|Content Description||Devises to his uncle, Henry Keyworth, the advowson of the rectory of Keyworth, Nottinghamshire, which has been conveyed to Richard Hodgkinson as trustee; bequeaths to his aunt, Susannah Cottiman an annuity of £70. for life payable immediately after death, in addition to the annuity of £30. already secured; further bequeathes to Richard Keyworth and his wife an annuity of £10. for their joint lives and the survivor of them, payable immediately on his decease; directs that for the better securing of the several specified annuities, a competent sum of money be set aside and invested by his uncle and Hodgkinson in public stocks or funds or on government securities; charges his estate with providing this competent sum of money; provides directions for when any of the annuities may no longer be payable.|
Bequeaths to Susannah Cottiman in addition to her annuity, the sum of £500. and all the furniture and household effects in his house in Nottingham; gives to Susannah's son John, the sum of £100. [pencil annotation in margin suggests it may be £1000.]; bequeathes to the six [named] children of his dead aunt Ann Baker the sum of £200.each; bequeathes to the five [named] children of his aunt Ann Weeks the sum of £100. each; gives the sum of £1500. to his cousin Mary Clayton, but directs that this money is charged with providing an annuity of £10. for life to her brother John Hamilton.
Gives to Francis Clayton and his wife Mary the sum of £600. in trust to pay the sum of £100. to their daughter Mary when she reaches the age of twenty one, and the residue, being £500., to their son Henry, his godson, when he reaches twenty one also; directs that any interest acquired of the money whilst in trust is to be used for the maintenance of the children during their minorities.
Recites details of a mortgage secured by his late father on a messuage known as the 'Swan Inn' in South Milford, Yorkshire which is still not complete, and that Hodgkinson and Richard Parkinson were trustees; directs by his will that all accounts touching any receipts or payments of money by Hodgkinson as trustee, guardian or agent on his account shall be considered closed; for the effective closing of any accounts, gives to Hodgkinson any balance or sum of money which might be coming to him; further details provided as to further clauses concerning the payment of the debt.
Bequeaths to Hodgkinson the sum of £1000. and to Hodgkinson's daughter Susannah the sum of £100.; further specific bequests are made to named individuals; residue of his real and personal estate, once all debts, funeral expenses, legacies and annuities have been paid to Henry Keyworth.
Executors: Henry Keyworth and Richard Hodgkinson.
Endorsed as being a true copy of the original examined on 7 Dec. 1837.