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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
William G. Boyle


Will of William G. Boyle
from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 387 probate year 1919

In re William G. Boyle       deceased

In the name of God Amen. This is the last Will and Testament of me William G. Boyle of the Jersey Side Placentia accountant. I appoint my sister Sarah A. Freebairne executor of this my last will and Testament. I will that my just debts and funeral expenses be paid as soon as possible after my death. I will devise and bequeath all the property both real and personal I may die possessed of as follows:- The house, outhouses, and land with the consent of my brother Chas N. Boyle to be sold by Mrs. Freebairne as she deems best. The proceeds to be applied by Mrs. Freebairne to the support of Duncan Boyle. In the event of the property not being sold it is to be rented. This includes of the land and two land grants, the money is to be used for the support of Duncan Boyle. All the furniture and household goods I leave in charge of Mrs. Freebairne to be disposed of by her to the best advantage. I leave my Waltham Watch to William D. Boyle, my brother Aloysius(?) son. My Elgin watch and gold chain to go to Charley's eldest son Thomas Boyle. All my clothing to be used for Duncan Boyle. My two Bank books to be given to Mrs. Freebairne, to be used by her as she sees best also any cash that is in cash box. In the event of Duncan Boyle's death, everything that is left belongs to my sister Sarah A. Freebairne, to be hers absolutely to dispose of as she pleases. I wish to be buried beside my mother in the old Church yard in Placentia. I hereby revoke all wills at any time here to fore made. Signed by the testator and acknowledged by him to be his last will and testament in our presence, who in his presence and at his request and in the presence of each other, we have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. Jersey Side, July 15th 1918. W. G. Boyle.
Witnesses R J. Whelan. Mita Bradshaw.

Correct William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Nov. 15/19
Kent J..
Probate granted
to Sarah
Nov. 24/19.
Estate sworn
at $965.00



Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are hand-written copies of a, "last will and testament," written 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. 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.

This page contributed by Judy Benson, Alana Bennett, Wendy Weller and Eric Weller
Revised: October 29, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)

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