Copy will (dated 10 February 1767) of John Bason of Wicken, co. Northampton, mason. Testator bequeaths his 3 messuages in Denshanger, co. Northampton and his messuage or tenemnt and two closes of pasture ground in Leckhampstead, co. Bucks. to his son in law Tomas Checkley in trust for testator's wife Elizabeth Bason during her life and after her death to Thomas Bason and his heirs forever. He also leaves his messuage or tenement and two closes of pasture ground in Leckhampstead to his son John Bason. He leaves his wearing apparel, his working tools and stock in trade to his sons Thomas and John Bason equally. He leaves £20 a piece to his daughters Betty Rolph, Mary Checkley, Susanna Bason and Frances Bason to be paid to them within one year of the death of his wife. But he directs that if his daughter Frances "shall continue in the Melancholly way that she is now in during her life" then his son John Bason is only to pay her 20s. p.a. in lieu of her legacy. He names his son Thomas Bason as his executor.