Will: Evan OWEN, Llwynygog, 1832

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1 This is the last Will and Testament of Evan Owen of
2 Llwynygog in the Parish of Trefeglwys in the County of Montgomery Farmer I Give
3 and bequeath unto my two Sons John Owen and Edward Owen of Llwynygog aforesaid
4 All my Household Goods and Furniture, Farming Stock, Implements in Husbandry
5 and all other my Personal Estate and Effects of what nature and kind sacuer
6 excepting a small Oak Chest which I give and bequeath unto my Grand Daughter
7 Mary Lumley – and I desire that as soon as conveniently after my Decease
8 that they my said Sons pay and discharge all my just Debts, Funeral
9 Expenses, and the Expense of proving this my Will and that the rest residue
10 and remainder thereof I Give and bequeath the same unto them any said Sons
11 John and Edward Owen to be equally divided between them share and share
12 alike – And Lastly – I do hereby Nominate Constitute and appoint any
13 said Sons John Owen and Edward Owen Executors of this my last Will and
14 Testament hereby revoking and making void all former and other Wills and
15 Testaments made by me at any Time heretofore and Declare this to be my
16 last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I have to this my last
17 Will and Testament set my hand and Seal this Fourteenth day of February in the
18 Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty One.

19 The Mark of
20 Evan Owen
21 [seal]

22 Signed Sealed published and declared by the said
23 Testator Evan Owen as and for his last Will and Testament
24 in the presence of us who at his request in his presence
25 and in the presence of each other Subscribed our
26 Names as Witnesses

27 Evan Owen Farmer Aberbiga
28 Edward Morgan Felinnewydd
29 Edward Lewis Llanidloes

30 Whereas I the above named Evan Owen, Do hereby declare this to be a Codicil to
31 the above Will and I direct the same to be taken as part thereof and I do give and bequeath
32 unto my said Son John Owen the Sum of Ten pounds to be paid him out of the
33 residue of my personal Estate, before the same be divided between him and my said Son
34 Edward Owen – In Witness whereof I the said Evan Owen leave to this Codicil set my
35 hand and Seal this Fourteenth day of February One Thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty
36 one

37 The Mark of
38 X
39 Evan Owen
40 [seal]

41 Signed Sealed published and declared by the said
42 Testator Evan Owen and for a Codicil to be .. to
43 the … Will and to be taken on part thereof in the presence
44 of us
45 Evan Owen Farmer
46 Edward Morgan
47 Edward Lewis

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48 On the 22nd Day of December in the year of our Lord 1832
49 the within written Will was insinuated, proved approved and in
50 common form of Law decreed valid and administration granted to
51 the within named Executors, John Owen, and Edward Owen,
52 they being first sworn in common form of Law and that the
53 whole of the goods, Chattels, and Credits of the said deceased do not
54 amount in value to Two Hundred Pounds

55 before me
56 John Davies Surrogate

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57 Tref Eglwys
58 Evan Owen
59 Will under £200
60 Probate granted 22 December 1832

61 John Davies Surrogate

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62 This is a true and perfect Inventory f all
63 the goods Chattels Wares and Merchandizes
64 a well moveable and not moveable and other
65 personal Estate and Effects of Evan
66 Owen late of Llwyn-y-gog in the Parish
67 of Tref Eglwys and County of Montgomery
68 Farmer in the Diocese of Bangor Deceased
69 and bequeathed by the said Evan Owen
70 in his last Will and Testament Valued
71 by us whose named are undersigned on
72 The 10th Day of May 1831

73 The Farming Stock consisting of

74 £ – S – D

75 1 Horse Bridle and Saddle 8 – 0 – 0
76 2 Horses with Gearing 12 – 0 – 0
77 21 Horned Cattle Valued Together 66 – 5 – 0
78 180 Sheep at 8s/ each 72 – 0 – 0
79 2 Pigs 1 – 10 – 0
80 Poultry 0 – 6 – 0
81 Implements of Husbandry 7 – 0 – 0
82 4 Bags of Oats 12s per Bag 2 – 8 – 0
83 Hay 2 – 0 – 0
84 Household Furniture 20 – 0 – 0

85 Amount 191 – 9 – 0

86 Witness Thomas James

A transcription of this digital image, held at the National Library of Wales
References: B/1832/186/W and B/1832/136/I
Transcribed by Alison Bryan, xxiii.ix.mmxi

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