Linne Gravestock, after seeing (on New Zealand-L) a posting of mine mentioning BOWLES,
to join and post here.
My interest was in COLLINS: I have a document concerning the New Zealand Public Trust
Office's administration of an intestate estate of a Miss Nellie Collins (d. 1948 aged
The estate was divided into nine portions and distributed to nine people or their
As I reconstruct the executors decisions, one portion would have gone to a person called
(perhaps a cousin of Miss Collins) but Bowles was dead and the portion was divided
between his/her descendants; Arthur BOWLES and the Estate of Lucy CLARKE.
Does anyone have this Arthur Bowles and Lucy Clarke?
The <?> in my subject line is due to the possibility that some few of the
beneficiaries may not
have lived in New Zealand.