Miscellaneous Wills in the Bednall Collection

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David Davies

Litley Farm, Cheadle, Staffordshire.

Coachman (retired)

Francis Alfred Bolton of Moor Court, Oakamoor, Staffs; Enoch Wood of Litley Farm, farmer; Joseph Wooliscroft of Oakamoor; Blagg of Cheadle, Staffs.



Sarah Dayson



Wood Street, Leek, Staffordshire





James Meakin Deavillle Ivy House Farm, Warslow, Alstonfield, Staffordshire. Valuation for probate carried out by James Millward of Longnor near Buxton, valuer and auctioneer. No details simply overall value of live and dead farming stock (eighty six pounds six pence) and household furniture, etc. (seventy eight pounds thirteen shillings).



Sarah Dayson



Wood Street, Leek, Staffordshire

Widow. Bequests to her nephew George Plant and to her niece Mary Thompstone.

Plant; Thompstone;

254 17/10/1923 Amelia Dingle Gorsey Knowle Farm, Siddington near Chelford, Cheshire Part 1: Inventory & valuation of household fittings and furniture at Gorsey Knowle Far.
Part 2: Inventory & valuation of cattle, horse etc, implements of husbandry, dairy utensils etc, at Gorsey Knowle Farm.
Part 3: Inventory and valuation of articles bequeathed by the late Miss Amelia Dingle
223 07/08/1917 George Henry Gray Duncan Three children over 21 and four under 21 when he died. Mary Ann Jane McDonald widow of Alexander McDonald; John Duncan; Christina Duncan; Henry Gray Duncan; Charlotte Duncan; James Allan Duncan and Ann Eliza Fraser Duncan. 4 Pitsligo Street, Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire Inventory & Valuation: Part 1.Details of household furnishings room by room, and Blacksmith's stock and plant. Six rooms are listed. Stock and plant includes boiler, engine, steam hammer, shafting and belting, a lathe and grinstone in addition to shoeing tools, horse nail, rivets, etc. Part 2. Is a general inventory covering all G.H. G. Duncan's estate i.e. cash in house; sum in Bank; household furniture and effects; stock, machinery and plant; book debts and "Heritage" a leasehold house at 14 Pitsligo Street. Part 3: Notes re cash in house and Bank. Part 4: Note re property and bond of £90 relating to it. Part 5: Letter paper headed "John Duncan -Cycle Agent Rosehearty" on which are written what appear to be the namesand ages of the Duncan children. William Henderson of Rosshearty
240 08/04/1950 Mary Dunne Spinster 96 Prestbury Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire. She appointed William Davenport of Crompton Road, Macclesfield as her executor. Bequests of jewellery, furniture and clothing to various people. Armitage; Davenport; Daly; Storey; Stoneman; Lovatt; Rose



Michael Daintry


Sons: John Smith Daintry; Daughters: Sarah wife of George Boseley; Catherine wife of John Cruso; Mary Ann; Nancy wife of Samuel Hollins:  Grandchildren: Thomas, Mary and Ann Hollins;  Sarah Hollins (wife of Matthew Mare); Michael Daintry Cruso;  Elizabeth and Catherine Hollins;

Byrons, Prestbury, Cheshire but formerly of Leek, Staffordshire.

Will of a silk merchant. Attested copy of the will drawn up on 30 May 1829. It mentions property in Macclesfield, Cheshire and in Leek, Staffordshire;

George Bosley; John Cruso; Isaac Wilkinson; Porter; Lord Lucan; Thomas Hallowes; Thomas Maydew; John Milner;



James Davenport


John, William, Peter and Margaret Davenport;

Leek, Staffordshire;

Will of a "gentleman". Probate copy of the will which was proved at Lichfield, Staffordshire on 18 May 1797.

Executors William Challinor of Leek and George Taylor of Leek, grocer. Witnesses: Ann Taylor; David Keene; John Rowley; Theophilus Buckeridge;


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