Will of William Martin Standford
This surname is spelled Standford and also Stanford. from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 399 probate year 1919

This will was read, recorded and transcribed by JUDY BENSON
While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

William Martin Standford

In re
William Martin Standford deceased

This is the last will and testament of me William Martin Standford of Grand Falls Newfoundland. I appoint Dr. Walter Scott to be my executor. I give, devise and bequeath unto my wife

[I]. The proceeds of an insurance policy on my life in the Manufacturers insurance coy.

[II]. The furniture in the room used by us as a bedroom To Redgie

[I]. The furniture in the bedroom occupied by Miss Ballam.

[II]. The organ To Charles the furniture in the room he uses The boys between them to furnish a room for Harold. The remaining furniture to be used by my wife, she having full charge of everything as now, till her death; or if she should marry again, when it shall be divided equally between my three sons.

In witness whereof, I, the said Wm Martin Stanford have to this my last will and testament set my name this twenty first day of April in the year of Our Lord One thousand nine hundred and nineteen. W. M. Stanford. Signed by the Testator in the presence of us, present at the same time, who at his request, in his presence and in the presence of each other, have subscribed our names as witnesses. Frederick W. Lake. James Meade.

Correct William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Dec 11/19
Horwood CJ.
Probate granted to
Walter Scott December 12/19.
Estate sworn at $1235.00

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