Held at:

Private Collection




Original Document


Will of Henry Allen

Place name:

Ewyas Lacy




Will of Henry Allen of the Lodge in the County of Brecon, esquire, dated 8th March 1841; died 9th February 1847.

Beneficiaries: wife [not named]; son Henry; second son Charles; third son Frederick; fourth son Humphrey. Sons all inherited property from a large estate, in, inter alia, Talgarth, Glasbury, Hay, Llanigon and Dorstone. In addition, the following were demised in Ewyas Lacy.

To Henry: The Cwm Jeffreys Meadows and Moned [?Ferdin] in Walterstone and Clodock occupied by Joseph Prosser; a small tenement 8 acres in Llanveynoe occupied by John Anthony.

To Frederick: all messuages in Michaelchurch Escley comprising

Llwyn Rhosser [Upper Llanrosser] occupied by Joseph Mainwaring

Pensilvania [Pensylvania] lately occupied by William Williams

The Pykes [Pikes Farm] occupied by William Gwillim

Cottage occupied by Thomas Pugh carpenter [probably the Tithe Map 1844 entry which shows Eleanor Pugh as occupier of Caetomkins with Henry Allen as owner]

1½ acres open to Ceven Bach Hill

Large piece of land Golden Post

Witnesses: Thos James, JB Jones, Thos Lewis

Inventory included: no

Will proved: 17th May 1847

Bond included: no

Other papers: no


Henry Allen’s will is also held at The National Archives under Catalogue Ref: Prob 11/2055


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