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Will and Testament of Harold Walter Giffard, of Roche d'Or, Samarès, an advocate. Desires to be buried in the vault he caused to be built in the St Clement's Cemetery with a suitable headstone. Bequeaths to Peter Hawksford Giffard, the decoration and diploma of the Legion of Honour given by the Government of the French Republic and the miniature decoration of the same order, the cross of decoration of Orange-Nassau awarded by Her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands to be returned to her and for Peter Hawsford Giffard to keep the miniature decoration and diploma of the same name and documents relating to the decorations, further Peter Hawksford Giffard receives all the law book at Roche d'Or and in the room at 23, Hill Street together with the furniture in the room on condition that he becomes an Advocate of the Royal Court of Jersey within a year of his death, if this does not happen they are bequeathed to Philip Antonio Poch. Bequeaths to Albert Edward Ereaut, any six books he selects from the library at Roche d'Or; to Peter Hawksford Giffard, all clothes, jewellery, watches, chains, trinkets and all silver glass vases bowls and decanters and all his masonic regalia, jewels and rituals unless his son is not a freemason at his death then it will be presented to the Grand Master to dispose of as he sees fit; to John Wilfred Le Boutillier, three dozen bottles of wines or spirits of his choice; to Dorothy Mary Le Boutillier, wife of John Hagar Pettit, £25 to purchase a token of remembrance; to Pierre Moussaud, his sleeve links of dumb-bell pattern; to Odette Rondot, a musical watch; to Annie Clare Howard-Edwards, née Norman, two silver mounted liqueur decanters and liqueur glasses; to Captain John Anquetil Norman, all his fishing rods, cases, gear and tackle; to Angelo Nelson Symons, any one etching drawn by Edmund Blampied; to Henry John Shone, an antique candle snuffer and tray; to his wife Hélène Henriette Giffard, née Gouillard, the whole of the furniture, pictures, prints, silver, plate, wine, spirits not specifically bequeathed; to Mabel Frances Maclure, née Giffard, any trinket she may decide to select as a memento. Dated 12/07/1941. Codicil Added 09/10/1945. [Includes one closed document]

Reference

D/Y/B1/11/52

Date

November 3rd 1951 - November 3rd 1951

Names

Maclure, Mabel Frances, nèe Giffard
Giffard, Hélène Henriette, née Gouillard
Shone, Henry John
Blampied, Edmund
Symons, Angelo Nelson
Norman, John Anquetil, Captain
Howard-Edwards, Annie Clare, née Norman
Rondot, Odette
Moussaud, Pierre
Pettit, John Hagar
Pettit, Dorothy Mary, née Le Boutillier
Le Boutillier, John Wilfred
Ereaut, Albert Edward
Poch, Philip Antonio
Giffard, Peter Hawksford
Giffard, Harold Walter
Judicial Greffe

Keywords

fishing tackle | Fishing | Etchings | spirits | wines | Silver | chains | watches | Jewellery | clothes | Furniture | Books | Decorations | graves | vaults | Burials | advocates | wills | testaments | Probate | Judicial Greffe | Law | courts | St Clement's Cemetery | 23, Hill Street | Roche d'Or, Samarès

Dimensions

1 gathering
1 papers

Language

English

Level of description

file

Access Restriction

Closed for preservation - please consult digital copy

Closed until

2100

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