Will of John Hallworth Collier of Norbury, Cheshire 1832



In the name of God Amen

The 2d day of Aprel One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty Seven

I John Hallworth of Norbury Collier being very sick and weak of body, but of

Perfect mind and memory thanks be given to God - therefore calling unto mind the mortallity

of my Body knowing that it is Appointed once unto all men to die - do make and ordain

this my last Will and Testament. that is to say. first of all I give and recommend my

Soul into the hands of God that gave it. and my Body I recommend to the Earth, to be Buried

in decent Christian burial at the discretion of my Executors nothing doubting. but at the General

Resurrection I shall receive the same again by the Allmighty power of God - and as touching

my Wordly Estate First I give I demise and dispose of the same to my beloved Sons and

Daughters in the Following manner and form - after the Buildings are put into tenantable

repare and all expenses Paid - to my Son James Hallworth, ten Shillings Yearly, to my

Son Matthew Hallworth ten Shillings Yearly, and to my son Isaiah Hallworth, ten Shillings Yearly,

During their natural lives, to my Daughter Ann Daniel, ten Shillings Yearly, to my Daughter Dinah

Washington, ten shillings yearly, to my Daughter Betty Daulton, ten Shillings Yearly, and to my Daughter

Mary Pearson, ten Shillings Yearly, during their natural lives, to be paid from my Estate by my

Executors hereafter named, to my Oldest Son William Hallworth whome I likewise Constitute make

and ordain my Executor, my Old House with Loom Shop, Parlor, and all apartments thereunto belonging,

with one half of my Garden Land - to my Son John Hallworth whom I likewise Constitute make or ordain

my other Executor, my new end of Building going by the name of the kitchen, with all apartments

thereunto belonging, with the other hald of my Garden Land, by them freely to be Possessed and enjoyed,

My Household goods and Furniture to be sold towards paying mu just debts, and I do hereby utterly

Disallow revoke and disanul all and every other former Wills and Testaments by me in any ways

before named Rattefying and Confirming this and no other to be my last Will and Testament, in witness,

I have hereunto set my hand and seal this day and year before written, Signed Sealed Published

Pronounced and Declared by the said John Hallworth as his last Will and Testament in the

Presence of us the Subscribers

Thos Brookes

James Ford        Witnesses                    John Hallworth his X mark and seal

John Grundey





Signed Sealed Published

Pronounced and Declared

by the said John Hallworth

as his last Will and Testament

in the presence of us the



The Thirtieth day of November 1832 - William Hallworth and

John Hallworth the executors in this will named were sworn in

common form: & they further made both that the personal Estate

& Effects of the Testator within the Diocese of Chester were under the

value of 20        before me

                            Charles Kenrick Prescot



The Testator died the twenty sixth day of March 1832


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