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Will of James Gaulton Senior
The will & Testament of
James Gaulton, Senior. I, James Gaulton now Resident on Brunett Island,
District of Fortune Bay Newfoundland, late of Path End, Burin. In good
health & sound mind. Do by these presents will and bequeath all my
right and title to the premises, now belonging to me, and in the present
occupation of Mr George Brushett and Mrs. James
Alfred Gaulton situated
in Path End, Burin. To my daughter Martha, wife of the aforesaid Mr.
George Brushett, and to the children of my son James
deceased, namely, George Bradley Gaulton, John Albert Gaulton,
Reuben Thomas Gaulton, James Howard Gaulton, & Charles William Gaulton.
To their heirs & assigns for ever, as follows, To my daughter Martha
Brushett aforementioned her heirs & assigns for ever, that is to
say. From the central stone mark which I, James Gaulton have placed at
the western extremity now occupied by my daughter aforesaid Martha
wife of the aforesaid Mr. George Brushett this is specification of the
waterside boundary. With respect to the land - From the land now occupied
by Mr. James Brushett (Jersey) on the East Side to the corner of the
garden now in the possession of the said Mr. George Brushett western
side, to the eastern corner of the garden of the late James Alfred
Gaulton included To my Grandchildren, the aforesaid George
Bradley Gaulton, John Albert Gaulton, Reuben Thomas Gaulton, James Howard
Gaulton and Charles
William Gaulton, their heirs & assigns for ever - Specification of
water side boundary. From the aforementioned Central Stone Mark on the
Eastern Side, to the boundaries of the late Thomas Brushett (Senr) on
the western Side. Specification of the Land. From the garden in the possession
of the said Mr. George Brushett on the Easter Side to the boundaries
of the late Mr. Thomas Brushett (senr.) on the western
Codicil; I, James Gaulton, of Brunett Island in the District of Fortune Bay, Newfoundland, do further declare that on no account whatever must the property; which I have in my will, signed & sealed by the testator, the aforesaid James Gaulton, and witnessed by Messrs Jesse Thornton and Thomas Bradley, at Burin on the eighth day of November, one Thousand eight hundred and seventy nine; bequeathed all right & title thereof to my daughter Martha Brushett, aforementioned, her heirs and assigns; and also to my Grandchildren, the aforesaid George Bradley Gaulton, John Albert Gaulton, Reuben Thomas Gaulton, James Howard Gaulton, and Charles William Gaulton, their heirs, and assigns; be sold, but to the person or persons hereinbefore mentioned. Given under my hand and seal this tenth day of August. In the year of Our Lord, One thousand eight hundred and eighty at Sagona in the District of Fortune Bay, Newfoundland. I further declare that this Codicil is attached to the former will aforesaid, in my presence Signed and sealed by James (LS) Gaulton In the presence of Jesse Thornton William Knowling witnesses.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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