NLW Ref: LL/1624/22
Cissell Watkin – Goytre
In the name of God Amen the xth daie of June 1624 I Cissell Watkin of the pishe of Goitre wthin the Counte of Monmothe and diocesse of Landaffe beinge sicke in bodie and yt of good and pfecte remembrannce laude and praise be unto God therefore dow make and ordaine my laste will and testament in maner and forme foloinge.
Firste and principallie I geve and bequethe my sowlle to the allmightie God my onllie maker and redemer and my bodi to be buried wthin the pishe churche of Goitre. Item I geve to the Cathedrall Churche of Landaffe iid
Item I geve and bequethe unto my tow chilldren viz that ys to saie Mary an Cissell and it cauled by the name of Morgan Harri and unto my doghter Gwenllian Cissell? and yt knowen by the name of Gwenllian John Morgan all and singular my moveablles and howshoulld stuffe wth one lease the wch I howllde by the graunte of the Righte Honorablle the Lorde of Abergavenni for certen yeres it to come and whereof? my brother William Watkin decesed and my sellfe have bargened and soulld one tenement and certaine landes thereunto adioning containge by estimacion thirtie akers or there aboutes unto Mr Water Jones pson of Lanvaire unto him and his hereis for ever for the entire sum of fortie poundes the wch said rematinthe? in moste parte in the handes of the seid Mr Jones and unpaied and of the fore seid sum of fortie poundes and everi parte and parcell thereof I dow by thes p’sens I dow geve and bequethe all my righte titell and intereste unto my tow chilldren aforenamed to be equallie and indisserentllie? parted betwine them by the divecion of to howse … and of this my last will I dow nominate and a poinnte Morgan Cissell there wise Morgan Harri to be sole executor of this my laste will
Sealed and delivered in the p’senes of us
(Latin) Proved at Usk 16 June 1624 before … Jones, Surrogate
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