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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Will of Joseph Bulger
from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 237 probate year 1918
In re Joseph Bulger deceased
This is the last will and testament of me Joseph Bulger of Saint John's, Nfld. Builder and Contractor.
1. I will and bequeath to my wife my property consisting of five dwelling houses on Bond Street four dwelling houses on Pilots Hill and one dwelling House on Gill Street and also my work-shop to have and to hold for her natural life and after her death I will and bequeath to my daughter Hannah the dwelling house and appurtenances No. 4 Bond Street to my daughter Gertrude the dwelling House and appurtenances No. 8 Bond Street to my daughter Annie unmarried four dwelling houses and appurtenances on Pilots Hill and work-shop and to my daughter Mary Margaret Bulger unmarried three dwelling houses and appurtenances on the south side of Bond Street and to my son John Bulger the dwelling House and appurtenances situate at Gill Street, I will and bequeath to my son James Bulger house and land and appurtenances on the North side of Maxse Street's Saint John's. I appoint His Grace the Archbishop E. P. Roche and Frank Rendell both of St. John's to be executors of this my last will and testament. Dated at Saint John's this 19th day of September 1918. -Joseph Bulger. Signed published and declared by the said Testator to and for his last will and testament the same having been read and explained in our presence who in his presence can in presence of each other have hereto subscribed our names as witnesses on the day and date above written. F. C. Rendell P. J. Murphy Solr.
Correct Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
The Most Rev.
E. P. Roche
|Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They
are hand-written copies of a, "last will and testament," written by the
court clerk, after the death of the testator, when the executor presented
them to the court for probate. The court clerk didn't list the signatures
at the bottom, he (or she) just put them in the book in whatever order
they were in, on the original document, no spacing most of the time, no
punctuation. The originals were kept by the executor.
We who have typed these wills, have made every effort to include all
the errors that were on the microfilm, in order to avoid destroying the
integrity of the originals, where ever they may be.
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Revised: October 16, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)
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