© Transcription Copyright Linda Steward, August 2005.
I will and bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth and my son John the sum of two hundred pounds assured in the Atlas Assurance Company also moneys due to me at the time of my decease from whatsoever source In trust.
I will and bequeath unto my daughter Elizabeth the sum of fifty pounds and to my son Arthur Edwards the sum of fifty pounds and to my son John the sum of forty pounds and to my son Robert Reuben the sum of nineteen pounds nineteen shillings and to my two sons Joseph and Samuel the sum of fifteen pounds each.
I also will and bequeath to my daughter Harriet Mary and to my grand daughter Harriet Elizabeth Bailey the sum of five pounds each.
I will and bequeath my household furniture and effects to be equally divided between my daughter Elizabeth and my two sons John and Arthur Edwards except the Bureau and the Oil painting of an Ox which I leave to my son John also my diamond ring.
I appoint my said daughter Elizabeth and my said son John respectively Executrix and Executor of this my last Will and direct that they pay the above sums.
In the event of insufficient being left after all expenses are paid the residue if any of my estate is to be divided in equal proportions between my Executrix Elizabeth and my said Executor John.
In the event of any of the aforementioned Legatees dying before me I direct that their respective amounts be equally divided between the survivors.
In witness whereof I have unto set my hand this 29th day of January 1897.
Signed by the testator in the presence of us who where [sic] both present at the time of signing this Will.
Alice Blower Ipswich
Faith Amelia Parsons Ipswich
Affidavit of due execution filed W. H. Walpole District Registrar.
A correct copy.
On the 5th day of October 1900 Probate of this Will was granted at Ipswich to Elizabeth Larking and John Reeve the Executors.
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