|1676/7-03-10||bapt. Dent, Yorkshire||"England Births and Christenings, 1538–1975," database, FamilySearch: 11 February 2018, Willyam Thistlethwayte, 10 Mar 1677, citing index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, FHL microfilm 100,090|
|1686-11-19||mentioned as a beneficiary in the will of his father Richard Thistlethwaite||will transcript, in Brian Davey: Thistlethwaite CD|
|1700/1760||of Harborgill, Dent; William had rebuilt Harborgill, and his initials WT and date 1700 appeared over the entrance porch until at least 2001||Bernard Thistlethwaite (1910) The Thistlethwaite Family. A Study in Genealogy. Privately printed|
|1705-10-03||of Harborgill; m. Alice Mason (1681–1750/1, of Hudshouse, Dent, b. Bristol, d. of James and Isabel Mason), at Leayeat fmh, Dent||TNA: PRO RG 6/1246, /1547; Thistlethwaite (1910); Rachel Labouchere (1988) Abiah Darby of Coalbrookdale. York: Sessions|
|Children:||Richard (1706–1793), James (1708–1786), Margaret (1710–1798), John (1712–1800), Anthony (1714–1737), Isabel (1717–1776), Anne (1720–1772), Thomas (1723–1786), and Timothy (1725–1766), all b. Harborgill||PRO RG 6/731, /900, /1068, /1075, /1082, /1143, /1246, /1547; Edward H. Milligan (2007) Biographical Dictionary of British Quakers in Commerce and Industry 1775–1920. York: Sessions Book Trust; Thistlethwaite (1910)|
|1708-04-23||"John Greenwood and Wm. Thistlethwayte is aptd to attend next monthly meeting." In the years which follow, William Thistlethwaite is frequently appointed to duties of importance under the meeting.||Thistlethwaite (1910), citing Dent PM minute book|
|1709/10-02-22||"Willyam Thistlethwayte is desired by this meeting to speak to Peter Chapman, to call all his creditors and offer all his goods to satisfaction.|
|1711-10-28||"William Thistlethwayte is appointed to draw up sufferings and friends is desired to give him account thereof before our next."|
|1714-10-24||. . . "it is agreed by this meeting that all the books that belongs to this meeting shall henceforth be lodged in William Thistlethwayte's hand, and that all friends of this meeting shall have recourse thereunto at their request and that a catalogue thereof shall be kept in our Preparative Meeting Book."|
|1718-06-22||. . . "agreed by this meeting that a new stable be built adjoining to the east end of the Meeting House at Leayet. William Thistlethwayte and John Burton are appointed to use it."|
|1728-12-03||mentioned in the will of his father in law James Mason||Thistlethwaite CD|
|1752-01||had a terrible experience in escaping from his home at Harborgill during the famous Dent 'gillbrach'||Thistlethwaite (1910)|
|"William Thistlethwaite was a handsome man of middle stature, of friendly genteel manners, his disposition somewhat reserved, and his words few."||Alice Chorley, as transcribed by Elizabeth Fothergill in 1795; cited in Thistlethwaite (1910)|
|1760-06-02||of Harbourgill in Kirthwaite in Dent; made will:
All my Messuage & Tenement of Harbourgill with all the Rights Priviledges Hereditaments and Appurtenances thereunto belonging with a Large Cupboard & Table standing the Parlour A Large Ark & Bedstead standing in the Bodystead Loft and a Large stone Table standing on the Backside of My said house And the Largest joyner work Chist to my son Richard Thistlethwaite for ever. Nevertheless charging him with the payment of two hundred & forty pounds forth and out of the same unto my Executors at the end of one year after my decease.
To my son John for ever all that my Messuage & Tenement called Leayeat, with &c and a Cupboard standing in the said house. Nevertheless charging him with the payment of thirty pounds out of the estate [same as for Richard]
To my son Timothy for ever my m & t of New Closes & Knew Intack &c, with a Cupboard standing in the dwelling house at Leayeat.
To my daughter Margaret wife of Alexander Fothergill the sum of forty pounds, the remainder of her portion.
To my daughter Isabel the wife of Henry Moreland £40, the remainder of her portion.
To my daughter Ann the wife of Christopher Thistlethwait £40, the remainder of her portion.
To my son Timothy £30 in addition to what I have already devised to him.
My two sons James and Thomas appointed joint executors and I give and bequeath to them the remainder of my personal estate, obliging my son James to reckon and account for what he has already received as a part of his portion and the executorship with my son Thomas.
Further my will & pleasure is that if my son Timothy shall have a mind to stay at Harbourgill for the space of one year after the payment of the above legacies, the same shall be granted him, paying a reasonable rent for the same.
Signed William Thistlethwait
Witnesses: Anthony Mason; William Mason; Richard Burton
Be it known by all men by these presents that whereas I William Thistlethwait now of Rayside in Dent in the parish of Sedbergh and County of York yeoman have made and declared my said last Will and Testament in writing bearing date the sixth of February 1760 I the said William Thistlethwait by this present Codicil Confirm and Ratify my said last Will and Testament only with the following provisoe that in Case my son Timothy die before me it is my Will that the Bequest of the Estate given and devised to my son Timothy with the additional sum of thirty pounds devolve upon his two sons William and John equally between them their heirs and Assigns and to enter upon the same when the younger attains to twenty one years of age and the yearly profits growing and arising therefrom during their minority to be by their parents or Guardians imployed for their Maintenance & Education....
Signed William Thistlethwait
Witnesses: William Mason; Richard Burton; Anthony Mason
|1766-07-12||yeoman, of Rayside, Dent; d. there||RG 6/1547|
|1766-07-14||bur. Leayet, Dent|
|1766||will proved in the Archdeaconry of Richmond||will transcript|
|c. 1679||b. Harborgill, Dent, Yorkshire||information from Brian Davey|
|1679-03-28||bapt. Dent||"England Births and Christenings, 1538–1975," database, FamilySearch: 30 December 2014, John Thistlethwayte, 28 Mar 1679, citing DENT, YORK, reference FHL microfilm 100,090|
|1684-06-13||given the farm at Leayet, under the will of his uncle John Thistlethwaite||Thistlethwaite CD|
|1686-11-19||mentioned as a beneficiary in the will of his father Richard Thistlethwaite|
|1693-02-16||mentioned as a beneficiation in the will of his uncle Anthony Thistlethwaite|
|1697/8-03-19||of Knowes in Grisedale, Yorkshire; made his nuncupative will||Thistlethwaite CD, including will transcript|
|c. 1697||d. Grisedale, Garsdale, Yorkshire||Thistlethwaite CD|
|Thistlethwaite CD, including inventory transcript|
|1698-05-05||will proved in the Consistory Court of the Archdeaconry of Richmond||Brian Davey: Thistlethwaite CD|
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