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 10 pages 464-465 probate year 1916

Will of Peter DeCartwright


St. John' Newfoundland

This is the last will and testament of me Peter DeCartwright of St. John', Newfoundland. I herein leave to Mrs. Yard House No. 14 Lime Street to be occupied by her free of rent, the ground rent only to be paid by her during the term of my lease.

I herein give and devise all the remainder of my estate and effects, real and personal, of which I may die possessed or entitled to, unto my clergyman Rev. Jacob Brinton of St. John' Newfoundland to be used by him at his sole discretion. I herein appoint Rev. Jacob Brinton sole executor of this my last will and testament. I hereby revoke all former wills and codicils. Peter his X mark De Cartwright Dated this 19th day of April 1915. Signed by the testator in the presence of us, both present at the same time, who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto set our names as witnesses, Patrick Fleming. A.B. Bremner.

Correct, Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin of this will)
Fiat Novr 8/16 C.J. Probate Novr 10/16 granted to Jacob Brinton Estate sworn at $680.00

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