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 Thomas Pride Senior from Newfoundland will books volume 4 page 197 probate year 1882


In re
         Thomas Pride deceased.

I Thomas Pride of Twillingate in the Island of Newfoundland being of sound mind, make this my last will & testament I give and bequeath to my son Thomas Pride & to my son-in-law Robert Clark & to my grandson John Pride when he comes of age all land houses stages cattle belonging to me for their joint possession & use, as long as they live together upon the premises     If my aforesaid grandson John Pride after he is come of age leaves the premises & goes elsewhere to live, then I will that the aforesaid Thomas Pride my son & the aforesaid Robert Clark my son-in-law only, shall have the joint possession and use of the aforesaid property belonging to me     I give & bequeath this my property of whatever kind to the aforesaid Thomas Pride Robert Clark & John Pride on condition that they shall maintain my wife Mary Pride in as decent & becoming a manner as their circumstances shall permit as long as she lives.     I give to my son Thomas Pride my watch.     I appoint the aforesaid Thomas Pride and Robert Clark to be joint executors of this my last will & testament.     Thomas his X mark Pride. In witness whereof I here sign my name this twenty sixth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy one in the presence of the Revd Thomas Boone and Edward Boone. We hereby testify that the aforesaid Thomas Pride signed this his last will & testament in our presence & in the presence of each other in the year of our Lord 1871 on the twenty sixth day of September, Thomas Boone,     Edward Boone.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

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