Berry Wills


1858

BERRY James

Effects under 100

13 July The Will of James Berry late of the Parish of St. Helen in the City of Norwich Cordwainer deceased who died 13 March 1858 at the said City was proved at Norwich by the oath of William Berry of the Parish of St. Paul in the said City Plasterer the Brother and the surviving Executor.


1859

BERRY Elijah

Effects under 300

16 December The Will of Elijah Berry late of Yoxford in the County of Suffolk Coachman deceased who died 15 November 1859 at Yoxford aforesaid was proved at Ipswich by the oath of William Spalding the Younger of Yoxford aforesaid Bootmaker the sole Executor.


1860

BERRY Dansie

Effects under 200

26 May The Will of Dansie Berry of Sudbury in the County of Suffolk Silk Weaver deceased who died 20 April 1860 at Sudbury aforesaid was proved at Bury St. Edmunds by the oaths of Dansie Berry of Sudbury aforesaid Silk Weaver and James Berry of the same place Bookseller the Sons the Executors.


1861

BERRY Frances

Effects under 200

19 December The Will with two Codicils of Frances Berry late of Rickinghall Superior in the County of Suffolk Widow deceased who died 14 October 1861 at Rickinghall Superior aforesaid was proved at Bury St. Edmunds by the oaths of Henry Rednall of Rickinghall Superior aforesaid Builder John Berry of Thrandeston in the said County Farmer the Son and Harriett Emmerson Rednall (Wife of said Henry Rednall) of Rickinghall Superior aforesaid the Grand-daughter the Eexecutors.

26 May The Will of Dansie Berry of Sudbury in the County of Suffolk Silk Weaver deceased who died 20 April 1860 at Sudbury aforesaid was proved at Bury St. Edmunds by the oaths of Dansie Berry of Sudbury aforesaid Silk Weaver and James Berry of the same place Bookseller the Sons the Executors.


1867

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.


1869

BERRY Sarah

Effects under 1,500

28 April The Will of Sarah Berry (Wife of Daniel Berry) late of Ipswich in the County of Suffolk deceased who died 8 March 1869 at Ipswich aforesaid was proved at Ipswich by the oaths of the said Daniel Berry of Ipswich aforesaid Skin Collector and George Ringe of Ipswich aforesaid Currier the Nephew the Executors. Probate being granted under certain Limitations.

 

In Her Majesty's Court of Probate
The District Registry at Ipswich

Be it known that Sarah Berry (Wife of Daniel Berry) late of Ipswich in the County of Suffolk died on the eighth day of March 1869 at Ipswich aforesaid having at the time of her death a fixed place of abode at Ipswich aforesaid within the District of the Eastern Division of the County of Suffolk and North Division of the county of Essex and having during her coverture with the said Daniel Berry by virtue of certain powers and authorities vested in her by the last Will and Testament of John Bond late of Ipswich aforesaid Tanner deceased bearing date the eleventh day of November One thousand eight hundred and forty three and duly proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Suffolk in the month of April One thousand eight hundred and forty six made and executed her last Will and Testament bearing date the twelfth day of March One thousand eight hundred and fifty nine and thereof appointed her Husband the said Daniel Berry and her Nephew George Ringe Executors And be it also known that on the twenty eighth day of April One thousand eight hundred and sixty nine the said last Will and Testament of the said Sarah Berry deceased hereunto annexed was proved and registered in the said District Registry attached to Her Majesty's County of Probate at Ipswich and that Probate of the said Will of the said deceased limited to the Administration of all such personal estate and effects as she the said deceased by virtue of the aforesaid Will of the said John Bond deceased had a right to appoint or dispose of and has in and by her said Will appointed or disposed of accordingly but no further or otherwise was granted by the aforesaid Court to the said Daniel Berry of Ipswich aforesaid Skin Collector and George Ringe of Ipswich aforesaid Currier the Executors named in the said Will they having been first sworn well and faithfully to administer the same by paying the just debts of the deceased and the legacies contained in her said Will and to exhibit a true and perfect inventory of the said limited estate and effects and to render a just and true account thereof whenever required by law so to do.

Sworn under 1500 . No Leaseholds

Extracted by B.S. Gross Sol. Ipswich

Geo. Tho. Dennis
District Registrar

 

This is the last Will and Testament of me Sarah Berry Wife of Daniel Berry of Ipswich in the County of Suffolk Skin Collector Whereas John Bond late of Ipswich aforesaid Tanner by his Will dated on or about the eleventh day of November one thousand eight hundred and forty three gave to his Executors the sum of One thousand pounds Upon trust to pay the interest thereof to or for the benefit of myself then Sarah Mays Spinster for my life the principal to be subject to my disposal by my Will and in default thereof to be divided as therein mentioned Now in exercise of the power of disposal so given to me I do hereby dispose of give and bequeath the said sum of One thousand pounds and the securities in or upon which the same may be invested at the time of my decease in manner following (that is to say) As to one sixth part thereof to my said husband the said Daniel Berry As to one other sixth part thereof to my Brother John Mays of Sudbury in the said County of Suffolk Shoemaker As to one other sixth part thereof to my Brother Joseph Mays of Ubbeston in the same County Farmer As to one other sixth thereof to my Brother Samuel Mays of Ipswich aforesaid Carter As to one other sixth part thereof to and equally to be divided between my Nephew George Ringe of Ipswich aforesaid Currier and my Nieces Sarah Ringe and Betsy Ringe both of Martlesham in the same County Spinsters And to the remaining on sixth part thereof I dispose of and give and bequeath the same to my said husband and Nephew Upon trust to invest the same on Government or real securities and to pay the income arising therefrom as the same shall become due to my Sister Elizabeth the Wife of William Hayward of Sibton in the said County of Suffolk Carpenter or her assigns for and during the term of her natural life And after her decease Upon trust to pay or transfer the principal or the securities on which the same shall have been invested to my said Brother Samuel Mays his executors administrators and assigns And I appoint my said husband and Nephew Executors of this my Will and I declare that the receipts of them or the survivor of them or the executors or administrators of such survivor shall be good discharges to all persons paying any money to them or him by virtue of this my Will In witness whereof I have signed my name at the foot or end of this my Will this twelfth day of March one thousand eight hundred and fifty nine.

        Sarah Berry

Signed by the said Sarah Berry the Testatrix as and for her last Will and Testament in the presence of us (present at the same time) who in her presence at her request and in the presence of each other have hereto subscribed our names as witnesses the same having been first read over to her.

Charles Steward Solt Ipswich
Charles Richards Steward his Clerk

Proved at Ipswich the 28th day of April 1869 by the Oaths of Daniel Berry the Husband and George Ringe the Nephew the Executors to whom Admon was granted limited to all such personal Estate and Effects as the deceased by virtue of the Will of John Bond deceased duly proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Suffolk in the Month of April 1846 had a right to appoint or dispose of and has in and by her said Will appointed or disposed of accordingly but no further or otherwise.

