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The Will of Richard Whateley Holmes of Ashfield, New South Wales, Australia

 

 

282916                Holmes, Richard Whatley late of Ashfield                Landholder

 

THIS IS THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of me RICHARD WHATELEY HOLMES of 58 Norton Street

Ashfield in the State of New South Wales, Landholder. 1. I DIRECT PAYMENT of all my

just debts funeral and testamentary expenses. 2. I APPOINT my four daughters namely

IVY FRAZER, ELSIE HOLMES, AMY MORAGHAN, and OLGA THOMLINSON to be the Executrices and

Trustees of this my Will. 3. I GIVE AND BEQUEATH all my jewellery to my son Allan

Holmes. 4. I DIRECT that my wife shall have the right to use, occupy and enjoy my

home and furniture at 58 Norton Street, Ashfield during her lifetime. 5. AFTER the death

of my said wife I GIVE DEVISE AND BEQUEATH my dwelling and land at 58 Norton Street Ash-

field together with the furniture therein to my daughter Elsie Holmes  absolutely.

6. I GIVE DEVISE AND BEQUEATH all the rest of my real and personal estate of whatso-

ever nature and wheresoever situate unto my said executrices and trustees to be held by

them UPON TRUST to pay the rents issues and profits thereof to my wife Margaret Holmes

during her lifetime and should such rents issues and profits not be sufficient to proper-

ly maintain and support her THEN I GIVE my said executrices and trustees power to expend

sufficient capital of my estate to properly maintain and support my wife. 7. AFTER

the death of my said wife Margaret Holmes I GIVE DEVISE AND BEQUEATH  the rest and residue

of my real and personal estate to be equally divided among my six children, (TESTATOR:

R.W.HOLMES: Witnesses: - J.Booth - J.L.G.Johnstone ) namely Ivy Frazer, Elsie Holmes,

Amy Moraghan, Olga Thomlinson, Allan Whately Holmes and Frederick Holmes share and share

alike. 8. I GIVE my said executrices and trustees full power of sale lease mortgage

and investment over my real and personal estate for the purposes of carrying out this my

Will. IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto set my hand this Twenty second day of June

One thousand nine hundred and thirty seven.             R.W.HOLMES

SIGNED by the Testator RICHARD WHATELY HOLMES as and for his last Will and Testament in

the presence of us both being present at the same time and we at his request in his

sight and presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names

as attesting witnesses : - I.BOOTH Clerk to Sly and Russell 16 Barrack St. Sydney - J.L.G.

JOHNSTONE Solicitor Armidale.

23rd September 1943.  PROBATE of the Will of the abovenamed deceased was granted (sub-

ject to usual enemy condition) to IVY FRAZER, ELSIE HOLMES, AMY MORAGHAN, and OLGA THOM-

LINSON the Executrices named in the said Will. Testator died 28th April, 1943.

Estate sworn at 6,728. 5. 6. nett. ------------------------

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