Will of Hannah Wilkinson, Chester-le-Street, 1795

I Hannah Wilkinson of Chester le Street in the County of Durham Single Woman do make and publish this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following that is to say first I Give and bequeath unto my loving Nephews and Nieces Ann Punshon Elizabeth Punshon William Punshon Hannah Punshon and Newark Punshon the Children of my late Sister Ann Punshon of Chester le Street aforesaid in the said County all my Money Securities for Money Debts Household ffurniture and all other my Personal Estate and Effects whatsoever and wheresoever to be equally divided amongst them my said Nephews and Nieces when the said Hannah Punshon the youngest of my Nieces attain the age of twenty one years I also give and bequeath to my said Niece Ann Punshon my Silver Tankard China and Silver Tea Spoons and my further Will and pleasure is that all my Linen and Wearing Apparel and Cloathes whatsoever be equally divided between my three aforesaid Nieces I Give and bequeath to my Brother William Wilkinson the Sum of ffive Shillings likewise I Give and bequeath to my Brother Clement Wilkinson the Sum of ffive Shillings Also I Give to my Sister Elizabeth Tompkins the Sum of ffive Shillings I do order my Executors hereinafter mentioned immediately after my death to sell by Auction all my said Household ffurniture and all other my Personal Effects whatsoever and wheresoever for the use and benefit of my said Nephews and Nieces and the Money raised thereof together with the whole of the Other Money be forthwith put out to Interest on good and sufficient Security at the discretion of our hereinafter mentioned …. is and the Interest thereof of the Money to be applied in a proper manner at the discretion of my hereinafter mentioned Executors for the support and Maintenance and …. of my said Niece Hannah Punshon until she attains the age of twenty one Years the said Interest subject to be charged and chargeable with the Payment of Six pounds yearly and every year for five years next ensuing the Date hereof to Osborne Punshon of Chester le Street aforesaid Mechant for the Maintenance of my said Nephew Newark Punshon and I do hereby appoint William Shields of the City of Durham Clothier and Wiliam Matthews of Chester le Street aforesaid Yeoman Executors of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former Wills by me made In Witness whereof I have hereto set my hand and seal the thirtieth day of October in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety five _ Hannah Wilkinson

(Attestation Clause)
Luke Calling _ John Wolfe _ Edwd Barrass

Proved at Durham 13 November 1795
Proved at London 3 October 1805

PCC Prob11/1432