The testatrix Sarah Berry (Wife of the said Daniel Berry Skin Collector) was late of Ipswich in the County of Suffolk and died on the 8th day of March 1869 at Ipswich aforesaid

Under 1500     B. L. Gross Solt Ipswich


1869

BERRY Daniel.
Effects under 2,000.
Resworn at the Stamp Office November 1870 Under 3,000.
16 September. The Will of Daniel Berry late of Ipswich in the County of Suffolk deceased who died 9 August 1869 at Ipswich aforesaid was proved at Ipswich by the oaths of William Hayward of Sibton in the County aforesaid Carpenter and George Ringe the Elder of Ipswich aforesaid Currier the Nephew the surviving Executors.

 

ON the 16th day of September 1869 the Will of Daniel Berry late of Ipswich in the County of Suffolk

deceased, who died on the 9th day of August 1869

at Ipswich aforesaid

was proved in the District Registry attached to Her Majesty's Court of Probate at Ipswichby the Oaths of

William Hayward of Sibton in the said County of Suffolk Carpenter and George Ringe the Elder of Ipswich aforesaid Currier the Nephew of the said deceased the surviving

Executors therein named they having been first sworn duly to administer.

Resworn at the Stamp office
Under 3000 November 1870

Effects 2,000 No Leaseholds
Extracted by S. Westhorp Solr Ipswich

Go : Tho : Dennis
District Registrar

 

This is the last Will and Testament of me Daniel Berry of Ipswich in the County of Suffolk made this eighth day of May One thousand eight hundred and sixty eight after the payment of all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses I give devise and bequeath unto my dear Wife Sarah Berry my freehold house and Garden in which I now reside and all my household goods plate linen china and all other my housekeeping effects in and about the same for her absolute use and benefit for her natural life and from and immediately after her decease I give devise and bequeath the same freehold house household gods and effects (except the plate) unto my Nephew George Ringe the elder of Ipswich aforesaid Currier his heirs and assigns for ever nevertheless it is my Will that my Brother and Sisters shall be at liberty to take any fancy article that they may desire as a token of remembrance of me I give and bequeath unto my Executrix and Executors hereinafter named all my monies and securities for money and all other my property whatsoever and wheresoever not hereinbefore disposed of Upon trust to convert into money such part as may not consist of money and to invest the same monies in their joint names upon Mortgage of good freehold security or in the public funds of Great Britain and to pay the interest or dividends thereof half yearly unto my dear Wife or permit her to receive the same for her absolute use and benefit and immediately after her decease Upon trust for the purposes of this my Will namely I give and bequeath the same (amongst other things) as follows To my Niece Agnes Mays the sum of One hundred pounds free of Legacy duty and also my plate and plated goods To my Niece Mary Ann Mays the sum of Nineteen pounds nineteen shillings to my Nephew Charles Mays of Ipswich aforesaid the sum of Nineteen pounds nineteen shillings To my Nephews Son George Ringe the Younger I give my Watch and Chain To my two Executors the sum of Ten pounds each for the trouble they may have in the execution of the trusts of this my Will And all the rest residue and remainder I give to my Brother and Sisters equally I nominate and appoint my dear Wife Executrix and my friends William Hayward of Sibton in the County of Suffolk and the said George Ringe the elder Executors of this my Will and hereby revoking all former Wills I declare this to be my last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name the day and year first above written

Daniel Berry

Signed and declared by the said Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us present at the same time who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names at Witnesses

Fredk Ranson High Street Ipswich
Wm Fk Lambert Solicitors Clerk Ipswich

A correct copy
Go : Tho : Dennis
District Registrar

Proved at Ipswich the 16th day of September 1869 by the Oaths of William Hayward and George Ringe the Elder the Nephew the surviving Executors to whom Admon was granted

The Testator Daniel Berry was late of Ipswich in the County of Suffolk and died on the 9th day of August 1869 at Ipswich aforesaid

Under 2000     S Westhorp Solr Ipswich

Go : Tho : Dennis
District Registrar


BERRY Sarah.
Effects under 1,500.
28 April. The Will of Sarah Berry (Wife of Daniel Berry) late of Ipswich in the County of Suffolk deceased who died 8 March 1869 at Ipswich aforesaid was proved at Ipswich by the oaths of Daniel Berry of Ipswich aforesaid Skin Collector and George Ringe of Ipswich aforesaid Currier the Nephew the Executors. Probate being granted under certain Limitations.


1880

BERRY Agnes

Personal Estate under 100.

11 August. Administratin of the Personal Estate of Agnes Berry (Wife of Daniel Arthur Berry) late of Alfred-street in the Town of Northampton in the County of Northampton who died 24 May 1880 at Alfred-street was granted at Northampton to the said Daniel Arthur Berry of Alfred-street Shoe Manufacturer.


1883

CHURCH Sarah

Personal Estate 46.

30 July. The Will of Sarah Church late of Ipswich in the County of Suffolk Widow who died 21 July 1883 at Ipswich was proved at Ipswich by Henry Church of 22 Pilcroft-street-West Bedford in the County of Bedford Boiler Maker the Son and Kate Spink of Waterloo House Stowmarket in the County of Suffolk Spinster the Niece the Executors.


1909

BERRY Minnie of 51 Bostock-avenue Northampton widow died 15 April 1909 Administration (with Will) Northampton 1 May to Daniel Arthur Berry and Henry Edward Berry boot manufacturers. Effects 1291 7s. 9d.

BE IT KNOWN that     Minnie Berry of 51 Bostock
Avenue in the County Borough of Northampton Widow

            who at the time of   her   death had a fixed place of abode
at
51 Bostock Avenue aforesaid

                                                            within the District
of
the County of Bedford and Southern Division of Northampton
and who died on the   15th   day of   April   1 909
at 51 Bostock Avenue aforesaid

                                  made and duly executed   her   last Will
and Testment             and did  
not   therein
name
any Executor

AND BE IT FURTHER KNOWN that at the date hereunder written Letters
of Administration with the Will
of all the estate which by law devolves to and vests in the personal representative of
the said  
Minnie Berry
deceased were granted by His Majesty's High Court of Justice at the District
Probate Registry thereof at
Northampton
to Daniel Arthur Berry of 58 York Road in the County
Borough of Northampton aforesaid Boot Manufacturer and
Henry Edward Berry of 59 Stimpson Avenue in the same
County Borough Boot Manufacturer the Universal legatees and
devisees in trust named in the said Will

