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Copy Will of William Waring, Shipston-on-Stour, gent. To wife Susannah: messuage, farmlands and premises in Tidmington in occupation of Walter Webb for life, with remainder to testator's nephew John Lamley. : house at Shipston for life and household goods. To sister Mary Lamley: £40 annuity charged on premises at Tidmington. To nieces Rebecca and Hannah Lamley: £100 charged on premises at Tidmington, payable after entry of John. : £300 charged on premises at Tredington. To 5 children of William Halford, Coventry, bookkeeper, viz: Mary, Edward, Lydia, William and John: £100 payable as above. To nephew John Lamley of Warwick, baker: house and lands at Armscott in occupation of John Halford to hold the same during lives of Mary, wife of William Halford and Ann wife of Joseph Russell, Maltmas Green, Bucks., yeoman, subject to payments. To Mary Halford: £15 p.a. for life. To Ann Russell : £10 p.a. for life. To Joseph Russell, son of Joseph and Ann: reversion of premises at Armscott, charged with payments:- To children of Ann Russell: £500 at 21 - shared. To nephew John Lamley: premises at Tredington in occupation of testator, and others, charged with payments. To niece Mary Waring: £10 p.a. for life. To Rebecca Waring, Uxbridge, Middx., spinster: reversion of house at Shipston. To nephew John Lamley: residue of personal estate charged with payment of legacies:- To Joseph Russell the elder: £100. To the poor of Shipston and Tredington: £10 per parish. To the Quakers of Shipston: £10 to be distributed by John Gilkes and John Hodgkins. Sole executor: John Lamley. Witnesses: Ann Tyler, John Lyne, Thomas Snow. Proved at Worcester, 4 March 1780 by John Lamley "being of the sect called Quakers". See also ER3/5282.

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