Papers of Mrs Jane Handley

Scope and Content

These papers comprise a lease of land that Jane Handley owned in Seaton, valuations of her land holdings in Seaton and Sigglesthorne, a copy of her will, a list of the legatees named in her will and correspondence of the solicitor, Henry John Shepherd, with the beneficiaries, who included cousins and other members of her family.

Administrative / Biographical History

Jane Handley (married name) lived in Beverley in the East Riding of Yorkshire and died in 1807 at the age of 93 years.

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