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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Anstice Gorman


Will of Anstice Gorman
from Newfoundland will books volume 1 page 240 probate year 1836

In re
     Anstice Gorman       deceased.

In the name of God Amen. I Anstice Gorman of the Town of Youghal in the County of Cork Spinster do make and publish this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills by me heretofore made I leave devise and bequeath all my property of every description that I may die possessed of or entitled unto and amongst the part such property arrears or otherwise as was bequeathed to me by the last will and testament of Richard Nason Esqr deceased to my nephew John Nunan whom I appoint sole executor and residuary legatee of this my last will and testament. Dated this ______ day of February one thousand eight hundred and twenty eight. Anstice her name mark seal Gorman (Seal) Signed sealed published and declared by the said testatrix as and for her last will and testament in her presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witness the day and year above written Corns Broderick.   Michl Heffernan.    Charles Curry.

Certified Correct,
D. M. Browning



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 and Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (March 10, 2003)

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