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Page 105, Will, James Watson, 20 June 1705, p 2; Will, Timothy Johnson, 6 April 1705, p 1

Shillings yearely to be paid by my Sone John Watson & his
heires out of my Freehold Estate the First paymt to begin
within Six Monethes next after my decease to be pd halfe
yearely; Item I give to my halfe Bro John Gibson the sume
of Twenty shillings to be pd by my Execix hereafter named
Item all ye rest of my Goods & Chattells moveable and
imoveable reall & personall I give & bequeath unto my
dear & loveing Wife Mary Watson who I doe hereby
appoint Sole Execix of this my last Will & Testamt
In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand &
Seale this Six & twentieth day of June in ye fourth yeare
of ye reigne of our Soveraigne Lady Queen Anne over
England ec Aoq Dni 1705: Signed Sealed and
Published in ye psence of us Cuth Lambert
Hen Dickinson, Jo Carr
James Watson
In the Name of God Amen I Timothy Johnson of
Hexham in ye County of Northumberland Yeom being sick of body
but of sound & perfect memory (praised be Almighty God for it)
doe make ordaine this my last Will & Testamt in manner & forme
forme* followeing (yt is to say) First I bequeath my soul into ye hands
of Almighty God my Creator hopeing by ye merritts death and
passion of my blessed Saviour & Redeemr Jesus Christ to be
saved & received into eternall rest my wretched body in hopes
of A joyfull resurreccon I comitt to ye earth to be buried in such
decent manner & forme as by my Execix hereafter named
shall be thought fitt & convenient and doe dispose of my
worldly Estate as followeth; Whereas I ye sd Timothy
Johnson att ye last heard Court held att Hexham the
Tenth day of October last for ye Regallity* & Mannr of
Hexham aforesd Did surrendr into the hands of ye Lord

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