NLW Ref: LL/1710/50
In the name of God Amen I William Morgan of the pish of Goytrey in the County of Monmouth yeoman being sicke in body but of good and pfect memory thankes be to allmighty God doe acknowledge that thorough the p’tious death of our savior Jesus Christ doe hope for salvation & doe bequeth my soull into the hands of Allmighty God & doe order my body to be buryed in a Cristian buriall in the pish of Goytrey after the discretion of my executrix heareby after named.
Item I give & bequeth unto my grand daghter Gwenllyan Evans ye some of twenty pownds yt is the hands of Phillip Jones of Lanarth y’m.
Item I give & bequeth unto my grand daughter Jane Evans ye some of twenty pownds that is in the hands of Edward Lewis of Lang’ll juxta Uske. Item I give & bequeth unto my grand daughter Jane Evans ye some of six pownds that is in the hands of William Morgan of Lanover senior.
Item I give & bequeth unto my grand daughter Gwenllian Evans the some of five pownds that is in the hands of William Howell of the pish of Lang’ll pont y moylle.
Item I give & bequeth unto my deare wife Anne Morgan two cowes that is now in my possession. Item I give & bequeth unto my deare wife one bay mare with a star on the forehead three yeare owld.
Item I give & bequeth unto my deare wife Anne Morgan ten sheep that is with in the County of Brecon & in the coustody of Walter Williams.
Item I give & bequeth unto my sonn in law David Beavan ye some of five shillings.
Item I give & bequeth unto my grand daughter one fether bead with the app’entes and bead steed that is in the upper end of the house. Item I give & bequeth unto my grand daughter one chest.
Item I give and bequeth unto my grand daughter Gwenllian Evans one other chest.
Item I give and bequeth unto my grand daughter Jane Evans one small brass pott.
Item I give & bequeth unto my two grand daughters Gwenllyan & Jane six pewter platters to be equally divided.
Item I give unto my sonn Charles Morgan one meadow comonly called & knowne by the name of Gworlod peltheney by estimation four accers in the pish of Goytrey adjoyneing to the waste lands of the Right honorable George Lord of Bergaveny nearing to the lands of William Lewis & to the lands of Anne Mathews vid & all most ptes & sides thereof in the pish of Goytrey.
Item I give and bequeth unto my mayd servant Elizabeth Morgan two sheep.
Item I give & bequeth unto the four children of William Morgan of Goytrey dec’d four sheep.
Item I give and bequeth unto William Jo’n Harry late of the pish of Goytrey one coat one wastcoet one brichis.
Item I give devise and bequeth all the rest and residue of my goods and chattells p’ssonall estate whatsoever unto my loveing sonn whome nominate and appoint solle executrix & trustee ov’r the children of David Beavan my sonn in law & doe nominate my sonn Charles Morgan to be my solle executrix of my last revockeing all former wills by me made in wittness where of I the said William Morgan heare unto set my hand and sealle the first day February in the yeare of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred and six Annoq Regni Anne quinto nunc Ang &c. The marke of said testator read signed sealled deliv’ed & published in the p’sence of
Sealled and deliver’d in the p’sence of Richard Morgan; signed David (X) Lawrence; Oliver Morgan
Signed William Morgan
(Latin) 2 March 1710/11
Proved by Charles Morgan the executor named in the Will &c, before me Jo: Beavan, Surrogate
(Latin) Proved at Carlyon 2nd March 1710 before the Revd John Beavan, Clerk, Surrogate &c by Charles Morgan the son & executor &c
(Latin) Testament of William Morgan deceased, proved 2 March 1710
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