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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 13 page 427 probate year 1926.

Will of Axel Walther Francke


I, AlexAxel Walter Francke of 203 Elgin Avenue Maida Vale in the County of London hereby revoke all former

Wills codicils and testamentary instruments made by me and declare this to be my last will I appoint my brother Paul Mortimer Francke sole EXECUTOR of this my Will I give the following legacies duty free namely

  • To my friend Herbert Wrigley Wilson Two hundred and fifty pounds
  • To my brother Victor Ernest Francke One hundred pounds
  • To my Godson John Richard Dawes Twenty five pounds and
  • To Marion Winterton housekeeper to my said brother Paul Mortimer Francke in recognition of her invariably kind attention to me Twenty five pounds provided she shall be in the service of my said brother at the time of my decease and not be under notice to leave given or received
I give all the residue of my estate and effects whatsoever and wheresoever subject to and after payment thereout of my funeral and testamentary expenses and debts and the legacies bequeathed by this my will or any codicil hereto and the duty on any legacies bequeathed free of duty to my said brother Paul Mortimer Francke absolutely
IN WITNESS whereof I the said AlexAxel Walter Francke have to this my Will set my hand this nineteenth

day of June One thousand nine hundred and twenty four - AXEL WALTER FRANCKE - Signed by the above named testator as his last Will in the presence of us present at the same time who in his presence and at his Request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses
REG B. BIRD 2 Craven Road W.2. Bank Accountant.
W. E. Brandson 2 Craven Road W. 2. Bank Clerk.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Sept 13/26. Warren J. Re sealed Sept 14/26. Estate sworn at $2754.00

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