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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
William Humber


Will of William Humber
from Newfoundland will books volume 12 pages 447-448 probate year 1923

In re

I William Humber of Whale Cove Bonne Bay being of sound mind and memory do make this my last will and testament.
      I appoint the Rector of Bonne Bay Executor of this my will.
      I direct that my land be divided I have already given my son George the North side of the Brook into the boundary in straight line not running as the Brook runs. I give my son James the inner garden, with enough land on the outside part to make one acre the remainder I leave to my two sons Norman and Walter to divide between themselves. And I direct that is shall never be sold out of the name of Humber.
My Stores boats wharf and fishing gear I leave to my four sons James, George, Norman & Walter, on the condition that they use it together, the last one remaining to hold it, except that the one holding the boat must pay to each of the others the sum of Twenty Dollars.
My money that is in the Bank, after all and sundry debts and expenses are paid is to be divided equally between my four sons James George Norman and Walter.
I leave my son Walter, except should Norman and his family wish to live in it until he got one of his own, the house. I leave my easy chair to my son Walter, and the lounge to Norman, and to each a rocking chair. I leave my son Edward the things which he put in the house, as also to all my children.    I leave the sewing machine to my daughter Maria, and a piece or two of old crockeryware belonging to her mother.
Signed sealed and delivered the thirteenth day of November 1916.     WILLIAM his X mark HUMBER

in the presence of me Geo H. Maidment
Bonne Bay 13 Nov. 1916.
Witness Roland W. Clarke.

      Codicil to this my last will and testament made Dec 8. 1923.
I direct that in return for the carrying out of the duties of Executor in connection with this my will, the Rev G. H. Maidment Rector of Bonne Bay is to take the sum of Twenty Five dollars for himself.
Signed this 8 day of December 1923
In the presence of
      James L. Humber.
      George Edw Humber

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Aug 25/23
Horwood CJ.
Probate granted
to George H.
October 5/23.
Estate sworn
at $1650.00



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