Will of Maria Sackett of Airedale House, Horsforth, Guiseley, Yorkshire, 18 Jul 1882, proved at Wakefield, 19 Jul 1884, researched & abstracted by Marion Sackett. Somerset House, ref. not recorded.
Will of Maria Sackett
Dated 18 Jul 1882
Proved 19 Jul 1884 at Wakefield (personal estate £3,071-0s-7d)
Of Airedale House, Horsforth, Guiseley, Yorks. Widow. Died 11 Jun 1884 at home.
Received from will of late uncle John Gaskell of St Nicholas at Wade Esq. dated 20 Dec 1861 stock funds & securities directed to be held in trust for her to bequeath.
Real & personal estate to be sold, debts to be paid, & remainder to be divided in four equal quarters:
- Son Edward Gaskell Sackett, a quarter, including £75 already given.
- Dau Maria Blackburn, a quarter to be invested. Maria Blackburn to receive annual interest, & then to her children after her death.
- Dau Catherine Jack, a quarter, including £50 already given to Catherine or her husband Charles Jack, to be invested. Catherine Jack to receive annual interest, & then to her children after her death.
- Dau Emma Vickers, a quarter to be invested. Emma Vickers to receive annual interest, & then to her children after her death.
If any daughters die without children, their portion to be divided equally between surviving siblings.
Witnesses: C J Blackburn & C E Blackburn, 19 Heaton Grove, Bradford, Yorks.
Executors: nephew Geo. Herbert Blackburn, 19 Heaton Gr., nr. Shipley, solicitor; friend Arthur Tannett Walker, Bainbrigge Rd, Headingley, Leeds, engineer.