Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors
Will of William Andrews from Newfoundland will books volume 4 pages 57-58 probate year 1879
William Andrews deceased.
In the name of God Amen I William Andrews of Shaldon Devonshire England now residing in Saint Johnís in the Island of Newfoundland do make ordain and declare this instrument to be my last will and testament revoking all others Item- To my beloved wife Matilda Andrews I give and bequeath for the maintenance and support of herself and children my dwelling house No. 29 Queens Road together with the furniture therein contained. Item- I also give and bequeath unto my said wife my Life Assurance amounting to two hundred and fifty pounds currency for the support of herself and children. Item- in case of the death of my beloved wife I do ordain that whatever property may be left the same to be equally divided among my children Item- Should my beloved wife at any time get married again I hereby declare that in such case the said dwelling house, furniture and amt of Life Policy shall remain hers by right solely and wholly as above declared and no other person or persons shall control the same. Lastly- I constitute and appoint Capt James J. Winser and John R. Hughes my executors to this my last will and testament In witness of all and each of the things herein contained I have set my hand and seal this eighth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-nine William Andrews (LS) Signed in presence of witnesses A.F. Shirran, W. F. Atwill, W.T. Freeman.