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1858 WILLS

BALL Thomas

Effects under 100

9 September The Will of Thomas Ball late of Mountsorrel in the County of Leicester Baker deceased who died 10 September 1857 at Mountsorrel aforesaid was proved at Leicester by the oath of Elizabeth Ball of Mountsorrel aforesaid Widow the Relict and the sole Executrix.

 

1858

ROSS William Roe

Effects under 100

17 December The Will of William Roe Ross late of Smeeton Westerby in the County of Leicester Grazier deceased who died 13 October 1858 at Smeeton Westerby aforesaid was proved at Leicester by the oath of Joseph Ross of York-street in the Town of Leicester in the said County Cabinet Maker the Son and one of the surviving Executors.


1859

ROSS Samuel

Effects under 200

5 September The Will with a Codicil of Samuel Ross late of the Borough of Leicester in the County of Leicester Gentlemen deceased who died 24 August 1859 at Leicester aforesaid was proved at Leicester by the oath of Thomas Ross of Trinity Hospital in Leicester aforesaid Yeoman the Brother and one of the Executors.


1860

BALL Henry

Effects under 200

17 September The Will of Henry Ball late of Castle Donnington in the County of Leicester Publican deceased who died 7 June 1860 at Castle Donnington aforesaid was proved at Leicester by the oaths of Thomas Clarke Sowter of Castle Donnington aforesaid Wine Merchant and Thomas Allsopp of the same place Plumber and Glazier the Executors.


1861

ROSS Frederick

Effects under 1,000

21 January The Will of Frederick Ross late of Leicester in the County of Leicester Gentleman deceased who died 31 December 1860 at Leicester foresaid was proved at Leicester by the oaths of Catherine Ross of Leicester aforesaid Spinster Mary Elizabeth Ross of the same place Spinster and Caroline Ross of the same place Spinster the Nieces the Executrixes.


1862

ROSS Ann

Effects under 800

27 June The Will of Ann Ross late of Enderby in the County of Leicester Widow deceased who died 17 April 1862 at Enderby aforesaid was proved at Leicester by the oath of Frances Hudson of Enderby aforesaid Widow the Mother and the sole Executrix.

 

1862

ROSS Thomas

Effects under 100

6 February The Will with a Codicil of Thomas Ross late of 9 Upper-Hanover-street Leicester in the County of Leicester Gentleman deceased who died 29 January 1862 at Upper-Hanover-street aforesaid was proved at Leicester by the oath of Daniel Hewlett of 3 St. Stephen's-place Pratt-street Camden Town in the County of Middlesex Sculptor the sole Executor.


1863

BALL Timothy
Effects under 1,500
3 December Letters of Administration of the Personal estate and effects of Timothy Ball late of Burbage in the County of Leicester Farmer and Grazier deceased who died 7 January 1863 at Burbage aforesaid were granted at Leicester to Elizabeth Anne Ball of Burbage aforesaid Widow the Relict of the said Deceased she having been first sworn.

BALL Thomas
Effects under 100
14 February The Will of Thomas Ball late of Loughborough in the County of Leicester Baker deceased who died 19 August 1859 at Loughborough aforesaid was proved at Leicester by the oath of Eliza Ann Ball of Loughborough aforesaid Spinster the Daughter one of the Executors.

PRIESTLEY Joseph.
Effects under 1,000.
21 January. The Will of Joseph Priestley late of Mountsorrel in the County of Leicester Maltster deceased who died 8 December 1862 at Mountsorrel aforesaid was proved at Leicester by the oath of Samuel Priestley of Mountsorrel aforesaid Farmer the Son the sole Executor.

PRIESTLEY Samuel.
Effects under 1,500.
Resworn at the Stamp Office August 1864 Under 1,000.
28 May. The Will of Samuel Priestley late of Mountsorrel in the County of Leicester Gentleman deceased who died 1 May 1863 at Mountsorrel aforesaid was proved at Leicester by the oaths of Thomas Simpson of Mountsorrel aforesaid Butcher and John Watts of Mountsorrel aforesaid Harness Maker the Executors.


