Will of Esther Frank (made 1859) 1790-1862
(Transcribed from a photocopy by Bryan Hoggarth, 1998)


 
This is the last Will and Testament of me Esther Hoggarth of the township of Aislaby in the County of York Widow made this twenty sixth day of March one thousand eight hundred and fifty nine First I direct all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses to be fully paid and satisfied as soon as conveniently can be after my decease and after payment thereof I give devise and bequeath all the residue and remainder of my real and personal estate and effects unto and to be equally divided amongst my children Jane Mead Ann Pickering Phillip Hoggarth Margaret Duck and John Hoggarth And I declare and direct that the bequest hereinbefore made to my said daughter Ann Pickering shall be for her sole and separate use and benefit and not be subject to the debts control or engagements of her present or any future husband but that her receipt alone shall be a sufficient discharge for the same I appoint my said two sons Phillip Hoggarth and John Hoggarth Executors of this my Will and I declare that they shall not be answerable the one for the other of them and by no means for involuntary losses and shall and may reimburse themselves all expenses incurred by them in the execution of the trusts hereby in them reposed And I revoke all former Wills In Witness whereof I the said Esther Hoggarth the Testatrix have to this my last Will and Testament set my hand the day and year first before written - Esther Hoggarth - Signed published and declared by the said Testatrix Esther Hoggarth as and for her last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at her request in her presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses - Thomas Stephenson John Boyes Stephenson

        In Her Majesty’s Court of Probate - York District Registry - On the twenty ninth day
        of January 1863 the Will of Esther Hoggarth formerly of the Township of Aislaby in the
        County of York but late of the Township of Newholm cum Dunsley in the Parish of
        Whitby in the said County Widow deceased was proved by the Oaths of Philip Hoggarth
        and John Hoggarth the sons of the said deceased the Executors named in the said Will
        they having been first sworn duly to administer
Effects under £200
Probate extracted by Stephenson &Son                  This is a true copy  (seal)
           Solicitors Whitby

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On the twenty ninth day of January 1863, the Will of Esther Hoggarth formerly of the Township of Aislaby in the County of York but late of the township of Newholm cum Dunsley in the Parish of Whitby in the said county Widow, deceased, who died on the seventeenth day of June 1862 at the township of Newholm cum Dunsley aforesaid was proved in the District Registry attached to her Majesty’s Court of Probate at York by the Oaths of Philip Hoggarth of Whitby in the said County of York Butcher and John Hoggarth of the Township of Newholm cum Dunsley aforesaid farmer the Sons of the said deceased the Executors therein named they having been first sworn duly to administer.

No Leaseholds
Effects under £200
           Extracted by Stephenson & Son,
           Solicitors, Whitby
 



BRYAN'S NOTES:

Esther FRANK was the Great Great Great Grandmam of Bryan HOGGARTH and others. She was baptised 22 Feb 1790 at Glaisdale and her father was Robert, although the mother is not yet known.  Esther had an illegitimate daughter, Jane, who was baptised 23 Apr 1813 at Newton under Rosebury, married John HOGGARTH in 1823 (sic).  See the will of John, made 1840, for more information about the descendants of John and Jane.

Jane died 17th June 1862 at the home of her youngest son Lawrence John HOGGARTH who was then at Newholm, near Whitby.
 


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