Dated the 1st   day   May   190 9

Gross value of Estate ... 1291 - 7 - 9
Net value of Personal Estate 244 - 11 - 6

                                                            10/4/09
This is the last Will and Testament of me Minnie Berry
I leave all I die possessed of to Daniel Arthur Berry and Henry Edward Berry
in trust for my son Francis Edgar Berry for his maintenance and education the principle
as well as the income to be used if required at the discression of my Trustee of Trustees should
my son Frances Edgar Berry die before the age of 21 years the residue of my Estate to be
disposed of at the dicression of my Trustee or Trustees they having in mind the wishes of my
late Mother Mary Coldwell

Signed by the said Minnie Berry as and for her last and   )   Minnie Berry
Testament in the presence of us both present at the same   )
time who in her presence and in the presence of each other )
have hereunto subscribed out names as witnesses              )

Charlotte Agnes Berry 59 Stimpson Ave Northampton
Emma Denton 4 Horsemarket Gardens Northampton

On the 1st day of May 1909 Administration with this Will of the
Estate of the Testatrix was granted at Northampton to Daniel Arthur
Berry and Henry Edward Berry the universal trustees and
devisees in trust


1925

EADE Arthur of 72 Rye Hill Newcastle-upon-Tyne died 14 July 1925 Administration Newcastle-upon-Tyne 10 September to Elizabeth Bancroft (wife of Frederick Bancroft). Effects 169 12s. 8d.


1929

EADE Abraham of 154 South-street Ponders End Middlesex died 12 February 1929 Administration London 13 March to Emily Elizabeth Eade widow. Effects 419 14s. 5d.


1930

BERRY Clara of 8 Queen-street Weedon Northamptonshire widow died 5 August 1930 at the General Hospital Northampton Probate Northampton 15 September to Thomas Bernard Nolan Ellison labourer. Effects 56 17s 9d.

BERRY Eliza of The Princess Charlotte Inn 8 Oxford-street Leicester who died 11 September 1930 Probate Leicester 23 October to Herbert Green plasterer and John Tom Bird tinsmith. Effects 8042 14s 6d.

BERRY John Robert of Windyville 34 Welby-lane Sysonby Leicestershire died 19 May 1930 Probate London 15 August to William George Lowe manager and Charles Goldspink schoolmaster. Effects 5908 19s 11d.

BERRY Mary Ann of 56 St. Marys-road Market Harborough Leicestershire widow died 6 June 1930 Administration Leicester 21 July to William Henry Berry wood worker. Effects 595 15s.


1930

BERRY Jonathan Obadiah of Olivet Farm Davisville Pennsylvania U.S.A. died 16 February 1930 at Abington Memorial Hospital Pennsylvania Probate Northampton 27 September to Henry Edward Berry retired clicker. Effects 1311 18s 10d.

 

BE IT KNOWN that Jonathan Obadiah Berry of Olivet Farm Davisville Pennsylvania U.S.A. formerly of the County Borough of Northampton

died on the 16th day of February 1930
at Abington Memorial Hospital Pennsylvania 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 Northampton

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

Henry Edward Berry of 59 Stimpson Avenue in the said County borough, Retired Clicker, Brother of the deceased, one of the Executors

named in the said Will

Power Reserved to the other Executor

Dated the 27th day of September 1930

Gross value of Estate ... 1311 . 18 . 10

Net value of Personal Estate 1212 . 9 . 8

 

This is the last Will and Testament of me Jonathan Obadiah Berry of the County Borough of Northampton Boot Clicker I appoint my brothers Daniel Arthur Berry and Henry Edward Berry to be the Executors and Trustees of this my Will and I give devise and bequeath to them all my real and personal estate upon trust to sell call in and convert into money the same or such part thereof as shall not consist of money and with and out of the moneys produced by such sale call in and conversion and with and out of my ready money to pay my funeral and testamentary expenses and debts and to stand possessed of the residue thereof In trust as to one equal third part thereof for my sister Charlotte Agnes Berry and as to the remaining two equal third parts thereof In trust for the several persons hereinafter designated (that is to say) for all or any my brothers Daniel Arthur - John Alfred - James Augustus - and Henry Edward living at my death and the children or child then living of any then deceased brothers hereinbefore named who being male attain the age of twenty one years as being female attain that age or marry in equal shares but so that the children of any deceased brother if more than one shall take equally between them only the share which their father would have taken if he had survived me Provided always that my nephew Francis Edgar (son of my deceased brother William Edgar) shall also participate in the aforesaid distribution (if he shall survive me and attain the age of twenty one years) to the extent of securing a share which shall be equal to one fourth of the share taken by each living brothers of mine hereinbefore named or by the substituted children or child of the same brother and I empower my Trustees to apply all or any part of the share whether vested presumptive or benefit of such minor or to pay the same for his or her maintenance or benefit to his or her parent or guardian in which latter case the receipt of such parent or guardian shall be a sufficient discharge to my Trustees Lastly I revoke all former Wills (if any) In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this sixteenth day of April One thousand nine hundred and four

J. O. Berry

Signed and acknowledged by the said Jonathan Obadiah Berry as and for his last Will and Testament 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 here hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses

E. Montague Browne, Solicitor, Northampton

Wm. Rupert Kew, Clerk to Mr E Browne


1936

BERRY Daniel Arthur of 58 York-road Northampton died 12 August 1936 Probate London 31 August to Daniel Arthur Berry stamp dealer and Alice May Berry spinster. Effects 539 7s.

 

In His Majesty's High Court of Justice

The Principal Probate Registry.

BE IT KNOWN that Daniel Arthur Berry of 58 York Road Northampton in the County of Northamptonshire

died there on the 12th day of August 1936

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 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

Daniel Arthur Derry (heretofore the younger) of 19A Corporation Street Manchester in the County of Lancaster Stamp Dealer son and Alice May Berry of 9 Hatfield Street Wakefield in the county of Yorks spinster daughter of deceased the surviving Executors named in the said Will.

And it is hereby certified that an Affidavit for Inland Revenue has been delivered wherein it is shewn 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 539 - 7 - 0

and that the net value of the personal estate amounts to 485 - 8 - 5

And it is further certified that it appears by a Receipt signed by an Inland Revenue Officer on the said Affidavit that 4 - 17 - 2 on account of Estate Duty and interest on such duty has been paid.

Dated the 31st day of August 1936

 

This is the last Will and Testament

of me

DANIEL ARTHUR BERRY of 58 York Road Northampton Shoe manufacturer.

I APPOINT my son Daniel Arthur Berry the Younger and my daughters Florence Eva Berry and Alice May Berry Executors of my Will.

I BEQUEATH the following pecuniary legacies (all free of legacy duty) To each Executor who shall prove my Will Ten pounds to be paid as soon as conveniently may be after my decease. To my sister Charlotte Agnes Berry Twenty pounds. To my brother James Augustus Berry Twenty pounds, and to my brothers John Alfred Berry and Henry Edward Berry Ten pounds apiece. To my three grandsons Kenneth, Leslie and Maurice Berry Twenty pounds apiece. To my nephew Francis Edgar Berry Ten pounds. And to my housekeeper Mary Ann Craddock Ten pounds.

