Will of Hannah Shrive, Jarrow, 1765 (proved 1772)

I Hannah Shrive of the Lay Gate in the Parish of Jarrow and County of Durham Widow do make this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following And first I give and bequeath to my Nephew James Snowdon the sum of four hundred Pounds to be paid him six Months after my Death I Also give and bequeath all my Share or Part of the Farm at the Lay Gate held by Lease from the Dean and Chapter of Durham and also all my Share or part of two Salt Pans and Houses belonging to them in South Shields and also my two Houses in Newcastle to my dear Sister Jane Blackiston her Executors Administrators and Assigns charged and chargeable Nevertheless with the sum of two hundred Pounds to be paid by her to my Nephew Joseph Fell or his Wife Dorothy to be paid six Months after my Death and it is my Will and Mind that my Sister Jane Blackiston her Executors Administrators and Assigns shall pay out of the Lay Farm the sum of four Pounds Yearly to my Niece Hannah Blackiston during her natural Life And as to my Furniture Debts ready Money and other Personal Estate not hereby before bequeathed of what Nature or kind soever the same be I give and bequeath the same to my dear Sister Jane Blackiston revoking all former Wills by me made And I do appoint my said Sister Jane Blackiston Executrix of this my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I the said Hannah Shrive have hereunto set my Hand and Seal the twentieth day of November and in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and sixty four _ Hannah Shrive

(Attestation Clause)
Charles Wilson _ Thomas Smith _ Dorothy Hill

Proved at London by the Oath of Jane Blackiston Widow 14 December 1772

PCC Prob11/983