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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
George R. Godden


Will of George R. Godden
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 299-300 probate year 1915

In re
      GEORGE R. GODDEN       deceased.

      May 29. 14.    This is my last will.    I appoint W.E. Wood of St. John’s as my executor.    I give to the said W.E. Wood Two hundred dollars, my sporting outfit & tools.    I give my books on religious subjects to my cousin Rev. Llewellyn Godden.    I give two hundred dollars to my brother Ernest Godden.    I give Five hundred dollars to my brother Charles Godden.    I give two hundred dollars to my niece Bessie Godden    I give Five hundred dollars to my niece Margaret Wood    I give Five hundred dollars to my sister Bessie Wood.    I give one hundred dollars to my god-daughter Madge Ross    I give Three hundred dollars to the Trustees of St. Augustine’s College Canterbury England    I give Two hundred dollars to the Trustees of the Church of England Orphanage St. John’s N.F.    The balance of my estate to be invested and the interest paid half-yearly to my housekeeper Mrs. Philip Field Jr. during her lifetime, and after her death the above interest to be paid to any poor widow or widows belonging to St. Thomas Parish and recommended by the Rector of St. Thomas Parish.    G. R. Godden.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
March 5/15
March 5/15
granted to
Wm E. Wood
Estate sworn
at $7164.59

He is buried here: Forest Road Anglican Cemetery
St. John's East District
Godden Geo. Ross
Feb. 14th 1872 Feb. 12th 1915
M.A., Rector of St. Thomas Parish



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