NLW Ref: LL/1723/67
In the name of God Amen I Roger Cadogan the elder of the parish of Goytre in the County of Monmouth gent., being sick and weak in body but of good and perfect memory thanks be to Almighty God doe make and ordayne this my Will and Testament in writing in manner and form following [that is to say]
Ffirst I committ my soule into the hands of Almighty God my maker and Jesus Christ my saviour and redeemer and my body to the grave to be buryd in Christian burial and as for my wordly estate I dispose thereof as followeth:
Imprimis: I give, devise and bequeath unto Henry my son the sum of five and forty pounds of lawfull money of Grate Brittain:
Item: I give devise and bequeath unto my granddaughter Anne Cadogan daughter of the said Henry the sume of five pounds of like lawfull money to be payed by my son Roger Cadogan the younger out of my messuages lands and tenements lying and being in Goytre aforesaid, and my will and meaning is that the sume of six pounds ye amount be ? and payed out of the same unto Mary my wife for and during the terme of her natural life, and my further will and meaning is that the said sume of five and forty pounds be not ? and payed by my said son Roger untill one whole year after the decease of the said Mary my wife and from and after the severall payments aforesaid:
I give devise and bequeath the same unto the said Roger his heirs and assigns forever.
Item: I give devise and bequeath unto the said Roger one feather bed with it’s appurtenances, one brass kettle and the great table in the hall and one great coffer and so for the rest and residue of all my goods and chattels whatsoever, I give, devise and bequeath the same unto the said Mary my wife whom I nominate and appoint sole executrix of this my will, revoking and annulling all forever and other wills by me made.
In witness whereof I the said Roger Cadogan the elder have hereunto set my hand and seal this nine and twentyeth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and one.
Signed, sealed, delivered and declared
To be my last will and testament in the
An Inventory of all and singular ye goods, cattle and chattels of Roger Cadogan in ye County of Monmouth & Diocese of Landaffe, Gent. dec’d.
Made valued and appraised ye 30th day of November anno dni 1722 by Walter Williams & Rowland Morgan appraisors as follows vitz:
Imps his wearing apparell valued at 01 00 00
Item 1 feather bed wth it’s appurts 02 10 00
Item 2 fine sheets & 1 table cloth att 00 05 00
Item one chaffe bed wth it’s appurts 00 10 00
Item three iron crocks att 00 10 00
Item all ye pewter abt ye house att 00 10 00
Item 2 old chests & 4 chairs att 00 15 00
Item one long table is at Trostrey
One bedstead & 3 hoggsheads att 01 10 00
Item all ye wooden & iron vessells abt
Ye house att 01 00 00
Item 2 horses & one colt & hay for att 04 00 00
Item six ewes & four lambs att 00 10 00
Item all ye corne threashed and un-
Threashed att 01 00 00
Item all ye hay in & abt ye house att 01 10 00
Item corne in ye ground att 01 00 00
Item all ye implemts 00 05 00
By us Inventy 17 12 00
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