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Document Number:0904033
Title:Probate of Will
Date:26 November 1910
For Sale:35.00
Good consistent with age
Parchment: 6 sheets handwritten 21cm x 33cm with seal of the Probate Registry, Lancaster.
Summary of contents:
James BRETHERTON of Station Road, Longton, Lancashire (Farm Produce Merchant)
Henry STRICKLAND of Penwortham Near Preston, Lancashire (Farmer)

We are told that James Bretherton is the nephew of Elizabeth Howard's late husband William Howard and that Henry Strickland is her own nephew.

Her own house in Gill Lane is left to James Bretherton, while another house in Gill Lane is left to Ellen Strickland, the daughter of her brother John Strickland.

Other nieces mentioned are Ann Hunter, Margaret Strickland and Margaret Carr.
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