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Notes: William Adamthwaite was born in about 1744, but we have not yet found any record of his birth, though yDNA confirms that his BLUE line shared a common Adamthwaite ancestor with the YELLOW and TEAL lines of Adamthwaites.
William married Hannah Whitesmith in Appleby in 1799
Known children of William and Hannah:
William, baptised 12 jan 1800 in Shap; died 1844 in London
John, baptised 8 May 1802 at St Lawrence Appleby; died 1863 in Kirkby Stephen
Jane, born about 1802 - died 1822 age 20
Edward, baptised 11 ug 1804 at St Lawrence Appleby; died 1875 in London
Jonathan, baptised 21 Sep 1807 in St Lawrence Appleby; died 1819 in Appleby
Matthew, baptised 24 Sep 1809 at St Lawrence Appleby; died 1810 in Ap-pleby
Nanny, baptised 8 dec 1811 at St Lawrence Appleby, died 1811 in Appleby
We have not yet found a burial record for William Appleby, though he was said to have died in Shap.
WILL - dated 27 April 1836
This is the last Will and Testament of me William Adamthwaite of Swindale in the Parish of Shap in the County of Westmorland, farmer. First I direct all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses to be fully paid and satisfied by my Executors hereinafter named. I give devise and bequeath to my two friends William Rowlandson of Dunbarrows in the Parish of Bampton in the County of Westmorland and William Winder of Tilebut in the Parish of Shap in the said County Yeoman their heirs and assigus all such real Estates as are non vested in me by way of Mortgage in order to enable them with the greater use and convenience to recover receive and get in the Money secured by such Mortgages for the purposes of this my Will. I also give and bequeath unto the said William Rowlandson and Willam Winder All and every my horses cattle sheep farming stock and … and implements of husbandry goods chattels money and security for money debts and other personal estate and effects of what kind soever of in or to which I or any person or persons in Trust for me shall be entitled at the time of my decease Upon and for the Trusts Intents and Purposes and with under and subject to the Powers Provisions and declarations hereinafter expressed or declared of and concerning the same that is to say Upon Trust that they the said William Rowlandson and William Winder and the Survivor of these and the Executors and Administrators of such survivor do and shall with all convenient speed after my decease call in and convert with money by Public Sale or otherwise my said Personal Estate or such part thereof as shall not consist of money or good securities by way of Mortgage; and lay out and invest all such sum or sums of money to arise and be produced from or by my said Personal Estate not already consisted of Money or good real Securities and not immediately wanted for the purposes of this my Will in their or his name or names at Interest upon Government or Real Securities in England and do and shall from time to time at their or his discretion alter vary and transpose the said Sum and Sums of money so to be laid out and invested as also all such Sum and Sums of Money as shall at the time of my decease remain and be outstanding upon Mortgage or Real securities or otherwise for or into other securities of a like nature. And I do hereby declare that the said William Rowlandson and William Winder their Heirs executors Administrators and assigus shall stand and be possessed of and interested in the said trust Monies and Securities and the Interest Dividends and annual produce thereof upon Trust that they the said William Rowlandson and William and the survivor of them and the Executors or Administrators of such Survivor do and shall pay the said Interest dividends and annual Produce unto or permit the same to be taken and received by my loving wife Hannah Adamthwaite or her Assigus during her life or her own absolute use and Benefit; and from and after the decease of my said wife I declare that my said Trustees or Trustee shall stand and be possessed of an interested in the said Trust monies and Securities and the Interest Dividends and annual Produce thereof upon Turst to pay unto my eldest son William Adamthwaite a Legacy of Twenty pounds and as to the Residue or Surplus thereof to pay and divide the same equally unto and between my two other sons John Adamthwaite and Edward Adamthwaite their Executors Administrators and Assigus as Tenants in Common. And I declare my Will to be that it shall be lawful for the said William Rowlandson and William Winder and the Survivor of them and the Executors Administrators and Assigus of such survivor to sign and give any Receipt of Receipts for any Sum or Sums of Money payable to them or him under or by virtue of this my Will, and that any Person or Persons paying them or him any such Sum or Sums of Money and taking their of his Receipt or Receipts for the same respectively shall not afterwards be answerable ro accountable for the Loss misapplication or nonapplication, or in any wise found or considered to see to the application of the Money in such Receipts mentioned or acknowledged to be received Provided always and I do hereby further declare that they the said William Rowlandson and William Winder and the Survivor of them and the Heirs Executors Administrators and Assigus of such Survivor shall be charged and chargeable respectively for such Monies only as they or he shall actually receive by virtue of the Turst hereby in them reposed. Notwithstanding their or his giving or signing any receipt or receipts for the sake of conformity and the one of them shall not be answerable or accountable for the other of them or for involuntary losses. And also that it shall and may be lawful for them and him with and out of the Moneys which shall come to their or his Hands or Hand by virtue of the Trusts aforesaid to retain to and reimburse themselves and himself respectively all costs charges damages and expences which they or he shall or may suffer sustain expend disburse be at or put into and also be allowed at reasonable compensation for the Trouble they or he shall or may have in or about the execution of the aforesaid Trust or in relation thereunto. And I do hereby nominate and appoint the said William Rowlandson and William Winder Executors of this my last Will and Testament And I revoke and make void all former Wills and Codicils by me at any time heretofore made and declare this to be my last Will and Testament. In witness thereof I the aid William Adamthwaite the Testator have to this my last Will and Testament contained in this and the two preceding sheets of paper set my hand and seal, to wit, my hand to and at the bottom of each of the said two sheets and my hand and seal to this last sheet and my seal at the top of the said Sheets where all the said sheets are fixed together this Twenty seventh day of April in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight hundred and thirty six.
The writing contained in this and the two preceding sheets of paper was signed and sealed by the above named William Adamthwaite and … published and declared as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names in his Presence at his Request and in the presence of each other.
Anthony Robinson, William Wilson, Lancelot Raines.
Effects under £200 proved by Comn by William Rowlandson and Wiliam Winder joint executors 2 Dec 1836.