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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Richard Buckley
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 page 28
probate year 1924
RICHARD BUCKLEY. DECEASED.
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.
I give to my sons Leo and Edward my two shares in the Avalon
Telephone Co Ltd (one each).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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