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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
William James Kent


Will of William James Kent
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 page 512 probate year 1927

In re

THIS IS THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of Me, William James Kent, of St. John’s, Printer.

  1. I revoke all wills heretofore by me made.

  2. I appoint my daughter, Gertrude Kent, to be Executrix of this my last will and testament.

  3. I give, devise and bequeath to my two daughters, Gertrude and Dorothy, everything of which I shall die possessed, whether real, personal or chattels real, share and share alike, but upon the death of either of them, the whole property is to go to the one surviving.

  4. With regard to my dwelling house on Gower Street it is my wish and desire that my wife, Elfreda Kent and my sister Mary A. Kent, shall be allowed to live there during their lifetime. Should either of my daughters marry while my wife or sister is living, then her share is to be sold to the one is unmarried.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto set my hand at St. John’s, this 11th, day of March A.D. 1924.


SIGNED PUBLISHED AND DECLARED by the Testator as and for his last will and testament, in the presence of us, who in his presence and in the presence of each other and at his request have hereunto set our hands as witnesses.

Isabel Andrews

William R. Kent.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Jan 12/27
Horwood C.J.
Probate granted
to Gertrude
Jan 13/27.
Estate sworn
at $4520.00



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