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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
John P. Bradshaw


Will of John P. Bradshaw
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 page 144 probate year 1925

In re


In the name of God Amen. This is the last Will & Testament of me John P Bradshaw of the Jersey Side Placentia retired Merchant. I appoint my niece Marion Bradshaw, Executrix of this my last Will & Testament. I will & direct that a Monument be forth with erected to my late wife Mary Ann Bradshaw.

I will devise & bequeath the sum of Twenty Dollars to Alice Morris, Daughter of Dr Morris.

The balance of my property both real & personal consisting of money in the Banks, Dwelling & Furniture, Stores & Land on Cooks Point. Land on the Little Placentia Road opposite E E Hickeys & a large Meadow, West of Jas Fitzpatrick House & Beach arn on the Jersey Side adjoining Mathew P. Murphy - Land measuring South by the Main Road - about 132 feet & 400 feet more or less on a Westerly direction & everything I may die possessed of. I will devise & bequeath to my niece Marion Bradshaw on conditions that she shall pay my just debts & in consideration of her services & her attention to me during the rest of my life.

Also I give to my niece Marion Bradshaw full control of the House & Property of my late Father W G Bradshaw on the Jersey Side to sell to him or make some settlement with her Brother. Pleasing to her.

In witness whereoff I have hereunto subscribed my hand at the Jersey Side Placentia on the 7th day of January A D 1921.


Signed by the Testator & acknowledged by him to be his last Will & Testament in our presence who in his presence at his request & in the presence of each other we have hereunto subscribed our names as witness.

Patrick T. Power

Thom. R. Power.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat June 20/25
Horwood C J.
Probate granted
to Marion
June 22/25.
Estate sworn
at $2167.59.



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