Rowles Wills donated by Rose Cowan.

 

Joseph Rowles of Clapton. Will dated 1821. Transcribed by Rose Cowan.

Robert Rowles of Portbury. Will dated 1834. Transcribed by Mary Mason.

Joseph Rowles of Portbury. Will dated 1843. Transcribed by Mary Mason.

 

Joseph Rowles Will dated 1821

I Joseph Rowles, of Clapton in the County of Somerset, Farmer, do make this my last Will and Testament as follows vizt I give and divide unto my cousin Robert Rowles of the parish of Portbury in the said county all that my orchard called Easton situate in the parish of Portbury aforesaid with the rights members and appurtenances thereunto belonging. To hold the same unto and to the use of the said Robert Rowles and his assigns for and during the term of him natural life and from And after his decease I give and devise the same unto and to the use of Robert Rowles son of the said Robert Rowles his heirs and assigns for ever and I give and devise unto my cousin James Rowles of the parish of Portbury aforesaid, Farmer and Francis his wife all that my messuage or tenement lands and hereitaments and premises and premises situate in the said parish of Clapton to hold the same unto and to the use of the said James Rowles and Francis his wife for and during the term of their joint natural lives and from and after the decease of either of them I give and devise the same unto the use of the survivor of them the said James Rowles and Francis his wife for and during the term of his or her natural life and from after the decease of such survivor I give and devise the same messuage lands and premises unto and to the use of Joseph Rowles son of my said cousin Robert Rowles his heir and assigns forever and I give and devise unto Joseph Rowles son of my cousin John Rowles late of the said parish of Portbury deceased and William Rowles son of my said cousin Robert Rowles all those freehold lands called Camplins situate in the parish of Clevedon in the said county of Somerset to hold the same unto and to the use of the said Joseph Rowles and William Rowles their heirs and assigned forever equally between them as tenants in common and not as joint tenants And I give and devise all that my messuage or tenement lands hereitaments and premises situate in the parish of Portishead in the county of Somerset

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unto John Smith son of John Smith deceased, who lately rented the same premises of me to hold the same unto and to the use of the said John Smith and his assigns for and during the term of his natural life subject nevertheless to the payment thereout unto James Rowles son of my said cousin Robert Rowles and his assigns during the life of him, the said John Smith if the said James Rowles shall so long live of the annual rent charge or sum of thirteen pounds clear of all deductions to commence from the day of my decease And to be payable by half yearly payments from that time with which rent or annual sum I hereby charge the said premises and direct that the same be paid by the said John Smith and his assigns out of the rents and profits of the same premises and further that in case the same shall be in arrears and unpaid for the space of ten days next after either of the days of payment whereon the same shall become payable as aforesaid then and as often as it shall so happen it shall be lawful for the said James Rowles and his assigns into and upon the said premises in the said parish of Portishead or any part thereof to enter and distrain and the distress and distresses then and there found dispose of and deal with according to law and as is usual in cases of distress for rent and from and after the decease of the said John Smith then I give and devise the said messuage lands and hereditaments and premises in the parish of Portishead aforesaid unto and to the use of John Rowles son of my said cousin Robert Rowles his heirs and assigns forever and I give and bequeath unto Elizabeth Rowles, widow of Robert Rowles deceased who was son of my late cousin George Rowles my leasehold house situated in the Parish of St. George in the said county of Somerset wherein she now resides with all and singular the appurtenances there unto belonging to hold to her the said Elizabeth Rowles her executor administrators and assigns for all the remainder of my estate and interest therein I also give and bequeath unto her the said Elizabeth Rowles whatever sum or sums of money she may owe to me at the time of my decease for the rent of the said premises And I give and bequeath unto George Rowles Sarah Rowles and Ann Rowles son and daughters of the said George Rowles deceased and grandchildren of the said Robert Rowles fifty pounds each and I give and bequeath unto Sarah Rowles daughter of the said Robert Rowles and wife of the said Joseph Rowles ten pounds and I give and bequeath unto Robert Rowles Elizabeth Rowles Ann Rowles John Rowles Joseph Rowles Mary Rowles James Rowles and Harriett Rowles sons and daughters of my said cousin Robert Rowles fifty pounds each And I give and bequeath unto William Rowles son of my said cousin James Rowles one hundred pounds And I give and bequeath unto John Parnell of Portbury Gentleman fifty ponds and unto Abraham Parnell of the said parish of Portbury Farmer fifty pounds And as to all other my messuages lands tenements and hereditaments whatsoever and wheresoever situate and whether in possession reversion remainder or expectancy And all and singular my copyhold and leasehold estates or chattels real Monies securities for money goods chattels and effects and all other my real and personal estate whatsoever and whatsoever I give devise and bequeath the same unto the said John Parnell and Abraham Parnell their heirs and executors or administrators of such survivor so and shall with all convenient speed after my decease make sale and absolutely dispose of my said residuary freehold copyhold and  leasehold estates either by public sale or private contract and in such manner and at such time or times as they shall deem most convenient for the best price or prices that can be reasonable obtained for the same And also do and shall make sale

