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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Thomas Dicks


Will of Thomas Dicks
from the Newfoundland will books volume 15 page 230 probate year 1930


I Thomas Dicks of Burgeo Dt. of Burgeo and LaPoile in th island of Newfoundland make and publish this my last will and testament.
I will bequeath to my son Edwin Dicks of Burgeo my dwelling house store and waterside premises to be his absolutely. The garden at the upperside of the road near my brother Henrys house is to be equally divided between Edwin and Mina my daughter. Whatever cash insurance on life and vessel is left after my decease is to be equally divided between Edwin Wallace and Mina I hereby appoint my son Edwin Dicks and my son in law Maxwell Vatcher executors of this my last will and testament.

Sgd   Thomas Dicks.

   Ivy Cunningham
   Joseph Small

     This 11th day of May 1917

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin of this will)
Aug 6/30
J. M. Kent
Probate granted
Edwin Dicks
and Maxwell
Vatcher on the
7th day of August
A.D. 1930
Value of Estate



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.

Will scanned by Ernie Kraut and transcribed by Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (April 7, 2003)

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