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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Cicely Bussey



Will of Cicely Bussey
from Newfoundland will books volume 11 page 560 probate year 1921

In re Cicely Bussey       deceased

This is the last will and testament of me, Cicely Bussey of St. Leonards in the District of St. Barbe I give and bequeath to my son Thomas Burden One Hundred & Forty Dollars, also my son Hayward Bussey One Hundred & Forty Dollars, Garland Bussey One Hundred & Forty Dollars and to my daughter Ida Fry nee Bussey One Hundred & Forty Dollars and my daughter Hetty Smith nee Bussey One Hundred & Forty Dollars also my daughter Edna Bussey One Hundred & Forty Dollars this money is in the Royal Bank of Canada St. John's n.F. and the balance of my account at the Bank I Bequeath to my youngest son Jacob Bussey absolutely and I appoint my husband Jacob Bussey sole Executor of this my will and declare this writing to be my last will and testament. In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand this 16 day of August in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred and Twenty Cicely her X mark Bussey
Signed by the said Cicily Bussey in our presence, who in her presence and in the presence of each other at the same time subscribed our names as witnesses.    Henry Weir Fisherman.     Joseph Bussey Fisherman.

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Jan 4/21
Kent J.
probate granted
to Jacob Bussey
Jan 6/21
Estate 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, Wendy Weller and Ivy Benoit

REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit April 24, 2002

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