Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors
Will of Peter Snelgrove from Newfoundland will books volume 4 pages 335-336 probate year 1884
Peter Snelgrove deceased.
This is the last will and testament of me Peter Snelgrove of Catalina, Newfoundland, made this tenth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty-four. I hereby bequeath unto my wife Lydie Snelgrove my dwelling house, furniture, glass and crockeryware, beds, bedding and all other articles contained therein. Also the whole of my land, formerly belonging to my grandfather Isaac Snelgrove to be my wife’s. Also the whole of my land, formerly belonging to my grandfather Isaac Snelgrove to be my wife’s. Also the waterside formerly belonging to my grandfather Isaac Snelgrove situate between the watersides of John Courage and the late Isaac John Perry to be my wife’s. In the event of my wife’s decease the said dwelling house, furniture, and all things contained therein, together with the said lands and said water side premises to be given to my daughter Annie Amelia Snelgrove. In the event of my wife’s marrying again she must bequeath to my said daughter Annie Amelia Snelgrove sufficient land on which to build a dwelling house and outhouse and garden. I also appoint my said wife Lydie Snelgrove to be the sole executrix. Witness my hand this tenth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty four. Peter Snelgrove his X mark. Witnesses, George Philliskirk Story, Methodist Minister. Robert Stevens his X mark. Benjamin Perry.