Will: Elizabeth EVANS, Cwmgwernog, 1817

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1 This is the last Will and Testament of me
2 Elizabeth Evans, late of Cwmgwernog, in the parish
3 of Trefeglwys, in the County of Montgomery, Widow.
4 That is to say – I give and bequeath
5 Daughter Elizabeth Jones (Wife of John Jones) the
6 Sum of Two pounds – I give and bequeath unto
7 my Daughter Margaret Williams, (Wife of Evan
8 Williams) the sum of Ten pounds.
9 I give and bequeath unto my Grandson, and Grand-
10 -daughter, Andrew and Elizabeth Ashton, Son and
11 Daughter of John Ashton by Catherine his Wife, the
12 Worth or Value of One pound each of Cloathing,
13 the same to be given to them by my Executor, within
14 the space or Term of Twelve Months next after my
15 Decease – I give and bequeath unto my Grand-
16 -daughter Elizabeth Evans, Daughter of my Son
17 Richard Evans, by Elizabeth his Wife, the Sum of
18 One pound – All the above Legacies, I Will and
19 Direct to be paid by my Executor herein after named, at
20 the Expiration of Twelve Months after my Decease,
21 and As to the Rest, Remainder, and Residue of my ready
22 Money, Securities for Money and personal Estate
23 whatsoever and wheresoever, after paying the above Legacies
24 any first Debts and Funeral Expenses, and also of proving
25 this my last Will and Testament – I give and bequeath
26 the Remainder to my Son Evan Evans, whom I do hereby
27 nominate, constitute, and appoint, Sole Executor of this my
28 last Will and Testament – In witness whereof I have here-
29 -unto set my Hand and Seal, to this my last Will and Testament
30 this fourteenth Day of February, in the year of our Lord, One
31 Thousand Eight Hundred and Sixteen

32 The Mark of the Testator
33 Elizabeth X Evans
34 [seal]

35 Signed, sealed, published and declared
36 by the said Testator, in the presence and
37 Sight of us who have written our Names
38 hereunder
39 Thomas Humphreys
40 David Davies Schoolmaster

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41 On the fifteenth day of July in the year of
42 Our Lord 1816, the within written will was
43 insinuated, proved, approved, and in common
44 form of Law decreed valid, and administration
45 granted to the within named Executor Evan Evans
46 he being first sworn in common form of Law
47 and that the whole of the Goods, Chattels, and
48 Credits of the said deceased do not amount in
49 value to one hundred pounds

50 before me
51 John Davies Surrogate

52 Probate granted 15th July 1817

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53 Trefeglwys
54 Elizabeth Evans
55 Will – under – 100..
56 Probate granted 15th July 1817

57 The last Will and Testament of
58 Elizabeth Evans
59 In the parish of Trefeglwys in the County of
60 Montgomery

61 February 14th 1816

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62 A true and perfect Inventory, of all the Goods,
63 Chattels and Credits of Elizabeth Evans, late of Cwmgwernog
64 in the parish of Trefeglwys, in the County of Montgomery,
65 Widow, deceased

66 £ – S – D
67 Her Wearing Apparel 5 – 0 – 0
68 Clock and Clock-case 4 – 0 – 0
69 Dresser and Shelves 3 – 5 – 0
70 Cloath’s press 6 – 0 – 0
71 Three Spice Cupboards 3 – 10 – 0
72 Corner Cupboard 2 – 0 – 0
73 Three small Round Tables 1 – 10 – 0
74 Three Chairs 0 – 15 – 0
75 Four Sitting Stools 0 – 3 – 0
76 Cratch 0 – 15 – 0
77 Warming-pan and Hand-board 0 – 12 – 0
78 Tin Vessels 1 – 0 – 0
79 Earthen Ware 4 – 0 – 0
80 Five Iron pots 0 – 12 – 0
81 Lookking-glass 0 – 7 – 0
82 Frying-pan, Tea-kettle, and a pair of Shears &c 0 – 8 – 0
83 Four Bedsteads 4 – 0 – 0
84 Three Feather-beds, three Bolsters, and Bed-cloaths 21 – 0 – 0
85 Chest, Safe, and Voider 2 – 10 – 0
86 Wood Vessels 3 – 15 – 0
87 Kitchen Table, small square Table, Falling Table 2 – 0 – 0
88 A Large Coffer 2 – 0 – 0
89 Pot-links, pot-hooks &c 1 – 2 – 0
90 Lumber 1 – 0 – 0

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91 £ 71 – 4 – 0
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92 July the 9th 1816

93 Appraised by us
94 Edward Bennett Glanyrafon
95 Andrew Jones Gwernafon

A transcription of this digital image, held at the National Library of Wales.
References: B/1817/134/W 194/ and B/1817/134/I 19/2
Transcribed by Alison Bryan, i.x.mmxi

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