1864

GILBERT Thomas.
Effects under 200.
4 October. The Will of Thomas Gilbert late of Great Glenn in the County of Leicester Victualler deceased who died 28 May 1864 at Great Glenn aforesaid was proved at Leicester by the oath of John Gilbert of Great Glenn aforesaid Victualler th eSon the sole Exectutor.


1867

BALL John.
Effects under 200.
19 October. The Will of John Ball late of Loughborough in the County of Leicester Gentleman deceased who died 10 July 1867 at Loughborough aforesaid was proved at Leicester by the oaths of Henry Harridge of Loughborough aforesaid Licensed Victualler and Frederick Thirlby of Loughborough aforesaid Grocer the Executors.

WILLSON Jonathan.
Effects under 200.
26 October. Letters of Administration of the Personal estate and effects of Jonathan Willson late of Leicester in the County of Leicester Brickmaker deceased who died 6 June 1849 at Leicester aforesaid were granted at Leicester to Frances Willson of Leicester aforesaid Widow the Relict of the said Deceased she having been first sworn.


1868 ADMONS B page 20

BALL William

Effects under ????????

29 December Letters of Administration of the Personal estate and effects of William Ball late of Leicester in the County of Leicester Milkman deceased who died 9 June 1867 at Leicester aforesaid were granted at Leicester to Dorothy Ball of Leicester aforesaid Widow the Relict of the said Deceased she having been first sworn.

 

1868 WILLS Ba to Bn page 40

BALL Joseph

Effects under 200

11 April The Will of Joseph Ball late of 77 Brook-street in the Borough of Leicester in the County of Leicester Yeoman deceased who died 1 April 1868 at 77 Brook-street aforesaid was proved at Leicester by the oath of William Ball of 77 Brook-street aforesaid Warehouseman the Brother the sole Executor.


1869 WILLS B page 44

BALL James

Effects under 300

15 December The Will of James Ball late of Loughborough in the County of Leicester Gentleman deceased who died 27 April 1869 at Loughborough aforesaid was proved at Leicester by the oath of Jane Ball of Loughborough aforesaid Widow the Relict the sole Executrix.


1870

GILBERT William.
Effects under 200.
20 December. Letters of Administration of the Personal estate and effects of William Gilbert late Husbands Bosworth in the County of Leicester Yeoman a Bachelor deceased who died 29 May 1828 at Husbands Bosworth aforesaid left unadministered by John Gilbert and Philip Gilbert the Brothers and two of the Next of Kin of the said Deceased were granted at Leicester to William Gilbert of 1 Rutland-terrace Stamford in the County of Lincoln Commercial Traveller the Administration and effects of the said John Gilbert he the said William Gilbert having been first sworn. Former Grant Archdeaconry Court of Leicester November 1828.


1875 WILLS & ADMONS A-BH page 238

BALL Thomas

Effects under 300

19 October Administration of the effects of Thomas Ball late of the Town and County of Northampton Agricultural Implement Manufacturer who died 29 September 1875 at the Town of Northampton was granted at Northampton to William Ball of Rothwell in the County of Northampton Agricultural Implement Manufacturer the Father and Next of Kin.

 

1875 WILLS & ADMONS F-G page 275

GILBERT Benjamin

Effects under 200

5 May Administration of the effects of Benjamin Gilbert late of Upper Bodington in the County of Northampton Labourer who died 23 January 1875 at Alfreton in the County of Derby was granted at Northampton to Mary Elizabeth Gilbert of Upper Bodington Widow the Relict.

 

1875 WILLS & ADMONS F-G page 276

GILBERT James

Effects under 14,000

19 February The Will of James Gilbert formerly of Watford but late of Crick both in the County of Northampton Farmer and Grazier who died 28 December 1874 at Crick was proved at Northampton by William Gilbert of Welton Field in the Parish of Welton in the Said County the Nephew John Ashby of Long Buckby Field in the Parish of Long Buckby in the said County and Charles Tebbitt of Murcott Long Buckby Farmers the Executors.

 

1875 WILLS & ADMONS F-G page 279

GILBERT William

Effects under 7,000

5 November The Will with three Codicils of William Gilbert late of Watford in the County of Northampton Farmer who died 11 October 1875 at Watford was proved at Northampton by William Gilbert of Ashby St. Ledgers in the said County and John Montgomery Gilbert of West Haddon in the said County Farmers and Graziers the Nephews the Executors.

