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  • ID: I146
  • Name: (MARY)FANNY LITTLE
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: C.1826 in ALVERSTOKE HAMPSHIRE
  • Death: 1908 in Holloway House Godalming
  • Note: This is the last will and testament of me Fanny Mellersh of Holloway Hill House, Godalming, Surrey, widow. 1. I revoke all former wills and testamentary dispositions made by me and declare this to be my last will and testament. 2. I appoint my daughter Mary Fanny Mellersh now residing with me, my son - in - law Henry Jesse Andrewes Lucas of Melton Rectory, Suffolk, clerk in Holy orders, my late husband's nephew Alfred William Mellersh of Godalming aforesaid, estate agent and Thomas Percival Whately of Godalming aforesaid, solicitor (hereinafter called "my Trustees") to be the executors and trustees of this my will and I bequeath to each of them the sum of 50 for their care and trouble in proving this my will and acting in the execution of the trusts thereof. 3. I give my carriage, horse and harness and also my diamond brooch to my daughter the said Mary Fanny Mellersh. 4. I give my gold watch and chain to my grand daughter Charlotte Winifred Mellersh. 5. I give and bequeath all the residue of my jewellery, plate, articles of personal adornment, furniture, wines, consumable stored and other chattels and indoor and outdoor effects (but not including money or securities for money) to my trustees upon trust in their absolute discretion to divide the same in such manner as they ma think fit between my three daughters the said Mary Fanny Mellersh, Gertrude Blanche Lucas and Anna Maria Hilda Josephine Phillips. 6. I give to my gardener Ernest James Balchin the legacy or sum of 10. 7. I bequeath to my grand daughter Beryl Mellersh Lucas the legacy or sum of 1,000 if and when she shall attain and contingent upon her attaining the age of 21 years. 8. I bequeath to my grand son Frederick George Mellersh the legacy or sum of 1,000 if and when she shall attain and contingent upon her attaining the age of 21 years. 9. I bequeath to my grand daughter Mary Richmond Phillips the legacy or sum of 1,000 if and when she shall attain and contingent upon her attaining the age of 21 years. 10. I bequeath the sum of 5,000 to my trustees upon trust to divide the sum equally between such children of my son Hubert Leaf Mellersh as shall be living at the date of my decease and who shall have then attained or shall afterwards attain the age of 21 years or marry under that age. 11. I bequeath to the two daughters of my son Wilfred Duke Mellersh namely the said Charlotte Winifred Mellersh and Doris Cruger Mellersh the legacy or sum of 1,000 each to be paid to them respectively if and when they shall respectively attain the age of 21 years or marry under that age and in case either of them shall die in my lifetime or before she shall attain that age or marry under that age, I bequeath the legacy herein before given to her so dying to the survivor of them if and when such survivor shall attain the age 21 years or marry under that age and in case both of them shall die in my lifetime or before attaining the age of 21 years or marrying under that age then the said legacies or si much thereof as shall not have been applied under the provisions hereinafter contained in this my will shall sink into and form part of my residuary estate. 12. I bequeath to my trustees the sum of 500 and I declare that they shall hold the same upon the following trusts that is to say upon trust to invest the same in any investments authorised by this my will for the investment of trust funds with power to vary such investments from time to time and upon further trust to pay the income thereof to my daughter - in - law Helena Cruger Mellersh the wife of my said son Wilfred Duke Mellersh during her life for her sole and separate use and so that she shall not have power during coverture to dispose thereof by way of anticipation and from and after her decease upon trust for such child, children or remoter issue of the said Helena Cruger Mellersh by her present husband the said Wilfred Duke Mellersh such remoter issue to be born and take vested interests within 21 years after the decease of the said Helena Cruger Mellersh in such shares and if more than one in such manner as the said Helena Cruger Mellersh by any Deed revocable or irrevocable or by will or codicil shall appoint and in default of such appointment and so far as any such appointment shall not extend then in trust for all the children of the said Helena Cruger Mellersh by her present husband the said Wilfred Duke Mellersh who being a son or sons shall attain the age of 21 years or being a daughter or daughters shall attain that age or marry in equal shares and if there shall be but one such child the whole to be in trust for that one child but so that no child who or any of whose issue shall take any share under any such appointment as aforesaid shall be entitled to any share of the unappropriated part of the said legacy without bringing the share or shares appointed to him or her or to his or her issue into hotchpot and accounting for the same accordingly unless the said Helena Cruger Mellersh on making such appointment shall thereby direct to the contrary. 13. I bequeath the legacy or sum of 100 to my niece Mrs. Emelie Augustine Harper. 14. I give and bequeath the following annuities namely, to Emily Strudwick, a nurse formerly in my employment an annuity of 20 during her life. To my niece Emilie Sarah Little an annuity of 80 during her life so long as she shall remain a spinster. To my niece Emilie Sarah Little an annuity of 80 during her life so long as she shall remain a spinster. To my niece Amidee Little an annuity of 80 during her life so long as she shall remain a spinster. To my niece Clarissa Blanche Little an annuity of 80 during her life so long as she shall remain a spinster. And I direct that the several annuities shall be payable quarterly the first quarterly payment to be made at the expiration of 3 calendar months after my decease. 15. I direct my trustees to appropriate and set apart and invest such a sum of money as will when invested produce the income thereof an annual sum equal to the amount of the annuities or annuity for the time being payable under this my will and to apply the income or if necessary the capital of the fund so appropriated in payment of the annuities or annuity which fund shall on the dropping of the respective annuities fall into and form part of my residuary estate. 