Clement-Jones family - Person Sheet
Clement-Jones family - Person Sheet
NameCharles GRIFFITH , 2176
Birth1760
Death1818
FatherJohn GRIFFITH , 2404 (1727-1782)
MotherElizabeth , 9
Spouses
Birth1762
ChildrenValentine , 2393 (1790-1843)
 (Granville) John , 2397 (1798-1831)
 Thomas , 2391 (1785-)
 Sophia , 2594 (1799-)
 Mary , 2394 (1792-)
 Eliza , 2396 (1795-1861)
 Cornelia , 2395 (1794-)
 Charles , 2392 (1787-1856)
Notes for Charles GRIFFITH
Captain in the Royal Marines, Chester.

Inherited Penpompren from his elder brother by a Will of 1785 despite his brother having had a posthumous son Thomas. Perhaps sold Penpompren in 1801/2 to Herbert Lloyd, Carmarthen Solicitor although other land betheathed to his son Thomas in his Will of 1816.

Will of Charles GRIFFITH (held at National Archives, Kew)

I Charles GRIFFITH of the City of Chester Esquire a Captain in His Majesty's Royal Marine Force do this twenty eighth day of October in the year of our Lord 1816 make and publish this my last Will and Testament in manner following that is to say First I direct all my just Debts Funeral Expences and the Expences of proving this my Will to be paid and satisfied out of my personal Estate and I give and devise all my Messuages Tenements Lands Heredit[ament]s and real Estate whatsoever in the parishes of Llanginfillin [Llangynfelyn] and Llanbadarn in the County of Cardigan and elsewhere unto my oldest son Thomas GRIFFITH and his heirs for ever and I give and bequeath to my said son Thomas the sum of one hundred pounds to my son Charles the like sum of one hundred pounds and to my son Valentine the like sum of one hundred pounds to and for their own respective proper uses and as for and concerning all the rest and residue of my personal Estate and Effects whatsoever and wheresoever or which I have power to dispose of I give and bequeath the same unto all my children Thomas Charles Valentine Mary Cornelia Eliza and John equally to be divided amongst them share and share alike and to their respective Executors admons and assigns and for their own proper use and uses respectively and I appoint my said sons Thomas and Charles Executors of this my last Will and Testament and I revoke all former and other Wills by me made In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year first above written
Chas. GRIFFITH
Signed sealed published and declared by the said Charles GRIFFITH the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence have subscribed our names as witnesses.
Jas. KELSALL, Att'y Chester
Henry KELSALL his son
Mary CUTTER
Proved at London 2nd March 1819 before the worshipful John DODSON Doctor of Laws and Surrogates By the oath of Charles GRIFFITH Esquire the Son the surviving Executor to whom administration was granted having been first sworn duly to administer.
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