I BEQUEATH all my silver and silver-plated articles and china tea and coffee services to my three children before named or the survivors or survivor of them and if more than one in shares as nearly equal as may be But I recommend that in such division they shall have regard to any written suggestions (not testamentary) which I may leave in reference to the same.

AS to the residue of my estate both real and personal after payment of my funeral and testamentary expenses and debts I GIVE the same to my three children before named or the survivors or survivor of them and if more than one in equal shares.

IN case my son Daniel Arthur Berry shall die in my lifetime leaving a child or children surviving me such child or children shall take (and if more than one equally between them) the share of articles specifically bequeathed and also the share of residue which my son would have taken if he had survived me.

LASTLY I revoke all former Wills.

IN WITNESS whereof I have hereunto set my hand this twentieth day of February One thousand nine hundred and twenty three.

Daniel A. Berry

SIGNED by the said Daniel Arthur Berry as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us both present at the same time who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed out names as witnesses.

E. Montague Browne
Solicitor, Northampton
K.S.J. Browne
Solicitor Northampton


1937

BERRY Florence Eva of 36 Chatsworth-avenue West Wimbledon Surrey spinster died 10 December 1935 at the Nelson Hospital Merton Park Surrey Probate Bristol 25 April to Alice Mary Berry and Sophie Wightman spinsters. Effects 3040 9s. 4d.


1937

BERRY Henry Edward of 59 Stimpson-avenue Northampton died 16 January 1937 Probate London 15 February to Gladys Bayner Berry spinster and Daniel Arthur Berry stamp dealer. Effects 2299 5s.

 

In His Majesty's High Court of Justice

The Principal Probate Registry.

BE IT KNOWN that Henry Edward Berry of 59 Stimpson Avenue Northampton in the County of Northamptonshire

Died there on the 16th day of January 1937

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 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

Gladys Bayner Berry of 59 Stimpson Avenue aforesaid spinster daughter and Daniel Arthur Berry (heretofore the younger) of 19A Corporation Street in the City of Manchester Stamp Dealer nephew of deceased - two of the Executors named in the said will Power reserved to the other Executor

And it is hereby certified that an Affidavit for Inland Revenue has been delivered wherein it is shewn 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 2299 - 5 - 0

and that the net value of the personal estate amounts to 1662 - 18 - 10

And it is further certified that it appears by a Receipt signed by an Inland Revenue Officer on the said Affidavit that 61 - 19 - 3 on account of Estate Duty and interest on such duty has been paid.

Dated the 15th day of February 1937

 

This is the last Will of me HENRY EDWARD BERRY of 59 Stimpson Avenue Northampton Retired Shoe Manufacturer.

1. I APPOINT my Wife Kate Isabella Berry my daughter Gladys Bayner Berry and my nephew Daniel Arthur Berry the younger to be the Executors and Trustees of this my Will.

2. I BEQUEATH the following pecuniary legacies free of duty namely:-

(a) I give to each of my trustees who shall prove my Will and act in the trusts thereof the sum of Five pounds

(b) I give to may grand-daughter Mabel Ruth Crutchley if and when she shall attain the age of twenty one years the sum of One hundred pounds.

3. I GIVE AND DEVISE AND BEQUEATH all my real estate and the residue of my personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever unto my trustees on trust to pay thereout all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses and subject thereto on trust for my said Wife absolutely but if she shall predecease me then on trust for my said daughter Gladys Bayner Berry absolutely.

4. FINALLY I REVOKE all former Wills and Codicils made by me.

IN WITNESS whereof I have hereunto set my hand this Twenty second day of June One thousand nine hundred and thirty four.

H. E. Berry

SIGNED by the said Henry Edward Berry as and for his Will in the presence of us both present at the same time who in his presence at here request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses:-

A. G. Copson
B. Maddocks
Clerks to Messrs Browne & Wells
Solicitors Northampton


BERRY Kate of Brampton Ash Northamptonshire (wife of Edmund Berry) died 21 June 1936 at the Middlesex Hospital Marylebone London Probate Leicester 5 January to Charles Edmund Berry farmer. Effects 76.


1938

BERRY John Alfred of Davisville Warminster Bucks Pennsylvania U.S.A. died 19 April 1937 Administration (with Will) (limited) London 27 May to Harold Tyler Peacock bank official attorney of Simeon George Berry. Effects 850 in England.


1942

BERRY James Augustus of 137 Adnitt-road Northampton died 26 June 1942 at 137a Wellingborough-road Northampton Administration Birmingham 12 August to Rose Ellen Berry widow. Effects 88 10s 8d.

 

In His Majesty's High Court of Justice

The District Probate Registry at Birmingham

BE IT KNOWN that James Augustus Berry of 137 Adnitt Road in the County Borough of Northampton

died - on the 26th day of June 1942
at 137a Wellingborough Road in the said County Borough

Intestate

AND BE IT FURTHER KNOWN that at the date hereunder written Letters of Administration of all the Estate which by law devolves to and vests in the personal representative of the said intestate were granted by His Majesty's High Court of Justice at the District Probate Registry thereof at Birmingham

to Rose Ellen Berry of 137 Adnitt Road aforesaid the lawful widow and relict

of the said intestate.

And it is hereby certified that an Affidavit for Inland Revenue has been delivered wherein it is shewn 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 88 : 10 : 8

Dated the 12th day of August 1942


1943

BERRY Henry of 12 Hazelwood-road Northampton died 26 March 1943 Probate Birmingham 6 August to Kathleen Mary Berry spinster. Effects 777 12s 6d.


1944

BERRY Annie Ethel of 12 East Park-parade Northampton spinster died 8 October 1944 Probate Llandudno 25 November to Geoffrey Heygate Lowick solicitor. Effects 990 14s 11d.

 

In His Majesty's High Court of Justice

ThePrincipal Probate Registry. At Llandudno

BE IT KNOWN that Annie Ethel Berry of 12 East Park Parade Northampton Spinster formerly of 3 Birch Barn Way White Hill Estate Kingsthorpe Northamptonshire

died on the 8th day of October 1944
at 12 East Park Parade 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 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

Geoffrey Heygate Lowick of 2 St. Giles Square Northampton Solicitor the sole executor named in the said will

And it is hereby certified that an Affidavit for Inland Revenue has been delivered wherein it is shewn 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 990 - 14 - 4

and that the net value of the personal estate amounts to 204 - 4 - 11

And it is further certified that it appears by a Receipt signed by an Inland Revenue Officer on the said Affidavit that 19 - 1 - 10 on account of Estate Duty and interest on such duty has been paid.

