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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Martha Noel Brown
Will of Martha Noel Brown
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 page 346
probate year 1926
MARTHA NOEL BROWN. DECEASED.
This is the last will of me Martha Noel Brown at present of London England,
Spinster, and I revoke all former wills by me made. I appoint my nephew
Robert B. Job and the Royal Trust Company, (hereinafter called (“my
trustees”) executors and trustees of this my will.
I give to Miss Lilian K. Meatyard my former nurse
and companion the sum of Two hundred and fifty dollars.
of my estate I give to my trustees upon trust to pay the net annual
(a) to my sister Diana Nightingale during
(b) after her death in equal shares to my nieces, her daughters,
Agnes and Tottie Nightingale, during
their joint lives
( c) on the death of one of said nieces the whole
of said income to the other, the survivor, during her life and
on the death of said survivor to distribute the then residue of my
estate equally among the children then living of all nephews
and nieces of mine in other words among my Grand nephews and/or Grand
Should the said net income be less than Seven hundred and
fifty dollars then it shall be in the absolute discretion of
my trustees to resort to the corpus of my estate in order to
augment as they deem well the annual sum to be paid to the
then said life annuitant or annuitants.
My trustees shall while using all reasonable precaution
have absolute discretion in the conversion and reconversion
of my estate and in investing and reinvesting the moneys
IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have set my hand to this my will this 10th day
of November Anno Domini, One thousand nine hundred and twenty-three.
Signed by the Testatrix as and for
her last will and testament in the presence of us who in her
presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our
names as witnesses.
Lynch 34 Wyncthant St Marylebone
W. C. Job Liverpool.
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
to the Royal
Trust Co. and
Robert B. Job.
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