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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Frank Winsborrow


Will of Frank Winsborrow
from Newfoundland will books volume 10 page 300 probate year 1915

In re
      FRANK WINSBORROW       deceased.

      I Frank Winsborrow in the year of our Lord 1909    Jan 9th in the presence of Allmighty God, do make my Will & Testimony, to wich. I bequeath two thousand dollars Insurance one thousand in Royal and one thousand in Sun and also Masonic Insurance to my sisters Elizabeth, Gertrude, Marion, and also Five hundred Dollars to Catherine Renouf, from amount deposited in Royal Thrift Club at 6%, and balance to above mentioned sisters.    Signed this 9th day of January 1909     Frank Winsborrow    Witness _______

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
March 15/15
Admn c.t.a.
March 18/15
granted to
Thos J. Seymour
?? G. Chafe
Wm N. Gray
Estate sworn
at $3187.57



Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are either hand-written copies or in later years typed copies of a, "last will and testament," written or typed 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 and also no paragraphs. 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. However, in some of the very long wills, we have tried to insert paragraphs to make it easier for the researcher to read the document.

Page Contributed by Judy Benson & Ivy F. Benoit

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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