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Dated 28 July 1921; Codicil dated 16 January 1924; Entered Will Book no. 21, folio 157
Lodged in the Record Office 17 March 1926
This is the last Will and Testament of me Amy Dacosta of the City and Parish of Kingston Spinster ... I direct payment of all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses by my Executor hereinafter named. I also direct that my property known as "Cricklewood" on the South Camp Road, Kingston, shall be sold by my said Executor and the proceeds thereof I hereby give and bequeath in the following manner: to my cousin Cordelia (Cuddy) (the Widow of the late Ernest Morrice deceased) the sum of One Hundred Twenty-five Pounds. To my niece Amy Barham sixty pounds. To my nephew Abraham Lyon One Hundred Pounds. To my nephew Solomon Clifford D'Aguilar Lindo the sum of Fifty Pounds. And to each of my nieces Alice Maud Lindo, Olga Henriques, and Vera Dougal, the sum of One Hundred Pounds. To Iris Gadpaille, Ivy Barham and Emma Lyon the sum of Twenty-five Pounds each. To Sylvia DaCosta, Amy Morrison and Reita Samuel, the three daughters of my cousin Cordelia Morrice, the sum of Twenty-five Pounds each. To my cousin Ada Delisser the sum of Twenty-five Pounds and to Eulalie Delisser her daughter the sum of Twenty-five Pounds. To Bertram Lindo and Matilda Lyon (the wife of my nephew Abraham Lyon) the sum of Twenty-five Pounds each. To Victoria Lindo, Freddy Lindo, and Aggie Lindo the sum of Five Pounds each. And I direct that should my cousin Cordelia Morrice predecease me then her said legacy shall go to her daughter Sylvia DaCosta.
I give and bequeath my premises known as Number 14 Orange Street (together with Number 129 Water Lane adjoining the said premises) unto my nephew Solomon Clifford D'Aguilar Lindo and his sister Alice Maud Lindo in equal shares as tenants in common. I give and devise my premises known as Number 64 Love Lane in the City and Parish of Kingston to Olga Henriques and Vera Dougal, the two daughters of my nephew Amos DaCosta Levy, in equal shares as tenants in common. All the rest and residue of my estate real and personal which I may die possessed of or entitled to I devise and bequeath unto the said Solomon Clifford D'Aguilar Lindo in lieu of any commissions to which he will be entitled as my Executor under this Will.
Lastly, I hereby appoint my said nephew Solomon Clifford D'Aguilar Lindo of Kingston, Merchant. as the Executor of this my Last Will and Testament and hereby revoke all previous wills and codicils heretofore made by me and declare this to be my Last Will and Testament in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this 28th day of July One Thousand Nine Hundred and Twentyone,
[Signed] Amy Da Costa
Codicil to the Will of Amy Da Costa
This is a Codicil to the Last Will and Testament of me, Amy Da Costa of Kingston, Spinster, which will bears date the 28th day of July 1921. Whereas it is my desire that out of the sale of "Cricklewood" mentioned in the said Will my Cousins Elethia Lyon and Emma Lyon should each receive a legacy, now I do hereby give and bequeath unto the said Elethia Lyon and Emma Lyon the sum of Twelve Pounds Ten Shillings each to be paid to them out of the proceeds received for the said property "Cricklewood" directed in my said Will to be sold by my Executor and hereby confirm my said Will in all other respects. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this 16th day of January One Thousand Nine Hundred and Twenty-four.
[Signed] Amy Da Costa
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