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And dispose of and convert into money all such parts of my said residuary personal estate as shall not consist of money or securities for money and call in and collect all debts and monies on security as the same shall become due And I do hereby declare that the receipt or receiptor of my said trustees or the survivor of them or the heirs executors or admons of such survivor shall in al cases be good and sufficient discharges for so much money as shall be therein respectively expressed to be received And that the purchaser or respective purchasers of my said residuary real or personal estate or ant part thereof or any other person or persons paying money to my said trustees under or by virtue of this my will shall not in any respect be bound or obliged to sue to the Application thereof or be answerable or accountable for the misapplication or nonapplication thereof of any part thereof And as to the monies to arise from that sale and collection of my said residuary real and personal estate upon trust after payment of all my just debts funeral expenses and the charges of proving this my will that my said trustees and the survivor of them is heirs executors or administrators so and shall divide the same between the said Robert Rowles and Elizabeth Rowles Ann Rowles John Rowles Joseph Rowles Mary Rowles James Rowles and Harriett Rowles sons and daughters of my said cousin Robert Rowles and William Rowles son of my said cousin James Rowles equally between them share and share alike as or in the nature of tenants in common their respective shares and interests therein to be payable and to be considered as vested on their respectively attaining the age of twenty one years or dying under that age leaving lawful issue and in case of the death of any or either of them without attaining as aforesaid and without leaving lawful issue then the shares or shares of him or them so dying to go to and belong to the survivors or survivor of them equally between such  survivors share and share alike and to be payable and vested in the same manner as is herein before expressed touching their original shares provided and I do hereby declare that it shall be lawful for my said trustees in the meantime and until the respective shares of and in the monies arising from my said residuary real and personal estate shall become payable and vested as aforesaid to pay and apply all or any part of the presumptive share or shares in the same trust monies of the several persons to whom the same are given or made payable as aforesaid in or towards his her or their presentment or advancement in the world or in any other manner or his her or their benefit and to apply all or any part of the dividends or annual produce of such his her or their presumptive share or shares of his her share maintenance and education (And I do hereby appoint the said John Parnell and Abraham Parnell executors of this my will) And it is my will intent and meaning that in case either of my said trustees herein named or any other trustee or trustees to be appointed under this present provision or their respective heirs executors or administrators shall depart this life or decline or become incapable to act in the trusts hereby created then and in such case and as often as it shall happen it shall and maybe lawful for the said John Parnell and Abraham Parnell and the survivor of them or the trustees or trustee for the time being of this my will by any writing under their hands or hand to appoint a trustee or trustees in the room of the trustee or trustees so dying or becoming incapable to act and upon the appointment of any such new trustee or trustees the said trust estate monies and effects shall be vested in the new trustee or trustees  jointly with the surviving or continuing trustee or solely as occasion shall require and every such new trustee shall have the same powers and authorities as the trustee in whose room he shall be so appointed And I do hereby declare that the trustees appointed

