Will: Edward EDWARDS, Cull, 1855

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1 This is the last Will and Testament of me Edward Edwards
2 of the Cull in the Parish of Trefeglwys and County of Montgomery
3 First I direct that all my just Debts, Funeral Expenses and testam
4 mentary be paid by my Executor hereafter named
5 I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Mary Campion the sum
6 of twenty pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain
7 Also I give and bequeath unto my son Thomas Edwards
8 the sum of twenty pounds of good and lawful money. Also
9 I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Ann in America
10 the sum of twenty Pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain
11 Also I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Elizabeth
12 Davies the sum of twenty six pounds of good and lawfull
13 as for my other children I give them nothing at present
14 as they have already had. The above legacies are to be
15 paid in twelve months after my Decease and I do
16 hereby constitute and appoint my Son Richard Edwards
17 my sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament
18 and hereby revoking and making void all former
19 and other wills by me heretofore made, I declare this to be
20 my last Will and Testament. In witness whereof I the
21 said Edward Edwards have let my hand and seale
22 This twenty fourth Day of March in the year of our Lord one thou
23 sand Eight hundred and fifty two

24 The Mark of X Edward Edwards and

25 Signed sealed and declared by this
26 above named Edward Edwards
27 the Testator as and for his
28 last Will and Testament
29 in the presence of us who at his
30 request and in his presence
31 and in the presence of each other
32 have transcribed our names as
33 Witnesses hereto

35 John Davies
36 James Morgan vicar of
37 Trefeglwys
38 4/11

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39 Sworn 1st August – Effects Sub. £100
40 Testator died 5th Feb 1855
41 John Parry Morgan
42 Surrogate

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43 Trefeglwys
44 The Will of
45 Edward Edwards
46 Under £100
47 Probate granted 1st August 1855

48 JP Morgan
49 Surrogate

50 The Last Will and Testament
51 of Edward Edwards
52 Cull

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53 An account of all the property left by the late
54 Mr Edwards of Cull in the parish of
55 Trefeglwys who died in February 1855

56 Money in the house at the time Testator died 39 – 0 – 0
57 Money on Interest upon Note of hand 30 – 0 – 0
58 Value of Wearing Apparel 1 – 10 – 0

59 £ 70 – 10 – 0

This is a transcription of this digital image, held at the National Library of Wales.
References: B/1855/286/W and B/1855/286/I
Transcribed by Alison Bryan, xiii.ix.mmxi, amendments by Carrol Drew added xiv.ii.mmxii

2 responses to “Will: Edward EDWARDS, Cull, 1855”

  1. Thank you for such a wonderful website. I have learned a great deal. Edward Edwards was my third great grandfather.
    On the transcription, line 21, it says “said David Edward Edwards”. The image clearly does not show the name “David”. I believe the word “said” in the image looks like “David” and was transcribed as such in error.
    You are doing fabulous work and I certainly appreciate it.

  2. Mary – thanks for alterting me to this correction, I have amended the transcription. I’m glad you find the website of some use, so much more to do. Happy researching!

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