 

1875 WILLS & ADMONS R-SL page 241

ROSS John

Effects under 100

30 April The Will of John Ross late of the Parish of Burbage in the County of Leicester Labourer who died 31 December 1874 at Burbage was proved at Leicester by John Ross of Burbage Stocking Maker the Son the surviving Executor.


1876

BALL Jonathan

Effects under 100

20 April The Will of Jonathan Ball late of Loughborough in the County of Leicester Shoemaker who died 31 March 1876 at Loughborough was proved at Leicester by James Thompson of Loughborough Grocer the Sole Executor.

 

BALL Richard

Effects under 200

27 June The Will of Richard Ball late of Loughborough in the County of Leicester Painter who died 12 May 1876 at Loughborough was proved at Leicester by Frederick Wood at Loughborough Draper one of the Executors.

 

ROSS George

Effects under 20

18 January The Will of George Ross late of Kilby in the County of Leicester Framework Knitter who died 30 December 1875 at Kilby was proved at Leicester by Jonathan Glover of Kilby Lodge in the said County Farmer and Grazier the Sole Executor.


1877

GILBERT John 17 October. The Will of John Gilbert late of Evington in the County of Leicester Farmer and Grazier who died 13 August 1877 at Evington was proved at Leicester by William Gilbert of Evington Gentleman and Thomas Norman Gilbert of Leicester in the said County Spirit Merchant the Brothers the Executors. Effects under 1,500.


1878

GILBERT Thomas 1 June. The Will of Thomas Gilbert late of Lutterworth in the County of Leicester Cooper who died 12 April 1878 at Lutterworth was proved at Leicester by Samuel Gilbert of Sandbach in the County of Chester Chemist and Druggist the Brother and john Dunkley of Lutterworth Saddler the Nephew two of the Executors. Personal Estate under 3,000.


1879

BALL Henry 20 January. The Will with a Codicil of Henry Ball late of Leicester in the County of Leicester Millwright who died 17 November 1878 at Leicester was proved at Leicester by Emma Ball of 10 Erskine-street Leicester Widow the Relict William Cart of 12 Ann-street Leicester Coal Agent and William Henry Chamberlain of 23 Arthur-street Leicester Book-keeper the Executors. Personal Estate under 300.


1886

ROSS George 16 October. The Will of George Ross late of Leicester in the County of Leicester Builder who died 12 September 1886 at Leicester was proved at Leicester by George Ross of 31 Norfolk-street Leicester Bookkeeper the Son and William Dickins of 27 Argyle-street Leicester Timber Merchant's Clerk the Executors. Personal Estate 286 11s. 10d.

ROSS Mary Martha 17 November. Administration of the Personal Estate of Mary Martha Ross late of Leicester in the County of Leicester Spinster who died 1 October 1886 at Leicester was granted at Leicester to George Ross of 31 Norfolk-street Leicester Commercial Clerk the Brother and one of the Next of Kin. Personal Estate 254 10s.


1903

PRIESTLEY George Hubert of Kings Cliffe Northamptonshire schoolmaster died 27 March 1903 Administration Peterborough 20 July to Sarah Priestley widow. Effects 69 6s. 8d.


1910

PRIESTLEY Thomas Murgatroyd of Walton Northamptonshire died 11 April 1910 Probate London 8 June to Caroline Priestley widow. Effects 1902 5s. 10d.


1914

PRIESTLEY Edga Dala of 152 Adnitt-road Northampton died 3 February 1914 at the General Hospital Northampton Administration Northampton 19 February to Elizabeth Jane Priestley widow. Effects 150.


1917

PRIESTLEY Joe of Beechurst Stoughton-road Oadley Leicestershire died 16 December 1916 Probate London 15 March to Arthur Priestley insurance superintendent. Effects 399 5s. 6d.


1920

PRIESTLEY Charles Henry of 15 Regent-street Melton Mowbray Leicestershire bricklayer died 2 August 1920 Probate Leicester 13 September to Henry North and Clarence Smedley insurance agents. Effects 132 16s. 6d.