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Or to be appointed as here in before is mentioned shall not be answerable the one for the other of them or for the signing receipts for the sale of conformity or for any involuntary loss and that it shall be lawful for them out of the monies which shall come to their hands by virtue of this my will to reimburse themselves their costs and expenses in discharging the trusts hereby reposed in them and hereby revoking all former and other wills by me at any time heretofor made I do declare this only to be my last will and testament In witness whereof I the said Joseph Rowles have to this my last will and testament containes in five sheets of paper to the first four sheets therefore set my hand and to this fifth and last sheet my hand and seal this fourteenth day of December one thousand eight hundred and twenty. Joseph Rowles ss as signed sealed published and declared by the said testator Joseph Rowles as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses the interlineations of the words James Rowles son of my said cousin Robert Rowles in the first sheet having been first made the name “James Rowles in the first and second sheet been first written on an examination- Ter Osborne Solicitors Bristol-Chas Viv Ridout his clerk-William Durbin of Portishead, Mason.

                           Proved at London 18th of January 1821 before the judge by the

Oath of John Parnell and Abraham Parnell the executors to whom admon was granted having been first sworn by commission duly to administer

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Robert Rowles Will dated 1834.

This is the last Will and Testament of me Robert Rowles of the Parish of Portbury in the County of Somerset, Innkeeper. I give devise and bequeath unto my wife Betty Rowles all that my Leasehold Messuage or Dwelling House, Garden and Orchard called the Groves situate in the Parish of St. George in the County of Somerset aforesaid. To hold the same unto my said wife for and during the term of her natural life to and for her own use and benefit And from and after the decease of my said wife I direct the same to sink into and become part of residuary Estate and to be applied and disposed of accordingly. Also I give devise and bequeath unto my said wife Betty Rowles the use and enjoyment of all and singular my Household Goods, Linen, Plate, China, Fixtures, Utensils and Implements of Household that shall be in and about my dwellinghouse at the time of my decease during the continuance of her natural life provided she shall continue my Widow and unmarried. And from and after the decease or marriage again of my said Wife I hereby direct that the same shall sink into and form part of my residuary Estate and be applied and disposed of accordingly. I give and bequeath unto my three Grandchildren Ann Rowles, Sarah Rowles and George Rowles children of my son George Rowles deceased the sum of ten pounds each to be paid to them respectively when and as soon as they shall respectively attain the age of twenty one years. I give and bequeath my Waggon unto my son Joseph Rowles   And as to all the rest residue and remainder of my Messuages, Lands, Tenements and Hereditaments monies and securities for money book and other debts and all other my real and personal Estate and Effects whatsoever and wheresoever situate including my said Messuage or Dwellinghouse Garden Orchard and Premises called the Grove after the death of my said Wife and also my Household Goods Implements of Household Plate Linen China Fixtures Utensils and implements of Household that shall be in and about my Dwellinghouse at the time of my decease after the death or marriage again of my said Wife I give and bequeath the same and every part thereof unto my two sons Joseph Rowles and James Rowles their Executors and administrators Upon trust to collect in my debts and sell and

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dispose of all my real and personal Estate hereinbefore given them when and as the same shall come into their hands and by and out of the produce of such Sale  and the monies to come to their hands as aforesaid. Upon trust in the first place to pay all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses as soon as conveniently may be after my decease and after payment and satisfaction thereof and the Legacies hereinbefore given to place the surplus that shall remain in their hands out at Interest on Land in Government security and pay the Interest dividends and produce to arise thereby unto my said Wife Betty Rowles to and for her own use and benefit for and during the term of her natural life if she shall no long continue my Widow and unmarried And from and after her decease or marriage again which shall first happen Upon trust that they the said Joseph Rowles and James Rowles their Executors and Administrators do and shall divide the same unto and equally between Robert Rowles themselves and all and every other my Child and Children that shall be living at the time of my decease share and share alike except as to the share of my daughter Harriett Hollyman But in case all any or either of any said children shall be dead at the time of my decease leaving issue Then upon trust that they the said Joseph Rowles and James Rowles their Executors Administrators or Assigns do and shall pay and divide the share of my said children so dying unto and equally between the Child and Children respectively of him her or them so dying as aforesaid ( except as before accepted) that is to say As to the share of my said daughter Harriett Hollyman Upon trust that they the said Joseph Rowles and James Rowles their Executors Administrators and Assigns do and shall place the same out at Interest upon such security as they may think proper and pay the Interest dividends and proceed thereof unto my said daughter Harriett Hollyman when and as the same shall become due and payable independent of and not liable to the control debts or engagements of the present or any future husband of her my said daughter Harriett Hollyman And I do hereby order and direct that the receipts of my said daughter Harriett Hollyman alone shall be good and sufficient discharge to my said Trustees for payment of the same And from and after the decease of my said daughter Harriett Hollyman Upon trust that they the said Joseph Rowles and James