16. I direct that all legacies whether specific or pecuniary and all annuities or sums of money herein before bequeathed by this my will shall be paid or retained free of legacy or any other duty and I direct that all duties thereon shall be paid out of my residuary estate. 17. I devise and bequeath all my real and personal estate not hereby otherwise disposed of unto my trustees upon trust that my trustees shall call in and convert into money the same or such part thereof as shall not consist of money and shall with and out of the moneys produced by such sale, calling in and conversion and with and out of my ready money pay my funeral and testamentary expenses and debts and the legacies bequeathed by this my will or any codicil thereto and all estate duty settled estate duty legacy and other duties payable upon my death or in respect of any of the legacies, devises, bequests or annuities given by this my will and shall divide the residue thereof into four equal parts. 18. And I direct my trustees to pay the first equal one fourth part thereof to my said daughter Mary Fanny Mellersh absolutely. 19. And I direct my trustees to stand possessed of one other equal fourth part thereof upon the trusts following that is to say upon trust to invest the same with the power to vary investments from time to time and upon further trust during the lifetime of my said son Wilfred Duke Mellersh to apply the income thereof for the maintenance, support, education, advancement or otherwise for the benefit of all or such one or more of my said son Wilfred Duke Mellersh his wife for the time being and his issue for the time being in such manner and in all respects as my trustees shall in their absolute discretion think fit and from and after the decease of my said son Wilfred Duke Mellersh upon trust for such child, children or remoter issue of my said son Wilfred Duke Mellersh (such remoter issue to be born and take vested interests within 21 years after the death of my said son Wilfred Duke Mellersh) in such shares if more than one and in such manner as my said son Wilfred Duke Mellersh by any deed revocable or irrevocable or by will or codicil shall appoint and in default of such appointment and so far as any such appointment shall not extend then in trust for all the children of my said son who being a son or sons shall attain the age of 21 years or being a daughter or daughters shall attain that age or marry in equal shares and if there shall be but one such child the whole to be in trust for that one child but so that no child who or any of whose issue shall take any share under such appointment as aforesaid shall be entitled to any share of the unappropriated part of the said share or residue without bringing the share or shares appointed to him or her or to his or her issue into Hotchpot and accounting for the same accordingly unless the person making such appointment shall thereby direct to the contrary. 20. And I direct my trustees to stand possessed of one other equal fourth part thereof upon the trusts following that is to say upon trust to invest the same with the power to vary investments from time to time and upon further trust during the lifetime of my said daughter Gertrude Blanche Lucas to apply the income thereof for the maintenance, support, education, advancement or otherwise for the benefit of all or such one or more of my said son Wilfred Duke Mellersh his wife for the time being and his issue for the time being in such manner and in all respects as my trustees shall in their absolute discretion think fit and from and after the decease of my said son Wilfred Duke Mellersh upon trust for such child, children or remoter issue of my said son Wilfred Duke Mellersh (such remoter issue to be born and take vested interests within 21 years after the death of my said son Wilfred Duke Mellersh) in such shares if more than one and in such manner as my said son Wilfred Duke Mellersh by any deed revocable or irrevocable or by will or codicil shall appoint and in default of such appointment and so far as any such appointment shall not extend then in trust for all the children of my said son who being a son or sons shall attain the age of 21 years or being a daughter or daughters shall attain that age or marry in equal shares and if there shall be but one such child the whole to be in trust for that one child but so that no child who or any of whose issue shall take any share under such appointment as aforesaid shall be entitled to any share of the unappropriated part of the said share or residue without bringing the share or shares appointed to him or her or to his or her issue into Hotchpot and accounting for the same accordingly unless the person making such appointment shall thereby direct to the contrary. 21. And I direct my trustees to stand possessed of the remaining equal one fourth part thereof upon the like trusts and subject to the like powers and provisions in favour of my said daughter Anna Maria Hilda Josephine Phillips and her child children or remoter issue as are herein before declared and contained in clause 20 concerning the share of my daughter Gertrude Blanche Lucas in her one fourth share of my residuary estate and in the same manner in all respects as if such trusts powers and provisions were herein repeated with the substitution of the name of the said Anna Maria Hilda Josephine Phillips for the name of the said Gertrude Blanche Lucas. 22-29 technical stuff related to the powers of the trustees and the investments In witness whereof I have to this and the five preceding sheets of paper set my hand this nineteenth day of December 1907.



    Marriage 1 FREDERICK MELLERSH b: 1819
    • Married: 1848 in St.George Hanover Square London
    Children
    1. Has No Children MARY FANNY MELLERSH b: 1849 in WITLEY SURREY
    2. Has No Children HENRY MELLERSH b: 1851 in HOLLOWAY HILL HOUSE GODALMING SURREY UK
    3. Has No Children LAURA ANN AMELIA MELLERSH b: 1853 in WITLEY SURREY UK
    4. Has No Children FREDERICK JAMES MELLERSH b: 1854 in WITLEY SURREY UK
    5. Has No Children THOMAS BRIAN MELLERSH b: 1856 in HOLLOWAY HILL HOUSE GODALMING SURREY UK
    6. Has Children HUBERT LEAF MELLERSH b: 1858 in HOLLOWAY HILL HOUSE GODALMING SURREY UK
    7. Has Children GERTRUDE BLANCHE MELLERSH b: 1861 in HOLLOWAY HILL HOUSE GODALMING SURREY ENG
    8. Has No Children EARNLEY MELLERSH b: 1863 in HOLLOWAY HILL HOUSE GODALMING SURREY ENG
    9. Has Children WILFRED (DUKE) GEORGE MELLERSH b: 1865 in HOLLOWAY HILL HOUSE GODALMING SURREY UK
    10. Has No Children GERALD RUSSELL MELLERSH b: 1867 in HOLLOWAY HILL HOUSE GODALMING SURREY UK
    11. Has No Children ANNA MARIA HILDA MELLERSH b: 1868 in HOLLOWAY HILL HOUSE GODALMING SURREY UK
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