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 12 pages 450-451 probate year 1923

Will of Arthur Pittman


Will and last Testament of Arthur Pittman ex Soldier, native of Pilley’s Island, N.D.B. Nfld. Now patient at the Sanatorium. Topsail Road, St. John’s Nfld.
March 6/22

I, Arthur Pittman, of the town of Pilley’s Island, in the Island of Newfoundland, being in sound mind and disposing mind, and memory, do hereby make and publish this as and for my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking and making void every and all other will or wills by me at any time heretofore made, and first, I direct my Executor hereinafter named, to pay all my just debts, funeral expenses incident to the administration of my estate as soon as reasonably may be after my decease.

ITEM. I give, devise and bequeath to my beloved mother, Eleanor Pittman, the sum of Three hundred and three dollars and fifty three cents, with interest ($303.53) that may accumulate at the Bank of Montreal, St. John’s, Bank Number 18072, together with my Insurance Policy of one thousand dollars. ($1000.00) held by me with the Confederation Life Association of Canada, No. 151.950. Dugald Munn, local agent at St. John’s, together with all moneys due me by the Dept of Militia, St. John’s, Newfoundland.

ITEM. My personal belongings to be collected from Mrs. E Pike, Franklin Avenue, by my executor & forwarded to my mother, Pilley’s Isld.

ITEM. My darling mother will act as she sees fit in the distribution of my other property, such as clothes, books and other things that I may have about me.

ITEM. I do hereby nominate my friend & life comrade, James Butler, 71a Springdale Street, in the Electoral District of St. John’s West, to be the executor of this my last will and testament.
In witness thereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this sixth day of March, A.D. 1922. ARTHUR PITTMAN.

Signed, sealed and declared by Arthur Pittman, the above testator, as and for his last will and testament, in the presence of us who at his request, in his presence, and in the presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our names as witness.
Emma Eales
Walter Caines
Stephen Roberts.

William F. Lloyd CORRECT Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland. (Listed in the margin next to this will the following) Fiat Oct 10/23 Horwood C.J. Adm C.T.A. granted to Rhoda H. Sainsbury. Oct 11/23. Estate sworn at $830.00

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