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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Richard Williams


Will of Richard Williams
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 page 227 probate year 1925

In re

I, Richard Williams, of Burgoynes Cove, Smith’s Sound, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland, being of sound mind memory and understanding, do make this my last Will and Testament this fifth day of December - 1913 -

      I direct that all my personal estate and effects, of which I die possessed, whatsoever and wheresoever, be divided into five equal shares, and distributed as follows:-

I give and devise and bequeath to my children, now living, Richard Williams, John Williams, William Williams and Anne Ellen Williams, their heirs and assigns forever, one share each, making four of the said five shares, and the fifth share I give and bequeath in four parts to my son-in-law Owen Hughes, and his children, Arthur Hughes, Margaret Hughes and Ellen Hughes. And I appoint my son Richard Williams Executor of this my last Will and Testament without any bondsmen.

      In witness whereof, I hereunto set my hand and Seal, the day and year above mentioned.


Signed, Sealed and delivered and acknowledged by the said Richard Williams, as and for his last Will and Testament, in the presence of us, who in his presence and at his request, and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names hereunto as witnesses thereof.

Michael J Mulcahy, of St. John’s Clerk to R. A. Squires Solicitor.

Richard Anderson Squires of St. John’s Solicitor.

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Oct 28/25
Horwood C.J.
Adm C.T.A.
granted to
Sir William
F. Lloyd.
Nov 4/25.
Estate sworn
at $400.00



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