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Will of Caleb Chaytor

22 Cook St.

St. Johnís, Newfoundland

Sept 26, 1950


To Whom It May Concern:

      I, Caleb Chaytor of 22 Cook St., St. Johnís, Newfoundland, being in my right mind do will and bequeath to my wife, Elizabeth Ann Chaytor, at my demise, all possessions, which include:-

  1. 1 House and freehold land on Cook Street, St. Johnís Newfoundland, and numbered Twenty-two and with the contents thereof.
  2. Also, all my money in my name at The Bank of Montreal, St. Johnís, Nfld and at The Royal Bank of Canada, Main Branch, St. Johnís, Nfld.
  3. Also, that piece of ground at Chamberlains, Newfoundland, willed to me by my brother George Samuel Chaytor, the deed of which is in my possession.


 Witnessesin my right mind
  Caleb Chaytor 


D. OíNeil
6 Forest Rd.

Mildred Chaytor
108 New Gower St.

Petition to the will

To the Honourable the Supreme Court of Newfoundland or to

One of the Honourable the Judges thereof.

The Petition of ELIZABETH ANN CHAYTOR of St. Johnís, in the Province of Newfoundland, Widow,


CALEB CHAYTOR, late of St. Johnís, in the Province of Newfoundland, Butcher retired, deceased, died at that place on or about the 1st day of October, A.D. 1950, having first made and executed his last Will and Testament. †No Executor was named in the said last Will and Testament.

  1. The said deceased at the time of his death left him surviving as sole next-of-kin his widow, Your Petitioner.

  2. The said deceased at the time of his death was posessed of property within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court of probable value of $10, 321.64.

  3. The paper-writing hereto annexed marked "A" is the said last Will and Testament of the said deceased proved upon the Affidavit of Mildred Chaytor, one of the subscribing witnesses thereto.

  4. The paper-writing hereto annexed marked ďBĒ is a correct and true Inventory and valuation of the estate and effects of the said deceased at the time of his death, so far as Your Petitioner can at present ascertain.

  5. Neither Probate of any Will nor Letters of Administration to the Estate of the said deceased have been applied for by or granted to any person.

Your Petitioner therefore prays that this Honourable Court or Your Lordship shall be pleased to grant to her Letters of Administration cum testamento annexo to the Estate of the said deceased

     And Your Petitioner, as in duty bound, will ever pray, &c.

      Dated at St. Johnís, Newfoundland, this 16th day of October, A.D. 1950.

Elizabeth Ann Chaytor

      Administration was granted to Elizabeth Ann Chaytor on the 16th day of October A.D., 1950.



This page transcribed by Cheri Wheeler (March 2001)

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