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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
William Sparkes


Will of William Sparkes
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 page 232 probate year 1925

In re

THIS IS THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of me William Sparkes of St. John’s In the Island of Newfoundland, Street-Railway-Man.

FIRST. I hereby revoke all testamentary dispositions heretofore made by me.

SECOND I direct that all my debts funeral and testamentary expenses and death duties be paid out of my estate.

THIRD. I give devise and bequeath all my property to Thomas M. Warfield of St. John’s Grocer, in trust
(a) to pay the income thereof towards the support of my mother Mrs. Elizabeth Sparkes of Harbour Grace, Widow, for and during her natural life
(b) after the death of my said mother the said property is to become the property of Thomas Alder Warfield son of the said Thomas M. Warfield, absolutely.

FOURTH. I appoint Thomas M. Warfield of St. John’s my sole executor.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF: I the said William Sparkes have hereunto my hand subscribed this 25th day of August, Anno Domini, One thousand nine hundred and twenty-three.


SIGNED by the said Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us both being present at the same time who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.

      J. E. White.    Dorothy Kent.

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat May 22/25
Kent J.
Probate granted
to Thomas M.
Nov 17/25.
Estate sworn
at $3212.84



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