Dated the 25th day of November 1944

 

This is the last Will of me ANNIE ETHEL BERRY of 3 Birch Barn Way White Hills Estate Kingsthorpe Northampton.

1. I HEREBY REVOKE all former Wills and codicils at an time heretofore made by me.

2. I APPOINT Geoffrey Haygate Lowick of 2 St. Giles' Square Northampton Solicitor to be my sole Executor.

3. I GIVE AND DEVISE AND BEQUEATH all my property both real and personal whatsoever and wheresoever of or to which I shall be possessed or entitled at the date of my death or over which I shall then have any general power of appointment or disposition by Will:- As to two-thirds thereof unto my sister Charlotte England the wife of Harry England of 230 Mill Road Deal Kent and as to the remaining on-third thereof to my brother Harold Archibald Berry of 67 Percival Road Nottingham Provided that if my said brother shall die during my lifetime then I give his said one-third share to his wife BERNICE BERRY.

4. THE said Geoffrey Haygate Lowick or any Executor of this my Will being a Solicitor 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 of his firm in connection with this my Will and the Probate thereof including acts which an Executor not being a Solicitor could have done personally.

IN WITNESS whereof I have hereunto set my hand this first day of July One thousand nine hundred and forty.

A. E. Berry

SIGNED by the said Annie Ethel Berry as her last Will in the presence of us both present at the same time who in her presence at here request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses:-

G. England
83 Colwyn Rd
Northampton
Wife of C. W. England
J Chandler
81 Colwyn Road
Northampton
Wife of I. Chandler


1947

BERRY Kate Isabella of 59 Stimpson-avenue Northampton widow died 3 November 1946 Probate London 7 January to Gladys Bayner Berry spinster and Daniel Arthur Berry foreign stamp dealer. Effects 1549 13s. 9d.

 

          In His Majesty's High Court of Justice.

                                  The Principal Probate Registry

BE IT KNOWN that Kate Isabella Berry
of 59 Stimpson Avenue Northampton
Widow

died   there   on the   3rd   day of   November   19 46

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 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  
Gladys Bayner Berry (spinster)
daughter of deceased and Daniel Arthur
Berry (Foreign Stamp Dealer) nephew of
deceased both of 59 Stimpson Avenue
aforesaid the executors named in the said
Will Henry Edward Berry husband of
deceased having died in the lifetime of
the said deceased

    And it is hereby certified that an Affidavit for Inland Revenue has been delivered wherein it is shewn 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
1549 - 13 - 9   and that the net value of the personal estate amounts to
522 - 0 - 3

Dated the   7th day of   January 19 47

 

This is the last Will of me KATE
ISABELLA BERRY the Wife of Henry Edward Berry of 59
1.    IF my said husband shall survive me then but not
otherwise I GIVE DEVISE AND BEQUEATH all my real and
personal estate to him absolutely and appoint him
sole Executor of this my Will.
2.    IF my said husband shall die in my lifetime then
I APPOINT my daughter Gladys Bayner Berry and my
nephew Daniel Arthur Berry the younger to be the
Executors and trustees of this my Will and I GIVE
DEVISE AND BEQUEATH unto them all my real and
personal estate on trust to pay thereout all my just
debts funeral and testamentary expenses and the
legacy of Five pounds free of duty to the said Daniel
Arthur Berry if he shall prove my Will and act in the
trusts thereof and subject thereto on trust for my
said daughter Gladys Bayner Berry absolutely.
3.    FINALLY I REVOKE all former Wills and Codicils
made by me.
      IN WITNESS whereof I have hereunto set my hand
this Twentysecond day of June One thousand nine
hundred and thirty four.

SIGNED by the said Kate Isabella )
Berry as and for her Will in the )
presence of us both present at   )
the same time who in her presence)
Kate Isabella Berry
and in the presence of each other)
have hereunto subscribed our     )
names as witnesses:-             )

) Clerks to Messrs Browne & Wells
) Solicitors Northampton


1947

PEACOCK Dorothy Amelia of 15 Ridgway-road Barton Seagrave Northamptonshire (wife of Harold Tyler Peacock) died 26 October 1946 Administration Peterborough 22 January to the said Harold Tyler Peacock bank accountant. Effects 621 1s. 5d.


1950

WILSON Pamela of 11 Arthur-street Leicester spinster died 14 December 1949 Administration Leicester 19 January to Arthur John Wilson feed water specialist. Effects 2753 6s. 2d.


1953

BERRY Herbert James of 40 Chaucer-street Northampton died 3 May 1953 Administration Birmingham 1 July to Winifred Eales (wife of Horace Allen Eales). Effects 1269 14s. 2d.

 

              In the High Court of Justice.

                The District Probate Registry at Birmingham

BE IT KNOWN that Herbert James Berry of 40
Chaucer Street Northampton

died   there on the     3rd day of May     19 53

Intestate a widower

AND BE IT FURTHER KNOWN that at the date hereunder written letters
of Administration of all the Estate which by law devolves to and vests in the
personal representative of the said intestate were granted by the High
Court of Justice at the District Probate Registry thereof at
Birmingham

to Winifred Eales of 40 Chaucer Street
aforesaid (wife of Horace Allen Eales) the
lawful daughter and one of the persons
entitled to share in the estate

of the said Intestate

AND IT IS HEREBY CERTIFIED that on 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
1269.   14 .   2   and that the net value of the
estate amounts to
1232. 19. 2.

Dated the 1st day of July 19 53


1956

BERRY Harold Archibald of 67 Percival-road Sherwood Nottingham died 29 December 1955 at The City Hospital Nottingham Administration (with Will) Nottingham 22 March to Charlotte Victoria England married woman. Effects 1248 8s 1d.

 

In His Her Majesty's High Court of Justice

The Principal Probate Registry at Nottingham

BE IT KNOWN that HAROLD ARCHIBALD BERRY of 67 Percival Road Sherwood Nottingham

who died ...... on the 29th day of December 19 55
at The City Hospital Nottingham

made and duly executed his last Will and Testament and did not therein name any Executor

That Jane Bernice Berry wife of the said deceased the residuary legatee and devisee named in the said Will died in the lifetime of the said deceased

That the said deceased died a widower without issue or parent

AND BE IT FURTHER KNOWN that at the date hereunder written Letters of Administration with the Will

(a copy whereof is hereunto annexed) of all the Estate which by law devolves to and vests in the personal representative of the said deceased were granted by His Her Majesty's High Court of Justice at the District Probate Registry at Nottingham

to CHARLOTTE VICTORIA ENGLAND of 46 Chamberlain Avenue Maidstone Kent married woman the lawful sister of the whole blood and one of the persons entitled to share in the undisposed of estate of the said deceased

And it is hereby certified that an Affidavit for Inland Revenue has been delivered wherein it is shewn 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 1248 - 8 - 1

and that the net value of the personal estate amounts to 1202 - 7 - 4

And it is further certified that it appears by a Receipt signed by an Inland Revenue Officer on the said Affidavit that     on account of Estate Duty and interest on such duty has been paid.

