Thomas Staniforth & Co. Sickle works at Hackenthorpe.
Below is the will of Thomas Stanyforth, son of Thomas Staniforth and husband of Mary Staniforth
This is the last will and testament of me Thomas Staniforth of Mosborough Moor in the parish of Eckington and county of Derbyshire, Victualler.
I appoint my son Naboth Elijah Staniforth executor of this my said will and testament.
I give and bequeath unto my said son all my goods chantels and personal property of every denomination or description the tenant right of the two cottages I hold and am in posession of as tenant under the crown, the tenant right of the house in which i now reside and of the outbuildings and land attached to the same belonging to Earl Fitswilliam for the ubtebt and purposes following. That after the payment of all my just debts and funeral expenses, he my said son shall permit my wife Mary Staniforth the full use and enjoyment of all the remainder of my property before mentioned of every description and of the interest of whatever money or securities for money I may be posssessed of at my decease for the term of her natural life and after the death of my said wife I order my said son to pay to each of my daughters Elisabeth Staniforth, Ellen Hutton, and Mary Bosworth? their heirs, the sum of twenty pounds each out of my said property and all the residue of my said property I then give unto my said son and thereafter his heirs.
Signed Sealed and declared in the presence of us this twenty seventh day of august, one thousand eight hundred and twenty five