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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Charles Joseph Howlett


Will of Charles Joseph Howlett
from Newfoundland will books volume 16 page 1 probate year 1932



In the matter of the Will and Estate of Charles Joseph Howlett, late of St. John's, Dental Surgeon, deceased.


The Petition of Eleanor M. Howlett of St. John's in the Electoral District of St. John's City East, Widow, by her Solicitors CONROY & MUIR.


  1. Charles Joseph Howlett, late of St. John's aforesaid, Dental Surgeon, died at the said place on 31st day of March, A.D. 1932, having previously made his Last Will and Testament dated the 28th day of July A.D. 1926 whereby he appointed your Petitioner the sole Executrix thereof.

  2. The paper writing marked "A" annexed hereto is the said last Will and Testament of the said deceased, proved upon the affidavit of George F. Kearney, one of the subscribing witnesses thereto.

  3. The paper writing hereto annexed marked "B" is a correct and true inventory and valuation of the estate and effects of the said deceased so far as Your Petitioner can at present ascertain.

  4. Neither Letters of Probate to any Will nor of Administration to the Estate of the said deceased have as yet been granted forth of this Honourable Court to anyone.

  5. Your Petitioner therefore prays that this Honorable Court or Your Lordship may be pleased to grant to her Letters of Probate to the said last Will and Testament of the said deceased, AND, as in duty bound, will ever pray, etc, etc.

Dated at St. John's this 27th day of April 1932

Signed    Conroy & Muir

Petitioner's Solicitors

Annex "A"

I, Charles J. Howlett, of St. John's, in the Island of Newfoundland, Dentist, do hereby revoke all former Wills and Testamentary Dispositions made by me and declare this to be my last Will and Testament. I bequeath the sum of 200 dollars to my assistant Mrs. Mary Molloy.

I devise and bequeath the balance of all my real and personal estate of whatkindsoever and wheresoever situate not hereinbefore otherwise disposed of to my wife Eleanor absolutely and appoint her sole executrix of this my will.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto set my hand this twenty- eight day of July A.D. One Thousand Nine Hundred and twenty -six.

Signed Charles J. Howlett

Signed by the above-named Charles J. Howlett as his last will in the joint presence of himself and us who at his request and in such joint presence have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.

George F. Kearney
B.A. MacKenzie
- not sure of this spelling

Clerk signed Simon Butler - not sure of this spelling

NO Annex "B" included

Source   Volume 16   Folio 1

ON Cover of the OATH OF EXECUTOR is written:

Probate Granted to Eleanor M. Howlett on April 28, 1932

Value of Estate $5,187.59.



Page Contributed by Mike Howlett

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (May 23, 2003)

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