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 341 probate year 1923

Will of Richard Drake

This is the last Will and Testament of me Richard Drake of St. Johnís in the Island of Newfoundland, Master Mariner.

FIRST: I give and bequeath all my property to my son John Drake and my daughter Maria Drake in equal shares as tenants in common and I appoint my said daughter sole executrix of this my will.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF: I have hereunto subscribed and set my hand this 31st day of January, Anno Domini, One thousand nine hundred and twenty two. RICHARD DRAKE.

SIGNED by the said Richard Drake as his last Will in the presence of us, who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.

Jas P. Blackwood.

A. C. Blackwood.


William F. Lloyd

Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following

Fiat March 31/23

Kent J.

Probate granted

to Maria Drake

March 31/23.

Estate sworn

at $3000.00

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