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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Maurice Boland
from Newfoundland will books volume 8 pages 544-545 probate
Maurice Boland deceased.
Know all men by these Presents that
I Maurice Boland of Birchy Cove Bay of Islands, and Lighthouse
Keeper at Frenchmans Head, being of sound disposing mind and memory do make
and publish this my last will and Testament.
1st. I give and bequeath to my
son Maurice E Boland the waterside Premises with all the stores and tenements
thereto adjoining and bounded as follows on the north and East by the waters
of the Humber and the south by the public Road and on the west by John
Messerveys property I also give and bequeath to him the shop or store
on the South side of the Road now occupied by him To have and to hold the aforesaid
premises for himself his heirs and assigns forever
2nd I give and bequeath
to my two daughters Julia and Eleanor Boland the land and dwelling House and
other tenements standing thereon and bounded as follows on the north by the
public Road and shop given and bequeathed to Maurice E Boland on the East by
Dr. Geo Webber’s property
on the south by the Railway Track, and on the west by John Messerveys property
to have and to hold the aforesaid land House and tenements for their own sole
and separate use and their heirs and assigns forever.
3rd I also
give and bequeath to my son Maurice E Boland the piece or parcel of land which
extends from the Railway Freight shed or boundary siding to the old Road and
beyond that as now claimed by me and bounded as follows on the north by side
Track and Freight Shed on the east by Dr. G. Webbers Land on the south by the
old Road and other unclaimed lands and on the west by land of John
Messervey to have and to hold the same to him the said Maurice
E. Boland and his heirs
and assigns forever.
4(th) I ordain
and appoint the Rev A Sears P.P. and George Barbour as
executors of this my last will and Testament In testimony whereof, I have hereunto
set my hand and publish and declare this to be my last will and Testament in
the presence of the witnesses named below this 7th day of August, in the year
of our Lord One thousand nine hundred & six (1906) M.
Boland (LS) Signed Sealed published, and declared by
the said Maurice Boland, as and for his last will and testament
in the presence of us who at his request and in his presence and in the presence
of each other, have subscribed our names as witness thereto signatures of witnesses Henry
Brockway Angus McEchren Collector
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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