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This is the last will and testament of me, Elizabeth Martha Brookes, 'Parkholme', Youghal. I hereby revoke all former wills and other testamentary dispositions heretofore made by me. I appoint my son, John Hugh Brookes, (hereinafter referred to as 'my Trustee') to be the executor and Trustee of this my will
1 I bequeath the silver articles in a box marked 'June' to my Trustee upon trust for my grand daughter, June Brookes, now a minor, and the silver articles in a box marked 'Avril', to my Trustee upon trust for my grand daughter, Averil Brookes, also a minor.
2 I bequeath the silver in a box marked 'Lorna' to my daughter Lilian Iris, upon trust for my grand daughter, Lorna, a minor.
3 I bequeath my silver tea - pot and water jug on the side board in 'Parkholme' to my daughter in law, Karmel Brookes.
4 I bequeath the rest of my chattels on the said sideboard and my pictures, cut glass, two small tables, dressing table seat and the contents of presses and drawers, all situate in my bedroom, to my daughter, Lilian Iris.
5 I bequeath my jewellery to my Trustee upon trust for the said June and Avril Brookes equally.
6 I bequeath the rest of my chattels in 'Parkholme' to said Karmel Brookes
7 I bequeath my shares in the Prudential Insurance Company Limited and my silver sugar bowl and matching cream jug to my Trustee upon trust for the said June Brookes.
8 I bequeath to my son, John Hugh, any arrears of salary or fees due to me as Director by Pasley and Company Limited, and also my shares in the said company.
9 I bequeath and devise the residue of my estate to my Trustee upon trust for my grand children, June Brookes, Averil Brookes, Kenneth Brookes, Donald Featherston and Lorna Featherston as tenants in common equally.
As Witness my hand this 29th day of February 1964.
Signed Published and Declared by the said testatrix in our presence who in her presence and at her request and in presence of each other have signed our names as witnesses hereto.
Elizabeth Martha Brookes
Catherine O' Flynn