Ref NoD22/1
TitleLetters patent of the exemplification of Bill of Chancery of 8 November 1763
Extent1 item
DescriptionPlaintiffs - John Radford of Stanley, gent, and Rachel his wife Francis Radford of Holbrook, gent and Elizabeth his wife William Hunter of Kilburn, gent, and Martha his wife, Samuel Rowland of Derby, gent, and Ann his wife. [The wives were the daughters of Martha Hieron deceased, wife of John Hieron of Little Eaton, gent] Martha Wood and Catherine Fletcher insist they are equal co-heiresses, with the children of Martha Hieron, of Elizabeth Richardson and should have two thirds of her property. Recites the will of Elizabeth Richardson dated 8 January 1757: To cousin Rebecca Tatum, companion, farm in Dalbury Lees and detailed personal possessions To Rebecca Tatum and Rachael Radford, specified household effects To sister Katherine Fletcher of Heanor, widow, £500 To niece Martha Wood the elder of Swanwick, widow, £600 To niece Elizabeth Radford, farm at Horsley Woodhouse To all servants £5 each To the poor of Smalley £10 To the poor of Holbrook and Horsley Woodhouse, 40 shillings each To the poor of Morley, Heanor, Horsley, 1764 Kilburn and Little Eaton, 30 shillings each To servant Anthony Woodward the younger, £20 To servant Elizabeth Woodhouse, £5 Residue of personal and real estate to nieces Rachael Radford, Elizabeth Radford, Martha Hieron and Ann Hieron To Sarah Waterman, wife of Thomas, of Smalley, £10 at her own disposal Executors - John Hieron of Little Eaton, gent Rebecca Tatum Rachael Radford Elizabeth Radford Martha Hieron Ann Hieron
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