William Turner of Martholme, Great Harwood, Woollen Manufacturer
Will 10 October 1795.
In business partnership with his brothers James, Edward and Robinson Turner and Uncle Robert Turner, and cousins Thomas and Alexander Turner. [The partnership between the brothers and uncle and cousins dissolved.]
Mill at Helmshore valued at £3697.
William’s share in the mill apportioned out in favour of Robinson to increase his share.
To brother John Turner of Rochdale, surgeon, £100.
To brother James lease of Martholme and all the stock and effects belonging.
To sister Jane Turner £500.
To sister Jennet wife of James Clegg interest on £500 investment.
To the children of his deceased sister Mary, late wife of Peter Sefton the younger of Clayton le Moors, interest on £500 investment.
To his mother all profits of property in Habergham Eaves.
Executors: brothers James, Edward and Robinson.
Witnesses: James Fielding, Ellis Nutter, Thos. Carr.
Probate granted 6th April 1796.
Burial: 17 Feb 1796 St Bartholomew, Great Harwood – William Turner 38
Transcription ©Barbara Youds from original held at Lancashire Archives