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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Thomas Haly



Will of Thomas Haly
from Newfoundland will books volume 7 pages 403 & 404 probate year 1904
(name is also spelled Healy and spelled Haley in the will index)

The last will of Thomas Haly late of Blackhead Planter deceased.

Blackhead July 12th, 1874 Last will and testament of Thomas Haly. In the name of God, Amen. I Thomas Healy do will and bequeath to my son James all my rights and titles to 1st the premises occupied by Mr. Butt, this dwelling house, the large stage. the premises occupied by Mr. Rice. As long as Mr. Thomas Estram wishes to use the liver house conjointly with James he can do so, but in case he ceases to use it his share falls to James. To my daughter Honora the sum of $120.0.0. currency with the right and title to house room in this dwelling house for life: also right to build on any unoccupied part of my premises. To my daughter Margaret, the old liver house and the flake attached to Thomas Estram's. To my daughter Mary the stage and flakes to the west of Thomas Estram's premises but if left unoccupied by her James becomes owner after 12 months from above date. To my grandson Thomas Estram Jr. the premises of the late Mrs. Healy situated on St. John's road. To my grandson James Estrams the garden situated on Shortalls road. To my grandson Henry and James conjointly the garden to the S. West of the house. To William Estram the grounds at the end of Thomas Estrams dwelling house. Mr. Thomas Estram is to draw the interest on £255.0.0 cy. for my son James till his death. After which the principal with its accruing interests to be equally divided between the off-spring of my daughters Margaret and Honora. Margaret Estram is to get £50. out of the water Co. My daughter Mrs. Cantwell to get £50.0.0. also from the Union Bank my son James is empowered to let but to sell any property bequeathed to him (signed) Thomas Healey x his X mark. Witnessed     Edward McLancy.     John Power,    John Murphy. his X mark.

I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will of Thomas Haly.
D. M. Browning


(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Dec 22/04
Horwood C.J.
Adm. C.t.a.
granted on the
22nd day of December
A.D. 1904 to
Michael Chatman(?)
$1020.00(amount very faint)



Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are hand-written copies of a, "last will and testament," written by the court clerk, after the death of the testator, when the executor presented them to the court for probate. The court clerk didn't list the signatures at the bottom, he (or she) just put them in the book in whatever order they were in, on the original document, no spacing most of the time, no punctuation. The originals were kept by the executor.

We, who have typed these wills, have made every effort to include all the errors that were on the microfilm, in order to avoid destroying the integrity of the originals, where ever they may be.

Page Contributed by Judy Benson and transcribed by Ivy Benoit

REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit April 19, 2002

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