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 Wills
Edward French



Will of Edward French (of William) Bay Roberts

I, Edward French (son of William) of Bay Roberts being at present in a weak state of body but of sound mind doth hereby declare and make my last Will and Testament as follows:

The whole of my property situated in Bay Roberts aforesaid also a Fishing Room and Plantation situated on the south side of Harbour Grace and now under a lease for term of twenty years to Jeremiah Rouse. I give and bequeath to my son, William in consideration of which he is to allow my wife to remain in the House so long as she lives or so long as she wishes to remain and that he will also support her while she remains with him but it is my wish that she shall not bring any family or person into the House without the consent of my son. As witness my hand at Bay Roberts this 4th day of August 1839 Edward (his mark) French (Seal) Witnesses - Donald MacLellan, Edward French.

I hereby certify that the execution by Edward French, the Testator of the Will of which the foregoing is a true and correct copy was proved before me by the Oath of Edward French, a subscribing witness thereto on the seventeenth day of December one thousand eight hundred and two nine and the same is hereby actually registered by me this day. Given under my hand this twentieth day of December one thousand eight hundred and thirty nine. A.D. 1839
No. 1900     John Stark, Registrar



Page Contributed and Transcribed by Carol Walsh

REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit June 6, 2002

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 (1999-2016)

Hosted by
Chebucto Community Net

Your Community, Online!

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