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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 9 pages 548-549 probate year 1912

Will of George Chambers


This is the last will and Testament of me George Chambers of Pushthrough, Hermitage Bay.

First. I hereby revoke all testamentary dispositions heretofore made by me and declare this to be my last will and Testament.

Second. I give, devise and bequeath all the debentures of the Government of Newfoundland now possessed by me and all my shares in the Imperial Tobacco Company of St. John's to my four daughters Jane Swan, Mary Ann Camp, Martha Webb, Effie Emily Camp, and my son Robert Chambers, to be divided among them equally. It is my express wish and desire that the said debentures and shares shall not be sold but that they be deposited in the Newfoundland Savings Bank and the interest upon them shall be allowed to accumulate and that none of my said children receive any money therefrom unless he or she is in dire distress.

Third. In the event of the death of any of my said children the share of the said deceased child shall be divided equally among my children who shall survive the said deceased child.

Fourth. I give devise and bequeath unto my son Robert Chambers all the land, premises, houses and other real and personal property whatsoever of which I am possessed.

Fifth. I appoint my said son Robert Chambers and the Reverend William Courage, Church of England Clergyman at Pushthrough. Executors of this my will -

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this 16th day of February A.D. 1912 - George Chambers - Signed by the said George Chambers as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence and at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses Chas. E. Hunt Martha Keppie

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Dec 10/12 C. J. Probate Dec 10/12 granted to Robert Chambers (the other executor Wm. R Courage having renounced) Estate sworn at $19,820.00

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