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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Robert Ridout


Will of Robert Ridout
from Newfoundland will books volume 3 page 595 probate year 1878

In re
     Robert Ridout deceased.

I Robert Ridout desire that all my effects and all that I posess after my deceace shall be given to Henry Robins     In witness whereof I subscribe my hand Robert     X     Ridout.     August 26th 1877.     Witnesses David     X     Morris.     James     X     McDonald.     E. Thompson, M.D.     John Gruchy. Pass Island Nfld.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning



Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are either hand-written copies or in later years typed copies of a, "last will and testament," written or typed 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 & Ivy F. Benoit

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

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