I MARY MAUDE MYLREA in this my last will and testament give & bequeath to be equally divided between my two unmarried sesters Edith Isabel & Alice May Mylrea all my share of money which would be mine from my half brother's estate (John Stuckey) or any other moneys legally mine. Signed MARY MAUD MYLREA

Witnessed by Ethel Celia Bond, Bournmouth, Rose E. Mayhew, Lowecroft

In His Majesty's HIgh Court of Justice, The Principal Probate Registry

Be it known that MARY MAUDE MYLREA of "Lascelles", Bournmouth in the county of Southampton, spinster, who died on the 5th day of September 1900 at "Lascelles" aforesaid made and duly executed her last will and testament and did not therein name an executor and be it further known that at the date hereunder Letters of Administration with the Will (a copy whereof is hereunto annexed) of all the estate which by law devolves to, and vests in, the personal representative of the said testatrix were granted by his Majesty's High Court of Justice at the Principal Probate Registry thereof to Edith Isabel Mylrea, spinster, the sister of the testatrix, one of the resduary legatees named in the said will and it is hereby certified that an affidavt for Inland Revinue has been delivered wherein it is shown that the gross value of the said estate within the United Kingdom (exclusive of what the said deceased may have been possessed of or entitled to as a trustee and not beneficially) amounts to £60/0/0. Dated the 15th day of February 1901. DHOwen, Registrar

(the will also had several handwritten annotations from the Victorian Supreme Court where presumably the will/estate of John Stuckey was settled)


  1. Mary Maude was the daughter of Frederick Garland Mylrea & Emma Stuckey als Dight
  2. She was born in Sydney in 1867 and died at the age of 33
  3. She was the fourth of 10 known children of this couple, Frederick Garland Mylrea also had two children in a previous marriage
  4. Rose E Mayhew was her oldest sister, and Edith Isabel was also older the Mary Maude
  5. Her grandfather was Frederick Thomas Mylrea, Deputy Commissary in the British Army and posted to Melbourne in 1859
  6. Her grandfather was Daniel, the hero of the Harpooner incident in 1816
  7. This was the Deemster/Archdeacon/MHK/Attorney General line of Mylreas
  8. John Stuckey was her step-brother born 1852 who died in the wreck of the Loch Ard, off the Victorian coast in 1878

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