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Rowles their Executors Administrators and Assigns do and shall pay and divide the same unto and equally between all and every the Child and Children of my said daughter Harriett Hollyman share and share alike when and as they shall respectively attain the age of twenty one years And upon this further trust that from and after the decease of my said daughter Harriett Hollyman they the said Joseph Rowles and James Rowles and the survivor of them and the Executors and Administrators of such survivor do and shall in the mean time and until the share or shares of each Child or Children of my said daughter Harriett Hollyman of and in the said trust monies shall become payable as aforesaid pay apply and dispose of the dividends Interest and annual produce thereof for or towards the maintenance and education of such child or children respectively in such manner as they the said Joseph Rowles and James Rowles or the survivor of them or the Executors or Administrators of such survivor shall in their or his discretion think fit. And I do hereby Will and direct that the person or persons who shall become the purchaser or purchasers of all or any part of my said Estates and Effects and shall pay his her or their purchase money to them the said Joseph Rowles and James Rowles or the survivor of them his Heirs Executors or Administrators or his or their Agent or Agents or under his or their direction shall not be obliged to see to the application of the same monies or any part thereof nor be answerable or accountable for the misapplication or nonapplication thereof or of any part thereof by my said Trustees or the survivor of them his Heirs Executors or Administrators or their or his Agent or Agents or by any person or persons to whom the money shall be paid under their or his direction And that the Receipt or Receipts of them the said Joseph Rowles and James Rowles or the survivor of them shall be good and official discharge for the sum or sums of Money which therein and thereby shall be acknowledged to be received And I do hereby direct that my said Trustees shall from time to time reimburse Robert Rowles themselves out of my said Estate all such costs charges and expenses as they or either of them shall be at or put unto in and about the Execution of this my Will or the trusts thereof And that they shall no be answerable or accountable for any more of my said Estate than what shall come to their hands nor shall they

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or either of them be answerable or accountable for the loss of any monies through the deficiency of securities whereon the same trust monies and Estates or any part thereof shall be placed out at Interest or otherwise save through their own wilful neglect or default nor shall they be answerable for the acts receipts or defaults of the other but each for his own acts receipts and defaults only And I hereby nominate the said Joseph Rowles and James Rowles Executors in trust of this my last Will and Testament and lastly I hearby revoke all former and other Wills by me at any time hereto made and declare this only to be my last Will and Testament.

In Witness I the said Robert Rowles the Testator have to this my last Will and Testament contained in this and the two proceeding sheets of paper set my hand and seal (to wit) my hand to the bottom of the two proceeding sheets of paper and my hand and seal to the third and last sheet of paper this thirteenth day of May in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty. Robert Rowles (Seal)

Sighed sealed and published and declared by the said Robert Rowles the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and on the presence of each other have subscribed our name as Witnesses herto. Edward Daniel. Jr. Clerk to Messers. Daniel Solicitors, Bristol. George Wilde. James Heavin.

         William Parfitz Deputy Reg.

