George (Catchmayd) Gwinnett of Monmouth, 1816

This is the last will and testament of me George Catchmayd of Monmouth, gent.

I give and devise unto my wife all my personal estate subject to pay my debts and funeral expenses.

I give devise and bequeath unto John Probyn of the Lycea in the parish of Trelleck in the County of Monmouth, gentleman and John Rumsey of Trelleck aforesaid, esquire their executors, administrators and assigns, all my real estate in trust to permit and suffer my said wife to receive and take the rents, issues and profits thereof for her life; and after her decease then…

… in trust for my daughter Maria until she arrives to the age of twenty one and on her arrival thereunto then I give the same unto the said Maria, her executors, administrators and assigns forever; but in case she would happen to die before she arrives to the said age, …

… I give the same unto Elizabeth Probyn, her executors, administrators and assigns for ever, she living with me at the time of the making this my will and …

… I do make my said wife, the said John Probyn and the said John Rumsey executors of this my said will.

In witness whereof I have hereto put my hand this 20th day of February 1781.

G Catchmayd

Signed, published and declared by the testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who have at his request and in his sight and presence and of each other set our names as witnesses hereto: Adam Bow(?), Mary Ballard , William Harris.

On the 10th June 1816 administration with the will annexed of the goods of George Gwinnett formerly Catchmayd heretofore of the town and county of Monmouth but late of the out parish of St James in the county of Gloucester, esquire, deceased, was granted to Thomas Gardner a creditor having been first sworn in by commissioner(?) only to administer, Ann Gwinnett, widow, the relict, surviving executor and the residuary legatee for life, and Maria Biggs wife of James Biggs the daur. (daughter) and the residuary legatee substituted in the will having first only cited with the usual intimation as by acts appear.