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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Mary Ann Roberts
Will of Mary Ann Roberts
from Newfoundland will books volume 12 page 449 probate
MARY ANN ROBERTS. DECEASED.
This is the last Will and Testament of me Mary Ann Roberts the wife
of William Merefield Roberts of Blake and Wilton Farms in
the Parish of Saint Germans in the County of Cornwall Farmer I appoint
my said husband and my son William Henry Mortimer Roberts (hereinafter called
by Trustees) to be the Executors and Trustees of this my Will And I declare
that in the interpretation of this my Will the expression “My Trustees” shall
where the context permits mean and include the Trustees or Trustee for the
time being hereof whether original or substituted
I bequeath all
my watches Jewels trunkets personal ornaments and wearing apparel to my daughter
Hilda Sophia Merifield Roberts I devise and bequeath all the residue of my
estate both real and personal unto my said husband during his life And from
and after his decease I give devise and bequeath the same as follows namely
All my share estate and interest in an estate known as “Ellis Estate” situate
in Saint John’s Newfoundland unto my said
Hilda Sophia Merifield Roberts for her own absolute use and benefit And all
the rest residue and remainder of my real and personal estate unto my two sons
William Henry Mortimer Roberts and Richard Arthur
Roberts in equal shares I
revoke all former wills In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this
twenty fourth day of July One thousand nine hundred and fifteen. MARY
Signed and acknowledged by the said Mary Ann Roberts as and
for her last Will and Testament in the presence of us present at the same time
who at her request in her presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto
subscribed our names as witnesses Alfred W Venning Solicitor
E T Dillon his Clerk
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Oct 10/23
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