Joshua Morgan 1744

NLW Ref LL/1744/44

Joshua Morgan Goytre

Know all me by these presents that we Luce Morgan     of the parish of   Goytre   in the County of     Monmouth widow & David Morgan of ye same parish yeoman     are held and firmly bound unto the Right Reverend Father in God John   by divine permission Lord Bishop of Landaff       in the sum of   fourty       pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain to be paid unto the said Lord Bishop or to his certain attorney his executors administrators or assigns to which payment well and truly to be made. We oblige ourselves and each of us by himself for the whole our and each of our heirs executors and administrators firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals dated fifth     day of September   in the year of our Lord Christ 1744

The Condition of this obligation is such that if the above bounden Luce Morgan the relict & adstratrix       of all and singular the goods chattels and credits of Joshua Morgan late of the parish of Goytre aforesd yeoman           deceased do make or cause to be made a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the goods chattels and credits of the said deceased which have or shall come to the hands possession or knowledge of Luce Morgan         or into the hands and possession of any other person or persons for her  and the same so made do exhibit or cause to be exhibited in the Registry of the Consistory Court of Landaff     on or before last day of December         next ensuing and the same goods chattels and credits and all other the goods chattels and credits of the said deceased do well and faithfully administer according to law, that is to say, do pay the debts of the said deceased which he   did owe at his     death and then the legacies contained and specified in the said Will annexed to the said Letters of Administration so to be committed as far as         goods chattels and credits will thereto extend and the law charge     and further do make or cause to be made a true and just accompt of     said administration when       shall be thereunto lawfully required. And all the rest and reside of the said goods chattels and credits which shall be found remaining upon the said administrat accompt and not otherwise disposed of in the said Will the same being first examined and allowed of by the Judge or Judges of the said Court for the time being shall distribute and pay in such manner and form as shall be limited by the direction of the said Judge. And lastly do at all times hereafter clearly acquit discharge and save harmless the within named Lord Bishop the said Judge and all other officers of the said Court against all persons having or pretending to have any right title or interest in the goods chattels and credits of the said deceased then this obligation to be void or else to remain in full force ant virtue. The marke of Luce (X) Morgan; David (M) Morgan

Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of Tho: Davies NP

The above nam’d Luce Morgan was sworn well & faithfully to ad’ster &c to ye truth of ye inventory &c & to render an account &c before me William Harris, Surrogate

An inventory of all & singular the goods chattles & creditts of Joshua Morgan late of the parish of Goytre in the County of Monmouth deceased made valued and appraised the 29th day of July in the year of our Lord 1744 by Wm Morgan & David Morgan appraisors as follows, that is to say

£            s            d

Imp’rs: His wearing apparrrell valued at                                   0            12            6

All the houshold goods at                                                              2            10            0

One yoak of oxen                                                                             4            10            0

Two old cows at                                                                               3            15            0

Eight sheep and ten lambs                                                             1            11            0

Five yearling sheep at                                                                     0            10            0

Nine goats & three kidds at                                                           0            10            6

Two calves at                                                                                    0            10            0

One heyfer at                                                                                    0            15            0

One old mare at                                                                                1            00            0

One young pigg at                                                                            0            5            0

Small quantity of hay at                                                                  1            10            0

Corn in the house at                                                                         0            5            0

Corn in grass at                                                                                 1            10            0

Implements of husbandry at                                                          0            10            0

Fowls at                                                                                              0            1            3

Desperate debts                                                                                0            5            0


Sum total                  20            10            3


Exhibited at Landaff the 5th day of September 1744 by Luce Morgan the relict & ad’stratrix &c for a true inventory &c by under protestation of adding &c in any more of ye assets of ye deced shall hereafter come to her hands &c


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