Lionel Pike deceased
In the name of God Amen, I Lionel Pike, of St. Lawrence fisherman, being of sound mind but feeling physically unwell, and thinking my life is drawing to a close do hereby, make this my last will and Testament. My property consisting of dwelling house, meadow land situated at
Riverhead on each side of the public road, adjoining the property of Gregory Vavasseur.
Cabbage garden immediately in front of dwelling house; also twenty-six and one half feet of foreshore property adjoining also the property of Gregory Vavasseur: chattels, and all personal belongings I dispose of in the following manner viz:- I bequeath to my son Donald Robert Pike
enumerated above to be held in trust by my wife Sylvia Pike, until my son Donald Robert Pike attains his majority, when he shall assume control of the property, and claim it as his lawful
property forever. In case however of my son dying before he attains his majority I direct that the property revert to my wife Sylvia Pike to be her lawful property forever. For the purpose of
carrying out provisions of this will I hereby appoint Sylvia Pike [my wife] to be my executrix.
In witness whereof I sign my hand this 26th day of June A.D. 1918.
Lionel his X mark Pike [LS]
witness:- Joseph Walsh [LS]
Louis Etchegay [LS]
Correct Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)