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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Thomas Groves


Will of Thomas Groves
from Newfoundland will books volume 12 page 487 probate year 1923

In re

I Thomas Groves of Bonavista Fisherman do make publish and declare the following to be my last will and testament hereby revoking all other and former Wills by me at any time made.

FIRST after the payment of all my just debts and funeral and testamentary expenses I will and bequeath my property as follows.

      To my son Thomas my dwelling House situated at Rolling Cove on Groves Fishing room.

      To my Grandson Frederick my dwelling House that I now occupy situated at what is now known as Groves town.

      To my daughter Isabel a piece of Land near “Charles Marshes property” situated near Bayleys Cove pond.

      The remainder of my estate and effects to be equally divided between my sons Henry and Thomas and my Grandson Frederick.

      I appoint Philip Templeman and Robert Ryder of John Executors of this my will.

Bonavista October 18th 1898


Signed by the said Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in the presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses the same having been read over and explained.
Signed in the presence of    Robert Ryder.     Philip Templeman    Witnesses.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Dec 7/23
Kent J.
Probate granted
to Philip
and Robert
Dec 7/23
Estate sworn
at $1200.00



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