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


Will of Hay Findlater from Newfoundland will books volume 4 page 475 probate year 1889
Transcriber’s Note: The will index gives the probate year, for this will, as 1889, but it is filed chronologically with wills from 1886.

In re
Hay Findlater deceased.

I Hay Findlater, of Fogo, in the Northern District of the Island of Newfoundland, Medical Practitioner, do make, and declare this to be my last will and testament.     Firstly I direct payment of all my just debts, funeral and testamentary expenses, with all convenient speed after my decease, and subject thereto, I give devise and bequeath all my estate, real and personal, of what nature or kind soever, whereof I am now or may die possessed unto my three children Allan Findlater, Isabel Lucretia Findlater, and Charles Findlater, share and share alike. And I appoint my said son Allan Findlater and John T. Croucher, Accountant, of Fogo joint executors of this my will.     In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this ninth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty six A.D. 1886.     Hay Findlater (LS)     Signed, sealed, published and declared by the above named Hay Findlater the testator, as and for his last will and testament, in the presence of us who in his presence, at his request, and in the presence of each other do hereunto subscribe our names as witnesses, John Smith, Thomas Adey Torraville.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

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