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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Edward George Starks


Will of Edward George Starks
(from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 303 probate year 1919)

In re Edward George Starks       deceased

Newfoundland Contingent. Copy of Will of No.2559, L/Cpl. E. J. Starks In the event of my death I leave the whole of my property and effects to my mother Mrs, H. Starks, Kings Point, Newfoundland. Signature, E.J. Starks, No. 2559 Rank and regt, L/Cpl.24/9/17 Certified True Copy Newfoundland Contingent H.A. Timewell Major Chief paymaster & Officer I/C Records.

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat March 26/19
Kent J.
adm granted o
Emma L.(?) Staarks
Estate 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: October 17, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)

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