Will: Rev. James MORGAN, Vicar of Trefeglwys, of Church Farm, 1854

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1 This is the last will of me the Reverend
2 James Morgan Vicar of Trefeglwys in the
3 County of Montgomery – I direct that all my
4 just debts funeral and testamentary expenses
5 shall be paid by my Executrixes herinafter
6 named as soon as conveniently may be after
7 my decease: – I give and bequeath to my
8 children severally the following Legacies
9 that is to say: To Sarah Lloyd widow of
10 Hirieth, Llanidloes the sum of Fifty pounds
11 To my daughter Mary wife of David Davies
12 of PenrhiewbengawnWilliam the sum of Fifty
14 pounds:- To my daughter Elizabeth wife of
15 Robert Stephens of Machynlleth the sum of
15 Fifty pounds: To my daughter Ann wife
16 of Richard Davis of Cyffiecochion Trefeglwys
17 the sum of Fifty pounds:- And I direct that
18 these legacies shall be paid to my said Children
19 respectively at the end of twelve months next
20 after the decease of my dear wife Sarah
21 Morgan, but without interest in the mean
22 time from my decease:- I give devise and
23 bequeath unto my daughters Margaret Morgan
24 and Jane Morgan All that messuage Tenament
25 Farm and lands with the allotments of common
26 and appurtenances thereto belonging commonly
27 called and known by the name of The Village
28 Farm otherwise the Church Farm situate in
29 the parish of Trefeglwys aforesaid, Also all
30 those two Messuages or Dwelling houses with
31 appurtenances called Stonebridge erected
32 and built on part of the before mentioned premises
33 and now in the occupation of Maurice Davies
34 and John Pugh: Also all that Messuage or
35 Dwelling house called the Old Shop and
36 the Lands called Caellan with the closes
37 of Land behind the said Messuage called
38 the Old Shop all situate in the Village of

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39 Trefeglwys aforesaid and now in the occupation of
40 myself and Margaret Jones. Also all those
41 two messuages or Dwelling houses called the
42 Church Inn situate in the Village of
43 Trefeglwys and now in the occupation of
44 David Tilsley and Ann Tilsley: And also
45 All and singular other my real Estates
46 whatsoever and wheresoever To hold all and singular
47 any said Messuages Lands real and personal
48 Estates unto my said daughters Margaret
49 Morgan and Jane Morgan their respective
50 heirs and assigns subject nevertheless to
51 the payment in manner aforesaid of my
52 said debts legacies funeral and
53 testamentary Expenses and to the maintenance
54 and support of their mother my said dear
55 Wife Sarah Morgan during her natural
56 life and her becoming Funeral Expenses
57 in a proper and sufficient manner
58 [in the margin: 6] consistent with her station in life
59 and I nominate and appoint my said
60 daughters Margaret Morgan and Jane
61 Morgan joint Executrixes of this my
62 will and in the full confidence that
63 they will perform the task with respect to
64 their dear Mother with Kindness and
65 liberality – Dated this 14th day of August
66 1854 -

67 James Morgan

68 7.37

69 Signed by the Testator James Morgan
70 .as his last Will in the presence of us being
71 present at the same time who at his request
72 in his presence and in the presence of each
73 other subscribe our names as Witnesses

74 David Rowland Clerk, Caencoed Cardiganshire
75 Charles Thomas Woosnam Solicitor, Newtown, Montgomeryshire

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76 On the 19th day of December in the year of
77 Our Lord 1854, the within written Will, was
78 insinuated, proved, approved, and in com-
79 -mon form of law decreed valid, and Adminis-
80 tration was granted unto Margaret Morgan one of
81 the Executrixes within named She being first
82 sworn in common form of law, [crossed out: power being]
83 [crossed out: reserved for Jane morgan the other Executrix]
84 [crossed out: therein named, to take upon her the Executrix]
85 [crossed out: thereof whenever she shall lawfully de-]
86 crossed out mand the same] and that the whole of the
87 goods, chattels, and credits of the said de-
88 ceased do not amount in value to £450,
89 power being reserved for Jane Morgan the
90 other Executrix therein named to take upon
91 her the execution thereof whenever she shall
92 lawfully demand the same
93 before me
94 J.P. Morgan Surrogate

95 The deceased died the 20th day October 1854

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96 Trefeglwys
97 The Will of
98 The Reverend James Morgan
99 Under £450
100 Probate granted 19th December 1854

101 Registered P.737

102 J.P. Morgan
103 Surrogate

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104 A True and perfect Inventory of the Goods Chattels and
105 Credits of the Reverend James Morgans Vicar of the
106 Parish of Trefeglwys and County of Montgomery
107 Deceased

108 £ – S – D
109 His Riding Horse Saddle Bridle and Wearing ) 30 – 0 – 0
110 apparel )
111 His other Horses and Colts 70 – 0 – 0
112 His Horned Cattle 138 – 0 – 0
113 His Pigs and Poultry 12 – 0 – 0
114 His Implements in Husbandry 30 – 0 – 0
115 His Dairy and Brewing Uttensils 10 – 0 – 0
116 His Household Furniture 65 – 0 – 0
117 His Potatoes and Fir.ing 3 – 0 – 0
118 His Gig and Harness 20 – 0 – 0
119 His Grain thrashed and unthrashed 65 – 0 – 0

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120 £ 443 – 0 – 0
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121 Nicholas Bennett ) Appraisers
122 Matthew Davies ) November 17th 1854

A transcription of this digital image, held at the National Library of Wales.
References: B/1854/229/W [crossed out: 13] and B/1854/229/I [crossed out: 13]
Original partial transcription provided by Margaret Holmes, mmvi and added to by Alison Bryan, vii.x.mmxi

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