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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Robert Bradbury
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 290-291
probate year 1911
Robert Bradbury deceased.
I Robert Bradbury of Bay Roberts,
Newfoundland fisherman being of sound and disposing mind and memory do
make this my last will and testament, thereby revoking all previous wills.
I hereby appoint William Edward Bradbury & Robert George Bradbury (my
sons) to be my executors of this my will who shall pay all my just debts
and funeral expenses out of my assets as soon as possible after my decease.
1. I give and bequeath to my wife Elizabeth Bradbury all the money of
which I may die possessed after paying my funeral expenses and making
the following deductions viz Three hundred dollars to my son Wilfred
Bradbury, and one hundred dollars each to Marcus William
Bradbury, Harvey Bishop and Raymond Goulde Bradbury my
grandsons I further order that all my other property (except fishing
property) shall become the property of my wife till her decease after
which it shall pass to my son Robert Bradbury should however my son Wilfred
Bradbury require land on which to build a dwelling house a piece must
be reserved for him, the balance must go to Robert my son.
All the fishing property that I own at
the time of my decease either at Bay Roberts or on Labrador shall become
the property of my son Robert
Bradbury absolutely. In witness whereof I have hereto set my
hand this 12th day of August 1911 Robert
his x mark Bradbury Signed by the said
Robert Bradbury in the presence of us present at the same time who at
his request, in his presence and in the presence of each other, have
hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses W. Coates Booth Moses Earle.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Wm E. Bradbury
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