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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Susanna Pike


Will of Susanna Pike
from Newfoundland will books volume 15 page 448 probate year 1931

In re
      Susanna Pike       deceased.

This is the last will and testament of me Susanna Pike made this Fourth day of November A.D. 1930 at Carbonear, in the Island of Newfoundland as follows:
First. I give, devise and bequeath to my Grandson, Harold Faulkner Parsons that piece of land on the south side of Pikes lane and bounded and measuring as follows; On the North by Pikes lane by which it measures fifty seven feet in a straight line turning south west to Mr. Fred Pikes land and measuring thereby thirty eight feet, and on the west by Mr. Fred Pike land, and measuring thereby sixty feet. On the south by stable and land measuring ninety feet, On the east by land of mine and measuring thereby forty eight feet with the understanding that this land is not to sold outside the family of Mary Legge Soper, diagram of land follows.
Second. I give devise and bequeath to my daughter Mary Legge Soper all other land owned by me, with all, erections thereon and everything contained therein, including Personal effects, household furniture etc.

Susanna Pike


Signed sealed and acknowledged by the said Susanna Pike as for her last will and testament in the presence of us and at her request have hereunto our names subscribed as witnesses thereof.
Wm. G. Cameron    G. H. Soper.

(Describing land willed Harold F. Parsons

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin next to this will)
July 6th 1931
J. M. Kent
granted Mary
Legge Soper
on the 6th day
of July 1931
Value of Estate



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.

Will scanned by Ernie Kraut & transcribed by Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (April 10, 2003)

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