In 1930 Leslie Robert Benson, carpenter, and wife Maud Ellen, were at Artie St., Fairfield. There also were children Ernest Hilton Benson, engineer, Herbert Roy Benson, labourer, Jessie Matilda Benson.
In 1936 Leslie Robert Benson, carpenter, and wife Maud Ellen, were at Artie St., Fairfield.
" BENSON.June 22. 1937, at his residence Eldon, Artie-street, Fairfield, Leslie Robert Benson, loved husband of Maud Ellen Benson, and dear father of Alfred, Jessie, Herbert, Ernest, and Hazel, aged 67 years." 4
Will of Leslie Robert Benson late of Fairfield, Retired Builder, written 16 Oct 1936, probate 9 Aug 1937.
THIS IS THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of me LESLIE ROBERT BENSON of Artie St Fairfield in the State of New South Wales, Builder. I give devise and bequeath the whole of my estate both real and personal to my wife Maude Ellen Benson for her own absolute use and benefit and I APPOINT my said wife sole Executrix of this my Will. IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have to this my Will set my hand this 16th day of October One thousand nine hundred and thirty six. L. R. BENSON.
SIGNED by the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us both present at the same time and we in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses:— HENRY BARBET COX Retired Builder Mitchell St Fairfield — GERTRUDE ELLEN COX Costumier Mitchell St Fairfield.
9th August, 1937 — On this date Probate of the last Will and Testament of the abovenamed deceased was granted to MAUDE ELLEN BENSON the Executrix named in the said Will.
TESTATOR died on the 22nd day of June, 1937. ESTATE sworn at £1059.19. 9 nett. 7