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 13 pages 213-214 probate year 1925

Will of Sarah Jane Hipson


I Jane Sarah Hipson of St. John's, Newfoundland, Widow, declare this to be my last Will and Testament.

First. I give & bequeath to my brother William Carnell, all my land with Dwelling House thereon No 118 Quidi Vidi Road, to have & enjoy during his lifetime, and it is my will that after the death of the said William Carnell the said Land & Dwelling is to become the property of my sister Hannah Carnell.

To my niece Mabel Parsons, I give my Walnut Bureau and Washstands. The remaining Furniture, I wish to have sold, and the income thereof to be held in Trust, the interest of which to be devoted to the upkeep of the Grave Plots in the Church of England Cemetery.

To my Brother Thomas Carnell now residing in Boston U.S.A. I give One Hundred Dollars. All other moneys remaining after payment of dues, debts, & demands, funeral expenses or otherwise, I give to my sister Hannah Carnell.

I appoint my Brother William Carnell to be my sole Executor to this my last Will & Testament.


Signed & declared by Jane Sarah Hipson (Widow) to be her last Will and Testament in our presence, in whose presence and in the presence of each other we subscribe our names as witnesses.

George Cumming Frederick Collier

Dated this Fifth day of April A.D. Nineteen Hundred & Twenty two.

Whereas I Jane Sarah Hipson, have to my last Will & Testament, bearing date the Fifth day of April A D One thousand nine hundred & Twenty two, given & bequeathed to my Brother Thomas Carnell residing in Boston U.S.A. One Hundred Dollars, being desirous of altering my Will in respect to the said legacy, do hereby revoke the said legacy of by this present writing.

Signed & dated this Twelfth day of March A.D. One Thousand nine Hundred & Twenty four. in our presence. JANE HIPSON

George Cumming Frederick Collier as witnesses.

CORRECT. William F. Lloyd Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Oct 7/25 Kent J. Probate granted to William Carnell. Oct 8/25 Estate sworn at $1240.00

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