|Wills of Treadwell family 1806 - 1819|
Richard Treadwell was the owner of Fairby Farm. The Francis Treadwell below lived at Forge Cottage.
Death Duty Register - Richard Treadwell of Hartley, yeoman
(13 October 1806) Richard Treadwell of Hartley, yeoman. Estate under £2,000.
Executor - Francis Treadwell. Legatees - testator's children.
Will of Francis Treadwell of Hartley, Blacksmith (1819)
To sister Ann Griggs, late of Alling[....] and now residing with me - a life interest in the joint stock annuities in Bank of England. After her decease to his niece Sarah Rich, now or late of Woolwich, and to godson Francis Alchin, son of William Alchin of Camer, Meopham, carpenter. To be equally divided among them.
To William Treadwell, cousin, "who lives with me and manages my business": all the remainder of his goods and chattels, net of funeral expenses.
Executors to be George Rich (?) of Milton next Gravesend and William Benstead of Hartley.
Dated 14 January 1819
Administration with will attached granted to William Treadwell on 24 September 1819, the named executors having first renounced probate.