Dated the 22nd day of March 1956

 

67 PERCIVAL ROAD
SHERWOOD
NOTTINGHAM

THIS IS THE LAST WILL and TESTAMENT of HAROLD ARCHIBALD BERRY & of JANE BERNICE BERRY being MAN & WIFE of ABOVE ADDRESS THAT WE LEAVE THE WHOLE of out POSSESSIONS & AFFAIRS to EACH OTHER in CASE of DECEASE to be DISPOSED of as MAY SEE FIT so to do & THAT WE WISH OUR REMAINS TO BE CREMATED

SIGNED THIS DAY
July 31 / 1951
J. B. Berry
H A Berry

WITNESSED BY
E. Soanes
A. Smith


1956

GLENN Amelia Sarah of 106 The Drive Northampton (wife of Bertram Morris Glenn) did 7 August 1956 Administration Exeter 25 September to the said Bertram Morris Glenn retired company directory. Effects 577 16s. 5d.


1959

BERRY Daniel Arthur of 59 Stimpson Avenue Northampton died 3 March 1959 Probate London 28 July to Kenneth Berry philatelist Leslie Berry motor engineer and Maurice Berry government surveyor. Effects 2357 12s. 7d.

 

          In the High Court of Justice

                              The Principal Probate Registry

BE IT KNOWN that DANIEL ARTHUR BERRY of
59 Stimpson Avenue in the County Borough
of Northampton

died   there   on the   3rd   day of   March   19 59

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 Principal
Probate Registry of the 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  
KENNETH BERRY of 20 Holland
Avenue Cheam Surrey Philatelist LESLIE
BERRY of 12 The Grove Great Barr in
the City of Birmingham Motor Engineer
and MAURICE BERRY of Prospect House
Elm Grove Road Topsham Devon
Government Surveyor Sons of deceased the
Executors named in the said Will

  And it is hereby certified that an Inland Revenue affidavit has been delivered wherein it is shawn 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
2357 - 12 - 7
and that the net value of the estate amounts to 2307 - 12 - 7

Dated the   28th day of   July 19 59

I, DANIEL ARTHUR BERRY of Number 59 Stimpson Avenue in the
County Borough of Northampton Foreign Stamp Dealer hereby
revoke all former Wills and Codicils made by me and declare
this to be my last Will
1. I APPOINT my sons Kenneth Berry Leslie Berry and Maurice
Berry to be the Executors and Trustees of this my Will
2. I BEQUEATH the following pecuniary legacies free of legacy
duty and all other duties (if any) payable upon or by reason
of my death
(a) To my sister Alice May Berry the sum of One hundred pounds
(b) To my said son Kenneth Berry the sum of Fifty pounds but
if he shall die in my lifetime leaving children living at my
death then I bequeath the said sum of Fifty pounds to such of
the said children as attain the age of twenty-one years or
being females attain that age or marry under that age if more
than one in equal shares
(c) To my said son Leslie Berry the sum of Fifty pounds and
I declare that if he shall die in my lifetime the legacy
hereinbefore bequeathed to him shall pass to his personal
representatives as pert of his estate as if he had died
immediately after me
(d) To my said son Maurice Berry the sun of Fifty pounds and I
declare that if he shall die in my lifetime the legacy
hereinbefore bequeathed to him shall pass to his personal
representatives as part of his estate as if he had died
immediate1y after me
(e) To my Trustees a sum of Twenty five pounds for each of
my grandchildren living at my death upon trust to invest the
same in the Northampton Town and County Benefit Building
Society or in such other investments as my Trustees may in
their absolute discretion think proper without being liable
for loss notwithstanding that such investments are of a kind
not authorised by law for the investment of trust moneys with
power from time to time to vary such investments and to hold
the said sums and the investments representing the same
and the income therefrom in trust for my said grandchildren
if they shall respectively attain the age of twenty-one
years but if any of them shall die under that age his or
her said legacy and all unapplied accumulations of the
income thereof and the investments then representing the
same and the said accumulations shall fall into and form
part of my residuary estate
3. I BEQUEATH all my share and interest in the estate of
my deceased step-mother Emily Berry expectant upon the
death of my said sister in my lifetime to such of my said
three sons as are living at my death and if more than
one in equal shares
4. I DEVISE all my real estate and bequeath all the residue
of my personal estate unto my Trustees upon trust to sell
call in and convert the same into money with power to
postpone the sale calling in and conversion thereof in
the absolute and uncontrolled discretion of my Trustees
without being liable for loss and after payment out of the
money arising thereby or out of my ready money of my
debts funeral and testamentary expenses and legacies to
hold the residue of such moneys upon trust for my cousin
Gladys Bayner Berry absolutely provided that if my said
cousin shall die in my lifetime my Trustees shall hold the
residue of such moneys upon trust for such of my said
three sons as are living at my death and if more than one
in equal shares
5. IF ANY of my said three sons shall die in my lifetime
leaving a child or children who shall attain the age of
twenty-one years or marry thereunder such child or
children shall take bysubstitution and if more than one in
equal shares the share of my residuary estate which his or
her or their parent would have taken if he had survived
me and attained a vested interest

  IN WITNESS whereof I have hereunto set my hand this
first     day of   January     One thousand nine hundred
and forty seven.

SIGNED by the said Daniel Arthur   )
Berry as his last Will in the      )      
D Arthur Berry
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:-)

S.N.Page   Solicitor) with Messrs Browne and Wells, Solicitors, Northampton
D.Huckell Clerk     )


1960

BERRY Francis Edgar of 58 Longstomps Avenue Chelmsford died 28 June 1960 Administration London 5 October to Dora Berry widow and Marjorie Anne Bryant married woman. Effects 10525 0s. 4d.

GLENN Bertram Morris of 106 The Drive Northampton died 7 July 1960 at St. Crispins Hospital Duston Northampton Probate Exeter 26 October to Harold Glenn joinery manager and Clifford George Glenn adhesives manufacturer. Effects 17423 13s. 3d.

PHYSICK Edward Austin of 136 Loyd Road Northampton died 1 December 1959 at St. Edmunds Hospital Northampton Probate Exeter 29 January to Clara Agnes Physick widow. Effects 410 10s.


1962

CROSS Edith Elizabeth Sarah of St. Crispins Hospital Duston Northamptonshire widow died 4 October 1961 Probate London 4 January to John Charles Cross shop assistant. Effects 576 4s. 1d.

