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Contemporary copy of the will of Thomas Smith of the High House Rowington yeoman by which he bequeathed to his eldest son Thomas his house, lands and appurtenances in Rowington Green in Rowington lately purchased from Joseph Price. To his second son William he gave parcels of arable, meadow and pasture land in Rowington called Squadge Hills and Great Pool meadow charged with an annuity of £10 to be given to Mary, wife of the said Thomas Smith, but to cease if she remarried, and also charged to pay £300 to Richard, the third son of the said Thomas, when he reached the age of 21 years. To his six [sic] daughters Sarah, Mary, Catherine, Elizabeth and Hannah, £200 was to be given to each of them when they reached the age of 21 years from his personal estate, and the remainder of his personal estate was to be divided equally among his said daughters when the youngest had reached the age of 21 years. The said Thomas appointed the said Mary his wife, Henry Smith of Sniterfield gent. and Humphrey Lea of Ownhall [Ullenhall] yeoman as executrix and executors of his said will. 15 May 1770. Signed by Thomas Smith. Witnessed by Francis Hacock; Elijah Ensor; Hannah Drapier. [422]

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    15 May 1770

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    United Kingdom - England - Warwickshire - Rowington,

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