Thomas Jenkin 1738

NLW Ref: LL/1738/49

Thomas Jenkin – Goytrey

In the name of God Amen, the sixth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and thirty seven.

I Thomas Jenkin of the parish of Goytrey in the County of Monmouth, carpenter, being in health and of sound disposing mind, memory and understanding doe make this my last will and testament as followeth:

First I bequeath my soul into the hands of God m y saviour, my body I committ to the earth to be decently buryed and as to my wordly goods, estate and effects I give, devise, bequeath and dispose thereof in the following manner.

I give and bequeath one shilling to my brother Jenkin Rosser.

I give, devise one shilling unto my brother James.

I give and bequeath unto my wife Mary Jenkin all my household goods, stock and personal estate whatsoever.

I give, devise and bequeath all that messuage or house wherein I dwell with the outhouses, lands, hereditaments and appurtenances thereto belonging situate in Goytrey aforesaid unto my said wife for and during her natural life and after her decease unto Richard Pritchard now living with me for four years, after her decease if he so long live. And after the determination of that estate then to Thomas, son of my niece Mary Jenkin of Ragland for and during his life, and after his decease and determination of the former estates herby devised then to John Jenkin, son of my brother James Rosser, his heirs and assigns forever.

And I doe nominate and appoint my said wife Mary Jenkin to be sole executrix of this my last will and testament.

I doe herby ratify publish declare and confirm this to be my last will and testament witness whereof I have hereunto putt my hand and seal the day and year ffirst above written.

Signed, sealed, published and delivered

And I declare by the said testator

Thomas Jenkin as his last will and

Testament, before us, who as the witnesses

Thereof have hereunto in his presence

Subscribed our hands

The mark of Thomas Jenkin the testator

Anne Bagehott: William Bagehott: Thom Bagehott


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