Maria Collins 1856

The last Will of Maria Collins. I Maria Collins spinster of Ty Port In the parish of Goitre & County of Monmouth do hereby make my last Will & Testament.

I appoint William Llewellin of Abercarn in the County of Monmouth to be the sole executor & trustee of this my last Will & I do hereby give to him the said William Llewellin in trust all my property whatsoever & wheresoever both real & personal directing him after the payment of my just debts & funeral expences & the charges of proving this my last Will to pay over the interest dividends & other profits arising out of or accruing from the capital sums or properties whether belonging or due to me for the use & benefit of my sister Charlotte Warne during the term of her natural life & after her decease I hereby give & bequeath all the capital sums & properties with any interest dividends or profits due at the time of her death unto my niece Georgina Eliza Warne absolutely.

In witness whereof I affix my signature in the presence of two disinterested persons this twenty seventh day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred & fifty two.

Signed Maria Collins.

We the undersigned have witnessed the execution of the foregoing writing by Maria Collins spinster of Ty Port all erasures & alterations having been previously made in our presence & without quitting her presence. We now subscribe the same in the presence of each other – names of attesting witnesses:

Augusta Hall; Mary Manuel; Elizabeth Griffiths

In the Prerogative Court of Canterbury

In the goods of Maria Collins spinster deceased

Appeared personally Elizabeth Griffiths wife of Thomas Griffiths of the parish of Llanover in the County of Monmouth farmer and made oath that she is one of the subscribed witnesses to the last Will and Testament of Maria Collins late of Ty Port in the parish of Goitre in the County of Monmouth spinster deceased bearing date the twenty seventh day of January one thousand eight hundred and fifty two now hereunto annexed and referring to the said Will and also to the mark and signature of the testatrix at the foot or end thereof to wit “Maria Collins” she further made oath that on the twenty seventh day of January aforesaid the said testatrix duly executed? her said Will by making her said mark and by also at the same time signing her names “Maria Collins” thereto at the foot or end of the said Will in manner as now appears thereto? In the presence of this …? and of Lady Augusta Hall the wife of Sir Benjamin Hall of the parish of Llanover in the said County of Monmouth Baronet and of Mary Manuel the wife of Thomas Manuel of Tyr Preefy? In the said parish of Goitre labourer three of? the? subscribed witnesses …? Unto? All being then present at the same time and all of whom also at the same time attested and subscribed the said Will in the presence of the said testatrix and of each other. Elizabeth Griffiths – on the twenty first day of July one thousand eight hundred and fifty two the said Elizabeth Griffiths was duly sworn to the truth thereof by virtue of the annexed Commission. Before me Isaac Hughes, Commissioner

Proved at London 28th July 1852 before the Judge by the oath of William Llewellin the sole executor to whom Admon was granted having been first sworn by Comon duly to administer


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