James Hoyle the Elder of Cowden, Great Harwood, Farmer

Will 28th February 1818.
James Hoyle the elder, Farmer
To sons Joseph Hoyle and John Hoyle various household goods for the use of Betty, wife of James. Also £300 placed out for interest for the use of Betty.
On the death of Betty the £300 to be recovered and divided between his children: Mary, wife of James Whittaker; Rebecca, wife of James Smalley; John Hoyle; Hannah, wife of John Miller; James Hoyle; Joseph Hoyle; Thomas Hoyle; Elizabeth Hoyle; Nancy, wife of Roger Feilden; George Hoyle; Ellen Hoyle and Jane Hoyle.
Residue among sons and daughters equally.
Executors: Joseph Hoyle and John Hoyle.
Witnesses: Joseph Clayton, John Mercer

Burial: 31 Jan 1820 St Bartholomew, Great Harwood, Lancashire, England
James Hoyle –
Age: 86
Abode: Harwood

Transcription ©Barbara Youds from original held at Lancashire Archives