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Will of John Potts of Llangurig, Montgomeryshire, Wales


In the Name of God Amen the Twelfth day of February 1672 according to the computation of the Church of England I John Pott of the parish of Llangirrick in the County of Montgomery yeoman being of perfect Memory & Remembrance praised be God do make and ordaine this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following First I bequeath my soule into the hands of Almighty God my maker hoping that through the meritorious death and passion Jesus Christ my only Saviour and Redeemer to receive free pardon and forgiveness of all my sins and as for my body to be buried in Cristian burial at the discretion of my Executrix threafter nominated

Item I give unto my son Thomas Pott the summe of sixpence

Item I give unto my son George the summe of sixpence

Item I give unto my daughter Margaret sixpence

Item I give unto my daughter Ales sixpence

Item I give unto my daughter Elizabeth sixpence

Item I give unto my daughter Anne sixpence

Item I give unto my daughter Sarah one Cow one two year old heifer two yeareling calfes one Mare one Fillie and Eighteene sheepe with all manner of graine that is in my barne and in the ground and all the rest of my goods whatsoever upon the condition that she shall pay all my debts and legacies and make her sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testament revoking all other Will and Tetsaments In witness whereof I have herunto set my hand and seale the day & year first above written the X Marke of John Pott [? seal] The X mark of John Pott The X mark of R E Rees The X mark of Thomas Pott The X mark of Edward Jarman Morgan Evans clerk

Inventory 18 Feb 1672

A true & perfect Inventory of all the good catels & Chattels household stuffe implements of husbandry & Corne of the decedent John Pott prised by Charles Hamer & David Jenkin husbandmen, prisers, upon the eighteenth of February Anno etm 1672

First Item one cow prised 1/10

Item one two yeare old heifer pr 15/0

Item one yeare old bolock pr 10/0

Item one yeare old heifer pr 10/0 Item one old Mare prised 6/0

Item Eighteen sheepes of all sorts Pr 2/0/0

Item one pig prized 1/6

Item Two hens 0/6 Item one Loome with all the implement therunto belonging pr 15/0

Item Two bedstids with their appurtenances 15/0

Item one Iron pott one brand awl ?3/0

Item one Boxton one little Iron pan one pare of tungs one paire of Iron Links with all the rest of his wooden vessels all together 7/0

Item Oates pr 5/0

Item Oatemeal Cheese and one fleetch of backen 5/0 Item Wearing apparel pr 10/0

Witnesses John Lloyd Edward Hadfield ye X
marke of George Pott Morgan Evans [?Seal] David Jenkin [?Seal] Charles CH Hamer