Edward Pickles, senior of Great Harwood, Yeoman
Made 13 August 1797
Daughter Jane wife of Edward Eccles, at Bottom Gate Blackburn – leaves the house at Bottom Gate
Daughter Ann wife of John Pilkington of Cunliffe in Rishton – leaves leasehold tenement in Great Harwood in possession of Joseph Singleton
Money to be raised from four cottages at Bottom Gate for the use of children of daughter Grace, deceased, wife of Thomas Dugdale.
To his wife 12 pounds yearly
All rest to Edward his son.
Robert Pickles of Rishton and Edward Pickles his son executors
Witnesses Thomas Hindle, Thomas Hindle junior, William Smith
Proved 14 August 1799
Burial: 27 Jan 1799 St Bartholomew, Great Harwood – Edward Pickles 75.
Transcription ©Barbara Youds from original held at Lancashire Archives