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|Lauretta Ann NEVETT 
Lauretta Ann NEVETT 
- Born: 1833, Hoxten LND
- Christened: 13 Oct 1833, St John Hoxton Hackney LND
- Marriage (1): Percival John ALSTON  on 7 Jul 1894 in St John Finsbury Park Hackney
- Marriage (2): Jesse TURNER  in 1857
- Died: 16 Aug 1898, 116 Queens Rd Brownswood MDX aged 65
Lauretta Ann Nevett
Baptism Date:13 Oct 1833
Father's name:William Christopher Nevett
Mother's name:Mary Ann Nevett
Parish Hoxton St John
Percival John Alston
Estimated birth year:abt 1822
Spouse:Lauretta Ann Turner
Event Date:7 Jul 1894
Parish:St John the Evangelist, Finsbury Park
Father Name:Percival Edward Alston
Spouse Father:William Christopher Nevitt
Register Type:Parish Register.
1. Lauretta Ann Nevett: Will, 7 Jul 1894, London.
THIS IS THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of me LAURETTA ANN ALSTON of 116 Queens Road Brownswood Park in the county of London the wife of Percival John Alston Of the same place Gentleman Whereas it is the intention of my dear husband Percival John Alston to devise all his interest to me in fifteen freehold houses situate and being Nos 2 to 16 both inclusive Millfield Road Edmonton in the county of Middlesex now if at the time of my death I shall be possessed of the said freehold houses or any of them I hereby devise the same or such of them as at my death I may be entitled to or interested in to Caroline Alston the daughter of my said husband Percival John Alston I bequeath to my trustees their executors and administrators All my furniture plate plated articles glass china earthenware books musical instruments linen and other articles of personal or domestic use Upon trust to permit my husband to use and enjoy the effects hereinbefore bequeathed during his life he keeping the same properly insured against fire and properly preserving the same from deterioration reasonable wear and tear excepted and after his death I direct that my trustees shall sell the same and hold the proceeds upon the terms hereinafter mentioned as to my residuary estate or divide the. same effects or some. portion thereof between and among my grandchildren Jesse Armitage and Laura Rachel (the children of my deceased daughter Lucretia Anna Price) or the survivor of them any such division shall by no means be questioned by reason of any alleged inequality in the value of the shares or for any other reason whatsoever but shall be absolutely binding and conclusive And I hereby declare that an Inventory of the said furniture effects and articles shall not be required And. that the trustees and trustee of this my will (other than my said husband) shall not be in any way liable for or concerned to see to the custody insurance or preservation of the said effects furniture and articles or any of them I.bequeath to my granddaughter Laura Rachel Price absolutely all my jewellery trinkets watches ornaments of the person and wearing apparel I bequeath to my brother Sidney Thomas Nevett if he shall prove my will a legacy. of Fifty Guineas free of legacy duty I devise and bequeath all my real and personal estate whatsoever (except what I otherwise dispose of by this my will or any codicil hereto) unto and to the use of my trustees their heirs executors and administrators respectively according to the nature and tenure thereof Upon trust that my trustees shall (subject to the power to postpone the sale and conversion of real and personal estate hereinafter contained) sell call in collect or otherwise convert into money such-parts of the premises as shall not consist of ready money and shall out of the moneys to arise from such sale calling in collection and conversion and the ready money of which I shall be possessed at my death pay my funeral and testamentary expenses and debts and the legacies (other than specific) bequeathed by this my will or any codicil hereto and the duty upon the legacies bequeathed free of legacy duty and shall invest the residue of the said monies in the names or under the legal control of my trustees in any of the stocks and securities hereinafter mentioned and may vary the said stocks funds shares and securities at their discretion and shall pay the income of the said trust monies and the investments for the time being representing the same to my husband Percival John Alston during his life and after his death shall hold the said trust premises and the income thereof in trust for my said grandchildren Jesse Armitage Price and Laura Rachel Price or the survivor of them who shall attain the age of twenty one years and if both attain that age in equal shares as tenants in common Provided that my trustees may after the death of my husband raise any part or parts not exceeding one half part of the then expectant presumptive or vested share or fortune of both or either of my grandchildren before named and apply the same for his or her advancement or benefit And I further declare that my trustees shall after the death of my said husband apply the whole or such part as they shall think fit of the annual income of the share or fortune to which any grandchild before named shall for the time being be entitled in expectancy under the trusts hereinbefore declared for or towards the maintenance or education of such grandchild before named