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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
George A. Brocklehurst



Will of George A. Brocklehurst
(from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 122 probate year 1918)

In re George A. Brocklehurst       deceased

Newfoundland Contingent Copy of Will of No. 848, Pte. G. Brocklehurst. In the event of my death I give the whole of my property and effects to my Father Chas. F. Brocklehurst and should he predecease me it will then go to my sisters K & E. Brocklehurst. Signed George Brocklehurst Private No. 848, 1st Nfld regiment. Febry. 10/1916. Certified True Copy. F. W. Marshall, Lieutenant, Asst. Paymaster. For Major, Chief Paymaster & Officer i/c Records.

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
June 8/18
adm cta
June 10/18
to Charles
F. Brocklehurst
sworn at



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

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (September 16, 2001)


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