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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
James Cullen



Will of James Cullen
from Newfoundland will books volume 12 page 270 probate year 1922



This is the last will and testament of me, James Cullen, made by me on this the Seventeenth day of July 1922.
I hereby revoke all former wills made by me.
I will & bequeath to Anastatia Alsop, all my lands, houses, goods & Chattels and everything of which I die possessed.
I appoint Newman W. Chown Executor of this my will.
Signed by the Testator as and for his last will and testament in presence of us, who in his presence and in the presence of each other hereunto append our names as witnesses H. J. Cornick.     T. P. Halley.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Oct 9/22
Kent J.
Probate granted
to Newman W.
Oct 12th, 1922
Estate sworn
at $4850.00



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.

Page contributed by Judy Benson and Ivy F. Benoit

REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit June 2, 2002

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