NLW Ref: LL/1800/38
Francis Morgan Goytre – 1800
In the Name of God Amen. I Francis Morgan senior, of the parish of Goytrey in the county of Monmouth, carpenter, do make this my last will and testament in manner following:
Viz: I give and devise unto my son Francis Morgan for the term of his natural life all that messuage or tenement known by the name of Penpellenni house, with the gardens, orchards and appurtenances thereto belonging and also all those several pieces of leasehold lands which I hold by lease under the Earl of Abergavenny situate in the parish of Goytrey in the county of Monmouth.
And after the decease of my son Francis Morgan, I give, devise and bequeath all the said messuage, tenement with all its appurtenances unto my grandson Francis Morgan and to his heirs and assigns.
I also give, devise and bequeath unto my son Francis Morgan and Ann his wife during the term of their lives and the life of the survivor of them all that freehold messuage or tenement with all the gardens, orchards and appurtenances thereto belonging, known by the name of Y Fee Bach and which I now occupy and hold in my own possession.
And after the decease of Francis my son and Ann his wife, and the survivor of them, I give, devise and bequeath all the said last mentioned messuage or tenement called Y Fee Bach with all its appurtenances unto my granddaughter Mary Morgan and her heirs of her body lawfully to be begotten.
And for the want of such heirs and the decease of the said Mary Morgan I give, devise and bequeath all the said messuages called Y Fee Bach unto my grandson Francis Morgan and to his heirs forever.
All the rest and residue of my estate, goods, chattels whatsoever and wheresoever I give, devise and bequeath unto my son Francis Morgan and to his executors administrators and assigns.
I also nominate, constitute and appoint Francis Morgan my son, sole executor of this my will and testament.
In witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seal the twenty eight day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety eight.
Francis Morgan ~ X
Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said Francis Morgan the testator to be his last will and testament in the presence of us who have subscribed our names as witness thereto in his presence.
J Griffiths ~ senior
Joseph Griffiths ~ Jun’r
Proved 29th April 1800
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