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Surname Name Occupation Abode Date Proved
GREAVES Joshua Clothier Farsley 27 Feb 1807 2 Sept 1807
Legatee Relation Witness Witness Witness Enquiries
John Greaves son Wm Rawson Jnr James Nixon - Accepted
Grace Greaves daughter Details
Sarah Greaves wife

Stand at Coloured Cloth Hall at Leeds and all clothmaking utensils to son
John. Income arising from estate in Trust to wife Sarah whilst a widow, then to daughters Hannah, Ann, Sarah and Grace.
Joshua Greaves m. Sarah Roberts 10 June 1789
Son John m. Martha Wood 18 Nov 1809
Daughter Nancy m John Wilcock 18 July 1814
Daughter Sarah d. 25 Feb 1824
Daughter Grace m. James Busfield 26 July 1818
All marriages at Calverley Parish Church

Hannah Greaves daughter
Ann Greaves daughter
Sarah Greaves daughter
Joseph Greaves father
John Roberts father in law
John Greaves brother
Mathew Hainsworth brother in law

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Surname Name Occupation Abode Date Proved
GREAVES Joseph Clothier Pudsey 4 June 1813 25 Sept 1813
Legatee Relation Witness Witness Witness Enquiries
John Greaves son Wm Rawson Snr Wm Rawson Jnr - Accepted
John Greaves grandson Details
Sarah Greaves granddaughter

Properties in Pudsey and Bramley townships passed to son John, property at Throstle Nest and Bramley to grandson John (son of late Joshua)
Sons-in-law were Jeremiah Thackwray, Matthew Hainsworth (Stanningley), Thomas Farrer (Pudsey), John Fairbank (Farsley)
Grandson Joseph is son of John. Granddaughter Sarah Greaves is late Joshua's daughter.
Granddaughters Sarah and Hannah (daughters of John) married brothers John and James Barnes of Stanningley.

Hannah Thackwray daughter
Sarah Hainsworth daughter
Grace Farrer daughter
Rebecca Fairbank daughter
Joseph Greaves grandson
Sarah Barnes granddaughter
Hannah Barnes granddaughter

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Surname Name Occupation Abode Date Proved
GREAVES Joseph Clothier Stanningley 22 Feb 1814 26 July 1814
Legatee Relation Witness Witness Witness Enquiries
Sarah Barnes sister Joshua Hardaker Samuel Vickers   Accepted
Ann(Hannah) Barnes sister Details
    Executors were brothers-in-law John and James Barnes

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Surname Name Occupation Abode Date Proved
GREAVES Joseph Clothmaker Rawdon 13 Sept 1818* 27 Dec 1819
Legatee Relation Witness Witness Witness Enquiries
John Greaves brother David Mann John Grainger - Accepted
Joshua Greaves brother Details
    *No Will left but Letters of Administration granted to the two brothers, John and Joshua. Half brother Abraham Greaves and half sister Sarah Greaves having renounced their rights to an interest in the Estate which did not exceed £300.
   
   

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Surname Name Occupation Abode Date Proved
GREAVES William Clothier
Lowtown 7 April 1815 18 Aug 1819
Legatee Relation Witness Witness Witness Enquiries
Hannah Norton Great niece James Nixon Robert Parkinson Jonathan Mitchel Accepted
Sarah Rider Great niece Details
Judith Crowther Sister

Died 31 March 1819.
Hannah Norton, Sarah Rider (wife of William) and Elizabeth Pyrah (wife of William) were all daughters of late niece Elizabeth Shutt. Also named are Richard Hunter and Robert Parkinson as occupiers of land/dwellings at Pudsey.

