Will: Hugh RICHARD or RICHARDS, Rhiwen, 1818

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1 In the Name of God. Amen.
2 I Hugh Richard of Rhiwen, in the parish of Trefeglwys,
3 in the County of Montgomery; being weak in Body, but of
4 perfect Mind, Memory and Understanding; do make this my
5 last Will and Testament, in Manner and Form following
6 that is to say – First I order my Executrix and
7 Executor, to pay all my debts and Funeral Expenses
8 I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Jane, the Sum
9 of One Shilling – I also give and bequeath unto my
10 Daughter Martha, the Sum of One Shilling
11 I also give and bequeath unto my Daugther Margaret,
12 the Sum of Three pounds – I also give and bequeath
13 unto my Daughter Mary, the Sum of Ten Pounds, together
14 with the Worth or Value of Five pounds of Household
15 Furniture – I likewise give and bequeath unto my
16 Grand-daughter, Hannah Evans, the Sum of Three pounds,
17 the same to be paid unto her, when she will arrive at the
18 Age of Twenty-one years – I also give and bequeath
19 unto my Son David, the Sum of One Shilling
20 I also give and bequeath unto my Son Hugh, the Sum
21 of One Shilling – I also give and bequeath unto my
22 Son Joseph, the Sum of Five pounds

23 All the Rest, Residue and Remainder of my Goods and Effects,
24 Money, Bills and Bonds, and whatsoever belong to me by Claim or
25 Title, I give Demise and bequeath equally among and between my
26 Wife Martha and my Son John, whom I constitute, appoint and
27 ordain, Joint Executrix and Executor of this my last Will and
28 Testament – But if in Case, my said Wife Martha will not.huse
29 to be joint Executrix, with my said Son John, I order him my said
30 son John, to pay or deliver to my said Wife Martha, the Sum of
31 Thirty pounds; and in that Case, my said Son John, is to
32 be sole Executror of this my last Will and Testament
33 In witness to same

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34 I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal, this twenty seven
35 of July – in the year of our Lord, One Thousand Eight
36 Hundred and Seventeen (1817)

37 Hugh Richard by X Mark
38 [seal]

39 Signed Sealed published
40 and Declared
41 In the presence and Sight of
42 Charles Jones
43 David Davies Stone Engraver

44 On the nineteenth Day of September in the year
45 of our Lord 1818 The within written will was insi-
46 nuated, proved, approved, and in common form of
47 Law decreed valid, and administration granted
48 to the within named Executors Martha Richards
49 and John Richards, they being first sworn in
50 common form of Law, and that whole of the Goods
51 Chattels and Credits of the said deceased [crossed out: not] do not
52 amount in value to one hundred Pounds
53 before me John Davies Surrogate

54 Probate 20th Nov 1818
55 Probate 20th Nov 1818

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56 Trefeglwys
57 Hugh Richards
58 Will – under – £100
59 Probate granted 20th November 1818
60 Probate granted 20th November 1818

61 J Davies Surrogate

62 The Last will and
63 Testament of
64 Hugh Richard, of the parish of
65 Trefeglwys, in the County of Montgomery
66 July 22nd 1817

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67 A true and perfect Inventory of the Goods and
68 Effects of Hugh Richards of Rhwen, in the
69 parish of Trefeglwys, in the county of Montgomery
70 deceased

71 £ – S – D
72 Horse &c 6 – 0 – 0
73 One Blind Mare 1 – 0 – 0
74 Three Hill Horses 1 – 10 – 0
75 Two Cows, Two Calves 15 – 0 – 0
76 Two Young Pigs 1 – 0 – 0
77 Implements in Husbandry 6 – 0 – 0
78 Ten Sheep 3 – 10 – 0
79 Three Beds 4 – 10 – 0
80 Household Furniture 8 – 0 – 0

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81 £ 46 – 10 – 0
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82 October 21st
83 1817

84 Prised by us
85 Richard Bennett
86 David Jarman

A transcription of this digital image, held at the National Library of Wales.
References: B/181/170/W [crossed out: 21/1] and B/1818/170/ I [crossed out: 21/2]
Transcribed by Alison Bryan, vi.x.mmxi

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