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Will of Marldon A. Bastow
Four page item from the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
In the Supreme Court
OATH OF EXECUTOR
Probate granted to Fanny Bastow
on the 13th day of February
Value of Estate $550.00
Volume 9 Folio 450
To the Honourable the Supreme Court of Newfoundland or to one of the Honourable the Judges thereof.
Petitioner therefore prays that Letters of Probate of the Will of said deceased may be granted to her.
Fanny J. Bastow LS
Written at the margin at right angles to the typed words : Fiat Feb 13/37 and the signature of WH Horwood
At the top right of the page in handwriting is the following:
This is the Will on paper writing ?????? and referred as in the affidavit of William B. Skinner (the name Peter Miskell? had been stroked out. The initials of RHT appear twice. Once by the name William B. and once by Skinner) sworn before me this 31st. day of December A. D. 1936.
This is the last Will and Testament of me, Marldon A. Bastow, of St. John's in the Island of Newfoundland, merchant.
I give devise and bequeath to my wife, Fannie Jane Bastow, all the property of whatever nature or description and wherever situated of which I die possessed. And I hereby nominate and appoint my wife, Fannie Jane Bastow, to be the sole executrix of this my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all former wills and codicils.
In witness whereof I the said Testator have this 20 day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twenty four at St. John's aforesaid hereunto set my hand.
M. A. Bastow LS
Peter J Miskell LS
This is item "B" and is the standard Inventory and Valuation of the Property showing a valuation of $550.00.
This is the will for my maternal great grandfather Marldon Allan Bastow.
Page Contributed by Geoff Martin
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013 AST)
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