Elizabeth Rider GGreat niece
Elizabeth Pyrah Great Niece

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Surname Name Occupation Abode Date Proved
GREAVES Sarah - Stanningley 31 Jan 1824 18 June 1824
Legatee Relation Witness Witness Witness Enquiries
Sarah Roe mother Isaac Barnes John Harrison - Accepted
Hannah Roberts sister Details
Nancy Wilcock sister Mother was married to Joshua Greaves, then John Walker then Joshua Roe.
Grace Busfield sister
Mary Walker half sister
Martha Roe half sister

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Surname Name Occupation Abode Date Proved
GREAVES Henry Grover Horsforth 23 April 1877 2 May 1887
Legatee Relation Witness Witness Witness Enquiries
Grace Greaves wife Edwin Craven William Maud - Accepted
Sarah Jane Illingworth daughter Details
Margaret Shaw daughter Henry died 21st Dec 1886.
All estate to wife during her life then divided equally between children listed. Sons-in-law were Joseph Illingworth, Joseph Shaw and David Scarf.
Ann Greaves daughter
Ellen Scarf daughter
Frederick Greaves son
Grace E Greaves daughter
Frances Greaves daughter
Ada Greaves daughter
John Henry Greaves son
Seth Greaves son

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Surname Name Occupation Abode Date Proved
GREAVES Samuel Gentleman Horsforth 1 July 1888 19 Sept 1892
Legatee Relation Witness Witness Witness Enquiries
Hannah Greaves wife Allen Booth John Birley   Accepted
Harriet Wright daughter Details
Herbert Greaves son Samuel died 4 June 1892. Owned substantial number of properties in Horsforth. Estate value £3700
Fanny Wright granddaughter
Ann Greaves granddaughter

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Surname Name Occupation Abode Date Proved
GREAVES Joseph   Pudsey *1 Feb 1836 1 March 1836
Legatee Relation Witness Witness Witness Enquiries
Hannah Greaves wife Samuel Milner Jonas Greenwood   Accepted
    Details
    *Died intestate on 9 May 1835. Widow appointed Administratrix. Estate under twenty pounds.
   

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Surname Name Occupation Abode Date Proved
GLOVER John Yeoman Idle 2 Dec 1825 19 June 1827
Legatee Relation Witness Witness Witness Enquiries
John Glover son Joseph Whitfield John Child John Bird No
William Glover son Details
Benjamin Glover son

Executors are his son Joseph Glover of Shipley, William Park, Tallow Chandler of Shipley and James Booth, Stone Merchant of Idle.
Daughter Hannah is the wife of William Rhodes, Millwright.
Daughter Sarah is the wife of Samuel Walker.
Sarah, Mary and John Glover are the legitimate children of his deceased son Samuel.
John Glover Moorehouse and Elizabeth Burnley (the wife of Joseph Burnley of Manningham) are the illegitimate children of his deceased son Samuel

James Glover son
Joseph Glover son
Hannah Rhodes Daughter
Sarah Walker Daughter
Sarah Glover Granddaughter
Mary Glover Granddaughter
John Glover Grandson
John Glover Moorhouse Grandson
Elizabeth Burnley Granddaughter

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Surname Name Occupation Abode Date Proved
GAUNT John Clothier Pudsey Admon 2 Feb 1854
Legatee Relation Witness Witness Witness Enquiries
Dorothy GAUNT his widow        
    Details
   

Died intestate. Probate Act Book entry.
Letters of Administration granted to his widow
Under £20

   
   

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Surname Name Occupation Abode Date Proved
GauntGAUNT Joseph Cloth Manufacturer Pudsey Admon 15 Nov 1853
Legatee Relation Witness Witness Witness Enquiries
Hannah GAUNT Widow (his mother)        
    Details
    Died intestate a Bachelor. Probate Act Book entry.
Letters of Administration granted to his mother.Under £200
   
   

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Surname Name Occupation Abode Date Proved
GAUNT John Cloth Manufacturer Pudsey Admon 15 Nov 1853
Legatee Relation Witness Witness Witness Enquiries
Hannah GAUNT his widow        
    Details
   

Died intestate. Probate Act Book entry.
Letters of Administration granted to his widow.
Under £40

   
   

 

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Surname Name Occupation Abode Date Proved
GAUNT Reuben Woollen Manufacturer 'Ivy Cottage' Farsley 12 Mar 1889 19 Feb 1894
Legatee Relation Witness Witness Witness Enquiries
Esther Gaunt wife George A Chetwyn Sol. William J Marsden clerk   No
    Details
   

The Will of Reuben Gaunt 'The Younger' mentions infant children.
There is a codicil dated 1st Dec 1891 revoking Frank Pilley of Calverley as Executor and appointing Joseph Wade of 'West View' Farsley in his place.