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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
William J. Savin


Will of William J. Savin
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 page 418 probate year 1926

In re

I, William J. Savin of St. John’s, formerly Store-Keeper with the Anglo American Telegraph Company, do hereby revoke all other former Wills and testamentary dispositions heretofore made by me, and declare this to be my last Will Testament, after the payment of all my just debts, funeral and testamentary expenses, I give, devise and bequeath as follows:-

  1. To Margaret Murphy wife of W. J. Murphy of St. John’s the House and land connected therewith, situate on Temperance Street, where I at present reside together with all the furniture, goods and effects, linen, plate, pictures contained in the said dwelling-house, this bequest is made to Margaret Murphy because of kindness and care she has shown towards me for a number of years.

  2. To the said Margaret Murphy, revd, John Savin and the Orphans at belvidere in equal shares any interest to which I may be entitled in the estate of James Davis after the death of his wife Susannah Davis.

  3. The residue of my estate and effects to the said Margaret Murphy.

I appoint the said Margaret Murphy executrix of this my Will.

St. John’s September 26th. 1922.


Signed Published and Declared the said Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in our presence who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.

Rose Lundrigan.     M. P. Gibbs.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat August
Horwood C. J.
Probate granted
to Margaret
Aug 23/26
Estate sworn
at $2400.00



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