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Probate Collection; Will and documents for David Price, yeoman

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1. Will
18 October 1745 .
Beneficiaries: To his wife, Ann, all his messuage and lands he holds by lease from Lord Abergavenny for a term of lives.
To Mary, daughter of Philip Davies of
Lower Mascoed ,[Mescoed] one press cupboard and one chest.
Elizabeth , his sister, one brass pan and one pot but they are for the use of his wife during her lifetime [unclear as to whether this restriction applied to the bequest to Mary Davies too]
To his brother, Robert Price, 5/-.
Residual legatee, his wife Ann.

Executrix: his wife, Ann

Marked by the testator.

Witnesses: Thomas Williams the elder and Thomas Williams the younger.

Date of Probate: 26 May 1746.

2. Inventory: dated
23 October 1745 , value £20 0 0d. Appraisers Tho: Price and John Jenkins




There are an unusual number of depositions with this will so presumably it was contested. They give the age of Thomas Price one of the appraisers as 37. Thomas Williams was 27 and he told how the testator's maid came to him 'where he was making of Hoops for the Testators brother near to the Testators house' Thomas , the elder was '55 and upwards' he also was making hoops at the same place.
14 documents in all. The coversheet is marked 'Llanvinoe in Clodock'.

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