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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Daniel Barrow


Will of Daniel Barrow
(Born 3 February 1891 Greenspond, Bonavista Bay. Died 16 Sep 1916, Guendecourt, France.)
(from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 44 probate year 1917)

In re Daniel Barrow deceased

Copy of Will of No. 2154, Pte. Barrow D.

In the event of my death I give the whole of my effects to my mother Mrs. Job Barrow Greenspond, Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland July 31st, 1916

{sgd} Daniel Barrow, Pte. No. 2154.
1st N.F.L.D. Regt.

Certified true copy. F.W. Marshall Major Stan. for Paymaster Oi/c Records

Correct Charles H. Emerson Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Nov 19/17
Kent J.
adm c.t.a.
Nov 28/17
granted to
Sarah A.
sworn at



Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are either hand-written copies or in later years typed copies of a, "last will and testament," written or typed by the court clerk, after the death of the testator, when the executor presented them to the court for probate. The court clerk didn't list the signatures at the bottom, he (or she) just put them in the book in whatever order they were in, on the original document, no spacing most of the time, no punctuation and also no paragraphs. The originals were kept by the executor.

We who have typed these wills, have made every effort to include all the errors that were on the microfilm, in order to avoid destroying the integrity of the originals, where ever they may be. However, in some of the very long wills, we have tried to insert paragraphs to make it easier for the researcher to read the document.

Page contributed by Judy Benson, Alana Bennett, Wendy Weller and Eric Weller

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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