William Jeremiah 1768

NLW Ref: LL/1768/47

Know all me by these presents that we   Mary Jeremiah     of the parish of   Goytre   in the County of     Monmouth widow, William James of the same parish, farmer and Thomas David of the same place farmer     are held and firmly bound unto the Right Reverend Father in God John     by divine permission Lord Bishop of   Landaff     in the sum of   two hundred         pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain to be paid unto the said Lord Bishop or to his certain attorney his executors administrators or assigns to which payment well and truly to be made. We oblige ourselves and each of us by himself for the whole our and each of our heirs executors and administrators firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals dated nineteenth     day of April   in the year of our Lord 1768

The Condition of this obligation is such that if the above bounden Mary Jeremiah, widow the relict       and administratrix     of all and singular the goods chattels and credits of William Jeremiah late of the parish of Goytre in the County of Monmouth deceased do make or cause to be made a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the goods chattels and credits of the said deceased which have or shall come to the hands possession or knowledge of her   the said   Mary Jeremiah     or into the hands and possession of any other person or persons for her and the same so made do exhibit or cause to be exhibited in the Registry of the Consistory Court of Landaff     on or before the last day of August         next ensuing and the same goods chattels and credits and all other the goods chattels and credits of the said deceased do well and faithfully administer according to law, that is to say, do pay the debts of the said deceased which he   did owe at     his   death and then the legacies contained and specified in the said Will annexed to the said Letters of Administration so to be committed as far as   his       goods chattels and credits will thereto extend and the law charge her   and further do make or cause to be made a true and just accompt of her   said administration when she     shall be thereunto lawfully required. And all the rest and reside of the said goods chattels and credits which shall be found remaining upon the said administrat accompt and not otherwise disposed of in the said Will the same being first examined and allowed of by the Judge or Judges of the said Court for the time being shall distribute and pay in such manner and form as shall be limited by the direction of the said Judge. And lastly do at all times hereafter clearly acquit discharge and save harmless the within named Lord Bishop the said Judge and all other officers of the said Court against all persons having or pretending to have any right title or interest in the goods chattels and credits of the said deceased then this obligation to be void or else to remain in full force and virtue.   The mark of Mary (J) Jeremiah; Wm James; Thomas David

Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of   James Davies, NP

The above bounden Mary Jeremiah widow the relict was sworn well and faithfully to administer &c and to the truth of the inventory &c and to render an acct &c before me Nath’l Wells,

An inventory of all and singular the goods, cattle and chattels of William Jeremiah late of the parish of Goytre in the County of Monmouth and diocese of Landaf deceased, made and appointed the 14th day of July one thousand seven hundred and sixty seven by David Williams, William James and William Sater appraisors as sold, that is to say:

£ S d

First his wearing apparell valued at 01 10 00

Also one feather bed with its appurtenances at 01 10 00

Another feather bed at 00 07 06

2 coffers, 2 chairs and 1 old ? at 00 04 00

3 chaff beds with their appurtenances 10 00 00

1 chest 1 coffer 2 saddles 1 pad and 2 bridles at 00 10 00

Wool, wooden dishes at 00 50 00

A chest, table and 6 chairs at 00 10 00

1 clock, 4 pewter dishes, 6 plates, spit, dripping pan, 3 iron pots

1 marment,1 brass boiler, 2 brass kettles, toaster, tea kettle,1 dresser

Wooden trenchers, a table, bench, halters and 2 pair of girths at 03 00 00

3 pack saddles, halters and 2 pair of girths at 00 04 06

1 cart, dung car, drag, harrows, plow, yoke, scythe at 00 15 00

5 cows, 2 horses, 1 mare, 1 heifer, 3 calves and 10 sheep at 20 00 00

Oats, barley, wheat, pease and hay at 10 00 00

lastly wooden vessells for milking, brewing, baking at 00 06 00


Exhibited at Abergavenny on the nineteenth day of April in the year of our Lord 1768 by Mary Jeremiah widow, the relict and administrator for a true and perfect inventory.


James Davies


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