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In the Name of God Amen,

I - Leonard Robinson, of Scorton, in the county of Yorke, gent, being visited with sickness and weake in body, but of sound and disposing mind and memory, doe make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner following, and first and principally I recommend my soul unto Allmighty God, hopeing for free pardon and remission of all my sins through the meritorious death and passion of my ever blessed Saviour, Jesus Christ, and as for such worldly estate as God in mercy has bestowed upon me, I doe give, devise, add bequeath the same as follows :


Imprimis, I give and bequeath unto William Iveson Clarke Vicar of Catterick in the county of Yorke, and to his successors, vicars of Catterick for the time being for ever, to John Waistell of Ainderby Steeple Esqr., George Wright of Bolton Esqr., Thomas Smithson of Moulton, Thomas Cottingham of Tunstall, Timothy Dickonson of Scorton, Henry Stephenson of Whinham add Matthew Smailes of Gilling, all in the county of Yorke, gents, and to their heirs and assigns for ever, and to such other persons as shall hearafter become trustees, for the charitys by me intended hereby, all and every of my messuages, lands, tenements, and hereditaments wheresoever with their appurtenances, situate and being within the town, townshipp and prescincts and territorys of Scorton aforesaid, to and for the uses, intents, trusts, and purposes hereafter, mentioned, that is to say, that they, the said persons,above named, and their successors as shall be or become trustees, of this charity, shall out of the rents and profilts of the said premises, satisfy, and pay unto my dear wife, Dorothy Robinson, the sums of forty pounds per annum during the terms of her natural life, by four equal quarterly payment, to commence from and immediately after my decease, the same, being in full of her claim of thirds or dower forth or out of my estate, then I doe order and appoynt that my said trustees and their successors shall yearly pay out