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John Thomas HELY

Elizabeth Hume GRANT

  • Born: 1857, Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Married: 6 Feb 1884, St. Paul's Church, Deniliquin, N.S.W., Australia
  • Died: 31 Aug 1936, Masonic Hospital, Ashfield, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 1 2

  Research Notes:

"HELY—August 31, at Masonic Hospital, Ashfield, Elizabeth Hume, beloved wife of John Thomas Hely, 46 Joseph-street, Ashfield, late of Wagga and Holbrook, and mother of John, Ruby (Mrs. Brightfield), Norm, Charles, and Alma (Mrs. Raike), in her eightieth year."


Will of Elizabeth Hume Hely late of Ashfield - Married Woman, written 11 Feb 1936, probate 15 Oct 1936.

THIS IS THE LAST WILL and TESTAMENT of me ELIZABETH HUME HELY wife of John Thomas Hely Senior of Ashfield in the State of New South Wales Retired Sergeant of Police I APPOINT my sons JOHN THOMAS HELY Junior and CHARLES HELY to be Executors and Trustees of this my Will I GIVE DEVISE and BEQUEATH all my real and personal property whatsoever and wheresoever situate and whatever nature and kind soever unto my Trustees UPON TRUST to sell call in and convert into money such parts thereof as do not consist of money and to divide the nett proceeds of such sale and conversion as aforesaid and any other moneys equally amongst all my children who shall be living at my death and the issue of any of those who may have predeceased me such issue if more than one to take per stirpes and not per capita the share of his her or their parent under this my Will AND LASTLY hereby revoking all former Wills and testamentary dispositions at any time heretofore made by me I DECLARE this to be my last Will and Testament IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto set my hand this Eleventh day of February One thousand nine hundred and thirty six.
SIGNED AND ACKNOWLEDGED by the Testatrix as and for her last Will and Testament by affixing her mark thereto in the presence of us both being present at the same time she being prevented through illness from signing her name at the time the same having been first read over to her and she appeared to thoroughly understand the same and we at her request and in her presence and in the presence of each other subscribed our names as witnesses:— CHAS. O. BRIGHTFIELD 31 Croydon Rd Croydon — W. J. RAKE 46 Joseph St Ashfield.
15th October, 1936 — ON this date Probate of the last Will and Testament of the abovenamed deceased was granted to JOHN THOMAS HELY Junior of Burwood Law Clerk and CHARLES HELY of Croydon Railway Officer the Executors named in the said Will — TESTATRIX died on the 31st day of AUGUST in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred and thirtysix.
ESTATE sworn at a value of £750. 0. 0 nett. 7

  Marriage Information:

Elizabeth married John Thomas HELY, son of John Thomas HELY and Elizabeth SMART, on 6 Feb 1884 in St. Paul's Church, Deniliquin, N.S.W., Australia. (John Thomas HELY was born on 13 Jul 1860 in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia 3 and died on 19 Sep 1942 in West Suburbs Hospital, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 4 5.

  Marriage Notes:

"Golden Wedding...

February 6 1884 at St Pauls Church Deniliquin by the Rev Samuel Holt, Elizabeth Hume second daughter of the late Mr J and Mrs Grant to John eldest son of the late J T and Mrs Hely of Wagga. Present address Joseph street Ashfield." 6


1 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 13866/1936.

2 The Sydney Morning Herald, Tuesday 1 September 1936.

3 NSW Registry BDM (births), 13000/1860.

4 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 16486/1942.

5 The Sydney Morning Herald, Monday 21 September 1942.

6 Ibid, Tuesday 6 February 1934.

7 New South Wales Will Books, 1800-1952, no. 216235.

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