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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
George Hann


Will of Henry Hamylin
from Newfoundland will books volume 12 page 64 probate year 1921

In re

This is the last Will and Testament of me Henry Hamylin of Crow Head, Twillingate, being of sound mind and memory

  1. I give and bequeath to my son Dorman Hamylin all monies of which I may die possessed in the Bank of Nova Scotia or elsewhere, for his sole use and benefit for ever.
  2. I give and devise unto my said son Dorman Hamylin my dwelling house and furniture for his sole use and benefit for ever; but my horse I give to my son Martin Hamylin.
  3. All my land and other property is to be equally divided between my two sons Martin Hamylin and Dorman Hamylin in equal shares for their sole use and benefit forever.
  4. I hereby appoint and constitute Charles White N. P. Executor of this my last Will and Testament.

In witness whereof I hereunto subscribe my name this 5th day of February A. D. 1921. HENRY his X mark HAMYLIN
Signed in the presence of R.S. Roberts.    C. White.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Aug 10/21
Kent J.
Probate granted
to Charles White
Aug. 11/21
Estate sworn
at $1260.89


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 Ivy F. Benoit

REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit May 28, 2002

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