PRIESTLEY Mary of Wymeswold Leicestershire widow died 20 December 1919 Probate Leicester 22 April to William Daft grazier and Joseph Priestley farmer. Effects 159 8s. 9d.


1921

BALL William of 15 Saint Ann's Well-road Nottingham furniture remover died 18 May 1921 Probate Nottingham 10 June to Esther Ball widow. Effects 558 12s.

 

BE IT KNOWN that William Ball of 15 Saint Anns Well Road in the City of Nottingham Furniture Remover

who at the time of his death had a fixed place of abode at 15 Saint Anns Well Road aforesaid
within the District of Nottingham
died on the - 18th - day of - May - 1921
at 15 Saint Anns Well Road aforesaid

AND BE IT FURTHER KNOWN that at the date hereunder written the last will and Testament

of the said deceased was proved and registered in the District Probate Registry of His Majesty's High Court of Justice at Nottingham
and that administration of all the estate which by law devolves to and vests in the personal representative of the said deceased was granted by the aforesaid Court to Esther Ball of 15 Saint Anns Well Road aforesaid, Widow relict of the deceased, one of the Executors named in the said Will,

Henry Arthur Goodall the other Executor named in the said Will having duly renounced the Probate and execution thereof

        Dated the 10th day of June 1921

Gross value of Estate ... 558 . 12 . 0
Net value of Personal Estate 431 . 11 . 3

 

This is the last Will and Testament of me William Ball of No. 15 Saint Anns Well Road in the City of Nottingham Furniture Remover I appoint my dear wife Esther Ball and Henry Arthur Goodall of Poultry Arcade in the City of Nottingham Solicitor (hereinafter called my trustees) to be the Executors and Trustees of this my Will I give to my trustees the furniture vans horses carts plant machinery fixtures utensils stock book debts goodwill and effects which may at the time of my decease be used in or connected with my businesses of a Furniture Remover and Furniture Dealer Upon trust as soon as they conveniently can after my decease to sell the same either by public auction or by private contract and either as a going concern or otherwise as they shall in their absolute discretion think fit and to stand possessed of the monies reduced by such sale Upon trust for my said wife absolutely I devise and bequeath all my personal estate not hereby otherwise disposed of and also all my real estate (if any) to my said wife absolutely And in the event of my mother Priscilla now the wife of John Henry Bell at any time after my decease being left a widow and unprovided for it is my desire that my said wife shall assist her in the best manner that she can but I declare that the foregoing shall not impose a legal obligation on my said wife so to do nor create a trust in favour of my said mother and I declare that my trustee the said Henry Arthur Goodall shall notwithstanding this acceptance of the trusteeship be allowed all professional and other charges for his time and trouble which if employed as a Solicitor to my trustees not being himself a trustee he would be entitled to make And lastly I revoke all former Wills and testamentary dispositions made by me In witness whereof I have to this my last Will and Testament set my hand this sixth day of April One thousand nine hundred and three.

Signed by the before named William Ball the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us both being 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

J. Abbott Wasley Clerks to Messrs Goodall +Son

Dd.. Douglas Costine Solrs.. Poultry Arcade, Nottingham

On the 10th day of June 1921 Probate of this Will was granted at Nottingham to Esther Ball one of the Executors.


1921

PRIESTLEY John Edward of 11 Queen's-road Loughborough Leicestershire died 23 July 1912 Administration Leicester 7 March to Mary Jane Priestley widow. Effects 270.


1922

PRIESTLEY Sarah Jane of 110 Green-lane-road Leicester (wife of William Henry Priestley) died 27 October 1918 Administration Leicester 22 August to the said William Henry Priestley engineer. Effects 268 16s 3d.


1924

PRIESTLEY William Henry of 110 Green-lane-road Leicester died 7 June 1924 Administration Leicester 5 August to Benjamin Priestley fitter. Effects 977 14s. 3d.


1925

PRIESTLEY Joseph of Seagrave Leicestershire died 9 January 1925 Probate London 9 March to Ada Alice Priestley widow Florence Jane Priestley spinster and Baden Victor Priestley farmer. Effects 1488 13s 6d.


1926

BALL Bertram Cyril of Spratton Northamptonshire and of 65 Abingdon-street Northampton died 24 July 1926 at Spratton Probate London 20 September to John Ball insurance broker. Effects 701 18s.

