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Will of George Thomas Rendell
This is the last will and Testament of George Thomas Rendell of St. John’s Newfoundland
I give and bequeath to my son Francis Edward Rendell all my share and interest
in the business now carried on by him and me under the style of W & G.
Rendell including the capital of said business and all other the assets
and the goodwill thereof subject nevertheless to the following charges and
2. Subject as hereinafter provided I give devise and bequeath the lands and premises situate on water Street and now occupied by W & G. Rendell and their sub-tenants to my said wife Mary Wix Rendell to enjoy the rent and profit thereof during her lifetime and after her death to my children as tenants in common - Provided that if the said Francis E. Rendell (or any other of my sons or grandsons who shall carry on the business of W & G Rendell) shall so desire he or they shall be entitled and I hereby direct that he or they shall be granted a lease of the lands and premises now occupied by W & G. Rendell for a term not exceeding thirty years from the date of my death at the same rent as W & G. Rendell now pay and upon the same terms in other respects (save as to the length of terms) as those upon which W & G Rendell now hold
3 I give and bequeath my Dwelling houses and land on Cochrane Street and Military Road together with all the contents of my own Dwelling house to my said wife Mary Wix Rendell for and during her lifetime and upon her death I give and devise the said Dwelling houses and land to my children as tenants in common.
4. I give to my Executor all my other property money and estate in trust to receive the interest arising therefrom, and to pay the same to my said wife Mary Wix Rendell during her lifetime
5 Upon the death of my said wife Mary Wix Rendell I give and bequeath
6 all the residue of my Estate I give devise and bequeath after the death of my said wife Mary Wix Rendell to my children then living share and share alike and the children of any deceased child or children the children of a deceased child taking only their parents share and not per capita
(7) I further direct that where more than one legacy is given to any one person or persons hereunder the same shall be paid in addition to that or those previously given to such person or persons.
(8) I nominate my son Francis E Rendell Executor of this my will hereby revoking all former wills made by me at any time. Dated at St. John’s Newfoundland the Twenty sixth day of August one Thousand nine hundred and seven. G. T. Rendell
$2000.00 of Debentures is to be paid after my death as follows.
above $2000 is not included in the list of my property G. T. R. July 1. 1908
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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