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Probate Collection, Papers of Phillip Gilbert, gent

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1. Will dated
29 November 1792
Beneficiaries: To his son Phillip Gilbert the freehold estate bought from Mrs Allen, together with a piece of ground called 'Cai huen ' bought from Mr John Watkins, lying in Walterstone . Or, Phillip can have £220 instead of the estate. Phillip is given the further sum of £100 and 19 guineas '…which he has in his Hands…and pays me Interest for this I give toward paying the Expences of his Daughter Mary's Funeral…' To son Phillip's three daughters, Ann, Sarah and Elizabeth, £40 divided between them. To son John Gilbert the freehold messuage called 'Cai y bach ' bought from Mr James Beavan , lying in Walterstone , also a further sum of £220. To John Gilbert's two daughters, Ann and Jane, £20 each. To John all his hogsheads and afterwards to be divided between his two daughters. All the rest of his household furniture to John's daughter Ann.

John to be residual legatee and executor.

Signed by testator.

Witnesses: William Watkins, David Gwillim , John Rogers.

An undated codicil leaves various items of household furniture to his granddaughters [this was neither signed nor witnessed].

Will registered 17 February 1796 [?].

2. Inventory dated
18 February 1796 , value £426.5.0d. [£310 in Bonds]. Appraisers: John Rogers, James Barrington




Number of documents: 6. His inventory includes 6 Welsh ewes and lambs.

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