Transcribed by Judy Benson
While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

Newfoundland will books volume 12 page 117 probate year 1921

Will of Edward Cantwell

In the name of God. Amen. I, Edward Cantwell of Torbay being sound in mind, do hereby make my last will and testament. I give and bequeath unto my son Edward Cantwell my Dwelling house with barn & Sellar, Dairy. Also half the land on which it is situated, the other half goes to my grandson Edward Cantwell if he requires the same when he comes to the age of 21 years if not his father can use it to best advantage. Land inside near South pond, that piece or parcel of land known as (Parks Hole) up to foot of south pond I also bequeath to my grandson Edward Cantwell whatever money is deposited in Bank of Montreal with interest thereof, at my death, when he comes to the age of 21 years, he is to receive the sum of 100.00 yearly, in two payments, that is 50.00 in May & 50.00 in November. My land situated at South pond clear and unclear, about 120 acres, Known as witchazell farm. I also bequeath to my son Edward Cantwell, with all farming utensils thereon. Also Box carts & wheels, Long cart and wheels, Harness of all description, Catraman and express. Also all live stock that will be left on the land goes to my son said Edward Cantwell his heirs and assigns for ever. I also bequeath all furniture and pictures, Beds & bedding mats canvas and rugs, Stoves funnelling & all cooking utensils, all crockeryware & glassware to my son Edward Cantwell aforesaid.

I appoint the Rev J. T. Ashley P. P. executor of my will. In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand on this date and year mentioned below March 1st. 1921. EDWARD his X mark CANTWELL

Witnesses Richard P. Ryan. Patrick O’Neill.


William F. Lloyd

Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)

Fiat Oct 29/21

Kent J.

Probate granted

to Rev. John J.

Ashley. Oct 31/21.

Estate sworn

at $6750.00

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