 

       DEATH ON OR AFTER lst JANUARY, 1898

Will.

BE IT KNOWN that Bertram Cyril Ball of Spratton
in the County of Northampton and of 65
Abingdon Street in the County Borough of
Northampton

died   -   on the     24th       day of   July     19 26

    AND BE IT FURTHER KNOWN that at the date hereunder written
the last Will and Testament

of the said deceased was proved and registered in the Principal Probate
Registry of His Majesty's High Court of Justice, and that administration
of all the estate which by law devolves to and vests in the personal
representative of the said deceased was granted by the aforesaid Court
to
John Ball of 65, Abingdon Street aforesaid
Insurance Broker Father of deceased
the sole executor

named in the said   Will

Dated the   20th   day of   September     192 6

Gross value of Estate             ... 701- 18 - 0
Net value of Personal Estate   ... 676- 3 - 0

        July 10th 1926
        I BERTIE CYRIL BALL Insurance Broker of Spratton & 65 Abington St North-
ampton leave everything I possess absolutely to my dear wife Amy Geraline Ball &
appoint my Father John Ball SOLE EXECUTOR -
        Signed this day in the presence of witnesses -
                        - BERTRAM CYRIL BALL -
M BRITTON - JOHN BALL -
        Affidavit of due execution filed.
        On 20th SEPTEMBER 1926 Probate of this Will was granted to John Ball the
sole Executor.


BALL Lewis of 40 Clinton-road Northampton died 13 February 1926 at the Market Square Northampton Administration Northampton 2 March to Mary Ann Ball widow. Effects 175 16s 10d.


1927

PRIESTLEY Mary of Hermitage Farm Shepshed Leicestershire widow died 18 April 1927 Probate London 24 June to Mary Robinson spinster and Charles Bentley brick maker. Effects 360 2s. 6d.


1930

BALL George Albert of Marlcliffe Curzon-avenue Birstall Leicestershire was last seen alive 1 December 1929 and his dead body was found 4 January 1930 in the river Trent at Radcliffe-on-Trent Nottinghamshire Administration Leicester 7 March to Margaret Jane Dryhurst Ball widow. Effects 93 17s.

BALL John of Woodborough Nottinghamshire died 19 April 1930 Probate Nottingham 7 August to Maria Elizabeth Ball widow. Effects 212 12s 2d.

BALL Joseph of 118 High-street Earl Shilton Leicestershire died 9 July 1930 Probate Leicester 27 September to Amelia Louisa Ball widow and Richard Edward Ball hosiery manufacturer. Effects 2819 12s 8d.

BALL Margaret of High-street Titchmarsh Northamptonshire (wife of William Daniel Ball) died 28 December 1929 Probate London 13 February to the said William Daniel Ball retired porter. Effects 366 11s 1d.

BALL Miriam of 61a Knox-road Wellingborough Northamptonshire died 19 August 1930 at the Royal Hotel Wellingborough Administration London 11 November to Spencer George Ball engineer. Effects 150 8s 6d.

BALL William of 64 Rendell-road Leicester died 8 February 1930 Administration Leicester 4 March to Mary Elizabeth Ball widow. Effects 133 1s 1d.

BALL William of 32 West Hill-drive Mansfield Nottinghamshire died 17 February 1930 Probate Nottingham 4 April to Alice Kirkham widow. Effects 721 18s 1d.


1931

PRIESTLEY Emma Jane of High-street Quorndon Leicestershire widow died 23 April 1931 Probate Leicester 21 July to Leonard Walley licensed victualler. Effects 175 18s.


1934

PRIESTLEY Thomas Edwin of Ivydene Knight Thorpe-road Loughborough Leicestershire died 6 November 1934 at Bishops Meadow Thorpe Acre Loughborough Probate Leicester 11 December to Thomas Albert Green engineer. Effects 773 7s 2d.


1935

PRIESTLEY Hilda of Ivydene Knighthorpe-road Loughborough Leicestershire spinster died 12 October 1935 Administration Leicester 16 November to Florence Priestley spinster. Effects 102 16s. 10d.


