NLW Ref: LL/1732/53
In the name of God Amen I Mary Waters of the parishe of Goytrey in the County of Monmouth and within the diocese of Landaffe widdow, being sicke in body but of good and pfect memory, praise be given to unto Almighty God, do make and ordaine this to be my last will and testamt in manner and form following.
First and principally I commend my soule into the hands of the Allmighty God hopeing through the merrots of death and passion of my savio’r Jesuss Christ to full and free pardon of all my sins and to inherit everlasting life and my body to be buried at the discretion of my executrix herinafter named.
Imprimis: I give and bequeath unto Mary Water the daughter of John Water the sume of two pounds after my decease when shee shall accomplish the age of one and twenty yeares and that are to be sett out to bear interest to her use from the day of my buriall untill shee attains the age of one and twenty years by my executrix.
Item; I give and bequeath unto my cosen Ann Pritchard the sume of five shillings within the space of one month after my decease to be paied by my executrix.
Item; I give and bequeath unto my cosen Ann Morgan Thomas the sume of five shillings within the space of one month after my decease to be paid by my executrix.
Item; I do nominate and appoint my cosen Sarah Bevan the wife of John Bevan of the parish of Goytre to be sole executrix of this my last will and testament, revoking disannulling making voyd all former wills ever made by me but that this only is to be my last will and testament, in witness hereof I have hereunto putt my hand and seale this nine and twentith day of February on thousand seven hundred and thirty one.
The mark of Mary Water
Signed sealed and published delivered and declared in the presence of;
22nd April 1732
Sara Bevan executrix named in the will before me William Morgan surrogate.
Proved at Landaff 22nd April 1732 before William Morgan.
An Inventary of all and singular the good and chells and creditts of Mary Waters late of the parish of Goytre in the County of Monmouth and dioceses of Landaffe widow dec’ed made and exhibited into the Registry of the Consistory Court of Landaffe by Sarah Beaven the executrix named in the last will and testament of the said dec’ed as follows (vizt)
£ s d
Imp her wearing apparell valued at 0 5 0
Imp one dust bed, bed cloaths and its app’tences 0 5 0
Imp one iron crock att 0 3 0
Imp one old coffer att 0 3 0
Imp money due to the dec’ed by bond the sum of 10 0 0
Item desperate debts due to the dec’ed the sum of 3 0 0
Sum total hujus invent’ry 13 16 0
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