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Probate Collection, Wills and Inventories: William Gilbert

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Probate papers of William Gilbert, yeoman

Will included: Yes, dated 29 June 1803

Beneficiaries:  All those my freeholds, lands, tenements and hereditaments in the township of Craswall unto my beloved wife Sarah Gilbert and immediately after her decease to my beloved son William Gilbert. Legacies to other children on reaching the age of twenty one: to my son John Gilbert the sum of twenty pounds; to my son Thomas Gilbert the sum of sixty pounds; to my son James Gilbert the sum of sixty pounds; to my daughter Ann Gilbert the sum of sixty pounds; to my daughter Sarah Gilbert the sum of sixty pounds.

Others mentioned: None

Witnesses:  Thomas Williams, [illegible], Saml [Samuel] Jones

Inventory included: Yes, dated 30 November 1803, value £92-8-0. Appraisers: John Davies, Saml Jones

Will proved: 23 February 1804

Bond included: None

Other papers: None

Property/Holdings: None named


Intent stated that in the event of wife’s death, son William or his successor to keep the younger children in their minority clothed and maintained and likewise give them common education, that is to say to read and write.

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