Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors
Will of Mary Ann Elmslie from Newfoundland will books volume 2 page 428 probate year 1861
Mary Ann Elmslie deceased.
This is the last will and testament of me Mary Ann Elmslie wife of Stewart Elmslie of Vine Cottage, Windsor, I give devise and bequeath unto my said husband Stewart Elmslie all that my freehold house and premises situate in Princes Street Leicester Square Middlesex to which I am entitled under the will of Fanny Elizabeth Dickinson of 28 Lower Eaton Street Pimlico for his own absolute use and benefit for ever And Whereas under and by Virtue of an Indenture dated the eleventh day of February in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty seven being the Settlement executed upon my marriage with the said Stewart Elmslie power was reserved by me to dispose of certain property therein mentioned in any way that I should by my last will and testament direct and appoint Now I do hereby by virtue of such power will devise and bequeath unto my said husband Stewart Elmslie All the property estate and effects whatsoever and wheresoever and of what nature or kind soever that I may be possessed of interested in or entitled to or over which I may have a disposing power at the time of my decease To hold the same unto my said husband for his own absolute use and benefit And I appoint my said husband Stewart Elmslie sole executor of this my will And hereby revoking all former wills I declare this only to be my last will and testament In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand this fifth day of October one thousand eight hundred and fifty nine. Mary Ann Elmslie- Signed by the said testatrix Mary Ann Elmslie as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us both present at the same time who in her presence at her request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses- Thomas Rodgers, Robert Whale.