Lawrence Walmisley of Great Harwood, Innkeeper

Made 4 January 1703
To Joyce Walmsley his daughter, if she does not marry, a room over the celler commonly called the higher celler during the continuanace of the lease made to him by Thomas Hesketh late of Rufforth (amongst other premises) bearing date 28 September 1687
Lawrence Walmsley his son and Joyce his daughter by an obligacion dated 13 July 1702 stand jointly bound with me to Randal Feilden of Blackburn Chapman for sum of £68 – that the debt should be paid out of the goods and chattels and personal estate
Remainder to Lawrence, Joyce, Alice wife of Thomas ?,of Manchester, and Elizabeth his daughter equally.
Executors: Lawrence his son and Joyce his daughter.
Lawrence made his mark
Witnesses: Thomas Grimshaw, Nicholas Grimshaw.
Proved 23 April 1706

Inventory taken 14 February 1705/06
Total £44 3s

Burial: 9 Feb 1705/6 St Bartholomew, Great Harwood – Lawrence Walmesley –
Abode: Cock in Harwood

Transcription ©Barbara Youds from original held at Lancashire Archives