The Will of William Rowland (Ref. 10K1) of Naunton

made on 1st July 1808 superseded by Will of 1818

(see also Ref. 2L15)

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In the name of God Amen I William Rowland of the Parish of Naunton in the County of Gloucester tailor and shop keeper being of sound mind and memory and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form that is to say.

 

I give to my son William Rowland of Lower Slaughter in the County the house he now lives in with the garden and all belonging thereto during his life and if he has any child living at his decease I give the said house and garden to the eldest child his or her heirs for ever on paying my wife two pounds five shillings per year during her natural life if he has no child living at his decease I give the aforesaid house and garden to my son John Rowland of Oxlease Farm in this County and to his heirs forever.

 

I give to my daughter Mary Collett of Notgrove in the County all that house outhouse and garden situated at Naunton now rented by Mrs Perry to her and her heirs forever on paying my wife one pound ten shillings per year during her natural life likewise I give to the aforesaid Mary Collett all those three houses at Notgrove I hold by agreement by Mr Perk during the remainder of the term unexpired.

 

I give to my son John Rowland now living at Oxlease Farm all that house and houses and garden thereto belonging situated in the Parish of Naunton in the County of Gloucester now rented by his brother Robert Rowland to him and his heirs forever on paying my wife one pound twelve shillings per year during her life likewise I give to my son John Rowland 68 perch of land in the Pigeon House Close bought off Mr Hill Dawe Esquire to him and his heirs forever.

 

I give to my son Robert Rowland this house I now live in with the outhouse garden and shops and all appurtances thereto belonging to him and his heirs forever on paying my wife two pounds ten shillings per year during her life.I give likewise to my son Robert Rowland all that house adjoining newly built now rented by William Barnet on condition of his paying my wife one pound per year during her natural life and at the death of my wife paying my daughter Elizabeth Reynolds one guinea per year during her natural life.

 

I give to my daughter Elizabeth Reynolds all that house now rented by Henry Hamlett and outhouse lying or being at the bottom of Colts Lane but to have no claims backwards to her and her heirs forever on paying my wife one pound ten shilling per year during her life.I likewise give to my daughter Elizabeth Reynolds my large round table and best tea table and all her motherís goods herein given to my wife after her decease.

 

 


 

The Will of William Rowland (Ref. 10K1) of Naunton

made on 1st July 1808 superseded by Will of 1818

(see also Ref. 2L15)

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I give to my son Joseph Rowland all that house outhouse and garden brew house and all belonging thereto that he now lives in and occupies in the Parish of Naunton in the County of Gloucester on paying my wife two pounds a year during her natural life.I give likewise to my son Joseph Rowland all that house adjoining now rented by Solomon Stiles and garden thereto belonging on paying my wife one pound one shilling per year during her life and on paying one year after the death of my wife ten pounds to my son John Rowland of Oxlease Farm or his heirs.I likewise give to my son Joseph Rowland for ever 48 perch of land below and adjoining his garden in the Pigeon House Close bought off My Hill Dawe Esquire.I give likewise to my son Joseph Rowland all my wearing apparel also one curtain bed and all belonging thereto.

 

I give to my wife Mary Rowland if she may think fit to live elsewhere one bed and hangings and all thereto belonging a box tea kettle and such things she canít do without or as Trustees may determine.

 

I give to my son Robert Rowland my clock and case and furnace and everything I die possessed of that is not demised of as above.

 

I do hereby make and appoint my son Robert Rowland my whole and sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament upon condition he shall provide a room for my wife if required my wife paying for the same the Executor Robert Rowland to pay all expenses and receive all demands.

 

I make and appoint Mr Edward Wood of the Folly Farm in the Parish of Notgrove and Mr John Wood of Naunton Mill my Trustees to assist and see that this my last Will and Testament is faithfully fulfilled and executed revoking and disannulling all former Wills or Deeds by me before made and confirming this and no other to be my last Will and Testament.

 

 

 

Signed sealed published and delivered July one thousand eight hundred and eight in the presence of each other the subscribers

 

 

[there were no signatures]

 

 

 

 

 

Listed in the order they appear in the Will are:

 

William Rowland the son (Ref. 10L1)

Mary Collett nee Rowland (Ref. 2L15 and 10L2)

John Rowland (Ref. 10L3), Robert Rowland (Ref. 10L4)

Elizabeth Reynolds nee Rowland (Ref. 10L5)

Joseph Rowland (Ref. 10L6)