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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
John C Snelgrove


Will of John C Snelgrove
(from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 61 probate year 1918)

In re John C. Snelgrove       deceased

Egypt Feb 28/16 To Whom It May Concern I John C. Snelgrove hereby appoint my brother-in-law, R.J. Green Administrator of my affairs in case of my death and hereby make a will as follows: My bank account to be drawn by the said Administrator and divided equally between my sisters, Susie and Edith, and my brother James; My allotment money to be banked in my sisters name, Mrs. R. J. Green and equally divided between her, Randolf and R. J. Green: my bicycle goes to my brother James, also a I.C.S. course: my overcoat goes to R. J. Green: my other personal belongings Mrs. R. J. Green can distribute how she wishes Any monies from the Sons of England Society to be distributed between my sisters Susie and Edith, and my brother James signed John C. Snelgrove. Witness George Gordon Phillips

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Dec 11/17
Kent J.
Jan 14/18
granted to
J. Green
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: September 16, 2001 (Ivy Benoit)

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