Abstract of Will

                      Thomas Mallinson of New House Huddersfield, Esquire

    trustees:       wife Ann

                        brother William of Huddersfield, merchant

                        friend James Shaw of Huddersfield, merchant

                       ... I possess a share in the trade or business carried on at Huddersfield ... styled George Mallinson and Sons as Wool and Cloth Merchants and a portion of the capital invested therein                         belongs to me upon which I receive interest at £5% per annum ... the term of my present partnership therein ... will expire on 1st July 1871

legacies:       £100 to Sarah Harris wife of Mr William Harris of Huddersfield, draper, as a token of my gratitude for her kindness and attention during my affliction

£100 to Elizabeth Dyson spinster, eldest daughter of the late Mr Thomas Wilson Dyson of Manchester, surgeon, in remembrance of the kindness and attention of her late father to me

£100 to my wife ... and the use of all my furniture ... plate linen china and books [until her] decease or marrying again ... [when they] shall form part of my trust property 

annuity:        £300 to my wife or her assigns as my widow, or £100 [if she re-marries], paid quarterly

    residue:        the balance of the annual produce and income from my trust property to my children hereinafter named, in equal shares

                        4 sons: Thomas, Frederick George, Albert and Edward, and their children per stirpes

7 daughters: Jane Elizabeth, Louisa, Julia, Rosalina, Kate, Laura and Annie Mary and their children per stirpes

                                                in addition to the lump sums of £600 to each son on attaining 21 years of age

£500 to each daughter on marrying and £100 on her wedding day towards the expense of the wedding

    signed:         5 March 1863

witnesses     Joseph Rayner solicitor Brighouse and John Ayrton his clerk

died:            9 April 1863

probate:       7 May 1863

executors     Anne (in the will written Ann), widow

                        William, brother, merchant

                        James Shaw, woollen yarn spinner and merchant

effects          under £25000 including leaseholds

Notes from Estate Duty Registers


                   James Shaw in 1888? of Abbey View Melrose

                   Thomas died 1869 without issue

                   Frederick George died without issue

   Albert, Edward died Australia without issue (it was Fred and Albert who died in Australia)

                   Jane E. married Brooke of Hockliffe Grange, Leighton Buzzard

                   Julia married Rigby of Officers Quarters, Enfield Dock, Mdsx

Kate married McKinnon of Rashleigh Vicarage, Huddersfield, no issue at one point Louisa, Rosalina, Laura, Annie M.(died Feb 13) all living at (illeg) Huddersfield

Trustees 1923 & 1928         1) Miss Laura Mallinson, 10 Thornfield Terrace, Grange over Sands

                                                2) Arhur Bertram Rigby, Harewood, Northwood, Mdsx