William Harry 1720

NLW Ref: LL/1720/61

In the name of God Amen I William Harry of the parish of Goytre and County of Monmouth & Diocess of Landaff labourer being now in good and perfect memory (thanks be to Almighty God) and calling to remembrance the uncertain state of this transitory life and that it is appointed for all men once to die I first and before all things commend my soul to Almighty God hoping through the merits of my redeemer Jesus Christ to have a full perfect remission and forgiveness of all my sins and to inherit the Kingdom of heaven and when it shall please God to call for me I committ my body to the earth to be decently and Christian like buried at the discretion of my executrix hereinafter named. And as for what temporal estate God has been pleased to bless me withal I do order and dispose them in manner and form following.

Imprimis. I give and bequeath to my daughter Ann Harry ye sum of 20s of good lawfull money of Great Brittain to be paid when demanded after my discease.

Item. I give bequeath and demise to my well beloved daughter Mary Harry ye house where I now dwell together with ye gardens and orchards thereunto belonging, all ye houshold stuff also, and all manner of chattles both dead and alive, moveable and immovable, all debts likewise, dues, or demands yt I can lay claim to, or shall at any time hereafter and I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint my said daughter Mary Harry to be ye sole and full executrix of this my last will and Testament revoking disanulling and making void all other wills and bequests by me made, and confirming this to be my last Will and Testament.

Written the 9th of January 1714/5. Signum William (X) Harry

Sealed published and declared by ye sd Wm Harry for and as his last Will and Testament in the presence of William Morgan; signum Isaac (X) Frederick; William Jenkins; Francis Williams

(Latin) Proved 4th May 1720 by Mary Harry the daughter & executrix. Before me William Morgan, Surrogate

(Latin) Proved at Abergavenny 4 May 1720 before the Rev William Morgan, Clerk, Surrogate &c by Mary Harry the daughter & executrix &c

The true & pfect inventry of all ye goods & chattells of William Harry of late of ye pish of Goytre in ye County of Monmuth & within ye Dioses of Ladafe valued and psed ye fifteene day of Feburay by ye persons under named in ye yeare of our Lord God 1719/20


£            s            d

Impris the deas’ed wearing aparell                                                                        00            10            00

Ite one doust bed with his apurttannance                                                            01            00            00

Ite two cofers in ye rume where hee lieth                                                            00            03            00

Ite in other rume two cofers one littell tabell one chaire one litele trunck

Two littelle boxis two littelle stooles                                                           00            06            08

Ite two iron potes two bras ketteles one frin pan pane one pot huck one

Sclice & tonges one iron baxwrne?                                                             00            12            00

Ite two figis of pork                                                                                                    00            08            00

Ite one heched one hege bill one mattog one spade one shovoll one peuter

Candell stick one peuter dish one peuter plate six peuter spoones

And three wouden dishish                                                                           00            03            06

Ite one stander two poiles & other Woden vessells if any be forgotten         00            01            06


Tot                        03            04            08


The appersers names. James Rosser; the mark of Daniel? (X) Harry; the mark of John (JJ) Jones; William Matthew

(Latin) Exhibited at Abergavenny 4 May 1720 by Mary Harry the daughter & executrix &c


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