Presented by the
Newfoundland's Grand Banks Site
to assist you in researching your Family History

Click on the graphic below to return to the NGB Home Page
Newfoundland's Grand Banks

To contribute to this site, see above menu item "About".

These transcriptions may contain human errors.
As always, confirm these, as you would any other source material.

A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
James Nash


Will of James Nash
(transcribed from photostats of microfilm of Newfoundland will books, volume 11 page 27 probate year 1917)

In re James Nash deceased

January 10 1914.
I James Nash took unto this few lines so that if anything happening me at any time that this will show that I leave all that I own to Bride my sister her to keep for herself James Nash January 10 1914

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

(Listed in the margin next to the will the following)
June 5/17
Johnson J
adm c.t.a
Oct 31/17
granted to
Bride Nash
Sonebris (?)
John Dobson
Peter Crane
sworn at



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: August 10, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)

Newfoundland's Grand Banks is a non-profit endeavor.
No part of this project may be reproduced in any form
for any purpose other than personal use.

JavaScript DHTML Menu Powered by Milonic

© Newfoundland's Grand Banks (1999-2016)

Hosted by
Chebucto Community Net

Your Community, Online!

Search through the whole site
[Recent] [Contacts] [Home]