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Transcribed and contributed by David Anstey January 2020.
While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there may be typographical errors

Conception Bay North

Will of James Hill
PCC Will of James Hill of Cupid's Cove, North America, made on March 4th, 1674. Probated at London on Nov 4, 1675.

The National Archives' catalogue
PROB - Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury
Division within PROB - Wills and Letters of Administration
PROB 11 - Prerogative Court of Canterbury and related Probate Jurisdictions: Will Registers
PROB 11/349 - Name of Register: Dycer Quire Numbers: 106 - 147
PROB 11/349/87. 04 November 1675. Will of James Hill of Cupid's Cove, North America.

Cupits Cove. The last Will and Testament of Mr. James Hill, Inhabitant of Cupits Cove. Imprimis my Soul I bequeath to God Almighty and my body to the Earth. Secondly as for all my Goods within and without the said house of Cupits Cove I wholly resign to Thomas Butler now of Porta Grave to him or his assigns and do appoint him to be my lawful Executor. And by virtue of these presents I the said James Hill do appoint constitute and impower the abovesaid Thomas Butler to be my lawful Attorney to ask demand and to sue for all such debt or debts as shall be due to me James Hill either by Bill Bills or Bonds from any person whatsoever or persons. And hereby I give him full power and authority to represent my person as if I were myself in presence. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this present day being March the fourth and in the year of our Lord One Thousand Six Hundred Seventy and Four. The sign of James Hill. Witnessed Viz [ to wit ] Samson Dabrige, Court Witness; Roger George; the mark of James Cork; the mark of John Morrigame.

(PCC probate in Latin. Incomplete info extracted here.)

Probate and Administration granted at London to Thomas Butler, Executor; on Nov 4, 1675.

One should check against the original registered Will for any possible transcription mistake.

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