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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Walter Russell Thomas
Will of Walter Russell Thomas
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages
428-429 probate year 1916
WALTER RUSSELL THOMAS deceased.
This is the last will and testament
of Walter Russell Thomas of Valleyfield in the Northern
District of the Island of Newfoundland Medical Practitioner. I Walter
Russell Thomas being of sound disposing mind memory and understanding
do hereby will devise and bequeath as follows:-
1. Unto to my son Wynne the drop that I wear on my watch chain for the
purpose of completing a chain given him previously.
2. Unto my son Walter my suit case as I promised before leaving Canada.
3. Unto H. Woiksel c/o H.
Woiksel & Co. Singapore, Straits Settlement
my watch chain in memory of many acts of kindness received by me in the
4. Unto the Reverend H.
Leggo, Rector Badger’s Quay one silver ash tray.
5. Unto my wife Emily Maud whose present address is 85 Scollard Street
Toronto Canada all the balance and remainder of the property goods and
effects as well as any monies that I now have and also what monies may
be due and owing me at the time of my death.
6. I constitute and appoint Thomas
Roberts of Valleyfield to be my executor
and instruct my said executor that he will find in my papers a letter from
the President of the Fisherman’s Protective Union guaranteeing me
a certain salary at Valleyfield. This amount of salary has not been collected
by me as my ledger will show I therefore
request and instruct my said executor that after legal advice he sue for
the balance or difference. I revoke all former distribution of my said
property and do declare this to be my last will and testament Dated
at Badgers Quay this second day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand
nine hundred and sixteen. W. Russell Thomas. Signed by the said Walter
Russell Thomas the testator in our presence who
in is presence and in the presence of each other at the same time at his
request signed our names as witnesses Henry T. Leggo Clerk-in-Holy-Orders.
Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin of this will)
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