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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Peter S. Morrissey


Will of Peter S. Morrissey from Newfoundland will books volume 14 page 206 probate year 1928

In re

This is the last will and testament of me, Peter S. Morrissey of St. John's, Tailor, made at St John's this 17th day of April A.D. 1927.

  1. I revoke all former wills by me made at any time and declare this to be my last will and testament.
  2. I appoint my beloved wife Mary Morrissey sole Executrix of this my will.
  3. I give and bequeath unto my said wife Mary Morrissey my leasehold property situate on Parade Street St John's with dwelling house thereon bounded as follows on the north by land of Mrs Benning on the south by Parade Street, on the west by land of W Graham and on the east by land of Mrs Cooper. Together with all my household goods chattels and effects for the use and benefit of my said wife during her lifetime. With power to my said wife should she so desire to sell and dispose of same and apply the proceeds to the support of my said wife.
  4. I bequeath to my said wife all monies of which I may be possessed, or have deposited in any bank for her sole and absolute use and benefit.
  5. If my said wife should predecease me, or in the event of her dying without disposing or selling the said land and property I desire that the same shall go to my sons Peter and Jack share and share alike.

In Witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my hand at St. John's aforesaid this 17th day of April A.D. 1927.
Signed Sealed and Declared by the said testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us, who, in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.
Annie Oliphant
George Lindsay Oliphant

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Feby 24/28
W. H. Horwood
Probate granted
Mary Morrissey
on the 24th day
Feby A.D 1928
Value Estate



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