John Mercer of Rishton, Husbandman
Made 29th January 1749
To daughter Jane, wife of Edmund Edmunson of Mellor, Innkeeper £20
To daughter Grace, wife of Robert Hindle of Whitecar in Great Harwood, weaver £20
Residue to sons Thomas, Robert and Richard equally divided.
Executors: Thomas, Robert and Richard his sons.
Witnesses: Henry Bentley, Henry Heaton, ? Baron
Probate granted 26th April 1763
Burial: 12 Jun 1762 St Bartholomew, Great Harwood – John Mercer holt-Mill
Transcription ©Barbara Youds from original held at Lancashire Archives