Will: Samson EVANS, Glinant, 1811

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1 In the Name of God. Amen.
2 I Samson Evans of Glinant in the parish of Tref Eglwys, in the
3 County of Montgomery and Diocese of Bangor – being sick of Body, but
4 of perfect Mind and Memory, Thanks be to God for the Same
5 Do make this my last Will and Testament, in Manner and Form
6 following, that is to say
7 First I order my Executor, herein after named, to pay all my Debts
8 and Funeral Expenses
9 Likewise I give and bequeath, unto my Son John Evans, the full
10 Sum of Ten pounds, to be paid unto him by my Executor
11 I Likewise give and bequeath unto my Son William Evans, the full
12 Sum of One Hundred and Eighty pounds, to be paid unto him, by my
13 Executor, within the Space of Two Years after my Decease
14 I likewise give and bequeath unto him my said Son William Evans, the full
15 Sum of One Hundred and Eighty pounds, to be paid unto him, by my
16 Execturo, within the Space of Two years after my Decease
17 I likewise give and bequeath unto him my said Son William Evans, the
18 Furniture which belongs to the said Bed together likewise with two Arm
19 Chairs. the Bed, Bedstead and its Furniture, together with the two Chairs, must
20 and shall be, the right and true Articles of him (my said son William Evans)
21 immediately after my Decease
22 I likewise give and bequeath unto my Son David Evans, the full Sum of
23 One Hundred and Eighty pounds, together with the [insert:] best Bed which Is now upstairs
24 and all its Furniture, and also I give and bequeath unto him, (my said Son
25 Daniel Evans, two Elm Chairs, the same to be given, and delivered unto him, by
26 my Executor
27 All the Rest of my Goods, Chattels, Money Bills and Bonds, together,
28 with all my personal Estate, that is to say, my House and out Buildings
29 Land or Lands, Right of Common, and whatsoever belongs to me, by Right
30 Claim or Title Together with the Live Stock Implements in Husbandry, and the
31 Household Furniture, I give, Demise, and bequeath unto my Son David Evans,
32 all that which I have given, bequeathed and demised unto him, must and shall be
33 agreeable to his own Will and pleasure – and I do hereby nominate and appoint
34 him my said Son David Evans to be sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament,
35 in witness to the same, I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal, this fifteenth Day of
36 March, in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eleven

37 Evata, in the 21st Line the Word – best, was interlined
38 before this was signed or sealed

39 Samson Evans
40 [seal]

41 Signed, sealed, published, and declared
42 in the presence, and sight of
43 John Davies Pen-y-ffrydd
44 John Davies
45 David Davies Stone-cutter

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46 On the ninth day of August in the year of our Lord
47 1811 the within written will was insintuated, proved
48 approved, and administration granted to the within
49 named Executor David Evans, he being first
50 sworn in common form of law, and that the whole
51 of the goods, Chattels and Credits of the said deceased
52 do not amount in value to three handred Pounds
53 before me
54 John Davies Surrogate

55 Probate granted 20th December 1811

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56 Trefeglwys
57 Samson Evans
58 Will under – 300£
59 Probate granted 20th December 1811

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60 A true and perfect Inventory, of the Goods, Chattels and Credits, of
61 Samson Evans of Gliniant in the parish of Tref Eglwys, in the County of
62 Montgomery – deceased

63 £ – S – D
64 His Horse and Saddle, and wearing Apparel &c 10 – 0 – 0
65 Three Horses, and their Gearing 26 – 0 – 0
66 One Colt 8 – 0 – 0
67 Four Cows 26 – 0 – 0
68 Young Cattle 21 – 0 – 0
69 Two Pigs 6 – 10 – 0
70 Sixty-eight Sheep, at 12/ 40 – 16 – 0
71 Lime-cart and Ripples 6 – 0 – 0
72 Tumbril and Shafts 3 – 0 – 0
73 Peat Cart 1 – 11 – 6
74 Mucking-cart, and Wheels 3 – 10 – 0
75 Plough 1 – 10 – 0
76 Harlow 2 – 0 – 0
77 Felloes and Lumber 2 – 0 – 0
78 Pickles Rakes, Spades &c 2 – 0 – 0
79 Wheat and Rye 30 – 0 – 0
80 Oats and Barley 7 – 5 – 0
81 Wool 6 – 13 – 0
82 Furniture in the Kitchen 7 – 0 – 0
83 Books 0 – 16 – 0
84 Furniture in the 1st Room upstairs 14 – 0 – 0
85 Bacon &c 2 – 0 – 0
86 2nd Room – Bags 1 – 1 – 0
87 Furniture 5 – 0 – 0
88 3rd Room – Feathers 1 – 10 – 0
89 Blanket-wool, and yarn 2 – 0 – 0
90 White and blue Wool 0 – 10 – 0
91 Slayes, and Table 0 – 13 – 0
92 Seythes 0 – 6 – 0
93 Scaleses 0 – 3 – 0
94 Room down-stairs Bed, Loom &c 0 – 0 – 0

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95 To be carried over £ 246 – 15 – 2

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96 £ – S – D
97 Brought over 246 – 15 – 2
98 Buttery 7 – 8 – 6
99 Parlour – 6 Chairs 1 – 10 – 0
100 Table and Bench 0 – 12 – 0
101 2 Chairs 0 – 5 – 0
102 Cubboard 1 – 10 – 0
103 Cheese-press &c 1 – 0 – 0
104 Two Spinning wheels 0 – 9 – 0
105 Blankets 1 – 0 – 0
106 Potatoes 5 – 0 – 0
107 Hay 4 – 0 – 0
108 Peats, and Slates 3 – 13 – 0
109 Boards 1 – 13 – 0
110 Bees and Hives 2 – 0 – 0

111 £ 276 – 15 – 8

112 Appraisers
113 Evan Evans
114 Richard Brown

115 Dated, April the 24th 1811

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116 Inventory

117 6 – 8 – 6
118 8 – . – .

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119 14 – 16 – .

A transcription of this digital image, held at the National Library of Wales.
References: B/1811/197/W 126/ and B/1811/197/I 126/
Transcribed by Alison Bryan, ii.x.mmxi

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