Presented by the
Newfoundland's Grand Banks Site
to assist you in researching your Family History

Click on the graphic below to return to the NGB Home Page
Newfoundland's Grand Banks

To contribute to this site, see above menu item "About".

These transcriptions may contain human errors.
As always, confirm these, as you would any other source material.

A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Alexander Samuel Farnell


Will of Alexander Samuel Farnell
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 pages 367-368 probate year 1926

In re

Mar. 4th. 1926.

This is the last will and testament of me, Alexander Samuel Farnell, of Humbermouth, Merchant, being in sound mind, made on the above date.

I bequeath the sum of One Thousand Dollars ($1000.00) to be used for the continuation of my daughter Audrey Mabel’s education after she has attained the age of Thirteen years. The above mentioned amount is to defray expenses for a course in a protestant College in St. John’s or elsewhere, for a period of not less than two years. The above mentioned One Thousand Dollars is to be invested in Government Bonds, Mortgage, or other good and safe securities, or to be deposited in the Bank of Montreal at Corner Brook.

Should my daughter die before attending College the above amount of One Thousand Dollars shall be payed to my brother Cyril Clyde Farnell.

The interest from the One Thousand Dollars mentioned above is to be paid to my wife Ruby Madeline.

To my wife Ruby Madeline I bequeath all my personal funds and effects, also all my property of whatever kind, or wheresoever situated, after all my lawful claims are paid by my executors, according to law; for her personal use and disposal, exclusive of the One Thousand Dollars mentioned above.

I appoint my wife as executrix, and my father Benjamin Farnell, and my friend Owen Brown, Business Manager, of Humbermouth, as CO-Executors of this my last will and testament.

In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal on the above date at Humbermouth, Newfoundland aforesaid.


Signed and sealed by the said Testator Alexander Samuel Farnell in the present of us, present at the same time, who in his presence, and in the presence of each other subscribe our names as witnesses.

Donald N. Smith.     Martin Miller.

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat June 4/26
Kent J
Probate granted
to Ruby M.
Farnell &
Owen Brown.
June 10/26.
Estate sworn
at $2100.00



Page Contributed by Judy Benson & Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

Newfoundland's Grand Banks is a non-profit endeavor.
No part of this project may be reproduced in any form
for any purpose other than personal use.

JavaScript DHTML Menu Powered by Milonic

© Newfoundland's Grand Banks (1999-2019)

Hosted by
Chebucto Community Net

Your Community, Online!

Search through the whole site
[Recent] [Contacts] [Home]