John Jenkins 1830

John Jenkins – Goytre  Probate 18th June

In the name of God Amen. I, John Jenkins of the parish of Goytrey in the County of Monmouth, farmer, being sick in body but of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, praised be to God for the same, do make this my last will and testament in manner and form following:

I give, devise and bequeath unto my beloved wife Elizabeth Jenkins all my money, securities for money, goods, chattles and effects of what nature or kindsoever and wheresoever the same may be at the time of my death, for and during the term of her widowhood.

And I do nominate, constitute and appoint my said wife executrix of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking and making void all and every other will or wills by me at any time heretofore made and do declare this only to be my last will and testament.

In witness whereof, I the said John Jenkins have hereunto set my hand and seal this 27th day of May in the year of our Lord 1815.

Signed, sealed, declared and published

By the above named John Jenkins as and

For his last will and testament in the The X of

Presence if us, who at his request and in John Jenkins

His presence have subscribed our names

As witness thereto:

Anselon Thurston

Joseph Griffiths

Joseph Griffiths, jnr.


12th October 1813

Elizabeth Jenkins of the

Parish of Goytre in the county of

Monmouth, the relict and sole executrix

Named in this will was sworn ~ and that the goods &c of the said deceased do not amount in value to

The sum of eight hundred pounds, before me:

Chas Powell A.N.


Proved at Abergavenny before the surrogate on the oath of Elizabeth Jenkins widow, the relict and sole executrix


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