Mary Ann NEWICK
- Born: 17 Dec 1835, Kent, England
- Married (1): 2 Jan 1855, Gradgery, Lachlan River, N.S.W., Australia 1 2
- Married (2): 14 Nov 1877, Wesleyan Parsonage, Currajong Near Parkes, N.S.W., Australia 3
- Died: 8 Dec 1907, Reids Gully Via Parkes, New South Wales, Australia
compiler's great great grandmother
Sole Executrix of the Will of her husband William Humphreys Lloyd.
" On Sunday morning Mrs Lloyd, wife of Mr W. Lloyd, of Reid's Gully, Parkes, died after a brief illness. The deceased lady, who was 71 years of age at her death, was one of the pioneer settlers of the district and was most highly respected by all who knew her. She was of a particularly kindly sympathetic nature, ever ready to assist in the time of need and responding cheerfully to charitable appeals, and as such gained a wide circle of friends. She was married twice, her first husband being Mr Jas. Ross, and leaves a grown up family of nine. Her remains were interred in the Church of England portion of the public cemetery on Sunday."
"Will of Mary Ann Lloyd, late of Reid's Gully near Parkes, Widow.
THIS IS THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of me Mary Ann Lloyd of Reed's Gully near Parkes in the State of New South Wales, Widow. I revoke all former testamentary dispositions made by me and declare this to be my last Will. I appoint William Cooper of Parkes aforesaid, contractor (hereinafter called "my Trustee") to be Executor and Trustee of this my Will. I give all my property unto my Trustee in trust to convert into money the same and to divide the proceeds of such conversion and the whole of my property consisting of money equally between my two grandchildren Herbert Hastings Ross and Alan Stanley Ross. And I declare that my Trustee may at his discretion partition any part or parts of my property which in his opinion is not readily saleable among my two said grandchildren in equal shares without converting or endeavouring to convert the same and that his decision as to the value of the property so partitioned and the share of each of my said grandchildren therein shall be absolute and shall not be questioned. And I further declare that each of my said grandchildren shall have full power to buy any portion or portions of my property whether by public auction or private contract. In Witness whereof I have set my hand to this my will the twenty first day of May one thousand nine hundred and seven. MARY ANN LLOYD (her mark)
The foregoing writing having been first read over to the said Mary Ann Lloyd the Testatrix and she fully appearing to understand the same, We the undersigned have attested the execution of the same by the said Mary Ann Lloyd making her mark at the end thereof in the presence of us both being present at the same time and we at her request in her presence and in the presence of each other subscribe our names as attesting witnesses. J. G. Crawther, solicitor, Parkes, Oswald A. Nash, Articled Clerk, Parkes.
10th April 1908. BY ACT OF COURT Probate of the Will of the said deceased was granted to William Cooper of Parkes, Contractor, the sole Executor named in the said Will. Testator died at Reid's Gully near Parkes 8th December 1908 [sic] Estate sworn at £276.9.0 net (E. A. Roberts, Agent.) 4 5
Mary married James ROSS on 2 Jan 1855 in Gradgery, Lachlan River, N.S.W., Australia 1 2. (James ROSS was born about 1811 in Birmingham, England and died on 21 Jun 1874 in Currajong, New South Wales, Australia 6.)
At Cadow, Lachlan River, on New Years Day, by the Rev. J. Cameron, Mr. William Watts to Miss Jane Lees ; on the following day, Mr. James Ross, to Miss Mary Anne Newick.
Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal, Saturday, 13 Jan 1855
Mary also married William Humphreys LLOYD, son of Evan LLOYD of Borthwen and Catherine HUMPHREYS, on 14 Nov 1877 in Wesleyan Parsonage, Currajong Near Parkes, N.S.W., Australia 3. (William Humphreys LLOYD was born on 3 Mar 1838 in Glandur, Llanaber, Barmouth, Merioneth, Wales 7, christened on 19 Mar 1838 in Llanaber, Barmouth, Merioneth, Wales 8, died on 16 Jan 1889 in Parkes, New South Wales, Australia 9 10 and was buried on 17 Jan 1889 in Parkes Cemetery, Want St., Parkes, N.S.W., Australia.)
William Humphreys Lloyd, bachelor, born in North Wales, miner, age 39, resident of Reed's Gully near Parkes, son of Evan Lloyd (deceased) and Catherine Humphreys (deceased), and
Mary Ann Ross, widow, born in England, private life, residence of Reed's Gully near Parkes, daughter of Henry Newick, labourer, and Susan Styles
Witnesses: James Ross, James Levison