William Hemingway

Male 1745 - 1810  (65 years)


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  • Name William Hemingway 
    Born 1745  Lofthouse Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1810  Woodkirk St Mary Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 28 Jan 1810  Woodkirk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7042  Main West Riding Hemingway Tree
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2013 

    Father John Hemingway,   c. 25 Mar 1719, East Ardsey, St Michael Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1777, The Shambles, Beeston Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Copperthwaite,   b. Abt 1720, Whitkirk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 28 Nov 1739  Whitkirk St Mary Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2759  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • WOODKIRK ST MARY MI
      In loving memory of WILLIAM Hemingway, late of East Ardsley who died January 25th 1810, aged 65 years
      "His love that kept the issues of my heart,
      In Him my want, my every care was cast,
      And he through mercy heard my prayer at last,
      Adieu my partner while I shall explore,
      And Hail you on the Blissful shore,
      And you, my friends who strove to sooth my cares,
      May Heaven your portion be to endless years"
      On the south side of this tomb lie the remains of ABRAHAM Hemingway, brother of the above WILLIAM Hemingway who died July 7th 1826, aged 83 years
      And ELIZABETH, the wife of the said ABRAHAM who died September 28th 1821, aged 82 years.

      (On end of tomb)
      Near this place lie the remains of SARAH, daughter of SAMUEL & ELIZABETH Hemingway of Westerton who died October 4th 1828, aged 11 weeks & 3 days.


      In the name of God, Amen
      I William Hemingway of East Ardsley, in the county of York, Shopkeeper, hereby revoke all former Wills and Testaments by me made, to make this my last Will & Testament in manner following, that is to say, first I will and direct all my just Debts and Funeral Expanses and the Expenses of proving this my Will to be fully paid and satisfied. And that subject thereto and charged and chargeable therewith I give and bequeath the use, interest and produce of All my Personal Estate and Effects whatsoever and wheresoever unto my Dear Wife Mary for and during the term of her natural life, if she shall so long continue my unmarried widow, and from and after her Death or second marriage which shall first happen, I give and bequeath all my said Personal Estate and Effects subject and charged as aforesaid unto my Nephew Samuel Hemingway, son of my Brother Abraham Hemingway for his own use and benefit absolutely, and appoint my said wife and nephew Samuel joint Executors of this my Will
      Witness my Hand and Seal the 16th day of May in the years of our Lord 1809
      William Hemingway (signed)
      Witnesses; Dan Edward
      John Beevers




      I, William Hemingway make this Codicil to my within written Will. On consideration that my Dear Wife Mary may in case of Sickness or other Infirmity, have occasion for more than the mere use, Interest and produce of my property for her to take and apply for her own absolute benefit any sum of money, part of my said property, not exceeding the sum of fifty pounds—In all respects I ratify my Will and direct this Codicil to be taken as part thereof
      Witness my hand and seal the day and year underwritten
      William Hemingway (signed)
      Witnesses;
      Dan Edwards
      John Beevers

      I do hereby certify that on the 9th day of February in the year of our Lord 1810 Mary Hemingway of East Ardsley in the county of York, Widow, Relict and Samuel Hemingway, of West Ardsley, in the said county of York, shopkeeper, the joint Executors named in this last will testament with codicil annexed of William Hemingway, late of East Ardsley aforesaid, in the diocese of York, shopkeeper, deceased were sworn well and truly to execute and perform the same, and the whole of the goods , chattels and credits of the said deceased within the diocese of York do not amount in value to the sum of one hundred pounds
      Witness my hand
      John Taylor
      Surrogate
      Under £100, Exchequer

      Passed 16th February 1810 under £100