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Probate Collection, Wills and Inventories: John Watkins

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Probate papers of John Watkins of the Yat, Craswall, farmer

Will included: Yes

Date of Will: 17th July 1844

Beneficiaries: To my daughter Elizabeth Watkins my freehold cottage and the old house and meadow of leasehold and the gardens and plocks thereunto belonging now in my possession called the Yat or Gate at the bottom of the Keven Hill in the township of Craswall, and the plock over the road in the parish of Michaelchurch Escley, and also all other possessions.

Others mentioned: Elizabeth Watkins, daughter, appointed sole executrix

Witnesses: Gabriel Evans; James Price

Inventory included: None; effects sworn under twenty pounds

Appraisers: None

Will proved:  11th March 1856 in the Consistory Court at Brecon. It is noted that the testator died on 14th April 1849.

Bond included: None

Other papers: Letter recording that on the 11th March 1856 James Price, farmer, of Craswall appeared personally in the Consistory Court at Brecon to swear that the will of John Watkins was properly executed and witnessed in his presence.

Property/Holdings: The Yat



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