The Will of Elsie Holmes Spinster of Ashfield, New South Wales



362681        Holmes, Elsie                 late of Ashfield,     Spinster

THIS IS THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of me, Elsie Holmes of 58 Norton Street, Ashfield,

in the County of Cumberland, New South Wales I HEREBY revoke all wills by me at any

time heretofore made, and declare this to be my last Will and Testament. I appoint the

Public Trustee, Sydney, to be Executor of this my Will, and direct that all my just debts

and funeral and testamentary expenses shall be paid as soon as conveniently after

my decease. I GIVE AND BEQUEATH as follows :- 1. In the event that I should predecease

my mother, Margaret Ann Holmes, I direct that all my assets and property shall be held

for her benefit absolutely, and a sum of money paid to her each week or month sufficient

to, cover her normal requirements to ensure her proper maintenance, but such sums shall not

be paid to her or for her until her own cash, assets and other property have been fully

expended in providing for her maintenance. 2. In the event that my mother, Margaret

Ann Holmes, should predecease me, or in the event that I should predecease her and that

on her following death the whole or part of my estate shall be available for distribution

then I direct that the whole or part of my estate as shall be still availanble for dis-

tribution shall be realised and distributed in the following manner :- (a) To my sisters Mrs.

Ivy Frazer Mrs. Amy Moraghan, and Mrs. Olga Thomlinson each twenty seven percent (27%) of

the nett amount avaiable for distribution. (b) to my nephew, Colin Thomlinson, and my

niece, Doris Street, each nine and one half percent (9%) of the nett amount available

for distribution. 3. In the further event that any of the beneficiaries mentioned in

paragraph 2 hereof shall be deceased at the time of such distribution as directed under

paragraph 2 hereof, then I direct that such portion as would have been distributed to

such deceased beneficiaries should be redistributed amongst the surviving beneficiaries in

the same proportions as set out in sub-clauses (a) and (b) of paragraph 2 hereof. DATED

this fourth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and forty nine.

                    Signed by the Testator        Elsie Holmes

Signed and declared by the said Elsie Holmes the testator, in the presence of us, present

at the same time who, at her request in hwe presence and in the presence of each other,

have subscribed our names as witnesses to this her last Will. Witness R. B. BOX

Address 25 Carlisle St., Ashfield. Witness M. R. PEARSE J. P. address 237 Liverpool Rd.


2nd May 1950 Probate of the Will was granted to the PUBLIC TRUSTEE the executor named

therein. TESTATRIX DIED 15th November 1949. Estate sworn at 2593. 0. 11net -------





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