 

In the High Court of Justice

The Principal Probate Registry

BE IT KNOWN that EDITH ELIZABETH SARAH CROSS of St Crispins Hospital Duston Northamptonshire widow formerly of 150 Ashburnham Road in the County Borough of Northampton

died on the 4th day of October 19 61

at St Crispins Hospital aforesaid

domiciled in England

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 Principal Probate Registry of the 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 CHARLES CROSS of St Crispins Hospital aforesaid Shop Assistant son of the deceased the sole executor named in the said Will

   And it is hereby certified that an Inland Revenue affidavit has been delivered whereby it is shown that the cross value of the said estate in Great Britain

(exclusive of what the said deceased may have been possessed of or entitled to as trustee and not beneficially) amounts to   576 - 4 - 1

and that the net value of the estate amounts to   528 - 8 - 1

Dated the 4th day of January 19 62

This is the last Will and Testament

of me Edith Elizabeth Sarah Cross

of 150, Ashburnham Rd Northampton

in the County of Northamptonshire made this second

day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and forty eight

   I HEREBY revoke all Wills made by me at any time heretofore. I appoint

John Charles Cross my son of c/o Mrs Otter 26, Alexandra Ave, Luton Beds

to be my Executor and direct that all my Debts and Funeral Expenses shall be paid as soon as conveniently may be after my decease.

   I GIVE AND BEQUEATH unto

To my son John Charles Cross every thing I have knowing he will look after his sister Joan if she needs it I would like Uncle Harold Tyler Peacock of 15 Ridgway Rd
          Barton Seagrove
               Kettering
to have some thing out of the house for all his goodness to us

Edith Elizabeth Sarah Cross

Signed by the said TESTATOR in the presence of us, present at the same time, who at her request, in her presence, and in the presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed out names as witnesses

Besse Osbourne (Housewife)
154 Birchfield Rd Northampton
E. Osbourne (Headmaster retired)
154 Birchfield Road, Northampton


1969

BERRY Alice May of 6 Cliff Park Av Balne Ln Wakefield died 22 November 1968 Probate Wakefield 17 January. 2814.

 

In the High Court of Justice

     The Principal Probate Registry at Wakefield

BE IT KNOWN that ALICE MAY BERRY of 5 Cliff Park Avenue Balne Lane in the City of Wakefield

died there on the 22nd day of November 19 68

domiciled in

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

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

          Wakefield

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 RICHARD GEOFFREY KENDALL of 12 Cliff Park Avenue aforesaid retired local government officer one of the executors named in the said Will

     Power reserved to the other executor

And it is hereby certified that an Inland Revenue affidavit 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  2814. 9. 0.

and that the net value of the estate amounts to  2365. 6. 0.

     Dated the 17th day of January 19 69

 

T H I S   IS   THE   L A S T   W I L L   AND   T E S T A M E N T

- of me -

ALICE MAY BERRY of 5 Cliff Park Avenue in the City of Wakefield Spinster

1. I HERBY REVOKE all Wills and testamentary dispositions heretofore made by me

2. I APPOINT my nephew Kenneth Berry and Richard Geoffrey Kendall of 12 Cliff Park Avenue Wakefield aforesaid (hereinafter called "my trustees") to be the executors and trustees of this my Will

3. I GIVE AND BEQUEATH my furniture and household and personal effects not hereby otherwise disposed of unto my Trustees and I desire my Trustees to carry out my wishes in relation thereto

4. I GIVE AND BEQUEATH the following pecuniary legacies free from duty

(a) To each of my Trustees who shall prove my Will and act in the trusts hereof the sum of Twenty Five pounds

(b) To the said Richard Geoffrey Kendall an additional legacy of One hundred pounds

(c) To May Kendall the wife of the said Richard Geoffrey Kendall the sum of Fifty pounds

(d) To my godson James Arthur Berry the sum of Fifty pounds

(e) To the Mission to Lepers of Bloomsbury Square London W.1. the sum of Fifty pounds

(f) To the Church Army of Bryanston Street Marble Arch London the sum of Fifty pounds

(g) To the Save the Children Fund of 12 Upper Belgrave Street London S.W.1. the sum of One hundred pounds

(h) To Inter Church Aid an Refugee Service of The British Council of Churches of 10 Eaton Gate London S.W.1. the sum of One hundred pounds

(i) To the Oxford Committee for Famine Relief of 17 Broad Street Oxford the sum of One hundred pounds AND I declare that the receipt of the Treasurer or other proper officer of any charitable institution to which legacies are hereby given shall be a sufficient discharge to my Trustees

5. I GIVE AND BEQUEATH the silver and silver plate which I inherited from my Father to my nephew Kenneth Berry absolutely and I desire my said nephew to retain the same in the family for the benefit of his eldest son

6. I DEVISE AND BEQUEATH all my real and personal estate not hereby otherwise specifically disposed of unto my Trustees UPON TRUST to sell call in and convert into money the same or such part thereof as shall not consist of money with power for my Trustees to postpone such sale calling in and conversion for such a period as they may without being to account think proper and to pay my funeral and testamentary expenses death duties debts and any legacies bequeathed by my Will and the duty thereon and to stand possessed of the residue of the said moneys or the investments for the time being representing the same (hereinafter call "my residuary estate") UPON TRUST as to one third share thereof for my nephew Kenneth Berry absolutely and as to another third share thereof for my nephew Leslie Berry absolutely and as to the remaining third share thereof for my nephew Maurice Berry absolutely PROVIDED always that if any of my said nephews shall die during my lifetime leaving children who shall survive me and attain the age of Twenty one years then and in any such case such children shall take per stirpes and if more than one equally between then the share or shares of my residuary estate which his her or their parent would have have taken if such parent had survived me PROVIDED ALSO that if any of my said nephews shall die in my lifetime without leaving children as aforesaid the share of my residuary estate which my said nephew would have taken shall be added to the remaining share or shares of my residuary the trusts whereof shall not at the date of such accruer have failed and if more than one equally between them

     IN WITNESS whereof I have hereunto set my hand this thirtieth day of July One thousand nine hundred and fifty nine

SIGNED AND ACKNOWLEDGED by the said ALICE MAY BERRY the Testatrix as and for her last Will and Testament in the presence of us both present at the same time who at her request in her presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed out names as witnesses:-

Alice May Berry

G. T. Calvert
Solicitor
Wakefield

B. Hodgson
his Clerk

T H I S   IS   A   C O D I C I L to the last Will and Testament of me ALICE MAY BERRY of 5 Cliff Park Avenue Balne Lane in the City of Wakefield Spinster which Will bears date Thirtieth day of July One thousand nine hundred and fifty nine

IN addition to legacies given by my said Will I GIVE the following legacies free of duty :-

TO Edna Berry wife of my nephew Kenneth Berry the sum of One hundred pounds

TO my former housekeeper Mrs Kate Howe of 6 Denmark Street Belle Vue Wakefield the sum of Fifty pounds

TO my present housekeeper Mrs Margaret Duffy the sum of Fifty pounds

IN all other respects I confirm my said Will

I N   W I T N E S S whereof I have hereunto set my hand this Tenth day of December One thousand nine hundred and sixty five

SIGNED by the said ALICE MAY BERRY the Testatrix as and for a Codicil to her last Will and testament in the presence of us both present at the same time who at her request in her presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed out names as witnesses :

A. M. Berry

G. T. Calvert
Solicitor
Wakefield

M. Joan Holroyde
his Clerk


1972

BERRY William Ernest of 43 Kingsley Rd Northampton died 26 February 1972 Probate Bristol 18 April. 5109.

