Will of Roger Wreford, of Ash, Sandford, Gentleman,
dated March 29, 1791
This is extracted from "Records and Pedigree of the Wreford Family of Devonshire", compiled by George Wreford of Gray's Inn, Barrister-at-Law, 2nd ed. Printed for circulation amongst Family Subscribers (1909) 90pp + 44 charts.
By his will testator gives as follows:
To his son John Wreford, £300.
To his son-in-law William Sillifant, £5.
To William Rowe and Henry Rowe, upon trust for the separate use of his daughter Susanna (wife of the said William Sillifant), £50.
To son Samuel, a mortgage debt of £600, and also £100.
To trustees, William and Henry Rowe, his messuages called "Esse Bullen," alias "Ash," and "Brendon" and "Culvercliffs," and all other his lands, &c. in Sandford, upon trust for his son Roger Wreford for life, remainder to heirs of his body, in default of issue in trust for son John and his heirs, in default of issue in trust for son Samuel and his heirs, in default to his own right heirs.
Directs son John to discharge a debt of £350 out of his residuary estate for benefit of son Roger.
Residue to son John, sole executor.
Proved November 8, 1799.