Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors
Newfoundland will books volume 7 page 518 probate year 1905
|Will of John Bastow|
Bastow John. Last will of.
This is the last will and testament of me John Bastow of Saint Johnís in the Island of Newfoundland, Farmer. I appoint my son Marldon Allan Bastow sole executor of this my will. I give and bequeath unto my sons John Albert the said Marldon Allan, Ernest Augustus and Francis Olliver Bastow and to my daughter Isabella Helena King and to my grandson John Knight all that money standing in my name upon deposit in the Union Bank of Newfoundland to the amount of nine hundred and forty dollars or thereabouts and the interest and dividends arising therefrom in equal proportions share and share alike. Also I give and bequeath unto my said sons and daughter and grandson all that money standing in my name in the Newfoundland Savings Bank upon deposit and the interest and dividends arising therefrom in equal proportions share and share alike. Also I direct that my said executor shall not pay over unto my said grandson John Knight his share of the monies and estate until he shall attain the age of twenty one years but shall invest the same for his benefit.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand at Saint Johnís aforesaid this seventeenth day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety five.
Signed by the said testator John Bastow in our presence who in his presence and in the presence of each other hereto subscribe our names as witnesses
Hugh H. Carter Henry T. Payne.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
21 Oct. 05
Est. $100.00 (this amount is probably not correct)