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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Henry Winsor


Will of Henry Winsor
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 102-103 probate year 1906.
This is the same will that is recorded in volume 2 page 41 probate year 1851, with the addition of the notes of probate in the margin.

In re
      Henry Winsor deceased.

In the name of God Amen. I Henry Winsor of Aquefort Newfoundland being of sound mind & perfect health but not knowing the moment that Almighty God may call me from this world and wishing to leave my family in a position of security regarding what property I may have to my lawful disposal I Henry Winsor do make this then to be my last will & testament and although it may not be drawn in prescribed terms yet will be sufficiently clear to be understood.-    I therefore make and bequeath unto Ann Winsor my wife as sole executrix to all my affairs, my House & Plantation on White Hazel Hill and also the Brig Aquefort and all things pertaining to that vessel, having paid for her and made arrangements that she is at this moment all my own, Also the Room called Carters or Morrys Room situated in Aquefort liable to certain regulations   -     viz to Henry Winsor, Peter Winsor, Washington Hill Winsor, Cedric Howard Winsor, Charles Augustus Winsor and Alfred Samuel Winsor, my six sons, the above property to be held in trust for them & to be mutually enjoyed, by my wife and them, while they conduct themselves as dutiful children to her, and my wife remains in a widowed state, but should it so arrive, after my demise that my wife Ann Winsor should again marry, then the control and any other right she may have possessed respecting my lawful property shall pass over into the Hands of my children above named with this proviso that any of my children Ann Winsor, Sarah Mary Winsor and Maria Victoria Matilda Winsor, while they remain Spinsters shall enjoy co-equal with the others all my property in goods chattels or otherwise, - my wife Anne Winsor being made by these presents my sole executrix to this my last will & testament given under my hand this this 18th day of August 1849. Henry Winsor.     Witness, James Meagher.

Certified Correct,
D.M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
30th Aug. 1851
Jas Simms
Assn Judge S.C.
granted to
Ann Winsor
on the 30th
day of August
A.D. 1851
Value of Estate



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