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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
George W. Mews


Will of George W. Mews from Newfoundland will books volume 7 page 176 probate year 1902

The last Will and Testament of
George W. Mews late of St. John's
Secretary of Public Works

      This is the last will and Testament of me George W. Mews of St. John's Secretary of Public Works
First I devise and bequeath the leasehold dwelling house and land situate on Spencer Street (No 5) to my daughter Gertrude Isabel for her sole and separate use.
Second I give and bequeath my Gold watch to my son Arthur for life and after his death to his son engaged in Sunday school work
Third My books I bequeath to my son Arthur to be by him distributed in accordance with a private note signed by me and which I have given to him.
Fourth all the rest residue and remainder of my property lands goods chattels money and effects whatsoever (after payment of my debts and funeral and testamentary expenses) I give devise and bequeath to my dear wife absolutely.
I appoint my sons Arthur, William James, and Frederick Ashton to be the executors of this my will witness my hand at St. John's aforesaid this 23rd day of May A.D. one thousand nine hundred and two. Geo. W. Mews. Declared Published and declared by the above named George W. Mews as his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other (all being present at the same time) have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses Alexander W. Mews Sarah Boyd.

      I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the will of George W. Mews.

D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
July 4/02
Emerson J.
granted to
Arthur Mews
Wm. Jas Mews
Fredk A Mews
the executors
on the 5th day
of July 1902



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