Notes: His joint heirs and executors were to be his son Charles John and his wife Elinor John, subject to the following:
He left 1s to his daughter Ann John, wife of John James of Llysydefaid, a carpenter. He left 1s to each of his sons David and John. He left £10 and 2 pairs of bedclothes and a feather bed to each of his daughters Mary and Hannah. (They were to have 'common house furniture').
He wished Mary and Hannah to have their home with Charles and Elinor during their single life.
If Elinor was to marry a second time, Charles was to give her 1s only. If she did not remarry, she was not to give away any of her share (or leave it in her own will) to anyone except Charles.
The will was witnessed by John Lewis, William James and B. Davies (his brother in law) all of Little Newcastle.4
Consistory Court, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales
Notes: The estate was sworn to be under £200. Charles John and Elinor John were executors.4
[S478] "Lease for Lives" between Mary Harries & Jane Davies and Charles John of Little Newcastle, farmer. Pembrokeshire Archives, Haverfordwest citing D-TR/1188
[S422] David John. Diaries 1856-1908. Digital images with transcripts. L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University (lib.byu.edu/collections/special-collections-miscellaneous/ : accessed 14 February 2018).
[S476] "Land Tax Assessments 1786-1856", entries for Little Newcastle Village, Little Newcastle. Pembrokeshire Archives, Haverfordwest citing PQ/RT/CE (Cemmaes hundred)
[S426] 1841 census of Wales Pembrokeshire Little Newcastle Charles John; digital image, Findmypast (http://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 14 February 2018); citing Class: HO107; Piece: 1446; Book 24; Folio: 7; Page: 8