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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(L)
William G. P. Lockyer

 

Will of William G. P. Lockyer
from Newfoundland will books volume 2 page 310 no probate year noted in index but previous wills were 1858

In re
     William G. P. Lockyer      deceased.

I William G. P. Lockyer being of weak and infirm body but sound in mind do make this my last will and testament hereby revoking all other wills that I may have made.     I do hereby give and bequeath all my worldly goods money houses lands of which I may be possessed of at my death to my beloved wife Amelia Lockyer and do hereby appoint my dear wife my whole and sole executrix.
W.G.P. Lockyer.
Witness, B. Sweetland, Trinity 16th Decr 1857.
Certified correct,
D. M. Browning
Registrar

 

 

Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are either hand-written copies or in later years typed copies of a, "last will and testament," written or typed 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 & Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013 AST)

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