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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Francis Worthington Colley



Will of Francis Worthington Colley
from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 167 probate year 1918

In re Francis Worthington Colley       deceased

The Parsonage Kelligrews NFLD
March 2 1918
In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost, I Francis Worthington Colley, Priest & Incumbent of the Mission of Fox Trap Conception Bay NFLD do make this my last will and Testament I give & bequeath to my wife all my possessions my furniture books and $1000 invested in Anglo French loans in care of the Bank of Nova Scotia St. John's, also any money to my credit in the NFLD Savings Bank and Savings Bank of the Bank of Nova Scotia. I appoint my wife Sole Executrix, she will pay my debts and carry out my wishes To the other member of my family Llewellyn I commend the care and protection of my wife. I regard him in every way as a son & it is my consolation that I can with love & confidence so regard him. Francis Worthington Colley

Correct Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Aug 9/18
Kent J.
Aug 12/18
Diana E.



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, Alana Bennett, Wendy Weller and Eric Weller

Revised by: Ivy F. Benoit October 2, 2001

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