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Transcript of....Will of Edmund Oatridge 1882 Source: w2: Principal Probate Registry Wills. PPR Will (553) This is the Last Will and Testament of me Edmund Oatridge of Knightsford Bridge in the County of Worcester Gentleman made the twenty sixth day of January in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and eighty two I hereby revoking all Wills and Codicils heretofore made by me I appoint my brother John Oatridge of Durley near Marlborough in the County of Wilts Inspector of Permanent Way and my sister Sarah Oatridge of Oaksey in the same county spinster Trustees and Executors of this Will with all the Statutory and other powers annexed or incident to those office I bequeath the following pecuniary legacies namely To my said Sister Sarah Oatridge the sum of Five hundred pounds To Alice Davis Daughter of John and Mary Davis of Horsham Farm in the parish of Martley in the County of Worcester the sum of One hundred and five pounds. To Evan Gibbons Adelaide Gibbons and Agnes Glasson (late Gibbons) the children of the late Robert and Ann Gibbons (sister) formerly of Oaksey aforesaid the sum of Nineteen pounds and nineteen shillings each And to Louisa Jones Daughter of John Gibbs of the parish of Kimbleton in the County of Worcester the sum of Ten pounds and ten shillings And I declare that all the said legacies shall be paid free of legacy duty I devise and bequeath all the real and personal estate of which I can dispose by Will (except estates vested in me by way of mortgage or upon any trusts) unto and to the use of the said John Oatridge and Sarah Oatridge their heirs executors administrators and assigns according to the respective natures and qualities thereof Upon trust that they the said John Oatridge and Sarah Oatridge or the survivor of them or the heirs executors or administrators of such survivor or their or his or her assigns or other the Trustees or Trustee for the time being of this my Will (hereinafter referred to as "my said Trustees or Trustee") shall as soon as conveniently may be after my decease sell in such manner as they he or she shall think fit the whole of my said real estate and also such parts of my said personal estate as shall be in their nature (end of page 1) saleable and collect get in and collect into money my said personal estate to pay my funeral and testamentary expenses and my debts and the said legacies bequeathed by this my Will and the legacy duty thereon And upon trust divide the residue of my said trust estate and the monies arising therefrom between my said Brother John and my Brothers Robert Raymond and Edwin and my said sistser Sarah and my Sister Elizabeth in equal shares as tenants in common and the share of each of them to be vested in him or her respectively on my decease. (A further two pages of legalese covering provision for passing bequeathals to children of the beneficiaries if they died and arrangements for disposal of assets) (At end of will on page 4) Signed by the said Testator Edmund Oatridge and by him declared to be his Last Will and Testament in the presence of us present at the same time who at his request and in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses Edmund Oatridge Thos Southall Solicitor Worcester Arthur E Baker Clerk to Mr Southall Worcester This is a Codicil to the last Will and Testament of Edmund Oatridge of Knightsford Bridge in the County of Worcester Gentleman bearing date the twnety sixth day of January One thousand eight hundred and eighty two I appoint my brother Raymond Oatridge of No 27 Carfax St New Swindon in the County of Wilts Foreman in the employ of the Great Western Railway Company to be a Trustee and Executor of my said Will jointly with my Brother John Oatridge and my Sister Sarah Oatridge therein mentioned And I direct that my said Will shall be read and construed as if the name of the said Raymond Oatridge had been originally inserted therein with the nmames of the said John Oatridge and Sarah Oatridge I bequeath to Alice Davis daughter of John and Mary Davis of Horsham Farm in the parish of Martley in the County of Worcester the sum of One hundred and five pounds in addition to the legacy of that amount bequeathed to her by my said (end of page 4) Will and declare that the same shall be paid to her free of legacy duty And in all other respects I confirm my said Will In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this seventeenth day of October One thousand eight hundred and eighty five Signed by the said Testator Edmund Oatridge and by him decalred to be a codicil to his last Will and Testament in the presence of us present at the same time who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses Edmund Oatridge J Livingstone Wood Clerk to Mr Thos Southall Solicitor Worcester Sarah Jane Powell Knightsford Bridge Proved at Worcester with a Codicil the fifteenth day of December 1885 by the Oaths of John Oatridge the Brother and Sarah Oatridge Spinster the Sister the Executors named in the Will and Raymond Oatridge the Brother the Executor named in the said Codicil to whom Administration was granted. The Testator Edmund Oatridge was late of Knightsford Bridge in the County of Worcester Gentleman and died on the twenty sixth day of October 1885 at Knightsford Bridge aforesaid Gross amount of personal Estate £2341.18.5 Net amount of personal Estate £2298.9.8 T Southall Solicitor Worcester
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