Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 523-524 probate year 1909

Will of Andrew Oldford

 In re     Andrew Oldford     deceased.

    I Andrew Oldford of Salvage, Fisherman & local constable, am this 20th day of December 1906 of a sound mind & good understanding, and do hereby give and bequeath as follows:-

  1. I give and bequeath to my grandson Leander Oldford, my punt one Salmon net, and a piece of ground situated on the neck at Bishop’s Harbour which has been in his occupation for the past three years.
  2. I give and bequeath the garden against the parsonage, to my daughter Elizabeth Brown
  3. I give and bequeath the remainder of my land and property, my fishing gear, nets, & moorings, to be equally divided between my two sons William and Henry James Oldford.
  4. There is a sufficient sum of money in the house to cover funeral expenses & to purchase a tombstone, after my death     I hereby appoint my two sons to see that such is expended.
  5. All my other money is deposited in the Newfoundland Savings Bank and the Bank of Montreal, and is to be equally divided between my two sons, William & Henry James Oldford, and my three daughters:- Elizabeth Brown, Jemima Oldford and Clara Love.
  6. I hereby appoint (Rev) Ernest E. Rusted executor of this my will, and I also hereby revoke all former wills & codicils.
In witness whereof I have subscribed these presents at Salvage this Twentieth day of December nineteen Hundred and six years in presence of two witnesses. Andrew Oldford (LS)     Signed by the testator & for his last will & Testament in presence of us, who, at his request, in his presence, and in presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our names as witness Rev Ernest E Rusted.     Clerk in Holy Orders, Salvage. Faith A M. Rusted

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Emerson J.
Dec. 29/08
Jan 7/09
E Rusted
sworn at

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