NLW Ref: LL/1672/33
In the name of God Amen the three & twentith day of Apprill in the fower & twentith yeare of the raigne of Charles the second by the grace of God of England Scotland France & Ireland King, defender of the faith &c & in the yeare of our Lord one thowsand six hundred & seaventye two [page damaged. DW] of the pish of Goytrey in the Countye of Monmoth & wthin the diocesse of Landaff yeoman being sicke in boddye but of good & pfecte memorye & remembrance thanks be two almightye God for the same doe hereby make & ordayne this my last will and testament in manner & forme following (vizt)
First I bequeath my soule unto God my maker & to Jesus Christ my redeemer & to the Holy Ghosts my sanctyfier hopeing to be saved by the merits merries death & passion of Jesus Christ & to enioy theverlasting kingdome pr’paired for the faithfull, as for my boddye I bequeath it unto the earth from whence it came there to remayne untill that great day of the resurection of the just & to be buried in Cristian buriall in the pish church of Goytrey.
As for the goods & psonall estate wch God hath lent? me? I give and bequeath them in manner & forme following.
Item I give & bequeath … the Cathedrall Church of Landaph twelve pence.
Item I give & bequeath unto William Morgan my sonn the some of fowerscore pownds wch remayneth in the hands of Joseph Hayles of Bergavenny to be payed the sayed William Morgan on demand after my decease.
Item I give & bequeath unto my said sonn William Morgan the some of twentye pownds ymeadiatelie after my decease.
Item I give & bequeath unto Elizabeth Thomas my maydservant one red hayfer being two yeares owld.
Item I give & bequeath unto Ann Richard my neece & God daughter one other red hayfer being three yeares owld,
Item I give and bequeath unto my welbeloved wife Blanch the some of twentye pownds togeather wth all my corne & graine threshed & unthreshed & growing, togeather wth all my cattle & psonall estate whatsoever being moveable & unmoveable, I give & bequeath them unto my sayed wife Blanch to have & to howld the foresayed goods & psonall … before bequeathed, during such tyme as shee doth live sole & unmarried, but it shall happen my foresaid wife shalbe intermarried wth any man my meaning is that soe much of the psonall estate that shalbe unexpended, being by me bequeathed, shalbe & remayne to the use of my sonn William Morgan excepting the twentye pownds wch I have? bequeathed to my foresaid wife Blanch wch is to remayne to her onlie use & to the use … other pson or psons whatsoever.
As for the rest of my goods & psonall estate not? before bequeathed I give & bequeath unto my sayed sonn William Morgan whom I … & appoynte my whole & sole executor of this my last will & testament to see my depts & legacies payed & my funerall expences discharged.
In wittnes whereof I have hereunto put my hand & seale even the day month & yeare first above written.
The mke of ye said John Morgan.
Sealed & delivered in the psence of
the mke of Richard (X) Morgan;
A true and pfect inventorye of all & singular the goods cattle & psonall estate wch belonged to John Morgan of the pish of Goyterye in the Countye of Monmoth wthin the diocesse of Landaffe yeoman late deceased taken & prised the 17th day of June in the fower & twentith yeare of the raygne of our Soveraigne Lord Charles the second by the grace of God of England Scotland France & Ireland King, defender of the fayth &c Anno Domm 1672 by William Morgan of the pish of Lanevar in the Countye of Monmoth gent, Richard Griffith of ye pish of Goyterye in ye sd Countye gent & Derricke Williams of the same pish & Countye gent vizt
Imprs his wearing appell prissed to 02 00 00
Item two brasse panns one brasse crocke & 2 iron crocks prissed to 03 00 00
Item on other brasse crocke & 2 brassen skilletts & two kittles prised to 01 10 00
Item tenn pewter platters 2 pewter candlesticks & 2 brasse candlesticks
on pewter quarte & one beaker on pewter tanker & on dish prised 01 00 00
Item one feather bedd, & 3 boulsters & on pillober prised to 02 00 00
Item three doust beds prised to 01 00 00
Item eight payer of flaxen sheete & on paier of fine sheets prised to 02 00 00
Item fower ruggs & 2 blanketts pri: 02 00 00
Item all the lumbard prised to 02 00 00
Item all the implements of husbandry prised to 01 00 00
Item fower oxen prised to 08 00 00
Item one kowe & on calfe sould at ye rate of £3 : 3s prised to 03 03 00
Item six milch kine remayning wth mee prised to 10 00 00
Item fower heds of yonge cattle being two yeares owld prised to 02 00 00
Item fower heds being on yeare owld prised to 01 06 08
Item two mares & two coults prised 03 00 00
Item on nagg & on stone coulte prised 02 00 00
Item six piggs or swine prised to 01 10 00
Item all the corne & grayne threshed [page damaged. DW] 06 00 00
Item fifteene acres of wheate and munkorne growing prised to 10 00 00
Item thirteene acres of barley growing prised to 06 10 00
Item eleaven acres of otes growing prised to 04 00 00
Item twentye acres of pease growing prised to 08 00 00
Summ tottall 82 19 08
Prisors Wm Morgan; Richard Griffith & Derricke Williams
(On the cover of the document – in Latin) Goytre. Johannis Morgan … 10th die mensis Septembris Anno dni 1672
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