Sam Stables (b. 1888 Wath, d. Germany 1918)

Samuel was the son of William Stables, of Wath, and his wife Harriet Hargeaves.

The Will of Sam Stables - Dated 1914

This is the last Will & Testament of me Sam Stables of Park Road Wath-upon-Dearne in the County of York Chauffeur I appoint my brother-in-law Wilfred Winstanley & my friend Walter Utley of Wath-upon-Dearne aforesaid Solicitors Clerk (hereinafter referred to as "my Trustees") Executors & Trustees of this my Will I bequeath to the said Walter Utley a legacy of Five pounds free of duty for his trouble in acting as such Executor & Trustee as aforesaid I devise & bequeath all my real estate whatsoever & wheresoever to my Trustee Upon trust to sell the same and (after payment of my funeral & testamentary expenses & debts & the said legacy of Five pounds & the duties payable on my death, all of which I charge primarily on my personla estate) to invest the net proceeds of sale in any investments authorised by law for trust funds And to pay the income of the said net proceeds & investments & of any part of my residuary estate for the time being remaining unsold & unconverted to my mother Harriet Stables during her life And from & after her death Upon trust to divide the whole of my said residuary estate moneys & investments & the income thereof between my sisters Mary Winstanley the wife of the said Wilfred Winstanley & Christiana Kraft the wife of William Kraft in equal shares as tenants in common Provided always that if either of my said sisters shall die in my lifetime leaving a child or children who shall survive me & being a son or sons shall attain the age of 21 years or being a daughter or daughters shall attain that age or marry under that age then & in such case the last mentioned child or children shall take (& if more than one equally between them) the share which his her or their parent would have taken of & in my residuary estate if such parent had survived me But in the event of either of my said sisters predeceasing me without leaving a child or children who shall survive me & live to attain the age of twenty one years or being a daughter marry under that age then I give & bequeath the whole of my said residuary estate moneys & investments & the income thereof to the survivor of my said sisters absolutely I declare that notwithstanding the trust for sale hereinbefore contained of my real & personal estate my Trustees may in their uncontrolled direction postpone the sale calling in & conversion for such period as they may think proper of all or any part of my said estate & the net rents interest & income to accrue due therefrom from the date of my decease & until the actual sale & conversion thereof shall be deemed to be income & paid to the person or persons & in the manner to whom & in which the income of the proceeds of such sale & conversion would for the time being by payable or applicable under this my Will if such sale & conversion had been actually made In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this twentyninth day of December one thousand nine hundred & fourteen.
                                           Sam Stables
Wits:  James Coakes
          J H Fincham           Clerks to Messrs. Nicholson & Co
                                                        Wath upon Dearne

On the 24th day of July 1919 Probate of this
Will was granted at Wakefield to Walter Utley one of the

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