either directly or by paying the same for such purpose to his or her Guardians or Guardian without seeing to the application thereof and shall during such suspense of absolute vesting accumulate the residue if any thereof in the way of compound interest by investing the same and the resulting income thereof in or upon any such stocks funds shares or securities as are hereinafter mentioned for the benefit of the person or persons who under the trusts herein contained shall become entitled to the principal fund from which the same respectively shall have proceeded but with power for my trustees to resort to the accumulations of any preceding year or years and apply the same for or towards the maintenance or education of the ti grandchild for the time being presumptively entitled to the same respectively And if there shall be no child of my deceased daughter Lucretia Anna Price living at my death who attains the age of twenty one years then after the death of my said husband and such default or failure of the children of my said daughter Lucretia Anna Price the said monies and investments and the income thereof or so much thereof respectively as shall not have become vested or been applied under any of the trusts and powers herein contained or by statute implied shall be held in trust as to one third thereof for my son in law John Armitage Price of 38 Walbrook in the city of London for his absolute use And as to the remaining two thirds thereof shall be held in trust for such of my nephews and nieces as shall be living at the time of my decease such nephews and nieces if more than one to take equally And I hereby declare that by the expression "nephews and nieces" I mean only the sons and daughters of any brother or sister of mine of the full blood and not nephews and nieces of mine merely by marriage Provided always and I hereby declare that my trustees may postpone the sale conversion and collection of all or any part or parts of my said real and personal estate respectively so long as they shall deem proper but my real estate shall be considered as personalty from the time of my death and during such postponement my trustees may manage and cultivate my real and leasehold estates and exercise over and in relation thereto all such powers of or with reference to leasing as a tenant for life thereof might exercise under Sections 6 to 13 both inclusive of the Settled Land Act 1882 and the Settled Land Act 1889 and may make out of the income or capital of my real and personal estate any outlay which my trustees may consider proper for improvements repairs insurance premiums on policies or otherwise for the benefit or in respect of my real and personal estate And I declare that the net rents and profits or other income produced from every or any part of my real and personal estate previously to the conversion or collection thereof shall be applied in the same manner, in all respects as if the same were income arising from investments hereinbefore authorized and that all income produced from my estate in its actual condition for the time being whether consisting of property or investments of an authorized or of an unauthorized description and wasting whether of wasting or permanent character shall as well during the first year from my death as at all times afterwards be applicable as income under the trusts of this my will no part thereof being in any event liable to be retained as capital but no property not actually producing income which shall form part of my estate shall be treated as producing income or as entitling any person to the receipt of income And I declare that my trustees shall have the fullest power of determining what articles of property pass under any specific bequest contained in this my will or any codicil hereto and of apportioning blended trust funds and of determining whether any monies are to be treated as or paid out of the capital or income and generally of determining all matters as to which any doubt difficulty or question may arise under or in relation to the exercise of the trusts of this my will or any codicil hereto And I declare that every determination of my trustees in relation to any such matter whether made upon a question formally or actually raised or implied in any of the acts or proceedings of my trustees in relation to the premises shall bind all parties interested under this my will and shall not be objected to or questioned upon any ground whatsoever I empower my trustees to invest anymonies directed required or authorized to lie invested by this my will in or upon the public stocks or funds or government securities of the United Kingdom or of any British colony or British Colonial City upon real securities in England or Wales upon mortgage of leasehold houses situated within ten mileS of the Royal Exchange and which shall have a term or terms of at least sixty years unexpired at the time of mortgage or in or upon the debentures or debenture guaranteed or preference stocks or shares of any company in the United Kingdom or India incorporated by Special Act of Parliament upon or in relation to which a fixed or minimum interest or dividend or rent or rent charge shall be secured or guaranteed by the same or some other company or by the Government of India or in or upon the bonds