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The Will of
Marion Caton Richardson

of Caton Lodge

I Marion Caton Richardson of Cottingham in the East Riding of the county of York, Widow.

Hereby revoke all former Wills and Testamentary Dispositions made by me and declare that this is my last Will

I appoint my son John Robert Richardson and
my daughter Edith Mary Richardson hereinafter call my Trustees to be Trustees and Executors of this my Will

I bequeath to the aforesaid John Robert Richardson my oil picture of King Charles being refused entry into Hull

To my son Joseph Richardson
My oil picture supposed to be by Ruysdale? and the silver trowel presented to my late husband .

To my niece Sarah Turner Livesy my picture by Redmors **
and to my daughter in-law
Louisa Ellen Richardson my silver filled dressing case and figure of Phsyche

I bequeath the residue of my furniture, plate , linen, china, pictures and other household and outdoor effects, herein after called the residue of furniture unto my Trustees upon trust to permit my children who shall not at the time of my decease be or have been married, to use the same so long during their lives as they shall respectively remain unmarried and shall live together in some common home

From and after the decease or marriage of all my daughters except one then I bequeath the residue of furniture to such surviving unmarried daughter for her own use and benefit absolutely

And I declare that the selection of the common home of which the residue of furniture is to be used shall rest with my daughters for the time being entitled along with their brother Joseph if and so long as he remains unmarried to the use thereof . And if my said daughters fail to agree upon a common home and any of them notify my Trustees to that effect then I direct my Trustees to sell the residue of furniture and divide the proceeds equally between my daughters who would for the time being be entitled to the use thereof if they had agreed upon a common home

And I further declare that my Trustees shall not be bound to make an inventory of the residue of furniture nor to see to the repair or insurance thereof or any part thereof or liable in any way for loss thereof or any part thereof or damage thereto

And I give devise and bequeath the residue and remainder of my estate whatesoever and wheresoever to my Trustees upon trust to convert the same into money and out of the proceeds to pay my funeral and testermentry expenses and the legacy duty on any of the legacies hereinbefore bequeathed which may be subject to duty and subject thereto to retain the residue of the said proceeds of conversion (if any) for their own use and benefit absolutely.

In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this twenty second day of September one thousand nine hundred and nine

M.C. Richardson

Signed by the above named Marion Caton Richardson in the joint presence of herself and us who at her request and in such joint presence have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses

George Hy. Watson Surgeon and Physician, Cottingham

William Henry Fearis Clerk in Holy Orders Cottingham

On the twenty second day of July 1910 Probate of this Will was Granted at York to
John Henry Richardson
Edith Mary Richardson spinster
the Executors

This is a true copy.


Be it known that
Marion Caton Richardson of Cottingham in the East Riding of the County of York, Widow

Who at the time of her death had a fixed place of abode at Cottingham aforesaid within the District of the North and East Ridings of the County of York and Ainsty thereof

Died on the ninth day of July 1910

At Cottingham aforesaid

AND BE IT FURTHER KNOWN that at the date hereunder written the last Will and Testiment of the deceased was proved and registered in the District Probate Registry of His majesty's High Court of Justice at York

And that administration of all the estate which by law devolves to the vests in the personal representatives of the aforesaid deceased was granted by the aforesaid Court to

John Robert Richardson
of the city and county of Kinston upon Hull, Timber Merchant , the son of the said deceased, and
Edith Mary Richardson of Cottingham aforesaid, Spinster, the daughter of the deceased,

the Executors named in the said Will
Dated the 22 July 1910
Gross Value of Estate 429.17.7d
Extracted by
Stamp Jackson & Birks, Solicitors, Hull

** Henry Redmore Artist one of Britain's greatest marine painters 1820-1887
Had a studio in Hull 1881 has him at 163 Coltman st Holy Trinity, Hull
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