5th August 1864
I Robert Gardner herein make my will and Testament and should I depert [sic] this life before Mrs. Gardner She to have all the goods Chattle and Interest arising from the money that may be left at my decease and at both of our deaths then the money that may be lef [sic] by us to be devided amongst the following namly [sic] Ann Gardner or Blair Bella Gardner or Murray Jannet Gardner or Rodger money to be equally devided [sic] amongst the above named Daughters of mine also the furniture cloths etc. to be divided equally betweset Ann Bella & Jannet Gardner she alone to have the Proceeds of all my moveable Property subject to any alteration that I may think proper to make. I also appoint Mr. Alexander Murray Senr Lanark Robert Little Greenock and James Martin Greenock to see that my will is duly attended to. I herein Seign this my will the 4th day of July Eighteen hundred and fifty three years (signed) Robert Gardner. John Ross Witness James Ross Witness.