1937

BALL Ada of 73 Sheep-street Northampton widow died 21 January 1937 Probate Exeter 20 March to Percy Wilson shoe operative. Effects 3232 6s 2d.

BALL Frank of The Lodge Daventry Northamptonshire died 21 August 1937 at the General Hospital Northamptonshire Administration Birmingham 16 October to Irene Helena Ball widow. Effects 298.

BALL Henry Arthur of 1 Hinckley-road Earl Shilton Leicestershire died 19 July 1937 at Heath-lane Earl Shilton Administration London 9 October to Clara Ball widow and Doris Rose Chesterton (wife of Ernest Victor Chesterton). Effects 2819 9s 5d.

BALL James of 21 Thoresby-street Leicester died 24 October 1936 Probate Leicester 22 January to Ellen Baker (wife of Thomas James Baker). Effects 2738 3s.

BALL James of 141 Queens-road Leicester died 19 July 1937 Administration Leicester 14 August to Dora Maria Ball widow. Effects 656 6s.

BALL Sarah Ann of 16 Olphin-street Leicester (wife of Walter Watts Ball) died 16 January 1937 Administration Leicester 10 February to the said Walter Watts Ball solicitors clerk. Effects 423 9s 7d.

PRIESTLEY Mary Jane of 11 Queen's-road Loughborough Leicestershire widow died 3 July 1937 at 59a Regent-street Loughborough Probate Leicester 9 August to Winifred Louisa Priestley spinster. Effects 736 10s. 6.


1938

PRIESTLEY Henry of 39 Linden-road Loughborough Leicestershire died 12 July 1938 at the Loughborough General Hospital Loughborough Administration Leicester 9 August to Harriett Elizabeth Priestley widow. Effects 266 5s. 7d.


1943

BALL Arthur of Penarth Kingsfield-road Barwell Leicestershire died 27 March 1943 Administration Landudno 7 June to Emma Jane Ball widow. Effects 696 6s.

BALL Charles of Norton House Mill-lane Heather Leicestershire died 3 February 1943 Probate Leicester 29 April to Jenny Martin widow and Sidney Ball coal miner. Effects 1322 19s.

BALL Charles of Main-street Heather Leicestershire died 28 June 1943 on war service Administration Leicester 15 November to George Ball coal miner. Effects 120 7s 8d.

BALL Ernest of Claybrooke Magna Leicestershire died 7 April 1943 Probate Leicester 17 May to Henry Ernest Barratt Ball farmer and Mary Margaret Haynes (wife of Percy James Haynes). Effects 7356 17s 11d.

BALL Florence of 1 Ruby-street Leicester (wife of Frank Ball) died 30 September 1943 Probate Leicester 8 November to the said Frank Ball dairyman. Effects 116 14s 5d.

BALL William of Collyweston-road Easton-on-the-hill Northamptonshire died 20 April 1943 Probate Llandudno 1 June to Mabel Wells Ball widow and Mary Violet Dickens (wife of Herbert Arthur Dickens). Effects 1912 11s 10d.

BALL William of 20 Hinckley-road Leicester Forest East Leicestershire died 12 May 1943 Probate Leicester 11 November to James Gavin engineers draughtsman and Frederic John Newman corporate accountant. Effects 541 5s 8d.

PRIESTLEY Herbert of Saxelbye Leicestershire died 20 March 1943 Administration Llandudno 25 May to William Priestley retired grocer. Effects 181 14s. 6d.


1943

ROSS Isaac of 118 Earl Howe-street Leicester died 8 April 1943 at The City General Hospital Leicester Probate Leicester 7 June to Margaret Lilian Johnson (wife of John William Johnson). Effects 436 6s 7d.

 

In His Majesty's High Court of Justice.

The District Probate Registry at Leicester

BE IT KNOWN that      Isaac Ross of 118 Earl Howe Street in the City of Leicester

 

died      on the      8th      day of      April      1943

at the City General Hospital Leicester aforesaid

 

AND BE IT FURTHER KNOWN that at the date hereunder written the last Will and Testament

(a copy whereof is hereunto annexed) of the said deceased was proved and registered in the District Probate Registry of His Majesty's High Court of Justice at      Leicester      and that administration of all the Estate which law devolves to and vests in the personal representative of the said deceased was granted by the aforesaid Court to      Margaret Lilian Johnson of 37 Russell Drive Woolaton in the county of Nottingham (wife of John William Johnson) daughter of the said deceased the sole Executrix.

