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The Will of
Harriet MANN

died 17th may 1902
late of Auckland


This is the last will and testament of me HARRIET MANN
of Auckland in the provincial district of Auckland in the colony of New Zealand ,Widow. Hereby revoking all former WILLS and testamentary dispositions made by me
I direct my just debts and funeral and testamentary expenses to be paid as soon as conveniently may be after my decease.

I Appoint my friend Andrew Cooper Riggs of Auckland in the aforesaid , Estate agent and my son in law George Waddel of Auckland aforesaid court bailiff ( who and the survivor of them and the executors or administrators of such survivors are hereinafter in the term my trusties) to be executors and trusties of this my WILL.

I bequeath to my daughter Mary Elizabeth wife of John Clark of Auckland aforesaid Cab driver, my gold watch and chain and small gold broach with green stone

To my daughter Alice Sophia wife of George Gunson of Auckland aforesaid clerk my quarry gold broach and my enamel broach

To my daughter Ann Elizabeth wife of the said George Waddel my gold locket and chain

To my natural grand daughter Evelyn Ann Mann my small gold locket and chain

To my son Frederick William Mann the gold chain formerly the property of his late father ,
I also bequeath to my said son all my household furniture and other effects not hereinafter specifically bequeathed except my clothing which is to be divided by my said trusties as nearly as possible equally according to the best of their judgement amongst my said three daughters.

I devise to my said son land and heridiments in John Street Ponsanby Auckland aforesaid being lots forty-seven and forty-eight of the subdivision of allotment ninety two of section number eight of the suburb of Auckland,
Provided always and I hereby declare that this devise to my said son is made upon the express condition that he shall not at any time either during my lifetime or after my death marry
Beatrice Annie Cornish daughter of John Cornish of Howe street Auckland aforesaid shipwright , and in case my son shall so marry the said Beatrice Annie Cornish then I devise the said lots forty-seven and forty-eight of my said trusties upon trust to sell the same and dispose of the proceeds of such sale in like manner as hereinafter directed, with regard to the sale and disposition of my residuary real and personal estate

I give devise and bequeath all the residue of my real and personnel estate to my said trusties Upon Trust to sell and convert into money the same and divide the net proceeds of such sale and conversion equally between my said three daughters and my said son share and share alike
Provided always that if any of my said children shall die in my lifetime leaving a child or children who shall survive me and being a son or sons shall attain the age of twenty one years or being a daughter or daughters shall attain that age or marry then the last mentioned child or children shall take (in if more than one equally between them ) the share which his or her or their parent would have taken in such net proceeds, if such parent had survived me.

In Witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my hand
this first day of May One Thousand Nine Hundred.

SIGNED by the said testator HARRIET MANN
as her last WILL and testament
in the presence of us both being present
and 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

solicitors clerk
Solicitor, Devonport, Auckland


In the supreme court of


WE Andrew Cooper Riggs estate agent and George Waddel court Bayliff
both of Auckland in the provincial district of Auckland

Swear:-
  1. That we knew the said Harriet mann late of Auckland in the Provincial District of Auckland and colony of New Zealand WIDOW deceased when alive and that the said Harriet Mann was resident at Auckland aforesaid on or about the 17th day of May 1902


  2. That we believe the paper writing now produced to us bearing the date 1st of May 1900 and marked "A" to be the last will and testiment of the said Harriet Mann deceased and that we are the executors therein named and that we will faithfully execute the said will by paying the debts and legacies of the deceased as far as the property will extend and the law binds.

The above named Andrew Cooper Riggs
and George Waddel


were severally sworn at the city of Auckland
before me
this 28 day May 1902
A solicitor of the Supreme Court of New Zealand


In the supreme court of

BE IT KNOWN to all men that on this thirtieth day of May one thousand nine hundred and two , the last WILL and Testiment of Harriet Mann who died on or about the seventeenth day of May one thousand ninteen hunred and two a copy of which is hereunto annexed hath been exibited and read and proved before
His Honor Edward Tennison Conolly Esquire a judge of the supreme court of New Zealand Auckland in the said provincial district and administration of the estate effects and credits of the deceased hath been and is hereby granted to
Andrew Cooper Riggs and George Waddel the executors in the said will and testiment named, being first sworn faithfully to execute the said will by paying the debts and legacies of the deceased as far as the property will extend and the law binds.

Given under the seal of the said supreme court of New Zealand At Auckland aforefsaid
this thirtieth day of May One thousand nine hundred and two

SIG
REGISTRAR


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