Abstract of will of Maria Sackett of Airedale House, Horsforth, Guiseley, Yorkshire, died 11 Jun 1884 at home.
Date: 18 Jul 1882.
Proved: Wakefield, 19 Jul 1884 (personal estate £3,071-0s-7d).
Source: Somerset House.
Testatrix: Maria Sackett, of Airedale House, Horsforth, Guiseley, Yorks, widow.
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.
Daughter Maria Blackburn, a quarter to be invested. Maria Blackburn to receive annual interest, & then to her children after her death.
Daughter 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.
Daughter 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.