William William 1837

NLW Ref: LL/1837/53

In the name of God Amen I William Williams of the parish of Goytrey in the County of Monmouth labourer being in health of body and of sound mind memory and understanding , praised be God for the same, do make this my last will and testament in manner and form following. I give devise and bequeath unto my loving grandson and grandaughter Joseph Lewis and Mary Lewis all my money, securities for money goods chattels and effects of what nature or kind so ever and wheresoever the same may be at the time of my death. And I do nominate constitute and appoint the said Joseph Lewis and Mary Lewis executor and executrix of this my last will and testament hereby revoking and making void all and every other will or wills at any time heretofore by me made and do declare this to be my last will and testament. In witness whereof I the said William Williams have hereunto set my hand and seal this 24th day of September in the year of our Lord 1831. Wm Williams

Signed sealed declared and published by the above named William Williams as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto. Thomas Prosser; Joseph Griffiths; Thomas Prosser

8th day of May 1837. Joseph Lewis the executor in this Will named was sworn as such and that the goods chattels and credits of the deceased are under the value of one hundred pounds (power being first reserved for the grandaughter and executrix &c before me Thos Lewis,

Diocese of   Llandaff         In the Consistory Court.     In the Goods of   Mr William Williams             deceased,

Appeared Personally Joseph Lewis     of the parish of Goytree     in the County of   Monmouth labourer         the           Executor named in the last Will and Testament         of the said William Williams       late of the parish of Goytree       aforesaid labourer       deceased, who died on the   third       day of   May instant       and made Oath that the Estate and Effects of the said deceased, for and in respect of which a Probate of the said Will is to be granted, exclusive of what the said deceased may have been possessed of or entitled to as a Trustee for any other Person or Persons, and not beneficially, and without deducting any thing on account of the Debts due and owing from the said deceased, are under the value of one hundred   Pounds, to the best of this       Deponent’s knowledge, information, and belief. And       lastly made Oath that the said deceased did not die possessed of any Leasehold Estate or Estates for years, either absolute or determinable, on a life or lives to the best of this Deponent’s knowledge, information and belief. The mark of Joseph (X) Lewis

Sworn on the   eighth     Day of   May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty seven         before me   Thos Lewis, Surrogate


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