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Probate Collection, Wills and Inventories: James Prosser
Probate papers of James Prosser, blacksmith
Will included: Yes
Date of Will: 23rd March 1725
Beneficiaries: To my loving wife Margaret the messuage or tenement and lands wherein I now dwell which I hold by lease under Thomas Smith Esq. while she lives a widow, and that after her marriage with any other person the said property shall be to my son [?Rees] Prosser upon payment of certain legacies to James Prosser, eldest son, Abraham Prosser, second son, and Sarah Prosser, daughter. Other bequests are to son Abraham and daughter Martha, with the balance of the personal estate to wife Margaret for her to dispose of between the three youngest children at her discretion.
Others mentioned: Wife Margaret as sole executrix
Witnesses: Foster Rogers; William Prichard; John Watkin
Inventory included: Yes, 2 copies, dated 2nd April 1726, value £15-10-00 including £1-10-00 for ‘an old anvil and other implements of his profession’.
Appraisers: Abraham Prosser; Reece Williams
Will proved: 13th September 1726
Bond included: None
Other papers: None
Property/Holdings: None named