Gunnerside and Upper Swaledale
Bell, John of Kearton
This is The last Will and Testament of me John Bell of Kearton in the Parish of Grinton and County of York, made this 26th day of April 1851 In manner following that is to say after all my just debts is paid

I give and bequeth to my wife, Elizabeth Bell the House and appurtenances in which I now live And also all my Household Furniture and Cattle and Goods of every description, for the term of her life And at her decease my Son Robert to have the said house and all the said Cattle and Goods of every description And I also appoint my Son Robert Executor of this my Will Given under my hand and Seal this day above written

John Bell his X mark

Signed Sealed and delivered by the within named Testator John Bell as and for his last Will and Testament who at his Request in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as Witnesses hereof

Jane Place
James White his X mark

Proved at Richmond the 24th day of September 1853 by Robert Bell the Sole Executor
Testator died on or about the 13th day of June 1852