Transcript of the Will of William Rowlands
Campden? 28th October 1831 (or 1837?)
The last Will and Testament of William Rowlands.
I give unto Jane My Wife My house and Garden situate in the Parish of Lower Slaughter during her Natural Life and Ten Pounds a year to be Paid her out of My Property in addition to her Own Money as long as she should live, and after her Decease I give to my Daughter ELLIOTT all that I Possess. In case she should die before My Wife I give it to her Children to be Equally Divided amongst them. I give to Rowland Elliott My Silver watch, to Caroline Elliott A Pair of Large Silver Table spoons and My Wife as much of My Goods as is Necessary for her own use. I appoint Mr John Reynolds of Lower Slaughter Gloucestershire and likewise his son John Reynolds as Trusts That they shall have liberty to sell my House and dispose of my Personal Property for the Sole use of my daughter Elliott as they think Proper or for the use of her Children.
Signed Sealed Delivered William (Seal) Rowlands in the Presence of us
Job Mills Cordwainer
Richard Reynolds Farmer
John Rowlands Draper
Transcribed from the original document Ref D2891/F13 held at Gloucester Archives