To contribute to this site, see above menu item "About".
These transcriptions may contain human errors.
As always, confirm these, as you would any other source material.
Will of Garrett Burke
In re Garrett Burke deceased
Newfoundland Contingent Copy of Will of No. 1023,
February 4th 1916
Newfoundland Contingent F.W. Marshall, 2nd Lieut. for 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)
Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are either hand-written copies or in later years typed copies of a, "last will and testament," written or typed 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 and also no paragraphs. 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. However, in some of the very long wills, we have tried to insert paragraphs to make it easier for the researcher to read the document.
This page contributed by Judy Benson, Alana Bennett, Wendy Weller and Eric Weller
REVISED: August 17, 2001 (Ivy Benoit)
Newfoundland's Grand Banks is a non-profit endeavor.
No part of this project may be reproduced in any form
for any purpose other than personal use.
© Newfoundland's Grand Banks (1999-2019)