Will: John ROWLANDS, Brynydderwen, 1810

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1 [Line in pencil] Proved under 200l …thod be under 300l
2 [Line in pencil] No probate to made out till after the next Visitation

3 In the Name of God Amen I John Rowlands of Brynydderwen in the
4 Parish of Tref Eglwys in the County of Montgomery and Diocese of Bangor
5 Yeoman being infirm in health, but of sound and perfect mind and
6 Memory thanks be to God for the same and calling to memory the uncertaain-
7 -ty of this transitory Life, do make, constitute and ordain this my last
8 Will and Testament in Manner and Form following viz.
9 First I order and command my Executor herein afternamed to pay all my
10 Debts and Funeral Expenses. also I give and bequeath unto my Eldest Son
11 Richard Rowland, the Sum of two Pounds and five Shillings, to be paid
12 unto him by my Executor twelve months after my Decease together with
13 the Discounting and forgiving the Sum of twenty seven Pounds and fif-
14 -teen Shillings which my said Son now stands indebted to me.
15 Also I give and bequeath unto Catherine my beloved Wife the Sum of
16 four Pounds per annum to be paid unto her by my Executor yearly and
17 ever Year during her natural Life, together with one Bed and Furniture
18 one Pot and washing Pail, and a few small Kitchen Utensils
19 All the Rest, Resideu and Remainder of my Goods and Chattels, Stock
20 Effects and money, due to me by Bills, Bonds or any other Claim or Title
21 I give and bequeath unto my youngest Son John Rowland whom I also appoint
22 sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament abrog.ling disannulling and
23 making void all former Wills and Testaments made or ordained heretofore by me
24 ratifying and confirming this and no other to be my Published last Will and
25 Testament. Signed with my Hand sealed with my Seal with sixteeth Day of
26 August in the Year of our Lord Christ one thousand and eight Hundred

27 John Rowland by Mark
28 [seal]

29 Signed Sealed published and declared
30 by the Testator in presence sight and
31 Residence of us

32 Morgan Edward
33 Maurice Davies of Trefeglwys Village

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34 On the 15th day of October in the year of our Lord
35 1810 the within written will was insinuated, proved
36 approved and in common form of Law decreed
37 valid, and administration granted to the within named
38 Executor John Rowland, he being first sworn in
39 common form of Law, and that the whole of the
40 Goods Chattels, and Credits of the said deceased
41 (after deducting the susm specified in the Inventory)
42 do not amount in value to Three hundred Pounds
43 before me
44 John Davies Surrogate

45 Probate granted 7 February 1810

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46 Tref Eglwys
47 John Rowland
48 Will under 300
49 Granted 7 February 1810

50 John Davies

51 John Rowland
52 Last Will and Testament

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53 An Inventory of all the Goods and Chattels
54 of John Rowlands of Bryndderwen in the Parish of
55 Trefeglwys in the County of Montgomery Deceased

56 … .rowing Horses and Gearing 30 – 10 – 0
57 Implements in Husbandry 20 – 0 – 0
58 Eight Cowes calf’d and I… 04 – 0 – 0
59 Two In Calf Heipher 17 – 0 – 0
60 Four three years old Bullocks 26 – 0 – 0
61 Eight Two years old 40 – 0 – 0
62 Eight yearlings 24 – 0 – 0
63 90 Sheep at 9s 40 – 10 – 0
64 Pigs and Poultry 4 – 0 – 0
65 Household Furniture 20 – 0 – 0

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66 £ 286 – 0 – 0

67 Funeral Expenses 12 – 0 – 0

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68 £274 – 0 – 0
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69 Half a years Rent 50 – 0 – 0
70 Half a year’s Taxes 20 – 0 – 0
71 Half a year’s wages to several Servants 19 – 6 – 0

72 Deducted of the pincipal £ 89 – 6 – 0

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73 £ 184 – 14
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A transcription of this digital image, held at the National Library of Wales.
References: B/1810/180/W and B/1810/180/I [crossed out: 36/1]
Transcribed by Alison Bryan, vi.x.mmxi

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