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 page 502 probate year 1923

Will of James Shears


This is the last will and testament of me, James Shears, of Robinsonís, Retired Farmer.

  1. 1. I hereby revoke all former wills and testaments by me at any time made and make and declare this to be my last will and testament.

  2. 2. I appoint my son, George Shears, to be the executor of this my last will and testament.

  3. 3. All my real and personal property and effects of whatsoever nature and kind and wheresoever situate, I give devise and bequeath to my said son Georgeís wife, Frances Alice Shears, to be held by her in trust for my said son George Shears.

As witness my hand at Robinsonís this 27th day of Jany; Anno Domini, One thousand nine hundred and twenty three. JAMES his X mark SHEARS

Signed, published and declared by the testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who, in the presence of each other and in the presence of the testator have at his request signed as witnesses.

Thomas Legge.

M. Gosse.

CORRECT, William F. Lloyd Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland (Listed in the margin next to this will the following) Fiat Dec 27/23 Kent J. Probate granted to George Shears. Dec 31.23. Estate sworn at $960.00

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