 

In the High Court of Justice

     The Principal Probate Registry at BRISTOL

BE IT KNOWN that WILLIAM ERNEST BERRY of 43 Kingsley Road Northampton

died on the 26th day of February 19 72

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 District Probate Registry of the High Court of Justice at

BRISTOL

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 Mrs ALICE GERTRUDE BERRY of 43 Kingsley Road aforesaid the sole Executrix named in the said Will

And it is hereby certified that an Inland Revenue affidavit has been delivered wherein it is shown that the gross value of the said estate in the United Kingdom

           (exclusive of what the said deceased may have been possessed of or entitled to as a trustee and not beneficially) amounts to  5109.90

and that the net value of the estate amounts to  5034.87

     Dated the 18th day of April 19 71

 

The

Last Will and Testament

of me William Ernest Berry

of 43 Kingsley Road

in the County of Northampton

     I hereby revoke all former Wills, Codicils and other Testamentary instruments made by me and declare this to be my last Will.

     I appoint Alice Gertrude Berry of 43 Kingsley Road

          Northampton

and          of

to be the Executors of this my Will.

     I direct my Executors to pay all my just debts and funeral and testamentary expenses.

     I give and bequeath

     to my wife Alice Gertrude Berry all my personal goods & property

any monies in the Provincial Bank (Kettering Road)
any monies in the Northampton Building Society (Abington Street)
and of the Artizans Society (Ladys Lane)
The Post Office Savings Bank
and the National Deposit Friendly Society
and also any other monies standing to my name

     In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this fifteenth day of April One thousand nine hundred and fifty four

          William Ernest Berry

     Signed by the testator as his last Will in the presence of us present together who in his presence and in the presence of eah other have hereunto subscribed out names as Witnesses :-

David Herbert Stephen Goldsack
229 The Tideway
Rochester, Kent

Frederick George Kennell
73 High Street
Newport Pagnell, Bucks


1973

BERRY, Florence May of 130 Penryhn Rd Northampton died 31 October 1972 Probate Bristol 9 January 7547


1975

BERRY, Gladys Bayner of 59 Stimpson Av Northampton died 2 February 1975 Probate London 19 March 10366

 

In the High Court of Justice

The Principal Registry of the Family Division

BE IT KNOWN that GLADYS BAYNER BERRY of 59 Stimpson Avenue Northampton

died on the 2nd day of February 19 75

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 Principal Registry of the Family Division 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

MAURICE BERRY of 118 Manor Green Road Epsom Surrey and GEOFFREY HEYGATE LOWICK of 2 St Giles Square Northampton the executors named in the said will

And it is hereby certified that an Inland Revenue affidavit has been delivered wherein it is shown that the gross value of the said estate in United Kingdom

(exclusive of what the said deceased may have been possessed of or entitled to as a trustee and not beneficially) amounts to 10366.90

and that the net value of the personal estate amounts to 10243.02

Dated the 19th day of March 19 75

 

I, GLADYS BAYNER BERRY of 59 Stimpson Avenue in the County Borough of Northampton Spinster hereby revoke all former Wills and Codicils and declare this to be my last Will

1. I APPOINT my cousin Maurice Berry of 118 Manor Green Road Epsom in the County of Surrey Government Surveyor and Geoffrey Heygate Lowick of 2 St. Giles Square Northampton aforesaid Solicitor (hereinafter called "my Trustees") to be the Executors and Trustees of this my Will

2. I GIVE all my personal chattels to my Trustees in the hope and expectation but without imposing any legal or equitable obligation that they will dispose of the same in accordance with any wishes which I may have expressed in writing prior to my death

3. I GIVE the following Charitable legacies:-

(a) To the Vicar and Churchwardens for the time being of the Church of St. Michael and All Angels Northampton aforesaid the sum of Twenty five pounds for the general funds of the said Church and I DECLARE that the receipt of the said Vicar shall be a full discharge to my Trustees for this legacy

(b) To the Imperial Cancer Research Fund of 49 Lincolns Inn Fields London W.C.2. the sum of Twenty five pounds and I DECLARE that the receipt of the Treasurer or other proper officer of the said Fund shall be a full discharge to my Trustees for this legacy

4. I GIVE DEVISE and BEQUEATH all the remainder of my property both real and personal whatsoever and wheresoever unto my Trustees upon trust to sell call in and convert the same into money but with power to postpone such sale calling in and conversion for so long as my Trustees shall in their absolute discretion think fit without being liable for loss and I DIRECT that my Trustees shall out of the net proceeds of such sale and calling in and conversion and out of my ready money pay my just debts and funeral and testamentary expenses and subject thereto my Trustees shall stand possessed of the same and all parts of my estate for the time being unsold (hereinafter called "my residuary estate") upon the following trusts :-

(i) As to One-third of my residuary estate upon trust for my cousin the said Maurice Berry and his wife Phyllis Berry or such of them as shall survive me and if more than one in equal shares and I DECLARE that this bequest to the said Maurice Berry shall be irrespective of his office as Executor and Trustee hereof

(ii) As to One-third of my residuary estate upon trust for Jennifer Hood (nee Berry) and Hilary Berry or such of them as shall survive me and shall attain or shall have attained the age of Twenty one years and if more than one in equal shares

(iii) As to One-sixth of my residuary estate upon trust for my niece Mabel Ruth Burgess of 5 Rupert Road Market Harborough Leics PROVIDED that if the said Mabel Ruth Burgess predeceases me then I GIVE her share of my residuary estate to such of her children as shall survive me and attain the age of Twenty one years and if more than one in equal shares

(iv) As to One-sixth of my residuary estate upon trust for Ann Denise Burgess and Elaine Burgess or such of them as shall survive me and attain the age of Twenty one years and if more than one in equal shares

5. ANY Trustee being a Solicitor 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

AS WITNESS my hand this twenty fourth day of October One thousand nine hundred and sixty nine

G. B. Berry

SIGNED by the said GLADYS BAYNER BERRY as her last Will in the presence of us both present at the same time who at her request in her presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses :-

P. M. Tuckley Clerks to Browne & Wells
N. E. Sheppard Solicitors, Northampton

 

HOME BACK UP