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

Newfoundland will books volume 12 pages 588-589 probate year 1924

James Lockyer


This is the last will and testament of me James D. Lockyer of Saint Johnís in the Island of Newfoundland Merchant.

1. I appoint my wife Julia Lockyer and my son Frank S. Lockyer Executors of this my will.

2. I give devise and bequeath my dwelling house on Allan Square Saint Johnís and my household furniture to my said wife for her use during her life and after her death to my said son Frank S. Lockyer.

3. I give to my sister Isobel Lockyer at present of Toronto Canada the sum of five hundred dollars. If she should predecease me I give the said sum of five hundred dollars to my sister Mary day of Toronto aforesaid.

4. I direct that the residue of my estate property and effects of every description shall be invested by my Executors in such securities as they may think advisable: with power to retain all investments existing at my death and to realize, reinvest and vary the same at their discretion.

5. Out of the income to be derived therefrom I direct that my said wife shall receive the sum of eight hundred dollars per year during her life and the remainder of the said income shall go to my son during the life of my said wife.

6. On the death of my said wife I give devise and bequeath all my property estate and effects of every description to my said son.

Witness my hand at Saint Johnís aforesaid this 8th day of February Anno Domini One thousand nine hundred and twenty three.
Signed Published and Declared by the said Testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other (all present at the same time) have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.

W.E. Wood Solicitor St. Johnís. Feb 8/23.
Mabel Sinnott 82 Lime Street. St. Johnís.

CORRECT, William F. Lloyd Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland (Listed in the margin next to this will the following) Fiat July 29/24 Johnson J. Probate granted to Francis Lockyer and Julia Lockyer. July 29/24 Estate sworn at $27.509.57

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