Elizabeth Rixon Carnell deceased
This is the last Will and Testament of me Elizabeth Rixon Carnell of
Saint John's in the Island of Newfoundland Widow.
1. I hereby revoke all former testamentary writings and
dispositions of every kind and nature whatsoever and I hereby appoint my
son Andrew G. Carnell of Saint John's aforesaid Sole Executor of this my
2. I direct that all my just debts funeral and testamentary
expenses be paid out of the monies if any, lying to my credit in the Savings
Bank Department of the Bank of Montreal: should there be no monies
lying to my credit than the said expenses shall be paid out of my estate.
3. I give devise and bequeath to my sons Edward R.Carnell and Hugh
McCoubrey Carnell. share and share alike, the balance of the monies lying
to my credit in the Savings Bank Department of the Bank of Montreal.
4. I give devise and bequeath to Jessie Elizabeth, daughter of
my said son Andrew G. Carnell my Watch and Chain, Cameo Bracelet and small
5. I give devise and bequeath to Esther Payne daughter of my
said son Andrew G. Carnell, my Diamond Brooch.
6. I give devise and bequeath to Kathleen, daughter of my said
son, Andrew G.Carnell, my Gold Brooch.
7. I give device and bequeath to Charlotte Rixon, daughter of
my said son, Edward R.Carnell, my large Cameo Brooch.
8. I give devise and bequeath to my son Arthur Harry Carnell
my Bedroom Suite my round Wallnut Table and Chiffonnier also the engraving
of a Beggar Girl.
9. I give devise and bequeath to my son Frank Sclater Carnell
my Dwelling House in which I now reside No 16 Cochrane Street together
with the rest not already herein bequeathed of my Household furniture Goods
Chattels things and Effects of which I may die possessed contained in the
10. I give devise and bequeath to my son Andrew G.Carnell all
my right title and interest in and to the premises at present occupied
by me on Duckworth and Cochrane Streets and used as a Wheelwright and Carriage
Factory and the business of Undertaking and also the forge used in connection
with my said business And also all machinery tools plant and utensils used
in my said business And all and whatsoever everying (?) in connection with
my Undertaking business And also all monies that may be to my credit upon
current account which may be in the Bank of Montreal at the time of my
decease And Also the Dwelling House No 18 Cochrane Street now occupied
by him And Also all the rest residue remainder and effects of my said estate
I give to my said son Andrew G.Carnell.
11. Each of my said sons Frank Sclater Carnell and Andrew G.
Carnell shall pay his proportional part of the rent for the house occupied
In Witness Whereof I the said Elizabeth Rixon Carnell have hereunto
set my hand to this my Will this Twenty-fourth day of March One thousand
nine hundred and Sixteen at Saint John's aforesaid. Elizabeth R.
Signed by the said Elizabeth Rixon Carnell as her last will and testament
in the presence of us both, being present at the same time, who in her
presence, at her request and in the presence of each other, have hereunto
subscribed our names as witnesses.
Angela Byrne Geo. W.B. Ayre,
Correct William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat March 23/21
Probate granted to
Andrew G. Carnell
Estate sworn at