Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

Newfoundland will books volume 7 pages 547 & 548 probate year 1906.

Will of Richard Hendry


This is the last will and testament of me Richard Hendry of St. Johnís in the Island of Newfoundland, farmer, hereby revoking all former and other wills by me at any time made.

First. I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Isabella and my daughters Jessie, Isabella, and Maggie (a name is very faint above Maggie, it may be Jennie) share and share alike that piece or parcel of land with the dwelling-house thereon situate on the Portugal Cove road containing about thirty acres, and known as Ferns Hollow Cottage.

Second. I give and bequeath to my sons James, Charles and William, share and share alike that piece or parcel of land situate on the back of the piece or parcel of land hereinbefore described, and separated therefrom by a brook.

I appoint my said wife sole executrix thereto.

Dated at St. Johnís this 2nd day of February A.D. 1900. Richard Hendry.

Signed published and declared by the said testator, as and for his last will and testament, in our presence, who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other subscribe our names as witnesses hereto

Chas H. Hutchings Jessie E. White

I certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and testament of Richard Hendry.

D. M. Browning

(Listed in the Margin next to this will the following)

Fiat Feby 19/06 Chief Justice Probate granted on the 20th day of February A.D. 1906 to Isabella Hendry. $500 00

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