Transcribed by GEOFF MARTIN
While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors
|Will of Richard Atwill|
Richard Atwill deceased.
In the name of God Amen. I Richard Atwill a native of Devonshire do make this my last will and testament. I give and bequeath to my wife Eliza Atwill all my real estate all my goods and chattels all moneys or debts due to me or accruing to me from what source soever, and further declare her to be sole executrix to this my last will leaving her sole rule and management the use and disposal of all and every property of mine as to her shall seem fit and expedient. As witness my hand and seal in Freshwater St. Johnís Newfoundland this twenty first day of October eighteen hundred and eighty October 21st 1880. Richd Atwill (LS) In presence of John Roche, William English. It is further my wish that my wife should in her character as executrix consult my son-in-law William English, of St. Johnís. Watchmaker, who I am confident will act as a true friend of the family. Witness as my hand the day and date aforesaid. Richd Atwill. Present John Roche, William English.