The will of Agnes Eva Condon, 1981
|Will made 24 Mar 1971 . Testator died 15 May 1981 . Will proved .....|
THIS WILL dated the 24th day of March One thousand nine hundred and seventy one is made by me AGNES EVA CONDON of Long Meadow Chelmsford Road Felsted in the County of Essex Widow 1. I REVOKE all former testamentary dispositions 2. I APPOINT as my Executors and Trustees : my son Charles Gilbert Condon and my daughter Norah Agnes Phoebe Dunnachie : in this Will who are referred to as 'my executors' 3. I GIVE the following specific bequests : (a) to my granddaughter Shelia May Tompson of Suite 110 Bermar House Burnaby Street Vancouver B.C. my silver teapot; (b) to my daughter Margaret Eva Cosgrove my gold diamond brooch and also my boy and girl china figures; (c) to my daughter Patricia Hilda Hagger my coffee set and coffee spoons in case also my gold watch and I express a wish that my said daughter Patricia shall give the said gold watch to one of her daughters of her own choice and at her absolute discretion; (d) to my granddaughter Margaret Clark of Hunter's View Woodmancoat New Henfield in the County of Sussex my black clock; (e) to my said daughter Norah Agnes Phoebe Dunnachie all my wedgewood china; (f) to one of the Doherty girls my crystal necklace and I DIRECT that my son in law Patrick Doherty shall at his absolute discretion choose which of his daughters shall have the said crystal necklace I give the remainder of my jewellery to my said son Charles Gilbert Condon and I EXPRESS a wish that he shall divide it equally among all my grandchildren at his absolute discretion 4. I GIVE to my son in law Patrick Doherty the remainder of my personal chattels in his home only as defined by Section 55 of the Administration of Estates Act 1925 except those which are the subject matter of specific gifts contained in this Will or any Codicil to it the remainder of my personal chattels as so defined and not in the said Patrick Doherty's home to fall in and form part of my residuary estate under Clause 5 of this my Will 5. MY executors shall hold the residue of my estate on trust either to retain or sell it on the following trusts (a) to pay debts estate duty and executorship expenses; (b) to divide the residue equally between those of the following five persons who survive me; (i) the said Charles Gilbert Condon (ii) the said Norah Agnes Phoebe Dunnachie (iii) the said Margaret Eva Cosgrove (iv) the said Patricia Hilda Hagger and (v) the said Patrick Doherty (c) if any beneficiary under Clause 5 (b) (i) (ii) (iii) and (v) dies before me leaving children then those children shall on reaching eighteen take equally the share which their parent would otherwise have taken; (d) if the said Patricia Hilda Hagger dies before me leaving her husband Alfred Hagger surviving her then I declare that her said husband shall take the share which his wife would otherwise have taken but if her said husband shall predecease her then I declare that her share shall be divided equally between her children; (e) if the trusts of the shares of Charles Gilbert Condon and Norah Agnes Phoebe Dunnachie and Margaret Eva Cosgrove and Patrick Doherty under clause (b) (c) and (d) above fail then that share shall be added to the other shares equally and this provision shall apply to both original shares and to shares which have increased as a result of the application of this provision.
SIGNED by the Testatrix in our ) presence and attested by us in ) A. E. Condon the presence of her and of each ) other. )
Rose D Hume
MANAGING CLERK, WITH CUNNINGTON SON & ORFEUR, SOLICITORS, GREAT SQUARE, BRAINTREE, ESSEX.
Mrs C. E. Simonds Great Square Braintree Essex Secretary.
Codicil dated 7th August 1975 I particulary request that my son Charles Gilbert shall have my two tall Chinese Vases. If Charles should predecease me they are to be sold and proceeds divided between my daughters Norah Margaret and Patricia. A. E. Condon. Signed in the presence of. B. Mayes R. Mayes.
[Copy of will found among the possessions of my late mother, Patricia Condon, one of the beneficiaries]
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