Will: Mary RICHARDS, Cwmbernant, 1855

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1 This is the Last Will and Testament of me Mary
2 Richards of Cwmbernant in the Parish of Trefeglwys
3 in the County of Montgomery – I Give and devise
4 to my Brother Humphrey Jones the Sum of Four
5 Pound – To my Brother Evan Jones the Sum of
6 Four Pounds – To my Sister Anne Wife of Richard
7 Rees One Blanket, one quilt and the sum of Four
8 Pounds – To my Sister Catharine Wife of John Evans
9 Blanket One Quilt and the sum of Four
10 Pounds – and I also give and devise to my two
11 sisters Anne and Catharine all my Wearing
12 Apparel to be divided between them share and
13 share alike – To my Nephew John and to my Niece
14 Catharine the Sum of Two Pounds each – To my Nephew
15 John Son of John Jones the sum of One Pound
16 To my Neice Elizabeth Wife of William Weaver the sum
17 of Three Pounds – and Lastly after all my Just debts
18 are paid – Funeral Expenses and other debts, if any,
19 I Give and devise the whole rest and residue of my Goods
20 and Effects and every thing I am possessed of whatsoever
21 and wheresoever to my Nephew William Jones – and I do
22 hereby appoint the said William Jones to be sole
23 Executor of this my last Will and Testament to which I
24 I have hereunto set my hand the thirteenth Day of
25 January – In the year of our Lord One thousand
26 eight hundred and fifty five

27 The mark of
28 X
29 Mary Richards

30 Signed by the Said Testatrix
31 as her last Will and Testament
32 in the presence of us present at the
33 same time, who at her request
34 in her presence and in the
35 presence of each other have
36 subscribed our names as witnesses
37 hereto

38 Edward Ashton
39 Thomas Jones
40 E Woosnam

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41 Will
42 Mary Richards
43 Cwmbernant
44 made 13th January
45 1853

46 On the third day of February in the year of our Lord
47 1855 the within written Will was insinuated, proved, approved
48 and in common form of law decreed valid, and Ad-
49 -ministration granted to the written named Executor
50 William Jones, he being first sworn in com-
51 -mon form of law, and that the whole of the
52 goods, chattels, and credits of the said de-
53 ceased do not amount in value to £50

54 before me
55 JP Morgan, Surrogate

56 The deceased died the seventeenth day of February
57 1855

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58 A true and perfect Inventory of all and every
59 the goods and Chattels and other personal estate
60 and effects of Mary Richards late of the
61 Parish of Trefeglwys County of Montgomery
62 in the diocese of Bangor, Widow, deceased.
63 made by us whose names are hereunto subscribed
64 the Twenty third day of January One Thousand
65 Eight Hundred and Fifty five

66 One Horse 6 – 10 – 0
67 Horned Cattle viz 3 Cows 15 – 10 – 0
68 3 young Cattle 4 – 15 – 0
69 One Pig – – 10 – 0
70 Poultry – – 10 – 0
71 Implements of Husbandry 4 – 0 – 0
72 Hay and Corn in Barns and Stacks 9 – 0 – 0
73 Wearing Apparel 4 – 0 – 0
74 Household Furniture 4 – 10 – 0
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75 £ 49 – 5 – 0

76 Taken and appraised by us the
77 year and day first above written

78 Thomas Bennett
79 David Tilsley

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80 Trefeglwys
81 The Will of
82 Mary Richards
83 Under £50
84 Probate granted 3rd February 1855
86 Registered P.757

87 J.P. Morgan
88 Surrogate

A transcription of this digital image, held at the National Library of Wales.
References: B/1855/287/W and B/1855/287/I
Transcribed by Alison Bryan, xvii.ix.mmxi

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