Will of James Late
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 427-428 probate
JAMES LATE deceased.
Last will and testament of James
Late of Lewisport, in the electoral District of Twillingate, Newfoundland.
1. I, James Late, do give devise and bequeath my entire property to my
wife Elizabeth Ann Late who is to have sole ownership
thereof during her lifetime, and upon her demise my property is to be allocated
2. I do give and devise the block of land as per my Grant
from Government in five equal parts, between each of my five sons- John,
Albert, Alfred, Arthur and George- John’s part to be situate on the portion on whish
his house now stands- Albert to take the portion adjoining thereto running
south west Alfred’s portion north of John’s- Arthur’s
block running north west and situate on the other side of the railway track-
George taking the block on which my house now stands and situate between
that of John and Albert.
do further give and devise the house in which I now reside, with all furniture
and effects to my son George.
4. Further I do give and devise the fish
store and the stable situate on my land, to my five sons, each to have an
equal ownership in the same.
5. I give and devise all fishing gear, that
is to say nets, boats &c.
to my two sons- Albert and George each to share equally the possession
6. I do give my gun to
7. It is to be understood
as touching my daughter Julia, that as long as she needs same- that is
until her marriage- she is to have a home with her brother George and
to have equal rights with him.
I do bequeath my horse to my three sons Albert, John,
each to have equal interest in same. I appoint
Parmensa Manuel and George Brown, joint
and sole executors of this my last will and testament. James
Late X his mark Lewisport
January 4th 1905 Witnesses J.
Walter Guy. Edwin Moore.
Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin of this will)
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