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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Thomas Carter


Will of Thomas Carter
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 page 33 probate year 1909

In re
      Thomas Carter          deceased.

      Know all men that I Thomas Carter sound of mind tho not of body declare the following to be my last will and Testament.

  1. To my beloved wife Caroline. I bequeath the property at Humbermouth, to wit Victoria Place and all the land belonging thereto as well as that running south from main road
  2. I bequeath to her also half the money in the Bank of Nova Scotia, Boston, for her use till death at which time my son Herbert shall inherit the balance remaining
  3. To my son Hubert I bequeath the properties lying on the right bank i.e. the north side of the Humber, to wit, house and land on summer side: land at Irishtown; and the farm at “Meadows”
  4. To my son Herbert I also leave half the money in the Bank of Nova Scotia Boston; and also all the money deposited in my name at the Bank of Montreal, Bay of Islands.
  5. To my son Herbert I bequeath all outstanding debts contracted by dealers in the course of their business transactions with me.
  6. All the property on the north eastern point of Woods Island, to wit House shop and all stores & sheds on the property. Also farm and farming implements as well as all the cattle. I bequeath to my youngest daughter Maud now Mrs. M. Murray; but all the fishing gear, nets and boats shall belong to my son Herbert
  7. I bequeath to Herbert also the land on the southern shore of Woods Island, that is the property purchased by me from Augustus Jusseau now residing at Port au Port

Signed    Thomas Carter     witnessed B. Hicks John Murray This 1st day of September 1905

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
May 2/08
C. J.
adm C.t.a.
Nov 5/09
granted to
John H. D.
Jas O’Brien
M. P. Gibbs
sworn at



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