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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Richard Buckley


Will of Richard Buckley
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 page 28 probate year 1924

In re

This is the last will of me Richard Buckley of St. John’s Newfoundland Storekeeper and I revoke all former wills by me made.

      I appoint my wife Minnie Buckley and my son Leo Buckley Executors of this my will.

  1. I give to my sons Leo and Edward my two shares in the Avalon Telephone Co Ltd (one each).

  2. My interest in the property NO 36. Bannerman St I give to my said wife and said sons in equal shares as tenants in common.

  3. My land and houses in Gorman’s Lane in St. John’s aforesaid I give to my said wife and said sons in equal shares as tenants in common.

  4. I have no interest in the house in which I live: it belongs to my wife. Any of its contents that may be mine such as furniture and chattels of all kinds I now give to her as her absolute property.

  5. There is money in Bank in the names of Richard and Minnie Buckley which is owned by us in equal shares. My half share shall be used to pay my funeral and testamentary expenses and death duties and the balance shall be divided in three equal shares one each for my said wife and sons.

  6. The residue of my estate (if any) I give to my said wife and sons in equal shares.

      In witness whereof I have set my hand to this my will this 31st day of July 1924.    RICHARD BUCKLEY.

Signed by the testator Richard Buckley as his last will in the presence of us both being present at the same time who signed the same in his presence as witnesses.
Jas J. McGrath.     John Farrell.

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Nov 5/24
Kent J.
Probate granted
to Minnie
Buckley and
Leo Buckley
Nov 8/24.
Estate sworn
at $2887.84



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