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Document Number:0411005
Title:Probate
Date:08 November 1859
For Sale:40.00
Condition:
Fair. The second sheet of the copy of the Will is cracked along two folds, but this does not make any part of it illegible.
Description:
Parchment : 2 sheets 60cm x 39cm Manuscript copy of Will with grant of probate.
Summary of contents:
TESTATOR
John FIELDING of Blackburn, Lancashire. Cotton Manufacturer.

BENEFICIARIES
Isabella FIELDING - his wife.
Thomas FIELDING - his brother.
James Edward FIELDING - his brother.
James Edward FIELDING - his brother.
Margaret FIELDING - his sister.
Martha the wife of John Salisbury (his sister)

EXECUTORS
Adam BULLOUGH of Blackburn, Lancashire. Cotton Manufacturer.
Henry WARD of Blackburn, Lancashire. Cotton Manufacturer.

SUBJECT
John Fielding's property is left to his wife during her lifetime and then to be divided equally between his 4 brothers and sisters. The Will only refers vaguely to 'all real and leasehold properties or securities of public companies' - I can't see any specific detail. The grant of probate gives a value of 'under 3,000'.
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