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Will of Jane Ferris

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Summary of the will of JANE FERRIS of Milton Manor, widow (proved 21st January 1898)

Executor: nephew
GEORGE FERRIS of Milton Manor, Land Surveyor

My wearing apparel and any trinkets or jewellery to my stepdaughter
ANNE FERRIS, also all silver articles marked WMF.

To my brothers
TOM PONTIN, JAMES PONTIN and WILLIAM HENRY PONTIN 50 each.

To the four children of my late stepson
WILLIAM EDWARD STILES FERRIS 25 each.

To my stepson
JOHN FERRIS 50.

To my stepdaughter
SARAH STILES TAYLER 50.

To my stepdaughter
MARY STILES BROWN the large gold chain which was her mother's, also the bronze clock and ornaments from the Dining Room, and the gold tea service which was her mother's.

To my nephew
JONATHAN PUCKRIDGE or his wife I leave my hall clock.

To my nephew
GEORGE FERRIS 100 and my household furniture, goods, plate, linen and china, glass and other of my effects in and about my dwelling house at Milton except as herein otherwise disposed of.

To my cousin
BESSIE PONTIN 100.

To my nephews
JAMES and HARRY GUNNING 50 each.

To my friend Mrs
JULIA S. GALE of Sunnylands 20

To my two men servants
W. HISCOCK and JOHN BENGER 10 each.

To
GEORGE FERRIS upon trust the sum of 500 to pay the interest thereof during her life to my stepdaughter ANNE FERRIS, and at her death this sum shall form a part of my residuary estate.

To my nephew
GEORGE FERRIS upon trust the sum of 500 to pay the interest thereof during her life to my Aunt COWDLE, and at her death this sum shall form a part of my residuary estate.

Residue: together with the two above-mentioned sums left upon trust, to my relative
ALFRED CAWDLE of 14 Bath Road, Bedford Park, London.

To my young nephew
J.H. FERRIS now of Conock, Devizes, my silver teapot marked WF.

Signed and dated 2 July 1895.

Witnesses:

FRANK R. RAVENHILL Milton, Pewsey, Wilts Clerk
HENRY J. FORD Milton, Pewsey, Wilts Clerk

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