The Will of
John Glass

late of 25 Russell St.,
Devonport, Retired Baker
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This is the Last WILL and Testiment of me
JOHN GLASS of Devonport in the Dominion of New Zealand, Setler

I Hereby revoke all former Wills and Testamentary writings at anytime heretofor made by me and declare this is my last WILL and Testiment

I appoint my sister in law Euphemia Laidlaw herein after called my Trustee
to be the sole executrix and Trustee of this my WILL

I give to my Trustee for her personel use the sum of sixty pounds for the reason that the sum of sixty pounds included in the specifically mentioned principle money secured by second mortage from my Trustee to my late wife Margaret Glass was really advanced by me to my Trustee and not by my wife and i do not desire that such sum should be repaid to me.

I give Devise and Bequeath all other real and personel estate belonging to me or over which I have power of disposition by WILL unto my Trustee upon trust to pay therewith my funeral and testementry expences and debts

And upon Trust as to the residue of my estate remaining after payment of such expences and debts ( hereinafter called my Residuary Esate )

As to one fourth of my Residuary Estate for my son
WILLIAM CAMPBELL GLASS

As to one fourth of my Residuary Estate for my daughter
MARION CAMPBELL GLASS

As to one fourth of my Residuary Estate for my son
ALFRED DOUGLAS GLASS
And as to the remaining one fourth of my Residuary Estate for all the children of my late daughter
Euphemia LEE
who shall survive me in equal shares.

In Witness whereof I have to this my Last WILL and Testiment set and subscribed my name this twenty first day of May one thousand nine hundred and seventeen

John Glass

Signed and acknowledged by the above named Testator
John Glass signiture
In sight and presence of us who at his request in his own right and presence and in the sight and presence of each other all being present at the same time hereunto subscribed our names as attending witnesses

Florence Nixon Domestic duties Devonport
John Gregory Soliciter Auckland

This is a true copy.


Probate


Be it known to all men that on this the fourteenth day of July
in the year one thousand nine hundred and seventeen that
The Last Will and Testament
of John Glass
deceased a copy of which is hereunto annexed and has been read and proved before his Honor John Henery Hoskins and administration of the Estate effects and credits of the deceased has been as is hereby granted to
Elizabeth Laidlaw the Executrix in the said WILL and T estiment name as 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 this Fourteenth day of July one thousand nine hundred and seventeen

Auckland Testamentary Register, 1916-1917

Name John Glass
Late of Devenport 
Retired Baker
Intestate

Date 25 July 1917 
Number 509 
Date of Death 30 May 1917

Date of Administration 14 July 1917
Names of the  Administrators
Euphemia Laidlaw,
Solr. John H. Gregory 

Dutiable Estate 2158.17s.9d 
Amount of Duty 53.19s.6d
Date Paid 12 October 1917 

AFFIDAVIT
18 June 1917

in the Supreme Court of New Zealand northern district.
In the Estate of John Glass late of Devonport in the said district
Retired Baker

I Euphemia Laidlaw of Devonport in the said district
Married Woman make oath and say:-

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