Probate Copy of the Will of Humphrey Roberts, Holywell, co. Flint, gent.

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  • Reference
      GB 221 WDD/3/1/13/1
  • Alternative Id.
      GB 221 WDD/1473
  • Dates of Creation
      [1848] May 9
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 item

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PROBATE COPY OF THE WILL dated 9th Feb. 1848 of Humphrey Roberts, Holywell, co. Flint, gent.. He bequeaths to his illegitimate daughter Priscilla Roberts now or late of Booters Town, Dublin an annuity of £100 yearly out of all his freehold estates in the pa. of Llanfairtalhaiarn, co. Denbigh. He bequeaths to his niece Anna Roberts an annuity of £25. He bequeaths to Richard Jones, late of Talhaiarn an annuity of £25. His freehold messuages in Llanfairtalhaiarn are to be held in trust by John Jones, T? Carrol, pa. Llanfairtalhaiarn, farmer and William Elias, The Abbey, co. Denbigh, agent for his nephew John Thomas Roberts, son of his late brother Edmund, and after his decease for John Thomas Roberts's sons, or daughters if there were no sons, and if there is no issue for his great nephew John Rice Roberts, son of Rev. John Roberts, rector of Llansadwrn. He also gives £2,000 to the Rev. John Roberts, rector of Llansadwrn. To his nephew Hugh Jones, Bodfeirig, co. Anglesey £1,000; to his nephew Edward Humphrey Roberts, Holyhead £500; to his nephew William Jones, Carnarvon his share in the schooner Deva and his interest in the policy of Insurance (Norwich Union) in the life of James Edisbury now of Wrexham; to his great niece Ann Hagg his silver tea service. He gives to John Thomas Roberts and Hugh Jones £5,000 on the following trusts to invest the money in government stocks etc. and pay interest on £1000 to his niece Ellen Elliot, the wife of Charles Ball Elliott of Seacombe, Cheshire, and after her decease to her children who attain the age of 21 years. He gives the interest of £1,000 to his niece Jane Jones wife of John Jones, Ynys Garnbach, co. Carnarvon and after her decease to her children who reach the age of 21. He gives the interest of £1000 to his niece Margaret Thomas, wife of Hugh Thomas of Hendregadog and after her decease to her children who reach the age of 21. He gives the interest on £1,000 to his niece Jane Evans, widow, of Syston, co. Leicester, and after her decease to her children who reach the age of 21. He gives £500 to Viscount Fielding and the Honourable Edward Lloyd Mostyn to invest in public funds and pay interest to churchwardens and overseers of the poor in the pa. of Holywell for the benefit of the poor in the pa. for the purpose of purchasing clothing for distribution on St. Thomas' Day and no individual to have more than 3 shillings worth.

He appoints John Roberts, rector of Llansadwrn and his nephew John Thomas Roberts executors of his will.

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