The will of Hugh Lloydd of Dol-clettwr, [p. Llangynfelyn, GR SN 6592], co. Card., gent., being sick and weak. I commit my soul to Almighty God and my body to the earth. I give all my messuages and lands called Doly Clettor, co. Card., to my niece Anne Lloyd, daughter of my sister Elizabeth Lloyd, deceased, and to the lawfully begotten heirs of her body for ever, chargeable with an annuity of £35 to Jane my wife for her life. As an additional supply to my wife, I give all my messuages and lands called Pynnwerne [?=Pumwerne, p. Pennal, GR SN 7299] in co. Mer. to her for life, paying therefrom such sums as shall be due to John Jones of Aber-mad, esq., and as the said estate is mortgaged for £100 to Le Bas of London, gent., my will is that my executors shall satisfy the same out of my real and personal estate bequeathed to them, so that my wife may hold the estate immediately after my death free from incumberance. I give a messuage and lands in Bryngwyn [?=p. Bryn-gwyn, GR SN 2843, or Bryngwyn-isaf, Bryngwyn-canol, Bryngwyn-bach and Bryngwyn-mawr, p's Tirymynech and Ceulan a Maes-mawr, GR SN 6386, 6486], co. Card., which my father, deceased, purchased to [sic] my nephew Jenkin Lloydd son of my cousin Hugh Lloyd late of Tal-y-bont to the lawfully begotten heirs of his body for ever, and in default to the brothers of Jenkin Lloyd then living and their right heirs for ever. I give a messuage and lands called Bronwion ycha [=?], co. Card., which my father likewise purchased to my cousin Charles Lloyd, eldest son of my uncle Rees Lloyd by his last wife, and to the lawfully begotten heirs of his body for ever, and in default to the brothers of the said Charles then living and their right heirs for ever. I give to my brother in law John Vaughan of Penmaen, [?p. Pennal, GR SN 6899], co. Mer., and Ann his wife, all my messuages and lands in Parcell is yr afon, [p. Pennal], co. Mer., for life and the life of the survivor, and afterwards to the heirs of his body lawfully begotten on the body of Ann his now wife for ever, and in default to the lawfully begotten heirs of Ann. I give to my cousin Dorothy Lloyd of Lovesgrove [p. Llanbadarn Fawr, GR SN 6281], £20; to my sister in law Margaret Vaughan, £20; to my aunt Mary Thomas alias Pugh, £5; to my goddaughter Anne Wynne, the daughter of Mr Hugh Wynne, £5; to Mrs Anne Pugh late of Mathafarn, [p. Llanwrin, co. Mont.], to Mrs Anne Lloyd of Aberllefenni, [p. Tal-y-llyn, co. Mer.], to Mrs Jane Pugh, and to Mr John Lloyd of the Lodge [Park, p. Llangynfelyn], 16s. apiece to buy a ring each. I give to my cousin Hugh Lloyd of Green Grove six of my best books to be by him elected. I give to my wife all my wearing apparell, rings, my gold watch, my great grey horse, and a third share of all the cattle, horses, sheep and household stuff that I leave at my death. I give £10 to be distributed at some convenient time after my death between the poor of the country where I live or any other country, that come in expectation of such small benevolence. I give all the rest of my estate and lands in co. Mer. and all my other real and personal estate not before bequeathed, my right in the lands called the Kings Lands in Pennal and the fishing in the river Dyfi to my executors, paying all my debts and legacies with all convenient speed out of my personal estate or by the sale of the said lands. I desire my executors to pay to my aunt Elizabeth Price of London, 50s. quarterly for her life out of my estate in co. Mer. I give the reversion of Pynewerne after the death of my wife to my brother in law John Vaughan and Ann his wife for their lives and the life of the survivor, and afterwards to the heirs of their two bodies lawfully begotten, and for want of such issue to the lawfully begotten heirs of Anne forever. I appoint Rees Lloyd of Lovesgrove, gent., guardian to my niece Anne Lloyd, well knowing and trusting his integrity. And lastly I appoint my wife Jane, my uncle Rees Lloyd aforesaid, gent., my brother in law John Vaughan, gent., and my cousin Hugh Lloyd late of Tal-y-bont, gent., executors of this my last will, desiring them to perform the same with all the care and integrity as may be. Signed and sealed in the presence of Henry Price, Bridgett Meredith and La. Lambe, 9 April 1693.
Probate granted in the PCC, London, to John Vaughan, one of the executors named in the will, and to Jane Lloyd, relict of the deceased, Rees Lloyd, gent., and Hugh Lloyd, the other executors named in the will, 12 Dec. 1694.
PRO, PROB 11/423, ff. 212-3