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Probate Collection, Papers of Edmund Powell, gentleman.

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1. Will dated
24 October 1840 .
Beneficiaries: To his sister Sophiah Williams, and her husband John Williams, Blacksmith, of Llanveynoe, all his property in Bacton and St Margarets, and after their death to be equally divided between the two children of his sister.
To his sister Sophiah, £50, to be paid by Maryann Phillips of the Griglands farm,
Newton . His friend William Watkins, freeholder, of the Lower Cwm, Llanveynoe, to be trustee over his sister Sophiah and her children, and his niece, Maryann Phillips, until the youngest child is 21. For this he is to have £5 for lawful expenses. If Sophiah should die before this, then William Watkins is to take charge of the children and bring them up 'in a Christian like manner'.

Executor: William Watkins.

Signed by testator.

Witnesses: William Watkins, William Vawn [
Vaughan ?], Benjamin Davies.

Date of probate:
4 June 1845 [date of appearance of executor before the Surrogate at Brecon]

2. Inventory: None but executor swore the value to be less than £5.




Number of documents 7. An administration document for Howell Howell has been included. Edmund Powell died on the 10 June 1843

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