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Marriage Agreement: Mary Gore and Thomas Evans

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Marriage Agreement dated 15th May 1801 between Mary Gore of Llanvihangel Crucorney, widow of William Gore farmer and Thomas Evans of Llanveynoe, farmer whereby Mary Gore has £180 and household goods to be held in Trust by Richard Williams gent and Thomas Thomas farmer both of Llanvihangel Crucorney for her use.


Mary Gore to take the interest from the £180 for her own use free of her proposed new husband and on her death the capital to go to the children of her first marriage, William and Mary.


The household goods to be held in trust for her use and subsequent disposal as she sees fit.


Thomas Evans agrees to grant a legacy to any children they may have of £20 each.


The household goods list, with a value of around £40, is quite extensive and interesting as follows:

Chest of drawers; two small boxes; one large chest; four small tables; one square table; six chairs; one large cooking glass; one small cooking glass; one chest; five silver [?Ted] spoons; one silver Tea Tonges; one Japan Tea board; one Mahogany Teaboard; four brass candle sticks; one gun; three dozen and four pewter plates; eight pewter dishes; one clock and case; one silver watch; three feather beds; three bedsteads; one pair bed curtains; two pairs flaxen sheets; two blankets; three bolsters; one rug; three bed quilts; one large damask table cloth; four small table bottles; two iron potts; one iron kettle; one bellsnettle kettle; one copper coffee pott; four flat irons; one square cupboard; two Trippets; one fire shovel; one tonges; three potthooks; one copper coverlid; one spit; one chopping knife; two pairs scales; two iron candlesticks; two spit irons; two barrels; one half hogshead; two milk barrels.

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