Daft Elizabeth Ann 1927 of Walton on the Wolds will

Elizabeth Ann Daft of Walton on the Wolds 1927 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives DE 462/69

This is the Last Will and Testament of me Elizabeth Ann Daft wife of William Daft, retired farmer in the Parish of Walter-le-Wolds in the County of Leicester made this twentyfourth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twenty five

I Hereby revoke all Wills made by me at any time heretofore

I appoint William Edward Daft, Civil Servant, 36 Albert Promenade Loughborough Louisa Kate Gelsthorpe, Chingford House, Anstey Leicester, to be my Executors, 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 William Daft all interest on money in the Bank, on War Loan Stock, and on the remainder of my fortune which is forthcoming to my husband William Daft for his life time and afterwards to be divided equally between my four children, or the issue of such of them as may be deceased such issue to take the share of their parent would have taken if he or she had been living Beatrice Agnes Daft, Mary Ellen Street, Louisa Kate Gelsthorpe, William Edward Daft

I direct that my Executors as soon as convenient after my decease or after my husbands decease if he be the longer liver, shall sell my War Loan Stock, or other stocks or Shares

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this the twentyfourth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twentyfive

Signed by the Testatrix Elizabeth Ann Daft 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 set our hands as witnesses

                                                                                                         Elizabeth Ann Daft

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 subscribed our names as witnesses

Annie Olive Webb

Sarah Bennett

On the sixteenth day of March 1927 Probate of this Will was granted at Leicester


Elizabeth Ann Daft of Walton on the Wolds, wife of William Daft, died there 21 January 1927.  Administration of will to William Edward Daft of 36 Albert Promenade, Loughborough civil servant and Louisa Kate Gelsthorpe, wife of Samuel Alfred Gelsthorpe, of Chingford House, Anstey, Leicestershire, her son and daughter