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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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John Bulley Ayre
Will of John Bulley Ayre
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 page 393
probate year 1912
John Bulley Ayre deceased.
This is the Last will and Testament
of me John Bulley Ayre of St. John’s Newfoundland
First: I revoke all former wills.
Second I will devise and bequeath
unto my daughter Victoria Mary Jane Baird the sum of
Fifteen Thousand Dollars, to be paid to her by my executor in annual
instalments of twelve hundred dollars until the whole of the said sum
is paid without interest.
Third: I leave forty three shares in The Newfoundland
Brewery to my son in law James C. Baird.
Fourth I leave
a suit of clothes to every man in my employment and a dress to every
woman in my employment
I leave the following money legacies to persons in my employment:
John Young four hundred dollars:
- to John O’Neil two hundred dollars:
- to John March two hundred dollars:
Elias March two hundred dollars:
- to Mary Brace four
- to Mary Adams three hundred dollars.
Hannah Savage formerly in my employment I leave three hundred
I leave fifty dollars to the South side Church
the rest residue and remainder of my estate I leave to my son George
W. B. Ayre, whom I appoint Sole Executor of this my will.
Dated at St. John’s this 30th day of November A.D. 1911 John
Bulley Ayre Signed Published and Declared by the said Testator
as and for his Last will and Testament in our presence who in his
presence and at his request have hereunto subscribed and names as
witnesses Herbert Knight Mary Hennessey
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
W. B. Ayre
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