 

named in the said      Will

 

And it is hereby certified that an Affidavit for Inland Revenue has been delivered wherein it is shown that the gross value of the said Estate in      Great Britain
             (exclusive of what the said deceased may have been possessed of or entitled to as a Trustee and not beneficially) amounts to    436 -6 -7          and that the said Affidavit bears a stamp of    2 -10 -0

Dated the      7th      day of      June      1943

 

THIS IS THE LAST WILL AND TESTEMENT of me Isaac Ross of 118 Earl Howe Street in the City of Leicester Boot and Shoe Engineer I APPOINT my daughter Margaret Lilian Johnson to be the sole Executrix of this my Will I BEQUEATH to my said daughter the large portraits of my mother and her sister I BEQUEATH to my son-in-law John William Johnson the whole of my library of books and also my roll top desk with its contents I BEQUEATH the fully paid up Policy on my life with the Prudential Assurance Company to my said daughter and my son Isaac Augustus Ross in equal shares subject to the payment thereout of any personal debts owing by me and my funeral and testamentary expenses I DEVISE AND BEQUETH the residue of my estate whatsoever and wheresoever both real and personal to my said daughter Margaret Lilian Johnson absolutely subject to the payment by her of any liabilities in connection with the business now carried on by me at 74 Asfordby Street Leicester aforesaid I REVOKE all former Wills by me made and declare this to be the Last Will and Testament which I make this fifth day of September 1941

ISAAC ROSS

Signed by the said Isaac Ross as his last Will and Testament in the presence of us both present at the same time and in whose presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses

W.F.Curtis, Solr. Leicester
M.O.Vines, Clerk to W.F.Curtis.

Affidavit of due execution filed

On the seventh day of June 1943
Probate if this Will granted

---- at L E I C E S T E R ----


1943

ROSS the reverend Thomas Harry of 39 Ashfield-road Leicester clerk died 30 July 1943 Probate Leicester 28 October to Edward Wannop Ross major H.M. army and Margaret Evelyn Freeman spinster. Effects 3495 9s 2d.


1963

BALL Frank William of 62 Delamare Road Earley Reading died 18 May 1963 at Prospect Park Hospital Reading Administration Oxford 6 August to Antony Nigel Ball engineer officer. Effects 734 12s.


1992

BALL Eric Basil of Badenoch Hse 23 Duston Rd Northampton died 27 October 1991 Probate Newcastle-upon-Tyne 7 August. 187631.

 

                      In the High Court of Justice

                        The District Probate Registry at   Newcastle upon Tyne

BE IT KNOWN that   ERIC BASIC BALL of Badenoch House 23 Duston
Road Northampton

died on             the   27th     day of   October         19 91

domiciled in     England and Wales

AND BE IT FURTHER KNOWN that at the date hereunder written the last Will and Testament

(a copy whereof is hereunto annexed) of the said deceased was proved and registered in the said
Registry of the High Court of Justice

and Administration of all the estate which by law devolves to and vests in the personal representative
of the said deceased was granted by the aforesaid Court to  
DAVID MICHAEL ORTON-
JONES and GEORGE POLLARD both of Compton House Abington
Street Northampton the Executors

     It is hereby certified that it appears from information supplied on this application for this grant that the gross value of
the said estate in the United Kingdom

does not exceed / amounts to   187631.00           and that the net value of such estate
does not exceed / amounts to  
177359.00

Dated the   7th day of August     19 92

 

THIS IS THE LAST WILL of me ERIC BASIC BALL of 157 Ashburnham Road
Northampton

1. I REVOKE all former testamentary dispositions

2. I APPOINT DAVID MICHAEL ORTON-JONES and GEORGE POLLARD
Solicitors both of 20 Market Square Northampton to be the
EXECUTORS AND TRUSTEES of this my Will and they or other the
trustees for the time being hereof are hereinafter called "my
Trustees"

