Gale Arthur 1924 of Scalford Will

Arthur Gale of Scalford 1924 Will

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland Archives DE 462/67 page 80

This is a probate copy of the will.

This is the Last Will and Testament of me Arthur Gale of [blank] in the County of [blank] [blank] day of [blank] in the year of our Lord one thousand [blank]  I Hereby revoke all Wills and Testamentary instruments heretofore made by me.  I appoint [blank] of [blank] in the County of [blank] and [blank] of [blank] in the County of [blank] to be Executors of this my Will.  I direct that all my just [blank] debts, funeral and testamentary expenses shall be paid as soon as conveniently may be after my decease. 

I Give and Bequeath all I possess absolutely to my Wife

Witness my hand this first day of December 1907

                                                                                                                Arthur Gale

Signed, published and declared by the said Testa [blank] as and for h [blank] last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at h [blank] request in h [blank] presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses

Eliza Hart             ) 51 Princess Road,

Evelyn Hart         ) Leicester

On the 18th day of February 1924 Administration (with this Will) was granted at Leicester

DE 1169/1/38 page 89

Arthur Gale of Ravenholt, Scalford, retired Major in HM Indian Army died at Ravenholt 11 December 1923.  Will did not name executor or residuary legatee.  Administration to relict Annie Beatrice Gale of Ravenholt.

Gross value of Estate £122.16.3.

Net value of Personal Estate £97.15.4.

Surety Frederick Day of 55 Regent Road, Leicester fine art dealer, and Lillian Kate Hart [remaining details missing in photograph]