|April 2. 1834
I Joseph Acroyd of Edlington in the
County of York give and bequeath to my children, equally to be divided
amongst them all my interest in monies in the Doncaster savings bank. Also
the value of a note I now hold from my son Wm. Acroyd of Doncaster and all
monies arising from the funeral & the clubs of which I am a member.
The above monies not to be divided till all my debts and funeral expenses
are paid. I also give and bequeath all my furniture and household goods
equally amongst all my children. And I leave my friends Wm. Hudson and Wm.
Laycock of Edlington to divide these goods amongst my children in the best
of their abilities, and appoint them executors of this my last Will and
Joseph Acroyd his X mark
I do hereby certify that on the fifteenth
day of April in the year of our Lord 1834 William Laycock of Edlington in
the County of York, yeoman, and one of the executors named in the last
Will & Testament of Joseph Acroyd, late of Edlington, aforesaid in the
Diocese of York, yeoman, deceased, was sworn well & truly the executor
and perform the same and that the whole of the goods, chattels, and
the said deceased within the Diocese of York, do not amount in value to
the sum of one hundred pounds.
Sworn under £100
Witness my hand
Died 5th. April
Passed 9th. May