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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Arthur Arnold Barrett


Will of Arthur Arnold Barrett
from Newfoundland will books volume 14 pages 16-17 probate year 1927

In re

of Riverside House Sharnbrook in the County of Bedfordshire a Field Marshall in His Majesty's Army I hereby revoke all former Wills and testamentary dispositions made by me I appoint the Public Trustee constituted by the Public Trustee Act 1906 as the EXECUTOR AND TRUSTEE of this my Will I bequeath my Sword (Generals Pattern) to the United Service Club London I give the following legacies all free of duty to be paid immediately after my death that is to say

  • To Alice Lydia Barrett the Widow of my late brother Charles Raymond Booth Barrett the sum of Two thousand pounds
  • To my nephew Wilfred Barrett son of my said late brother the sum of Five hundred pounds
  • To my niece Dorothy Ward the sum of Five hundred pounds
  • To Derrit Ward and Claire Ward daughters of my said niece Dorothy Ward the sum of five hundred pounds each
  • And to my brother in law George Haye the sum of two hundred pounds
  • I give to each of my servants both indoor and outdoor (including my Chauffeur Parkin) who shall be in my employ at the date of my death a legacy equivalent to one months wages for each completed year in my service all free of duty
  • I give to my trustee the sum of five thousand pounds Upon trust to invest the said sum and to hold the investments representing the same Upon trust to pay the income arising therefrom to my son in law John Ord Cobbold Hasted during his life and on his death to pay and transfer the said sum of five thousand pounds to my grandson John Barrett Hasted absolutely
  • I devise all my real estate and bequeath all the residue of my personal estate unto and to the use of my said grandson John Barret Hasted absolutely
  • I empower my trustee at his discretion to continue all or any part of my personal estate in the state or upon the investments in or upon which the same shall be at the time of my death
  • I desire that my said brother in law George Haye of Wokingham in the County of Berks should be employed by my executor and trustee as solicitor to my estate

IN WITNESS whereof I have hereunto set my hand to this my last Will this third day of September One thousand nine hundred and twenty six - A. A. BARRETT -
Signed by the said Arthur Arnold Barrett as his last Will and testament in the presence of us both being present at the same time who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses -
S. R. Cole 54 Parliament Street London S W I Clerk to Grindlay & Company Limited Bankers -
J. A. Goode 64 Parliament Street London S W I Clerk to Grindlay & Company Limited bankers.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat May
13th 1927.
Warren J.
Re- sealed
May 16/27.
Estate sworn
at $1338.22



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