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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Elizabeth Alice Loughnan

 

Will of Elizabeth Alice Loughnan
(from Newfoundland will books vol 11 pages 133 and 134 probate year 1918)

In re Elizabeth Alice Loughnan       deceased

I Elizabeth Alice Loughnan of No. 38 Bark Place in Bayswater in the County of London widow hereby revoke all wills and Testamentary dispositions heretofore made by me and declare this to be my last will.

  1. I appoint Edgar Horace Hitchens of No. 1 Grosvenor Place in the County of Middlesex and Cyril James Fox of St. John's Newfoundland Barrister-at-law Executors of this my will.
  2. I give to my brother Hector James Henderson absolutely all my interest of what ever tenure the same may be in our property at Harbor Grace St. John's Newfoundland and in case of his death in my lifetime I give such interest to my cousin Marion Jackson the wife of John Jackson for her absolute use and benefit.
  3. I devise and bequeath all the rest of my real and person estate whatsoever and wheresoever onto the said Edgar Horace Hitchens and Charles James Fox upon trust to sell call-in and collect the same at such time and in such manner as they may think fit and shall out of the moneys arising thereby and all other moneys forming part of my estate pay my funeral and testamentary expenses and debts and shall stand possessed of the residue thereof upon trust to pay the same to my said Brother Hector James Henderson and Edgar Horace Hitchens of 1 Grosvenor Place aforesaid in equal shares as tenants in common for their absolute use and benefit and in case either of my said Brother or the said Edgar Horace Hitchens shall die in my lifetime then in such case I give the whole of my residuary estate to the survivor absolutely.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this Fourth day of October one thousand nine hundred and sixteen. E.A. Loughnan. Signed by the Testatrix Elizabeth Alice Loughnan as her last will in the presence of us present at the same time who in her presence and in the presence of each other hereunto subscribe our names as witnesses - Mark Attenborough -Solr. 35 Walbrook E.C. London John Henry Purcell -clerk to Mr. Mark Attenborough Solr. 35 Walbrook E.C.

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat
CJ.
June 8/18
Re-sircu(?)
June 14/18

 

 

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: September 7, 2001 (Ivy Benoit)

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