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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
James Scott


Will of James Scott
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 316-317 probate year 1911

In re
      James Scott          deceased.

      In the name of God Amen. I James Scott of Bay Bulls Fisherman being weak in body but sound in mind do make this my last will and testament. I bequate to my son Thomas Scott half my fishing room Situated on the south side of Bay Bulls and bounded as follows on the N and W by local road on the S by William Driscolls ground also that piece of land situated on south side of Bay Bulls and bounded as follows, on the N by Kelleys land on south by James Hydes and William Driscoll land on the W by local road also piece of land on South of Bay Bulls and bounded as follows on W by main road on N by John H. Drews land on E by William Mulcahey land on S by new Keys road. All the above mentioned land to be made equal parts of between my two sons Thomas and Philip Scott.
And I bequate to my two sons Thomas and Patrick Scott a piece of land also Situated on the south side of Bay Bulls and on N by Main road and E by new Kays road S by land of Mathew Driscoll on W by James Mulcahy land.
And to my son Patrick Scott a piece of land on south Side of Bay Bulls and bounded as follows on the E by local road on W By local road on N    Patrick Scotts land.
To my son Philip Scott I bequate my dwelling House to be his after my death with the land wich I bought from Philip Williams.
And to my son Thomas Scott a piece of land N of said dwelling House and bounded as follows N and W by land of Andres Mulcahey on E by local road, Boundary line to run in a straight line with N end of said dwelling House. In consideration of wich my two sons Thomas Scott will pay me wile I live twenty Dollars per year and Philip Scott twenty dollars a year, said amounts to be paid October 1st 1909.
And if I die before said date the said amount to be paid to Father Roche for Masses for me and my wife Margaret Scott. I lave to my two daughters Mary Carew, and Jane Mochler one cow to be sold when sailable the proceeds to be maid equal parts of. To my daughter Jane Mockler I leave my bead and beading James Scott     James Burke    John Williams    Henry Carew

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
C. J.
Sept. 29/11
adm c.t.a.
Oct 2/11
to Thomas
J. H. Drew
A. Mulcahy
sworn at



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