3. I GIVE to my brother NOEL EDGAR BALL ("Noel") and my
sister-in-law MARION BALL ("Marion") and MARGARET NOELINE BALL
("Margaret") such of my books and items of china as they may each
select within a period of one calendar month from the date of my
death

4. I GIVE the following pecuniary legacies free of all duty or
tax payable on or by reason of my death:-

(a) To such of MR AND MRS PERCY CORBETT HURST as shall survive me
and if both in equal shares absolutely the sum of TWO HUNDRED
POUNDS

(b) To DOREEN ANN SHARPE ("Mrs Sharpe") of 9 Beaufort Drive New
Duston for her help and kindness to me over the years the sum of
TWO HUNDRED POUNDS absolutely

(c) To MRS JILL SMITH of 12 Dovecote Drive Denton Northamptonshire
for her help and kindness to me over the years the sum of TWO
HUNDRED POUNDS
absolutely

(d) To MRS HAZEL LANTSBERY of 66 Pinewood Road Northampton the sum
of TWO HUNDRED POUNDS absolutely

5. I GIVE all my real and personal property (not otherwise
disposed of by this my Will or any Codicil) to my Trustees Upon
Trust to sell call in or convert the same into money with power to
postpone the sale calling in and conversion thereof for so long as
they shall in their absolute discretion think fit without being
liable for loss and after payment thereout of my funeral and
testamentary expenses debts and legacies given by this my Will or
any Codicil to hold the residue of such monies and my cash Upon
Trust to invest the same in any of the property or investments
hereinafter authorised and to hold such property and investments
and all property for the time being unsold ("My residuary estate")
upon the following trusts:-

(a) My Trustees shall

(i) pay the income of my residuary estate during the joint
lives of Noel and Marion to Noel and Marion and Margaret in
equal shares; and

(ii) pay the income of my residuary estate during the
lifetime of the survivor of Noel and Marion to Margaret and
the said survivor in equal shares; and

(iii) If Margaret shall predecease Noel or Marion or both of
them pay the income of my residuary estate during the joint
lives of Noel and Marion to Noel and Marion in equal shares
and to the survivor of them during his or her life; and

(b) on the death of the said survivor of Noel and Marion hold
both the capital and income in trust for such of Margaret and
JUDITH CATHERINE MARSHALL ("Judith") as shall be living at the date
of the death of the said survivor of Noel and Marion ("the said
date") and if both in equal shares absolutely PROVIDED ALWAYS that
if Judith shall die without attaining a vested interest hereunder
leaving a child or children living at the said date who attain the
age of eighteen years such child or children shall take and if more
than one in equal shares per stirpes the share of my residuary
estate which his her or their parent would have taken had he or she
attained a vested interest therein

6. THE statutory power of maintenance shall be exercisable by my
Trustees free from any obligation to apply a proportionate part
only of income where other income is applicable for maintenance
purposes And the statutory power of advancement shall be
exercisable free from the provisions restricting the amount which
can be advanced to any person out of his or her presumptive or
vested share or interest

7. MONEY liable to be invested hereunder may be applied or
invested in the purchase or at interest upon security of such
investments or property of any kind (including the purchase whether
solely or jointly with any person of a freehold or leasehold
dwellinghouse for use as a residence) and whether involving
liabilities or not upon such personal credit with or without
security as my Trustees shall in their absolute discretion think
fit to the intent that my Trustees shall have the same powers in
all respects as if they were absolute beneficial owners

8. ANY person living at my death who does not survive me by at
least one calendar month shall be deemed to have predeceased me for
the purpose of ascertaining the devolution of my estate

9. ANY Trustee or other person engaged in any profession or
business may be so employed or act and shall be entitled to charge
and be paid all professional or other charges for any business or
act done by him or his firm in connection with the trusts hereof
including acts which a trustee could have done personally

IN WITNESS whereof I have hereunto set my hand this seventeenth
day of   July       One thousand nine hundred and Eighty-six

                              E. B. Ball

SIGNED by the above named ERIC BASIL BALL as his last Will in the
presence of us both present at the same time who at his request in
his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto
subscribed out names as witnesses:-

June Draper                                     J. S. Cotton
20 Market Square                               20 Market Square
Northampton                                         Northampton
Secretary                                                     Secretary

 

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