 

14 Nov 1834 Appeared personally Joseph Rowles of the Parish of Portbury in the county of Somerset Yeoman and James Rowles of the Parish of Tickenham in the said County, Laborer. Executors Intrust named in the last Will and Testament of the said Robert Rowles late of the Parish of Portbury aforesaid Innkeeper who died on the fourth of September 1834 and share Oath and said that the Personal Estate and Effects of the said Deceased, for or in respect of which a Probate of the said Will is to be granted by the said Court, exclusive of what the Deceased may have been possessed of or intitled to as a Trustee for any other Person or Persons, and not beneficially, but including  the Leasehold Estate or Estates for years of the said Deceased whether absolute or determinable on a Life or Lives, and without deducting any thing on account of the Debts due and owing from the Deceased, are under the value of Three Hyndred pounds to the best of these Deponents knowledge, information and belief.

Signed Joseph Rowles and Robert Rowles. Sworn before Robt: Foster, Surrogate.

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Joseph Rowles Will dated 1843.

This is the last Will and Testament of me Joseph Rowles of the parish of Portbury in the County of Somerset, farmer. I give and bequeath unto my dear wife Sarah Rowles the sum of one hundred pounds which she has in her own possession and the further sum of one hundred pounds if after payment of my debts and legacies hereinafter given and bequeaths there should be a sufficient remaining in the hands of my Executors. I also give and bequeath to my daughter Sarah Rowles the sum of two hundred pounds having already given a like sum to each of her two sisters Mary Ann Griffin wife of Harry Griffin and Sophia Young wife of Samuel Young on their respective marriages. I also give and bequeath unto eldest son John Rowles the sum of three hundred my Cider Mill and Press and silver drinking cup. I also give and bequeath unto my second son Samuel Rowles the sum of three hundred pounds. I also give and bequeath unto my third son Joseph Rowles the sum of three hundred pounds and my silver tankard he paying sum unto my said son Samuel Rowles the sum of five pounds as and for his share in the said silver tankard and also gives and bequeath unto the said Sophia Young my silver table spoon watch and Rood.  I also give and bequeath unto my son John Rowles and Joseph Rowles and my wife Sarah Rowles their executors administrators and assigns all stock now standing in my name or in the name or names of any other person or persons in trust for me in the books of the Governor and Company of the Bank of England and also my best bed, bedstead, bed  furniture and china now standing and being in my dwellinghouse upon trust to pay the dividends or interest arising from the said stock unto my said wife for the term of her natural life and also to persist and suffer her to use and enjoy the said bed, bedstead, bed furniture and china for the like term of her natural life and after her decease Upon trust to sell out and convert the said stock into money and divide the same between the said Samuel Rowles and my said three daughters, Mary Ann Griffin, Sophia Young and Sarah Rowles their executors administrators and assigns in equal shares and proportions as tenants in common but as to the shares of each of them the said  Mary Ann Griffin and Sarah Rowles upon the like trusts and with the like power of appointment hereinafter expresses and declared to concerning their respective shares of and in the monies to arise by sale of my said freehold lands in the Parish of Clevedon and as to the said bed, bedstead, bed furniture and china upon trust to divide the same between my said three daughters Mary Ann Griffin, Sophia Young and Sarah Rowles as shall be living at the time of the decease of my said wife. I give devise and bequeath unto the said John Rowles and Joseph Rowles their heirs, executors, administrators and assigns all those my freehold lands hereditainments and premises situate in the Parish of Clevedon in the said County of Somerset Upon trust that they the said John Rowles and Joseph Rowles or the survivor of them his heirs executors administrators and assigns do and shall immediately after my decease sell the same said freehold lands hereditainments and premises in public auction and pay and divide the monies arising in from such sale as aforesaid unto and equally between

