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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Thomas Horwood

 

Will of Thomas Horwood
from Newfoundland will books volume 1 page 478 probate year 1845

In re
     Thomas Horwood       deceased.

Know all men by these presents that I Thos. Horwood Fisherman being in perfect sinces did constitute and appoint Francis King his heirs executors administrators and assigns as lawfull heirs to his estate that is to say house and two thirds of a fishing room with all the gardens thereunto belonging in Quidi Vidia originally known by the name of Newberry Room and now in the quiet and peaceable possession of the said Thos. Horwood and in consideration of certain nursetending and other services as much as his in their power whilst I am in this helpless state I farther bequeath unto them all my wearing apparrel bed and beding after my dissolution
In witness whereof I have set my hand this 29th day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty two in Quidi Vidi where no stamp paper is used. Thomas Horwood. Witness, Denis Gallavan,     John his x mark Hennebury.

Certified Correct,
D. M. Browning
Registrar

 

 

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

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (April 26, 2003)

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