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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
James Fitzgerald


Will of James Fitzgerald
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 page 500 probate year 1926

In re

This is the last Will and Testament of me James Fitzgerald of St. John’s Police Sergeant.

I give devise and bequeath all the property of which I may die possessed as follows:

To my nice Eva Gaul, my leasehold property known as Number 14 Balsom Street St. John’s together with all furniture and other personal property therein contained, to be held by her absolutely.

To my niece Ellen Neville the sum of five hundred dollars ($500.00)

To the children of the late Richard Gaul the sum of five hundred dollars, the said sum to be paid over by my Executors to their mother Helen Gaul, and held by her in trust for their maintenance and education.

To John Hennebury of Bonavista the sum of two hundred dollars (200.00)

To my said niece Eva Gaul a further sum of one thousand dollars in Victory Bonds.

For Masses to be said for the repose of the Souls of my late wife and myself the sum of two hundred dollars.

I direct that the rest and residue of my Estate shall be equally divided between the said Eva Gaul, Helen Gaul, and Ellen Neville.

I appoint as my Executors my said niece Eva Gaul and John A. Barron Barrister at Law, with liberty to my Executor the said John A. Barron to act professionally as Solicitor for my said Estate and to be paid any legal fees due in connection therewith.

Dated at St. John’s this 21st day of April A.D. 1926.


Signed Published and Declared by the said testator as and for his last will and testament in our presence who in his presence, at his request and in the presence of each other have signed our names hereto as witnesses.

John A. Barron.     Henry P. Power.

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

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Dec 14/26
Warren J.
Probate granted
to John A.
Barron and
Eva Gaul.
Dec 14/26.
Estate sworn
at $5705.00



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