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Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 302-303 probate year 1915

Will of Winifred Mary Ardagh

In re: WINIFRED MARY ARDAGH . DECEASED.

This is the last will and testament of me Winifred Mary Ardagh formerly of 11 Iverna Gardens Kensington in the County of London but now of 8 Church Street in the City of Bath Spinster Whereas under and by virtue of the Will of my late mother Frances Jane Proctor Ardagh and also under the Will of my father the late General Richard Draper Ardagh I have recently become entitled to a share of the estate of my said Mother and also upon the death of my said mother to a share in the estate of my said father.

Now I give devise and bequeath all the capital (other than accumulations of income) and investments to which I have recently become entitled under the said wills to Harrop William Abel Harrison and my sister Alice Lanphier Ardagh or the survivor of them and the heirs executors and administrators of such survivor and his or her assigns hereinafter called my said Trustees Upon trust that my said Trustees shall sell call in and convert into money all such parts of the said capital and investments as shall not consist of Trustees authorized investments and after payment thereout of all duties payable on my death in respect thereof shall invest the same in securities authorised for the investment of trust funds and shall divide the whole of such investments into four equal parts and shall pay the income arising from one of such one fourth parts to my sister Janet Prudence Bone for and during the term of her natural life and upon her death shall pay and divide the said one fourth part of the said investments unto and equally between my niece Una Barbara Harrison and my nephews William Ardagh Harrison and Richard John Harrison and shall pay the income of another one fourth part of the said investments to my sister Alice Lanphier Ardagh for and during the term of her natural life and upon her death shall pay and divide the said one fourth part of the said investments unto and equally between my said niece and nephews and shall pay the income of another one fourth part of the said investments to my sister Edith Harriet Gabarian Furber for and during the term of her natural life and upon her death shall pay and divide the said one fourth part of the said investments unto and equally between my said niece and nephews and as to the remaining one fourth part of the said investments to pay the income thereof to my sister Una Frances Harrison for and during the term of her natural life and upon her death shall pay and divide the said one fourth part of the said investments unto and equally between my said niece and nephews

And I declare that in the event of my said niece or nephews dying and leaving issue the share or shares in the said capital fund and trust premises which such niece or nephews would have taken shall be held in trust for her or his issue in equal shares And I direct that my said trustees shall have power to postpone the sale and conversion of the said capital investments for such time as they shall think fit
And as to all the rest residue and remainder of my real and personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever I give devise and bequeath the same unto my said trustees Upon trust thereout to pay my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses and the following legacies namely Twenty-five pounds to each of my executors who shall prove my Will and act in the administration of the trusts thereof and fifty pounds to my Nurse Selina Hartley such legacies to be paid free of duty and to pay and divide the residue and remainder thereof equally between and amongst my said four sisters or such of them as shall be living at the time of my decease And I appoint the said Harrop William Abel Harrison and Alice Lanphier Ardagh executors of this my will and Trustees for the purposes of the Settled Land Acts and hereby revoke all Wills by me at any time heretofore made In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this twelfth day of April 1913- Winifred Mary Ardagh- Signed by Alice Lanphier Ardagh with the name of the above named testatrix as her last Will in her presence and by her direction in the presence of us, present at the same time, who in her presence and at her request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses (the words "other than accumulations of income) AND" having been first interlined between the twelfth and thirteenth lines and the words "said" and "and" having been first interlines between the twentieth and twenty first lines of the first page) Kathleen Anderson, Church St. Home Bath J. Allen Tucker, Solicitor, Bath.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Mar. 24/15 C.J. Sealed with the Seal of the Supreme Court of Nfld this 25th day of March A.D. 1915 in accordance with Sec. 183 of the Judicature Act 1904 and for the purpose therein named

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