John Watkins 1847

NLW Ref: LL/1847/69

John Watkins Goytrey

In the name of God Amen. I John Watkins of Ty Hir in the parish of Goytrey in the County of Monmouth farmer, being weak in body but of a sound understanding mind and memory do ordain this my last will and testament on the seventeenth day of February one thousand eight hundred and forty six in the manner and form following:

First I give and bequeath unto Anne my dear wife the Ty Hir farm leasehold property from the Earl of Abergavenny in the said parish of Goytrey during her natural life and to dispose of it after her decease to whom she like.

Second I give and bequeath to my said wife all the household furniture goods and chattels, cattle and all my implements of husbandry and all the money I shall be possessed of at my decease.

And I revoke my former wills and testaments and I ordain this my last will.

In witness whereof I have signed my name the day and year above written.

John Watkin.

Signed by the said John Watkins in the presence of us being present at the time.

John Ballard

James Jones

30th day of April 1847.

Know all me by these present that we Ann Watkins of the parish of Goitre in the county of Monmouth widow, John Phillips of the parish of Lanover in the said County and William Phillips of Lanover in the said County yeoman are held and firmly bound unto the Right Reverend Father in God.

The condition of this obligation is such that if the above bounden Ann Watkins widow, the relict and universal legatee named in the last Will and Testament of John Watkins late of the parish of Goitre in the County of Monmouth and diocese of Landaff, farmer deceased and administratrix with the will annex of all and singular the goods, chattels and credits of the said deceased to make, or cause to be made a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the goods, chattles and credits of the said deceased.


Anne Watkins – her mark

William Phillips

John Phillips


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