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 3 pages 559-560 probate year 1877.
Will of Edward Guy|
In re: EDWARD GUY. DECEASED.
This is the last will and testament of me Edward Guy native of Poole in the County of Dorset England, now residing at Cataline NFLD.
I Edward Guy being of sound mind do hereby (without coercion) will devise and bequeath as follows, viz:
- to my son Marke Guy the west
half of my dwelling house, the furniture thereof, the land, waterside and other, with the store there upon erected, from the said
waterside inclusive thereof, and back to Charles Grangerís house, my forge, tools, &c. &c. the whole of the potato garden together
with 1/3 one third of the meadow bounded North by my forge and south by Ebenezer Huntís property, and all the before said land, house
forge &c. &c.
I do of my own free will devise and bequeath to my son the said Marke Guy, the whole to become his indisputable
property immediately after the death of his mother and the testator.
To my son Joseph Guy the sum of five shillings and no more
the said sum to be paid him as soon as after my death as possible-
To my grandson William Trapnell the east half of my dwelling
house now occupied by my son Joseph Guy together with the one third of the meadow willed to my son Marke Guy- the whole with the
proviso that he the said William Trapnell shall live with my son the said Mark Guy until he shall arrive at the age of one and
twenty years, should he not then require it all his share shall become and remain the property of my son Mark Guy
To my grandson Edward Guy Crane I will the other two-thirds of my meadow hereinbefore specified To my grandson Edward Guy son of Edward Guy Junr the jibe corner piece of land at the back of his fatherís forge, nearly in front of my dwelling- And in conclusion I do hereby order Marke Guy two years after my and his motherís death, to pay to each of his four sisters the sum of One pound £1..0..0 cy And I hereby nominate constitute and appoint William Badcock as the sole executor of this my will and revoking any other will or disposition of my property made by me at any time heretofore do declare this to be my last will and testament- In witness whereof I the said Edward Guy have to this my last will and testament signed my hand and affixed my seal this
24th day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy seven-
Edward Guy (LS) Acknowledged by him to be his last will and testament in the presence of us present at the same time and subscribed by us in the presence of the said testator and of each other, William Ashford (LS) John Manuel (LS) Wm. Badcock, executor.
D. M. Browning
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