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and amongst my said son Samuel Rowles and my said three daughters Mary Ann Griffin, Sophia Young and Sarah Rowles their executors, administrators and assigns in equal shares and proportions but as to the share of each of them the said Mary Ann Griffin and Sarah Rowles attaining during their respective lives time upon trust during their respective covertures to invest the same ather upon trust during their respective covertures securities and to pay the yearly interest respectively arising therefore as and what the same shall become due and payable, and not by way of anticipation  unto her own hands for her separate use independently of her present or any future hushand and for which yearly income her receipts alone shall be sufficient discharged to my said trustees and as the capital share of each of them the said Mary Ann Griffin and Sarah Rowles and the yearly income to arrive due after the decease of either of them upon trust as each of them the said Mary Ann Griffin and Sarah Rowles in and by her last Will and Testament shall appoint and default of such appointment upon trust to assign the said capital share of or either of them the said Mary Ann Griffin and Sarah Rowles to such person or persons as would be this personal representatives of each or either of them the said Mary Ann Griffin and Sarah Rowles. I give and devise unto the said John Rowles and Joseph Rowles their heirs and assigns all my freehold messuages, tenements, lands hereditainments and premises situate in the Parish of Portbury aforesaid with all rights incombers and appertainures thereto respectively belonging to hold the same hereditainments and premises to them the said John Rowles and Joseph Rowles their heirs and assigns upon trust in the first place to pay unto the said Joseph Rowles or his assigns out of the costs issues and profits thereof one annuity or clear yearly sum of sixteen pounds (to be paid half yearly) clear of all deductions whatsoever for or on around of the income or property tax or any of any other tax duty matter or thing whatsoever and after payment thereof and subject thereto To the use of the said John Rowles and his assigns during the term of his natural life without  impeachment of waste and after the determination of that estate by any means in his lifetime To the use of than that said John Rowles and Joseph Rowles and their heirs during the natural life of the said John Rowles upon trust to support and preserve the contingent uses and estates hereinafter limited yet nevertheless to permit the said John Rowles and his assigns to receive the rents issues and profits of the said hereditainments and premises ( subject as aforesaid) during the term of his natural life and after his decease To the use of all and every the children and child of the said John Rowles subject as aforesaid to be divided between or among them if more than one in equal shares as tenants in common and if there shall be  but one such child the whole to be in trust for that one child but in default of issue living at the time of the decease of the said John Rowles To the use of my said son Joseph Rowles and his heirs subject as aforesaid for and during the term of his natural life without the impeachment of waste and after the determination of that

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estate or forfeiture or otherwise in his lifetime.To the use of the said John Rowles and Joseph Rowles and their heirs during the life of the said Joseph Rowles upon trust to preserve the contingent remainders hereinafter declared and limited from being defeated or destroyed But to permit the said Joseph Rowles and his assigns during his life subject as aforesaid to receive and take the rents issues and profits of the same hereditainments and premises for his and their proper use and benefit and from and after the decease of the said Joseph Rowles To the use of all and every the children and child of the said Joseph Rowles as aforesaid to be divided between or among them if more than one in equal shares as tenants in common and not as joint tenants and if there shall be but one such child the whole to be in trust for that one child but in default of issue at the decease of the said Joseph Rowles subject as aforesaid To the use of the said Samuel Rowles his heirs and assigns for ever and I give and bequeath all the residue of my goods chattels and personal estate whatsoever not hereinbefore by me specifically given and bequeathed (subject to the payments of my debts legacies and funeral expenses) to my said son Samuel Rowles and my said three daughters Mary Ann Griffen, Sophia Young and Sarah Rowles to be equally divided between and amongst them share and share alike as tenants in common and as joint tenants and nominate and appoint the said John Rowles and Joseph Rowles Executors in trust of this my Will and Testament and I hereby order and direct that all conveyance  which shall be made and all receipts and discharges for money due and to be due as aforesaid which shall be given by the said John Rowles and Joseph Rowles or either of them shall be as good valid and effectual to all intents and purposes as if the same convergences were made or receipts or other discharges were or has been given by me in my lifetime and as far as it is in my power and I am entitled so to do and I also direct that the person or persons who shall become the purchaser or purchasers of any part of my estate and effects and shall make any payment unto the said John Rowles and Joseph Rowles or either of them respectively (being an acting trustee of or under this my last Will and Testament) or unto the heirs executors or administrators of the survivor of them for or account of every sum or sums of money due and to be due to me as aforesaid shall not be obliged or required to answer or account or be answerable or accountable for the misapplication or nonapplication of the money to be paid as aforesaid or in any respect to concern himself herself or themselves with the application thereof provided always and it is my will that in case both or either of them the said John Rowles or Joseph Rowles or any trustee or trustees to be appointed in under this present provision in that or either of their places shall depart this life or be desirous of being discharged of and in from the aforesaid trusts or shall go to reside beyond the seas or shall neglect or refuse or become incapable to act in the said trusts before the same trusts shall be fully performed then and in that case and as often as the same shall happen it shall and may be lawful to and for the acting trustee for the time being or last acting trustees to nominate any fit person or persons to supply the place of the trustee or trustees respectively

