Will: John ASHTON, 1733

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1 In the name of God Amen I John Ashton of the parish of
2 Trefeglwys and the County of Montgomery .omd and Dioces
3 of Bangor being weak but in perfect sound and
4 memory doe make and ordaine this my Last will and Testament
5 in manner and form following first I command my
6 soul to God who gave it and my body to the earth from
7 whence it came, to be buried in decent Chrissian maner
8 and as to my worldly substance, [crossed out]
9 [line crossed out]
10 Imprimis I give and bequeath to my Eldest son
11 Valentine Ashton all my Lands whom he comes to a
12 Lawfull age and the summ of five shillings from my
13 Personall Effects, Item I give and bequeath to my son Edward
14 the sum of Twenty pounds, Item I give and bequeath to
15 my son John the summ of Twenty pounds, Item I give
16 and bequeath to my son Charles the summ of Twenty
17 pounds, the remainder of my Goods Cattle and Creditts
18 I give and bequeath to any to my beloved wife Elizabeth Ashton
19 whome … ordained and appoint to be sole Executor of this
20 my Last will and Testament Revoking and annulling
21 all other wills before be me or intended to be made in
22 witness whereof I have hereunt put my hand and
23 seal the five and twenthith day of August, in the year
24 of our Lord 1733 signed sealed Published and declared
25 in the presence and sight of

26 [paper disintegrated, could be Charles] Ashton
28 Evan Broynton

29 John Ashton
30 [seal]

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32 Probate 17-1733 This Will was proved and administrati-
33 -on granted to the Executrix within nameed the Rights of
34 all manner of persons being ref.. who made oath upon
35 the holy Evangelists ..: before me

36 John Tilsley Surrogate

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37 [stamp:] Eight Pence Quire

38 A true and perfect inventory of all the goods, credits and
39 persornal Estate of John Ashton [interlined one word:] late of the parish of Tref-Eglwys
40 in the County of Montgomery and Diocese of Bangor, as they were
41 appraised by Charles Ashton and Edward Ashton Sept 6th 1733

42 … His Horse, Saddle and wearing apparel valued at 10 – 0 – 0
43 Also 6 Oxen at 15 – 0 – 0
44 Also Seven Cows and a bull at 20 – 0 – 0
45 Also Young Cattle of all sorts at 14 – 0 – 0
46 Also one mare and loth at 4 – 0 – 0
47 Also Sheep of all Sorts at 39 – 0 – 0
48 Also Swine at 2 – 10 – 0
49 Also Poultrey at 0 – 5 – 0
50 Also at Rye and Oats at 14 – 0 – 0
51 Also Hay at 10 – 0 – 0
52 Also Implements of Husbandry at 4 – 0 – 0
53 Also Household Goods at 30 – 0 – 0
54 Also Wool and Yarn at 30 – 10 – 0
55 Also Butter and Cheese at 5 – 0 – 0

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56 … 173 – 5 – 0
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57 Charles Ashton ) Appraisers
58 Edward Ashton )

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A transcription of this digital image, held at the National Library of Wales.
References: B/1733/199/W and B/1733/199/I
Transcribed by Alison Bryan, mmvi and revised vii.ix.mmxi

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