Joseph Griffiths 1845

NLW Ref: LL/1845/66

I Joseph Griffiths of the parish of Goytrey in the county of Monmouth, formerly a tailor, being weak in health but of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, blessed be God for the same, do make this my last will and testament in manner and form following:

I give, devise and bequeath unto David Jenkins and Elizabeth his wife, who are now residing with me, all my estate, real and personal whatsoever and wheresoever the same may be at the time of my death.

And I appoint the said David Jenkins to be executor of this my will, hereby revoking all former wills by me at any time made.

In witness whereof, I the said Joseph Griffiths have hereunto set my hand this 17th day of June in the year of our Lord 1843.

Signed by the said Joseph Griffiths,

In the presence of us, present Joseph Griffiths

At the same time

Charles Elias Bird


A true valuation and inventory of all the goods and effects of the late Joseph Griffiths of the parish of Goytrey, County of Monmouth and Diocese of Landaff, deceased:


£         s         d

Wearing apparel                                          1         10         0

1 clock                                                            1         0         0

1 watch                                                                     18         0

1 dresser & shelves                                                10         0

8 chairs                                                                      4         0

1 table                                                                        5         0

1 do                                                                             1         6

2 candle sticks & 1 ironing box                              2         0

1 chest                                                                        4         0

1 looking glass                                                          2         0

1 bed & bedstead                                           1         5         0

1   do       do                                                               15         0

Bed linen                                                                   10         0

2 tables                                                                        1         9

0 warming pan                                                          1         0                                                                                          7         9         3


James Prosser

John Moses


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