|Content Description||Directs that all debts, funeral expenses and the charges incurred by proving the will be fully paid by his executor.|
Bequeaths to his 'dear wife' Ann Parkin for life an annuity of £100., be to be paid quarterly, and the first payment to be made at the end of 3 calendar months following his decease; charges the property to be devised to his nephew and nieces with the payment of this annuity, with full power to his wife if any part of the annuity is not paid.
Devises to his nephew James Robert Parkin his messuage with water corn mill, outbuildings, yards and gardens, and also all enclosed parcels of land at 'Limestone or Lime Kiln Hill' in the parish of Tickhill, Yorkshire; also of other closes of enclosed ground in Tickhill; property is to be held to the use of his nephew, James Robert Parkin, but be subject to the charge of one equal third of the annuity bequeathed to his wife.
Devises to his niece Sarah Parkin his messuage with malt kiln, outbuildings, yards and gardens in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, currently in the tenure of John Makin Short; property is also chargeable with one equal third of the annuity bequeathed to his wife; gives to another niece, Mary Parkin his messuage with malt kiln, outbuildings, yards and gardens in Radford in the parish of Worksop, together with a close of land with a stable and other buildings in Radford also; property is charged with one equal third of the annuity bequeathed to his wife.
Directs that the messuage with outbuildings, yards and gardens in which he currently lives, but without the close, stable and maltkiln, shall be available for his wife to life in for the remainder of her life should she choose to do so, without paying any rent; bequeaths the 'free use and enjoyment' of all his household goods, furniture, plate, linen and china to his wife for life, and after her decease to his nephew and nieces named above to share equally; remainder of his personal estate is to be equally divided amongst his nephew and nieces.
Executor: James Robert Parkin, nephew.
Attached is the probate for the will, indicating that it was proved at Lichfield [Staffordshire] on 12 Jun. 1823.