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so dying desiring to be discharged or going to reside beyond seas or refusing neglecting or becoming incapable to act as aforesaide and that immediately after every such appointment the trust estate power money and effects than vested under or by virtue of this my last Will in the trustee or dying desiring to be discharges going to reside beyond seas or refusing neglecting or becoming capable to act as aforesaid shall be conveyed assigns and transferred  so and in such manner that the same may vest in such new trustee or trustees jointly with the surviving or continuing trustee or solely as the case may require and in his her or their heirs executors administrators and assigns upon the trusts hereinbefore expresses and declared of and conveying the same and that every such new trustees shall have and may exercise the same powers privileges and authorities of approbation consent and giving effectual receipts and all other powers and authorities whatsoever as if he had been appointed a trustee or trustees by this my Will instead of the name of the trustee hereby appointed in or to whose place such new trustee respectively shall come or succeed provided and it is my Will that the said several trustees hereby nominated and appointed the trustees to be appointed by virtue of the provision last hereinbefore  contained and each and every of them and the heirs executors administrators and assigns of them and every of them respectively shall be charged and chargeable only for such money as the same trustee and trustees respectively shall actually receive by virtue of the trusts hereby reposed in him and then notwithstanding his or their or any of their giving or signing or joining in giving or signing any receipt or co-receipts for the sake of conformity and that one or more of them shall not be answerable or accountable for the other or others of them only and respectively for his own acts receipts neglects or defaults respectively and that he they or any of them shall not be acceptable or accountable  for any banker broker or other person withwhom or in whose hands any part of the said trust monies shall or may be deposited or lodged for sale custody or otherwise they are any of them shall not be answerable for the rise or  fall in the price or value of stocks on the insuffiancy or deficiency in title or value of any security or securities stocks or funds in or upon which the said trust monies or any part shall be placed out or invested nor for any other misfortune loss or damage which may happen in the execution of the aforesaid trusts or in collation thereto except the same shall happen by or through his or their own wilful default respectively shall singly and alone be answerable for such loss or damage as shall arise from his or their own default and that it shall and may be lawful to and for my said trustees and any future trustee or trustees to be appointed as aforesaid and every or any of them their and every of their heirs executors administrators and assigns by and out of the money which shall come to this their respective hands by virtue of the trusts aforesaid to deduct

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retain and reimburse to and for himself and themselves respective in and also to allow to his and their executor such costs charges damages expenses and fees to counsel for advise as he they or any of them shall or may suffer sustain expense disburse lay out bear or be put into in or about the execution of the aforesaid in trust or in relation thereunto and I hearby revoke all and every Will and Wills testament and testaments made by us at any time or times heretofore and declare that this writing contains the whole of my last Will and Testament. In witness whereof I have to this and the six proceeding sheets of paper set out and subscribed in my hand this sixteenth day of October one thousand eight hundred and forty three.

 Joseph Rowles  Signed and declared by the said Joseph Rowles the testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us present at the same time who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses Edw: Dunill. Bristol.

       James Lusty. Servant to Mr. Daniel  

 

Proved at London 13th Dec: 1843 before the Judge by the oath of John Rowles the son of one of the Executors to whom Admon was granted having been first sworn by commission duly to administer power reserved of making the like grant to Joseph Rowles the son also the other Executor (now a minor) when he shall attain the age of twenty one years and apply for the same.

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