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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
William J. Hennebury


Will of William J. Hennebury
from Newfoundland will books volume 22 page 645-648 probate year 1955


Page 1

In the Supreme Court


In re





Administration granted to Catherine

On the 16th day of July

A.D. 1955 ;

Value of Estate $ 10, 200.00

Sureties Cyril . Morris
              William . White

Vol. 11 Folio 576



 Page 2???? for grant of Letters of
  administration with the will
  annexed of the attached will
  not including therein the figures and dollar
  "$3, 000" , "2,000" "1,000", "1,000", and "1,000" written
  opposite the names "Josephine", "Katie", "William", Edward"


1. J. Walsh
15/7/55 C.J .

The Petition of Catherine Hennebury, of St. John's in
the Island of Newfoundland , Widow


  1. William J. Hennebury of St. John's in the island of New- Foundland, Farmer, died at St. John's aforesaid on or about the 21st. day of November A. D. 1947 having first made his last will and testament but did not appoint any Executor thereto.

  2. The paper writing hereto annexed marked "A" is the said last will and testament of the said deceased made by affixing his signature thereto and proved upon the affidavit of Arthur A. Rice. as next of kin

  3. The said William J. Hennebury left him surviving his daughter Josephine, three sons William, Edward and Thomas and his widow your petitioner herein and no others.

  4. The paper writing hereto annexed marked "B" is a correct, true and full inventory and valuation of the property and effects of the said deceased at the time ofhis death as far as your petit- ioner can ascertain.

  5. LLS No Letters of probate to any will nor administration of the estate of the said deceased have been granted forth of this Honourable Court.

          Your petitioner therefore humbly prays that this Honour-
able Court or your Lordship may be pleased to grant to her Letters
of Administration with the Will annexed of the estate of the said
deceased and your Petitioner as in duty bound will ever pray etc.etc.

Dated at St. John's this 8th . day of May A. D. 1955.

Edward A. Neary LS
Edward. A. Neary
Solicitor for the


Page Three


A      (initials EAN)      Jany 29th 19/45       


I William Hennebury do bequeath to my daughter
Josephine the House and all therein with the adjoining
garden to keep her Mother while she live. also a home for
Edward until such time as he settles down for himself
provided he pays his board. The remainder of the property
and all thereon to remain as it is with Josephine in full
charge until after her Mothers death at which time
the said portion and all there on will be divided up equally
between Josephine, William, Edward and Thomas if
William should not return his portion goes to his child.


 I also leave toJosephine $1000.00$3,000
         " Katie    600   2,000
         " William    400   1,000
         " Edward    400   1,000
         " Thomas    400   1,000


The remainder to be kept for burial expences and taxes.


         Witness. Dated this 29th day of Jany AD 19/45
 Stanislaus Joseph White LS
         38 Cochrane St. William Hennebury LS
         Arthur A. Rice  
 35 Freshwater Road 

Page Contributed & Transcribed by Geoff Martin

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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