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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Robert William Brooks Cooch
Will of Robert William Brooks Cooch
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages
402-403 probate year 1916
ROBERT WILLIAM BROOKS COOCH deceased.
This is the last will and testament
of me Robert William Brooks Cooch of 6 Durlston Road Kingston-on-Thames in
the County of Surrey Gentleman I hereby bequeath devise and give all my property & worldly
goods and possessions and all other real and personal property either in possession
reversion remainder or expectancy to my dear wife Mary Cooch for her life I
desire that my daughter Lilian Mary Brooks Cooch shall share
with her mother the income so derived so long as she remains unmarried and
lives with her mother
In the event of my wifes death I desire that the income
derived from my share of property in Saint John’s Newfoundland shall revert to my said daughter
Lilian for her life if unmarried but that in the event of her marriage or at
her death the income shall be equally divided between my four children as also
my plate furniture and pictures or the legal representatives of such as are
dead viz 1. William Albert Brooks Cooch 2. Lilian
Mary Brooks Cooch 3. Edward Kirkley Brooks
Cooch and 4. Percy Howard Brooks Cooch and
nominate constitute and appoint my son Percy Howard Brooks Cooch sole
executor of this my last will and testament made this twenty second day of
June one thousand nine hundred and fourteen In witness of
which I the said
Robert William Brooks Cooch have hereunto affixed my name
and seal- Robert William Brooks Cooch (LS) 6
Durlston Road Kingston on Thames Surrey June 22nd 1914- Signed
by the said testator Robert
William Brooks Cooch in the presence of
us present at the same time who have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses
in the presence of the testator and of each other this 22nd day of June 1914-
Farham “The Cottage” Villiers Avenue Surbiton Bank Clerk
Butler Parr’s Bank Kingston on Thames Bank Clerk
Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin of this will)
the Seal of the
of Nfld this
3rd day of July
1916 in accordance
183 of the Justicature Act
and for the
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