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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
John J. Daly


Will of John James Daly died 25 October 1918
from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 343 probate year 1919

In re John J. Daly       deceased

Newfoundland Contingent. Copy of Will of No. 3141. Pte J.J. Daly. In the event of my death I leave all my property and effects to my mother, Mrs. Lawrence Daly, 182 Gower Street. St. John's, Newfoundland. [Sgd] J.J. Daly. Certified True Copy Newfoundland Contingent [Sgd] F. W. Marshall; Capt. for Chief Staff Officer. London.

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat July 9/19
Horwood CJ
adm cta
granted to
Catherine Daly
July 10/19
Estate sworn
at $54.16



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, Alana Bennett, Wendy Weller and Eric Weller

Revised: October 23, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)

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