Will: Sarah MORRIS, Nantyrhafod, 1847

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1 In the Name of God Amen.
2 I Sarah Morris of Nantyrhafod in the Parish of
3 Trefeglwys in the County of Montgomery. Widow. being of
4 sound mind memory and understanding. Do make this
5 my last Will and Testament in manner and form following
6 (that is to say) First I Give and bequeath unto my Son in
7 Law John Davies of Grois in the Parish of Llandinam the sum
8 of five Pounds. I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Sarah
9 Widow of the Late Edward Bennett the sum of five Pounds, I
10 Give and bequeath unto my Daughter Ann Evans the sum
11 of five Pounds. I Give and bequeath unto my Daughter
12 Hannah wife of Evan Evans the sum of five Pounds. I Give
13 and bequeath unto my Son Thomas Morris the sum of five
14 Pounds. I Give and bequeath unto my son Lewis Morris the
15 sum of Twenty Pounds. Also I Give and bequeath unto my
16 son David Morris the sum of one Hundred Pounds which
17 are now on Interest in the Lands of Lewis Morris my son to
18 gether with Interest and arrears of Interest if any should be due
19 at the time of my Decease. As to the rest and residuary
20 my present and personal Estate of what quality so ever and
21 where so ever after payment of all my just Debts Funeral
22 Expenses and the above Legacy. I Give and bequeath the same
23 unto my Son David Morris upon condition that he maint
24 ainsme with Board and Lodgings During my natural life.
25 or in case we cannot agree together, and if it shoulld
26 become my wish to live as where then that he should
27 allow me the sum of seven Pounds a year annually towards
28 my maintenance and I do hereby nominate and appoint my
29 said Son David Morris Sole Executor of this my last Will
30 and Testament Hereby revoking and making Void all and
31 every

32 26

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33 ever former Will or wills by me heretofore made and
34 confirming to be my last Will and Testament. In Witness
35 whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this first
36 day of June one Thousand Eight Hundred and Forty Three.
37 1843

38 The mark of
39 Sarah X Morris
40 [seal]

41 Signed Sealed published and delivered
42 by the above named Sarah Morris in the
43 presence of us who at her request
44 subscribed our names hereunto as Witnesses
45 thereto

46 The Mark X of
47 Maurice Davies Village Trefeglwys
48 David Tilsley Village Trefeglwys

49 On the Seventeenth day of April, in the year of our Lord, One Thousand
50 Eight Hundred and Forty Seven the above Will was insinauted, proved,
51 approved, and in common form of law decreed valid, and administration
52 granted to the within named Executor, David Morris, he being first sworn
53 in common form of law, and that the whole of the goods, chattels, and
54 credits of the said deceased do not amount in value to Three
55 Hundred Pounds

56 Before me,
57 E. Pughe, Surrogate

58 The deceased died the Twenty Eighth day of November, 1846.

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59 Trefeglwys
60 Sarah Morris
61 Will under £300
62 Probate granted 17th April 1847

63 E. Pughe
64 Surrogate

65 1st of June 1843

66 Will of
67 Sarah Morris
68 Nantyrhafod
69 Trefeglwys

A transcription of this digital image, held at the National Library of Wales
Reference: B/1847/278/W
Transcribed by Alison Bryan, xxiii.ix.xxi

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