Lewis Williams 1835

NLW Ref: LL/1835/36

Lewis Williams Goytrey

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

I give devise and bequeath to my wife all my estate real and personal to be at her disposal and I do nominate and appoint my wife sole executrix of this my last will and testament hereby revoking and making void all and every other will or wills at any time heretofore by me made and do declare this to be my last will and testament. In witness whereof I the said Lewis Williams have hereunto set my hand and seal this 6th day of February in the year of our Lord 1834. The mark of Lewis (X) Williams

Signed sealed declared and published by the above named Lewis Williams as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto. Joseph Griffiths; Benjamin Williams; John Watkins

14th day of October 1835.   Mary Williams widow the relict of the deceased and sole executrix in this will named was duly sworn as such and that the goods chattles and credits of the said deceased are under the value of one hundred pounds. Before me WB Knight,

Diocese of Llandaff           In the Consistory Court.     In the Goods of     Mr Lewis Williams         deceased,

Appeared Personally Mary Williams     of the parish of Goitrey     in the County of   Monmouth widow       the sole         Executrix named in the last Will and Testament         of the said   Lewis Williams       late of the parish of   Goitrey       aforesaid   farmer       deceased, who died on the thirty first         day of   August 1834       and made Oath that the Estate and Effects of the said deceased, for and in respect of which a Probate of the said Will is to be granted, exclusive of what the said deceased may have been possessed of or entitled to as a Trustee for any other Person or Persons, and not beneficially, and without deducting any thing on account of the Debts due and owing from the said deceased, are under the value of one hundred   Pounds, to the best of this       Deponent’s knowledge, information, and belief. And   she     lastly made Oath that the said deceased did not die possessed of any Leasehold Estate or Estates for years, either absolute or determinable, on a life or lives to the best of this Deponent’s knowledge, information and belief. The mark of Mary (X) Williams

Sworn on the fourteenth       Day of     October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty five       before me WB Knight, Chancellor


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