Will: Evan EVANS, Pen-y-ddol, 1811

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1 In the Name of God. Amen

2 I Evan Evans of Pen-y-ddol in the parish of Tref-Eglwys, in the
3 County of Montgomery and Diocese of Bangor, being weak of
4 Body, but of perfect Mind and Memory – Thanks be to God for
5 the Same – do make this my last Will and Testament, in
6 Manner and Form following – that is to say –

7 First I give and bequeath unto my Son Thomas Evans, the
8 full Sum of Eighty pounds, to be paid unto him, when he shall
9 arrive at the age of Twenty-four years

10 I likewise give and bequeath unto my two Sons, Evan Evans,
11 and Edward Evans, each the full Sum of Eighty pounds, to be paid
12 unto them, when they and each of them, shall arrive successively, at the
13 Age of Twenty-five years

14 I likewise give and beqeat unto my Daughter Elizabeth Evans,
15 the full Sum of Forty pounds, together with my best Chest, the same
16 to be paid and delivered unto her, within the Term or Share of one year
17 and a day, after my Decease

18 I likewise give and bequeath unto my Daughter Ann Evans, the
19 like Sum of Forty pounds, to be paid unto her, or the same manner as
20 I mentioned of my Daughter Elizabeth

21 I likewise give and bequeath unto my Wife Elizabeth, my best
22 Bed and Bed-stead with all the Furniture and Appurtenances belonging
23 to the said Bed, and I do also give unto her my second best Chest and my
24 Close-Stool, the same to be possessed by her immediately after my decease

25 All the Rest and Remainder of my Goods Chattels and Credits,
26 Money, Bills Bonds, and all which belong and appertain to me by Claim
27 or Title, I give, bequeath, and demise, unto, among, and [inserted:] equally between my said
28 Wife Elizabeth Evans, and my Son Richard Evans, whom I do ordain and
29 appoint Executrix, and Executor of this my last Will and Testament,
30 and I do allow this and no other to be my last Will and Testament,
31 revoking, and disallowing all other Wills made by me, as heretofore
32 In

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33 In Witness to the same, I have hereunto set my Hand, and Seal,
34 this Twelfth Day of September, in the year or our Lord, One Thousand
35 Eight Hundred and Ten

36 N.B. The word equally,, was interlined, before this was signed, or sealed

37 Evan Evans, by X Mark
38 [seal]

39 Singed, sealed, published
40 and declared, in the presence
41 and Sight of
42 David Jenkins
43 David Davies

44 on the twenty sixth day of May in the year of
45 our Lord 1811 the above written will was insinuated
46 proved approved and in common form of Law
47 decreed valid and administration granted to the
48 within named Executors Elizabeth Evans and
49 Richard Evans, they being first sworn in common
50 form of Law, and that the whole of the goods
51 Chattels and Credits of the said deceased do not
52 amount in Value, to four hundred and fifty Pounds
53 before me,
54 John Davies Surrogate

55 Probate granted 6th December 1811

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[duplicate of page 2]

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56 Trefeglwys
57 Evan Evans
58 Will – under 450£
59 will – Probate granted 6th December 1811

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60 An Inventory or Valuation of the Horses
61 Cattle Sheep Household furniture and
62 Implements of Husbandry belonging
63 to the late Evan Evans of Pen-y-ddole in the
64 Parish of Trefeglwys in the County of
65 Montgomery estimated by us this First
66 day of October 1810

67 £ – S – D
68 Four Horses 60 – – – –
69 Two Horses 23 – – – –
70 Seven Cows 70 – – – –
71 Two Three Year Old Heifers 10 – – – –
72 Five two year Old Cattle 40 – – – –
73 Five Yearlings 20 – – – –
74 Six Calves 9 – – – –
75 Sheep 00 – – – –
76 Furniture &c 50 – – – –
77 Implements of Husbandry 30 – – – –

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78 £ 400 – – – –

79 Edward Matthews
80 Richard Evans

A transcription of this digital image, held at the National Library of Wales.
References: B/1811/196/W /30 and B/1811/196/I 30/
Transcribed by Alison Bryan, i.x.mmxi

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