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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(H)
Henry Robert Hebditch

 

 

Will of Henry Robert Hebditch
from Newfoundland will books volume 11 page 581 probate year 1921

In re Henry Robert Hebditch       deceased

This is the last Will and Testament of Henry Robert Hebditch of Lamaline in the Southern District of Newfoundland Fisherman. I give devise and bequeath the house I now live in to my wife Alice May Hebditch, while she remains my widow, and with the understanding that my Mother Ann Hellier and my sister Bridget Rose Hebditch, are to have a home in it while they live, and any property owned by me may be so sold by my Executor hereinafter named for their support, only however when they are in absolute need of it. And lastly I constitute and appoint C. C. Pitman, Esquire as Executor of this my last Will.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this Eighteenth day of June Anno Domino Nineteen hundred and Fifteen Henry Robert his X mark Hebditch
Signed by the Testator in our presence and in the presence of each other, The Testator being of sound and disposing mind after the same being read over to the Testator. C.C. Pitman     Albert Bonnell.

Correct.
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Jan 26/21
Kent J.
Probate granted
to Cyrus C. Pitman
Executor
Feb 19/21
Estate Sworn
at $1000.00

 

 

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, Wendy Weller and Ivy Benoit

REVISED BY: Ivy F. Benoit April 25, 2002

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