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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
William Stanley Keats


Will of William Stanley Keats
from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 254 probate year 1918

In re William Stanley Keats       deceased

In the event of my death I give the whole of my property to my mother Mrs. Richard Keats, 47 Goodview St, St. John's, Newfoundland. [Signature] W. F. Keats, Rank & Regt. Pte. 1st Newfoundland. Date March 14/17. Certified true copy. Newfoundland Contingent. F. W. Marshall. Capt., A. P. for Chief Paymaster & Officer I/C Records

Correct Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Nov. 5/18
Kent J.
adm cta
granted to
Elizabeth Keats
Dec 2/18
Estate sworn
at $34.52



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, Alana Bennett, Wendy Weller and Eric Weller

Revised: October 16, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)

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