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Will of Bartholomew Dunphy
In the name of God Amen I Bartholomew Dunphy of Holyrood Farmer being weake in body but sound in mind and memory do make and ordain this my last will and Testament, and as touching such wordly estate where with it has pleased God to bless me with in this life.
Firstly give and bequeat to my son Bartholomew
Dunphy the North east part of my outside land bounded as follows on
the north by the sea cost on the south by the country wood path on the
north east by Feury’s and Bennetts Land and on the south west by Thomas
dunphys Land I also bequit to Barth. dunphy one half my Ice house and
one half my Ice pond that is situated on the aforesaid land bequaited
to Barth dunphy I also bequeath to my son Barth
Dunphy the portion or
plot of Land on the Whitles bay line that is to say bounded on the north
east by the Broad Brook on the south west by the ungranted land on the
N. West by the Whitless bay line and on the south east by the ungranted
land I also bequit to my son Barth Dunphy my heafer calf and two Breeding
Sheep I also beqasite to my son Barth Dunphy my Rocking chair my round
Table my large looking glass and my sacred heart Picture, and also If
my son Barth Dunphy or his heirs come to live on this aforesaid Land
he is to have a portionable shair of the stable for their use untill
such time as he will have a stable build for him self.
Secondly I also bequit to my daughter Margareth Veitch a Plot of land in the afore said Plot bequated to my son Barth Dunphy from the river running through the land to Fenney’s fence and from the main road to the Ice pond that is to say If she have to come hear to live on but in anny other way she have no claim and I also bequait to my daughter Margareth Veitch a second Plot of land on the aforesaid Barth. Dunphys land that is to say 35 yards N east from Barth Dunphys south west fence from the Local Road to the Railway Track and if she do not come to live upon it she have no claim to sell make over or mortgage and if the aforesaid land bequaited to my son Barth. Dunphy iff he do not come to live upon he cannot sell, the land have to go to his Family or to MC Dunphy or to his family not to be sold make over, or mortgaged from their families.
bequat to my son Michael Dunphy the Plot or parcel of land bounded
as follows on the north west by the sea coaste on the south East by the
ungranted land on the N. East by Thomas dunphys land and south
west by Ryans Land the seas -
And i also bequesth to my son Thomas Dunphy one Plot of land that is to say on the north corner of the land bequesthed to Barth Dunphy. Fifty feet from the fence on the south of the main road and Fifty feet From James Bennett’s Boundary I will give Barth. and MC Dunphy authority to sell land to my son Thomas Dunphy If he come hear to live and he want land for his own use, but no authority to sell out from the name of the dunphys. I also bequeath to my son John Dunphy the sum of Five Dollars. And i also do apoint William Maher to be my Executor of my last will and Testament. In witness whereof i have set my hand and seal this 18th day of October in the year of our Lord one Thousand nine Hundred and eleven Signed sealed, and delivered by the said Bartholimew Dunphy as his last will and Testament in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as Follows. Bartholimew his x mark Dunphy (LS) Aaron Maher William Maher
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