Transcribed by  Don Loveridge.  While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors


Will of Henry Loveridge
Last Will and Testament of Henry Loveridge

In the name of God, Amen.

I, Henry Loveridge, Planter residing at Twillingate in the Northern District of Newfoundland - make this my last Will and Testament.

I give and bequeath to my wife Charlotte Loveridge my Dwelling House - Out houses - Water side premises - Gardens and all other property now in my possession or which may be in my possession at the time of my decease - Situate at Old House Cove on the North Island of Twillingate, my garden at Ragged Point on the South Island of Twillingate - All my household furniture - my boats, nets, fishing apparatus and all other property real and personal which is now or may be then in my possession - To remain hers - during the term of her natural life.

At my said wife’s decease, I bequeath all the above mentioned property to my three sons - Andrew, George and John Loveridge of which they shall have an equal share whilst they continue to reside together. In case any of them shall remove it is my will that his or their share of the property shall remain in possession of the one or more who continue to occupy it. It is also my wish that no part of the property shall at any time be sold except with the full consent of my three sons above avowed - or that of their heirs who may hereafter be in possession thereof.

To my Grandson Frederick Albert Loveridge I bequeath out of the above property a feather bed and bed clothes belonging thereto.

As Executors of this my last will I appoint Samuel Woods Baird and William Thomas Baird.

Signed and sealed as my last Will and Testament on this 25th day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-eight.

Signed and sealed by the said testator as his last Will and Testament in our presence after being read and explained to him and signed by us in each others presence.

Henry Loveridge

Witnesses: Samuel Woods Baird

William Thomas Baird

Twillingate, Newfoundland

December 25th, 1878.


I Henry Loveridge, planter residing at Twillingate as above, desire to add this to my last Will and Testament, and hereby give and bequeath to my daughter Elizabeth Barrett all that piece of land known as "Look Out Garden", to be hers after the decease of myself and my wife Charlotte.

Dated this fifteenth day of March in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty Four at Twillingate.

Signed by me Henry Loveridge

Signed in my presence after having been read and explained to him

J. Embree


William Thos. Baird

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