Will: Thomas MORRIS, Dolygwyddil, 1857

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1 This is the last Will and Testament
2 of me Thomas Morris of Dolygwyddil
3 in the Parish of Trefeglwys in the
4 County of Montgomery. Farmer
5 I give and bequeath unto my
6 beloved wife Hannah Morris the
7 sum of Eighty Pounds and all
8 the House furniture which she possess-
9 ed previous to, and at the time of my
10 marrying her.
11 I give and bequeath unto my dear
12 sister Sarah Bennett of the town of
13 Llanidloes in the county of Montgomery
14 widow the sum of Five Pounds.
15 I give and bequeath to my dear
16 sister Hannah Evans, wife of Evan
17 Evans of Hengwm in the Parish of
18 Castle Caereinion in the said County
19 of Montgomery, the sum of Five Pounds
20 I give and bequeath to my nephew
21 Evan Evans of Nantyrhafod in the
22 Parish of Trefeglwys aforesaid the
23 sum of Five Pounds

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24 I give, devise and bequeath all the rest
25 and residue of all my real and personal
26 Estate whatsoever and wheresoever unto my
27 nephew in law Edward Owens, who now resides
28 with me at Dolygwyddil aforesaid whom
29 I charge with the payment of the before mentioned
30 legacies and my funeral and Testamentary
31 expenses and I appoint the said Edward Owens
32 to be Sole Executor of this my last Will and
33 Testament, hereby revoking all other wills.
34 In witness whereof I have hereto set my
35 hand this twenty seventh day of September
36 One thousand eight hundred and fifty two

37 Thomas Morris

38 Signed by the above named
39 Thomas Morris and by him
40 declared to be his last
41 Will and Testament, in the
42 presence of us who have
43 hereunto subscribed our
44 names as witnesses thereto
45 in his presence and in the
46 presence of each other

47 Daniel Ashton of Bont
48 William Williams of Bont

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49 On the fourteenth day of September in the
50 year of our Lord 1857 the within written will,
51 was insinuated, proved, approved and in com -
52 mon form of law decreed valid, and admi-
53 nistration granted to the within named
54 Executor Edward Owen, he being first sworn
55 in common form of law, and that the whole
56 of the goods, chattels and credits of the
57 said deceased do not amount in value
58 to Two Hundred Pounds

59 before me
60 JP Morgan, Surrogate

61 The deceased died the 12th day of February
62 1857

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63 Trefeglwys
64 The Will of
65 Thomas Morris
66 Under £200
67 Probate granted 14th September 1857

68 Registered page 374 (Old Book)

69 J.P. Morgan
70 Surrogate

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71 An Inventory and Valuation of the Goods Chattels
72 and other Effects of the late Thomas Morris of Dolwynddil
73 in the Parish of Trefeglwys in the County of Montgomery
74 who Died on the 12th day of February 1857

75 Cash in the house 85 – 0 – 0

76 Household Furniture
77 Clock 2 – 0 – 0
78 Dresser and Shelves 1 – 0 – 0
79 Corner Cupboard 1 – 0 – 0
80 A..nd Table 1 – 5 – 0
81 Square Table 1 – 4 – 0
82 Chest 1 – 10 – 0
83 3 Beds 2 – 0 – 0
84 3 Bedsteads 2 – 0 – 0
85 Bed Clothes 1 – 0 – 0
86 Other small Articles 2 – 0 – 0
97 Wearing Apparel 1 – 0 – 0

100 One Cow 7 – 0 – 0
101 One Cart – - 15 – 0

102 Notes of hand from
103 David Morris, Nantyrhafod 37 – 10 – 0
104 David Davies, The Cross 20 – 0 – 0
105 John Owen, Llwynygog 10 – 0 – 0

106 69 – 10 – 0

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107 £ 172 – 4 – 0

108 Appraised and valued
109 by us
110 David Vaughan
111 J.M. Lewis

A transcription of this digital image held at the National Library of Wales
References: B/1857/237/W and B/1857/237/I
Transcribed by Alison Bryan, xvii.ix.mmxi

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