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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Jesse Locke


Will of Jesse Locke
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 page 2 probate year 1924

In re

This is the last Will and Testament of me, Jesse Locke of St. John’s, Carpenter.

  1. I revoke all Wills heretofore by me made.
  2. I give, devise and bequeath to my Executor hereinafter named, everything of which I shall die possessed or entitled to, whether real, personal or chattels real, Upon Trust, to sell and dispose of the same and out of the proceeds thereof:
    1. To pay all my just debts, funeral and testamentary expenses.
    2. To divide all the rest, residue and remainder of my Estate amongst my four children, Mabel wife of Philip Oxford, Herbert, Archibald and Dulcie, share and share alike.
  3. I appoint Sidney Rowsell of St. John’s, Clerk, to be Executor of this my last Will and Testament.

      IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto subscribed my hand at St. John’s aforesaid, this 27th. Day of December, A.D. 1919.


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 subscribed our hands as witnesses.
J. A. W. W. McNeily of St. John’s Solicitor.
Gertrude Kent of St. John’s Typist.

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Sept 12/24
Johnson J.
Probate granted
to Sidney
Sept 12/24
Estate sworn
at $2300.00



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