debentures or securities of any public municipal or local body or authority in the United Kingdom with power from time to time to vary the whole or any part of the said investments for any other or others of the kinds aforesaid but I expressly authorize my trustees in their absolute and uncontrolled discretion to continue any investments of mine which may be existing at the time of my death notwithstanding that such investments may not be in accordance with the aforesaid investment clause I direct that all legacies and bequests payable under this my will shall be primarily paid out of my personal estate in exoneration so far as may be of the proceeds of sale of my real estate I appoint my said husband Percival John Alston my son in law John Armitage Price and my brother Sydney Thomas Nevett EXECUTORS and Trustees of this my Will
And I hereby declare that my trustees shall be the trustees for purposes of the Settled Land Acts 1882 to 1889 of the Settlement created by this my will And I direct that my executors and trustees shall nave full power in their absolute discretion to employ and pay legal and other advisers to traasact any business or do any act required to be done in the premises including acts which an executor or trustee might have done personally And every executer or trustee acting in relation to my estate or the trust property in any professional or business capacity shall in respect of acts so done (and without regard to the question whether they strictly belong to such profession or business or are such as a trustee could do personally) be entitled to charge and be remunerated out of the trust property as a stranger And it is hereby declared that all the trusts powers and authorities hereinbefore vested in the trustees shall devolve upon and be exerciseable by the survivors or survivor of them and the executors or administrators of such survivor or other the trustees or trustee for the time being of this my will
IN WITNESS Whereof I have hereunto set my hand this seventh day of July in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and ninety four
LAURETTA ANN ALSTON
Signed by the Testatrix in our joint presence and we thereupon subscribed our names as witnesses in hers and each others pre-sence
HENRY EUSTACE NORTON Clerk to Messrs Saml Price & Sons 38 Walbrook E.C.Solici-tors
WILLIAM EDWARD COOKE Clerk to H.A. Boxell 26 Charles Square Hoxton Solr.
THIS IS A CODICIL to my last will and testament which will bears date the seventh day of July 1894, I hereby revoke the payment of the income of my trust monies and the investments for the time being representing the same to my husband Percival John Alston during his life I also revoke the payment of the one third of my trust estate payable to my son in law John Armitage Price (should he survive my grandchildren as in my said will mentioned) and direct that my trustees (in the event of neither of my grandchildren Jesse Armitage Price or Laura Rachel Price attaining the age of 21 years) shall hold the whole of my trust estate in trust for my nephews and nieces as in my said will mentioned I make these revocations as both my husband and son in law are men of means I further expressly direct that notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein or in my said will contained expressed or implied that the share and interest of my grandchild Laura Rachel Price under my said will and codicil shall become a vested share and interest and be immediately payable to her upon and in the event of her marrying under the age of twenty one years I bequeath a legacy of fifty pounds free of duty to my friend Mrs Riley as a small token of my affection and gratitude to her After the death of my husband I bequeath my piano to my granddaughter Laura Rachel Price In all other respects I confirm my said will
IN WITNESS Whereof I have hereunder set my hand this 23rd day of July 1898,
L A ALSTON
Signed by the Testatrix in our joint presence & we thereupon subscribed our names as witnesses in her and each others presence
HANNAH CROUCHMAN spinster
JANET RACHER spinsterl 116 Queens Road Finsbury Park London
ON the 19th day of October 1898 Probate of this Will and Codicil was granted to Percival John Alston, John Armitage Price and Sydney Thomas Nevett the Executors.
The Will of Lauretta Ann Alston of 116 Queens Rd Brownswood MDX wife of Percival John Alston who died 16 Aug 1898 was proved 19 Oct 1898 to Percival John Alston John Armitage Price and Sydney Thomas Nevett gent for L5363/6/11
Alston Lauretta Ann of 116 Queens Road Brownswood park Middlesex (wife of Percival John Alston) died 16 August 1898. Probate London 19 October 1898 to the said Percival John Alston John Armitage Price and Sydney Thomas Nevitt gentleman.
Effects L5363 6s 11d
National Probate Calendar.
Lauretta married Percival John ALSTON  [MRIN: 3519], son of Percival Edward ALSTON  and Mary JONES , on 7 Jul 1894 in St John Finsbury Park Hackney. (Percival John ALSTON  was born on 7 Jan 1822 in Newington LND, christened on 24 Feb 1822 in St Mary Newington Southwark SRY and died on 5 Jun 1903 in Middlesex.)
Lauretta next married Jesse TURNER  [MRIN: 3520] in 1857. (Jesse TURNER  was born on 11 Jun 1824 in Middlesex and died in 1878 in Hackney ESS.)
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