William Jefford deceased.
In the name of God, Amen. I, William Jefford of Long Pond in the
Electoral District of Harbor Main in the Dominion of Newfoundland, Farmer,
being in perfect health of Body and of perfect mind and memory, do make
and ordain this my last Will and Testament.
First. I give and bequeath to my grandson William son of my son
Robert three rooms in my dwelling house in the front of the house.
Second. I give and bequeath to my son Robert the remainder of
the rooms in the said dwelling house. My goods and chattels are to
be divided between my son Robert and his son William.
Third. I give and bequeath to my son Robert my Stable, Cellar
and kitchen garden. The land that all the above erections are on
and the kitchen garden is situated on the Northside of the Main Road leading
to Holyrood. The said land I give and bequeath to my son Robert and
is bound on the South by the Main Road, North by the Pond, West by my own
land and East by the path leading to the Pond.
Fourth. I give and bequeath to my son Robert that piece of cultivated
land West of my dwelling house and kitchen garden, bound on the South by
the Main Road, North by Pond, West by Frederick Jefford and East by my
land the kitchen garden and dwelling house are on.
Fifth. I give and bequeath to my son Robert that piece of cleared
land situated on the South of the Main Road and bound as follows North
by the Main Road, South by the railtrack, East by Joseph Porter and West
by Eleazer Jefford.
Sixth. I give and bequeath to my son Robert that piece of partly
cleared land situated in Long Pond about a mile South of the Main Road
and bound on the The East by the main brook river, West by Crown land,
North by Crown land and South by Crown land.
Seventh. I give and bequeath to my son Robert all my agricultural
implements and loose gear about the place. And I do hereby utterly
disallow, revoke and disannul (any?) and every other former Testaments,
Wills and Bequests by me in anywise before named, willed and bequeathed,
ratifying and confirming this, and no other, to be my last Will and Testament.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal, this 19th
day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and nineteen.
William his X mark Jefford. Signed, Sealed, published, pronounced
and declared by the said William Jefford as his last Will and Testament,
in the presence of us, who in his presence, and in the presence of each
other, have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. John Forsey.
Constable. Francis F. Furneaux. Commissioner of the Supreme
Correct William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Jan. 12/20