NLW Ref: LL/1853/82
Jane Jones Goytrey 1853
In the name of God Amen. I Jane Jones of the parish of Goytrey in the County of Monmouth, widow, do make this my last will and testament in manner and form following, that is to say:
I give and devise all that my dwelling house, buildings, lands and premises called by the name of Pen Court Robin situate in the said parish of Goytrey unto my son Mordecai Jones, his heirs and assigns for ver.
I give and bequeath the sum of one hundred pounds unto my daughter Rachel Jones.
I give and bequeath the sum of five pounds unto Mary Jones the daughter of my son Thomas Jones
I give and bequeath the sum of thirty three pounds unto Mary Ann the eldest daughter of my daughter Mary, the wife of William James.
I give and bequeath the like sum of thirty three pounds unto Rachel James another daughter of the said Mary.
I give and bequeath thirty three pounds unto Gwellian James, another daughter of the said Mary Jones, all which said the three last mentioned legacies I direct to be paid to the said Mary Ann, Rachel and Gwellian as and when they shall respectively attain the age of one and twenty years, and I do direct the interest which will become due therever to be paid to each of them in the mean time.
I give and bequeath all my household furniture unto my said daughter Rachel.
I give and bequeath all the rest, residue and remainder of my personal estate and effects to what nature or kind soever subject and charged with the payment of my just debts, funeral and testamentary expenses and the charges providing this my will unto my said son Mordecai Jones.
I do hereby nominate, constitute and appoint my said son Mordecai Jones sole executor of this my last will and treatment and do hereby declare this to be my last will.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this ninth day of March one thousand eight hundred and forty nine.
Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said testatrix Jane Jones as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us, present at the time, who ate her request in her presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnessess thereto.
The mark and seal of Jane Jones
Jas Jones clerk to Gabb & Co.
Lewis Edmund – Llanover, tiler and plasterer
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