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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Henry Stokes Hutchings
Will of Henry Stokes Hutchings
from Newfoundland will books volume 12 pages 433-434
probate year 1923
HENRY STOKES HUTCHINGS DECEASED.
I, Henry Stokes Hutchings of 169 Gleneldon Road Streatham in the
County of London Retired Lieutenant of the Royal Navy hereby revoke all testamentary
dispositions heretofore made by me and declare this to be my last will I appoint
my wife Alice Ellen Hutchings to be the sole Executrix and
Trustee of this my will I bequeath to my said wife absolutely
all the plate linen china glass books pictures prints furniture jewellery and
articles of household use or ornament consumables stores and other articles
and effects of every kind which at my death shall be in or about my dwelling
house but except money or securities for money AND I also bequeath to her the
sum of fifty pounds to be paid to her immediately after my death AND I bequeath
to my old servant Rebecca Williams the sum of ten pounds free
of duty I devise and bequeath all the real and personal estate not hereby or
by any codicil otherwise specifically disposed of and which I can dispose of
by will in any manner I think proper either as beneficially entitled thereto
or under any general power unto the Trustee hereinbefore named Upon trust that
the Trustee shall sell the said real estate (including chattels real) and call
in sell and convert into money such part of my personal estate as does not
consist of money with power to postpone such sale and conversion for such a
period as the Trustee may think proper AND I direct that the income of my real
and personal estate however invested shall from my death be treated and applied
as income and no part thereof is to be added to capital except accumulations
of surplus income (if any) during a minority
And I direct that the
Trustee shall out of the monies to arise from the sale and conversion of my
said real and personal estate and out of my ready money pay my funeral and
testamentary expenses and debts and the legacies hereby or by any codicil hereto
bequeathed I direct that the Trustee shall invest the residue of the said moneys
in her name in manner following and not otherwise that is to say in any investments
which by or pursuant to any Public General Act of Parliament for the time being
in force are authorised as investments for trust money and with power for the
Trustee at discretion to change such investments for others of a like nature
And I declare that the trustee shall stand possessed of the investments hereinbefore
directed to be made or authorised to be retained (hereinafter called the trust
fund) and of the annual income thereof upon the trusts following that is to
say Upon trust to retain the said income during her (my said wife’s)
life without power of anticipation during any coverture And after her death
then I direct that the capital and income of the trust fund shall be held in
trust for such of my two children Leonard Hollingworth Hutchings and Dorothy
Rosa Hutchings as shall survive my said wife and if more than one
in equal shares But if neither of my said children shall survive my said wife
then the trust fund shall on the decease of my said wife be divided equally
between if more than one the sisters of my said wife living at my decease or
if but one the whole to that one IN WITNESS whereof I have hereunto set my
hand to this my will the twenty first day of June One thousand nine hundred
and two. HENRY S. HUTCHINGS.
Signed by the above named Henry Stokes Hutchings as his last
will in the presence of us both present at the same time who in his presence
and in the presence of each other have hereunto set our names as
witnesses. Chas F. Wellborne 17 Duke Street Southwark Solicitor.
F.E.G. Wellborne 102 Gleneldon Road Streatham
Proved 21st March 1908.
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat August 28/23
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Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)
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