Catherine Frances Grieve – Goytrey 1892
I Catherine Frances Grieve of Goytre in the county of Monmouth, spinster, hereby revoke all former wills and testamentary dispositions made by me and declare this to be my last will and testament.
I appoint Manley Ashwin of Abergavenny in the said county of Monmouth esquire and William Herbert Grieve of the Marylebone branch of the National Provincial Bank of England London, gentleman, hereinafter called my trustees to be executors and trustees of this my will.
I give and bequeath to my nephew Albany Richard Grieve the plate left to me by Miss Yarworth.
I give, devise and bequeath all the rest of my property real or personal of what nature or kind soever and wheresoever situate and all property over which I may have any power of appointment or other disposing power unto and to the use of my said trustees. Upon trust to sell and convert into money such part thereof as shall not consist of money and out of the proceeds of such sale and conversion to pay my debts and funeral and testamentary expenses and to pay my friend the said Manley Ashwin the sum of nineteen pounds [nineteen pounds] and nineteen shillings.
And upon trust to invest the residue at their discretion and to pay the income thereof to my sister in law Elizabeth Grieve for the term of her natural life and after her decease upon trust to pay to my niece, Clara Jessie Grieve [provided she shall up to that time have remained unmarried] the sum of two hundred pounds free of legacy duty and to pay to my nephew the said William Herbert Grieve the sum of one hundred pounds free of legacy duty, and to divided the residue of my said property equally between my three nieces and three nephews namely:
Elizabeth Mary Ritchie, Ellen Frances Ritchie, the said Clara Jessie Grieve, the said Albany Richard Grieve the said William Herbert Grieve and John Coleman Grieve, provided always that if either of my said nieces or nephews shall die in my lifetime leaving a child or children or remoter issue who shall survive me then such child, children or issue shall take per shares and not per capita [and if more than one equally between them] the share which is his, her or their parent or ancestor would have taken if such parent or ancestor had survived me.
And I declare that my trustees may postpone the sale and conversion of all or any part of the property hereinbefore devised and bequeathed to them for so long as they shall think fit and that the income to accrue from such part of the said property as shall for the time being remain unsold and unconverted shall be paid and applied to such person or persons and in the manner to whom and in which the income of the said monies produced by such sale and conversion would be payable if such sale and conversion had actually been made.
In witness whereof I have to this my last will and testament set my hand this twentieth day of October one thousand eight hundred and ninety two
Catherine Frances Grieve
Witness:Susanna D S Chalken
Maes Beryn Goytrey
Iltyd Gardner, solicitor Abergavenny