughter of Thomas BONKIN of Duckentree, one cuburd
To Thomas FAWCETT of Wharton Dicks, one guinea
Residue to Thomas BONKIN of Duckantree, executor
Proved at Appleby 9 June 1736.



Thomas RUDD, of Hartley, parish of Kirkby Stephen, co. Westmorland -
Will dated 1 May 1775-
To grandson Thomas RUDD, son of James RUDD, £5 -
To sons James RUDD, John RUDD, William RUDD, Henry RUDD, Jonathan RUDD, each £1 1s -
To daughter Elizabeth METCALFE, clock, sheets, desk -
To housekeeper Jane MILLS, white cow, old hay, cuboard -
Rest and residue to daughters Margaret CLEASBY and Ann BRADLEY, sole executrixes.
Thomas Rudd.
Witnesses: Philip RUDD, William RUDD, sworn.
Proved 3 June 1776.



Thomas RUDD, Kirkby Stephen, (admon.) 1775


John RUDD, Hartley, proved 1704




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