In the name of God, Amen, the eieth day of March 1678. I Roger Morgan of the parish of Goytre in the county of Monmouth yeoman sick and weak in body but of good and pfect memory ? praise be to Almighty God and calling to remembrance the ? ? of this transitory life and that all flesh might yeild unto death when it please God to call, do make, ordayne, constitute and declare this my last will and testement in manner and form following revoking and anulling by these ? All and will testament and testament will and wills hereto fore by me made and declared? by word or by writing, and this is to be taken? for my last will and testement and non other and being penitent sorry from the bottom of my hart for my sins past, most humbly beseeching forgivness for the same, I give and commit my soul unto Almighty God, my saviour and redeemer, in whom and by the merit of Jesus Christ, trust and behind assuredly to be saved, and, to gane full remission and forgiveness of all my sins, and that my soul with my body at the general day of resurrection? Rise again with joy and through the merit of Christs death and passing, to possess and inherit the? ? Buryd in? And place where it shall please my executrix hereafter named.
I do appoynt, and ? for the setling of my temporal ? Such goods and chattles as it hath pleased God (farr above my ? ) to bestow upon me. I do give and dispose the same in manner and form following that is to? I will that all ? debts and ? as ? right ?……..? whatsoever, hath ? after my decease by my executrix hereafter named: Item I give toward the reparation of the cathedral church of Landaff ?.
Item I give and bequeath two milch kyne to ? towards payment of my debts. Itme I give and bequeath unto my son Oliver Morgan one? One year next after my decease.
Item I give and bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth Morgan one? And? At her side within five months next after my decease. Item, I give and bequeath unto my grand child Charles Morgan one ewe and lamb within five months next after my decease.
Item I give and bequeath unto my grandchild Jane one ewe and lamb within one half year next after my decease. Item I give and bequeath all the rest of my goods cattle and chattles? And grain in the house and in the barn and all my household stuff implements and household unbequeathed unto my loving wife Heaster Morgan to her sole?………? And maintenance.
Lastly I do nominate and appoint the said Heaster my wife to be sole executris of this my last will and testement in witness whereof I have unto put my hand the day and year first above written.
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