Will: Margaret MILLS, Pwllglas, 1841

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1 In the name of God Amen I Margaret Mills of Pwllglas in
2 in Parish of Trefeglwys and county of Montgomery, Widow am poorly in health,
3 but of sound mind and memory Do Make this my last Will and Testament
4 in the following manner and Form, I order first that all my funeral expenses
5 and my Debts to be ppaid out of my personal Estate and property by my Executor hereafter
6 named I order and bequeath estate so those beloved children of
7 mine who are married and left me, one shilling each as they have already had.
8 Also I order and bequeath to my Grand son John Woolley a bed furnished
9 Also I order and bequeath to my Neice Elizabeth Tudor the sum of twenty
10 Pounds and a bed furnished and the chest in the furthest room. Also
11 I give and bequeath to my beloved son David Mills all my personal
12 Estate and Property in and out of Doors to be possessed and enjoyed
13 by him subject however to the maintenance of his Brother Thomas Mills who
14 is disabled. I order and bequeath that my beloved son Thomas Mills be
15 respectively kept and maintained, as long as he lives a single Life by his
16 Brother David Mills his Executors or assigns and I do constitute
17 and ordain my beloved son David Mills my Executor of this last Will and
18 and Testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand
19 and seal this ninth Day of September one thousand Eight hundred and thirty nine
20 Margaret Mills her mark X and seal
21 Signed sealed and declared by the above named Margaret Mills as and
22 for her last will and Testament in the presence of us who ot the request and
23 in the presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our
24 names as witnesses thereto

25 James Morgan Clerk
26 Richard Humphreys

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27 On the Twenty Sixth day of January in the Year of our Lord
28 1841, the within written Will was insinuated, proved,
29 approved, and in common form of law decreed valid,
30 and Administration granted to the written named
31 Executor, David Mills, he being first sworn in
32 common form of law, and that the whole of the
33 goods, chattels, and credits of the said deceased
34 do not amount in value to £450,
35 before me
36 Evan Pughe, Surrogate.

37 The deceased died the 28th day of November, 1840.

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38 Trefeglwys
39 Margaret Mills
40 Will – under £450
41 Probate granted 26th January 1841

42 Mrs Mills Pwllglas

43 E. Pughe
44 Surrogate

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45 A true and perfect Invenotry of the
46 Goods cattle and Effects of Margaret Mills
47 late of Pwllglas in the Parish of Trefeglwys
48 in the County of Montgomery Widow deceased
49 made by us the undersigned this 24th day of
50 December 1840

51 1 Horse and Gearing 12 – 0 – 0
52 1 Horse and Gearing 9 – 0 – 0
53 1 Horse and Gearing 9 – 0 – 0
54 1 Horse and Gearing 9 – 0 – 0
55 1 Horse and Gearing 6 – 10 – 0
56 8 Cows 50 – 0 – 0
57 1 Bull 6 – 0 – 0
58 2 In calve Heifer 9 – 0 – 0
59 8 In Year Old Cattle 34 – 0 – 0
60 7 Yearlings 21 – 0 – 0
61 7 Calves 10 – 0 – 0
62 240 Sheep at 8/ 96 – 0 – 0
63 1 Sow and Pig 2 – 5 – 0
64 1 Sow and Pig 2 – 5 – 0
65 2 Store Pigs 2 – 0 – 0
66 1 Stack 7 – 0 – 0
67 1 Stack 2 – 0 – 0
68 2 Rich Wheat 20 – 0 – 0
69 5 Richs of Oats 20 – 0 – 0
70 1 Stack of Barley 7 – 0 – 0
71 Lot of Peas in the Barn 0 – 5 – 0
72 Lot of Potatoes 2 – 5 – 0
73 Waggon 5 – 0 – 0
74 1 Land Roller 0 – 3 – 6
75 Broad Weel waggon 10 – 0 – 0
76 Broad Wheel Tumbrel 5 – 0 – 0
77 1 Nanon Wheel Tumbrel 2 – 10 – 0
78 1 Flanon 0 – 12 – 0

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79 Carried over the other Side 359 – 15 – 6

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80 Brought Forward 359 – 15 – 6
81 1 Hanon – – 10 – –
82 1 Plow – – 10 – –
83 1 Plow – – 10 – –
84 1 Fan and Seives – – 12 – –
85 Pikles Raker and Soythes – – 10 – –
86 2 Pig Troughs – – 7 – 6
87 1 Grind Stone – – 1 – –

88 In Back Kitchen
89 2 Chees Prep. 1 – 10 – 0
90 Furniture 2 – 0 – 0

91 Furniture in Dairy Room 3 – 10 – 0
92 Furniture in Cheese Room – – 5 – –

93 In the Kitchen 4 – 0 – 0
94 Goods in Lumber Rom 2 – 0 – 0
95 In the Parlour house 8 – 0 – 0
96 Bed Room 7 – 0 – 0
97 1 Bed Room 4 – 0 – 0
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98 395 – 1 – 0

99 Wearing aparel 5 – 0 – 0

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100 £ 400 – 1 – 0
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101 John No.zis ) Appraisers
102 Edward Bennett )

103 53

A transcription of this digital image, held at the National Library of Wales
References: B/1841/204/W, B/1841/204 I and B/1841/204 I(ii)
Transcribed by Alison Bryan, xxii.ix.mmxi

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