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 8 page 121 probate year 1901. This will is also listed in volume 2 page 250 probate year 1857, without the Fiat

Will of Richard Webber


This is the last will and testament of me Richard Webber Seaman and at present Mate of the Annie Laurie in St. John's Newfoundland, I appoint the Revd. Mr. Harris, Wesleyan Minister, and at present in St. John's my executor.

I bequeath to my said executor his executors, administrators and assigns my house and land at Monkstown and all other my property of which I may die possessed or entitled unto, in trust to lease and properly manage and care for the said house land and property and pay over the annual proceeds and profits thereof to my wife Elizabeth for her use and support so long as she shall live and continue unmarried, and on her death or marriage to pay the said annual proceeds and profits to and for the use and support of my child or children share and share alike if more than one and if but one for the use and support of that one

And on the death of all my said children I direct that the said house, land and property shall be divided equally between my brothers and sisters who shall then be living if more than one and if but one all to that one. In witness whereof I have signed and published this as my last will this 29th day of January 1857 at St. John's, Newfoundland. Richard Webber signed Sealed published declared by said Richard Webber as and for his last will and testament in presence of me by whom it was distinctly read over to testator and who declared he understood it well. Bryan Robinson.

Certified correct, D. M. Browning Registrar

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Aug 12.01 Morison J adm cta. Aug 13 01 granted to George A. Collins Estate swrn at $400.00 Sureties Noldon A Barton(?) Patrick Clarke

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