Will of Ralph SHAW of Egton - Proved 5th Aug 1786
Transcribed by M Denham of Cleveland, UK, July 2000

In the name of God amen I ralph shooe of the Parish of Egton in the County of York yeaman being weak in Body but of sound and perfect memory praised be god do make & ordane this my last will and Testament in manner and form following and I first give my Body to be buried after my Decease in a decent manner at the Descretion of my Executor hereafter mentioned and as to the Disposal of my worldly and Personal Estate wheirwith the Lord hath blessed me  I do heir by give & devise the same in manner & form following first I give & devise unto my Dearly Beloved wife Ann five pound a yeair for her Life and five pound at her decease to buried her the five pounds a yeair duiren her Life to be pade her quairly by my Executor then after my decease my will is that those legeces is to be properly devied as foles To my son John hogert fifteen shilens & to his son peter five shilens To my doteir Mary wife of John hilon Twenty shilens to my doter Ann wife of George hogart Twenty Shillens & to his son gorge five shillens to my doteir Elesabeth the wife of Thomas fennockes Twenty Shillens to my doteir aggey wife of william Child Ten Shillens to my doteir in Looe mary meade ton [sic] Shillens & sixe Pence to be paid them their Heirs or Assigns within six months after my Death to my son Thomas Shooe I do heir by give the stock & Crope & house hould gouds & wich sade Thomas I do herby Constitute & appoint my whole & Sole Executor of This my last will and Testement giving him & devising to him all The Rest & Residue of my Personal Estate
In Witness wheir I have hereunto Set and Put my Hand and Seal this 7th [or 9th] march 1786

The marck of Ralph shooe  X Signed sealed published declared to be his last Will & Testament

In the Presence of Us    Lawrance Bloomer      Thomas Pettey

                                                                    Thomas Shaw the Executor within named was
                                                                    duly sworn before me
                                                                                           Richd Robinson    Surrogate

                                                                                            pass'd 5th Augt 1786 und 200 l
                                                                                                                              [or 100 l]

                                                     A true and perfect Inventory of the Personal Effects
                                                     of Ralph Shaw of the Parrish of Egton in the
                                                     County of York Farmer decased taken by Us
                                                     whose names are hereunder Written this 24th
                                                     of March 1786

£ s d
His Purse and Apparel .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   . 40 0 0
Household Furniture .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   . 20 0 0
Stock upon the Farm .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   . 70 0 0

£ 130 0 0


                                                                                        Thos Smith
                                                                                        William Underwood