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William Adamthwaite of Holebeck d1696

William Adamthwaite of Holebeck in Frostrow, Will, Inventory and Bond


Notes: William Adamthwaite was buried 8 oct 1696 Sedbergh.  The burial record described him as ‘William of Frostraw’ and he is the earliest member of the Sedbergh Adamthwaites that we have identified with any certainty.


He was possibly a son of 'William the Quaker' who died in 1675 who was married to Ellen who died in 1658



WILL dated 4 november 1693


To my 4 sons Edmund, John, Thomas and William each 12 pence

The rest of my goods to my daughter Mabell

Testator marked

Witnesses: John Adamthwaite, Thomas Adamthwaite



PROBATE BOND dated quarto die mensis Novembris 1696


Bound: Mabell X Adamthwaite spinster

John Adamthwaite yeoman of Sedbergh I his mark

Sworn: Mabel, residuary legatee in the last will and testament of William Adamthwaite of Sedbergh dec.



INVENTORY dated 21st October 1696 ………………..£15 8s 10d


                                                  Less debts owed by him of £12


Appraisers: Edward Adamthwaite

                     John Adamthwaite

                     John Smorthwaite

                     James Bland




Lonsdale Deanery probate files; A surnames; 1691-1750; FHL film #98823