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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
John Ashley


Will of John Ashley from Newfoundland Will books volume 5 page 456 probate year 1890

Last Will and Testament
of John Ashley
of St. John's, Cooper, Deceased

This is the Last Will and Testament of Mr. John Ashley of Saint John's, in the Island of Newfoundland; Cooper.
First, I hereby revoke a Will and utterly disallow all former and other Wills by me at any time made, and declare this to be my Last Will and Testament.
Second, I hereby appoint John Angel of Saint John's, Manager of Iron Foundry, and my son Daniel Ashley Executors of this my Will.
Third, I hereby give devise and bequeath all my lands, monies, property, estate and effects of every description of which I shall die, possessed to my said son, Daniel Ashley, forever.
Witness my hand at Saint John's, this twenty-fifth day of July, Anna Domino 1889 - John his x mark Ashley - Signed, published and declared by the said Testator as and for his Last Will and Testament in our presence, who in his presence and the presence of each other, all present at the same time have hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses (having first been read over and explained) - D. Morrison - J.C. Carter.

I certify the foregoing as a correct copy of the Will of John Ashley.




Page Contributed by Judy Benson & Transcribed by Gareth (Garry) V. Hynes

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Sunday June 18, 2017)

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