William Thackray's will (born 1786, died 1863)

This is the last will and testament of me William Thackray of Colton
in the Manor of Templenewsam in the parish of Whitkirk in the County
of York. Yeoman Whereby I appoint my brother John Thackray of Otley
in the said County Gentleman and my sons George Thackray and Henry
Thackray trustees and executors to whom I give and bequeath the sum
of three pounds each in consideration of the trouble they will have
I direct all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses to be
paid by my said Executors I give and bequeath the legacies and
bequests following that is to say