LAST WILL & TESTAMENT OF EDMUND CORLETT QUINE

OF UNION MILLS - 1953

 

THIS IS THE LAST WILL and TESTAMENT of me EDMUND CORLETT QUINE of 'Ardwyn' Snugborough Union Mills in the Parish of Braddan Retired Farmer... I HEREBY REVOKE all wills codicils and Testamentary dispositions by me at any time heretofore made or executed and declare this only to be my Last Will and Testament ... I APPOINT my nephew ****** *******CROWE to be Executor and Trustee hereof (the said ****** *******Crowe in his capacity of Trustee as aforesaid being hereinafter referred to as "my Trustee" which expression shall where the context so admits include the executors administrators and assigns of the said ****** *******Crowe or other the Trustee or Trustees for the time being of this my will)... I LEAVE and BEQUEATH the sum of ONE HUNDRED POUNDS (100) as a legacy to my nephew the said ****** *******Crowe in his personal capacity absolutely PROVIDED he shall take Probate of This my will and shall execute the trusts thereof ... I LEAVE and DEVISE unto my nephew ****** ******* CROWE those Estates lands and premises known as Ballachrink Arderry Ballagarey The Dhoon Eary Ween The Place Egypt Pennypot Intack and Creg e Cowin and all other my farmlands in the parishes of Onchan and Braddan which I have farmed with the dwelling houses and outbuildings thereto belonging (but expressly excluding therefrom all dwelling houses or other buildings not appurtenant to my farmlands and all other Real Estate which I have not actually farmed) absolutely BUT SUBJECT NEVERTHELESS TO AND CHARGED WITH:-- (1) An annuity of THREE HUNDRED POUNDS (300) per annum to be paid to my wife MARGARERT KATHLEEN QUINE during her life AND I DIRECT that such annuity shall be paid in one total sum each year during its continuance and that the first of such payments be made within twelve calendar months of my decease ... (2) The payment of the sum of SIX HUNDRED POUNDS (600) upon the death of my said wife to such person or persons as my said wife shall by deed or will appoint and in default of such appointment equally between the next of kin of my said wife... Subject to the life interest therein for the benefit of my said wife I LEAVE and BEQUEATH to ****** ******* CROWE my grandfather clock and subject as aforesaid I leave and bequeath to my Nephew ****** *******CROWE my Nephew ****** ******* CROWE and my Niece ****** ******* *********** one article of my household furniture each as they shall select but so that such article of household furniture and such Grandfather Clock shall be received by them only after the death of my said wife to whom I HEREBY BEQUEATH the said articles of household furniture and the said grandfather clock for the term of her natural life ... I LEAVE and BEQUEATH unto my said wife all the residue of the aricles of household domestic o personal use or ornament situate in or about the dwelling house where I shall reside at the time of my death absolutely BUT SUBJECT NEVERTHELESS to the Four bequests in remainder hereinbefore contained... I LEAVE DEVISE BEQUEATH and APPOINT the rest residue and remainder of my Real and Personal Estate wheresoever situate and of whatsoever kind and description of which I may be posessed to which I may be entitled or over which I may have any power of appointment or disposition by will at the time of my death unto my Trustee UPON TRUST to sell call in and convert so much thereof as does not consist of money and from and out of the proceeds thereof and my ready money to pay my funeral and testamentary expenses and just debts and the cost of such sale calling in and conversion and to stand posessed of the balance (hereinafter referred to as 'my Trust Estate') UPON TRUST to pay the income derived therefrom to my said wife for the term of her natural life and upon the death of my said wife to divide my Trust Estate equally between such of them my Nephew the said ****** *******Crowe my Nephew the said ****** ******* Crowe and my Niece the said ****** ******* as shall be living at my death absolutely but so that should either of my said Nephews or my said Niece have predeceased me leaving child or children me surviving then UPON TRUST to make over absolutely to such child or children and if more than one equally between them the share of my Trust Estate which his her or their deceased parent would have taken had he or she survived me... AND with regard to the residue of my Real and Personal Estate I HEREBY DECLARE as follows:- (1) That my Trustee shall have power to postpone the sale calling in or conversion of such part or parts thereof for such times as my Trustee shall in his uncontrolled discretion deem expedient without being held liable for any loss occasioned thereby... (2) That my Trustee shall have poser to raise money by way of Mortgage on the security of the Real Estate forming part thereof and to execute all acts deeds matters and things necessary for the raising of such money by way of mortgage on the security thereof ... (3) That my Trustee may let the whole or any part or parts of the Real Estate forming part thereof upon lease or otherwise and upon such conditions as my Trustee in his unclontrolled discretion shall deem expedient ... (4) All the income of my unconverted Estate both Real and Personal shall be treated as the Income of my converted Estate and the income of such part of the residue of my Real Estate as shall remain unconverted during the lifetime of my said wife shall be received by her without impeachment of waste .... IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF I have hereunto subscribed my name this 2nd day of December one thousand nine hundred and fifty three ...

SIGNED PUBLISHED and DECLARED by the Testator as and for his Last Will and Testament in our presence who at his request in his presence E.C.QUINE and in presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses

H.L.K.

D.J.C.

E.C. Quine

 

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