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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Alexander Fraser Shirran
Will of Alexander Fraser Shirran
from Newfoundland will books volume 9
pages 216-217 probate year 1911
Alexander Fraser Shirran deceased.
This is the Last Will and Testament
of me Alexander Fraser Shirran of Saint John’s
First. I give devise and bequeath to my daughter Isabella
Fraser Sclater the dwelling house on Theatre Hill in which I reside together
with its household furniture and contents: and I give devise and bequeath
to my son William Shirran the house in Dicks Square St. John’s now occupied by him
and also the house at Bell Island let to the Government.
give and bequeath to my said daughter and to my said son the sum of Five
thousand five hundred dollars each to be paid out of my interest in the
business carried on by me in partnership with Joseph Pippy at Bell Island
give and bequeath to the Trustees of Gower St. Methodist Church to sum
of Five hundred dollars:
- and to the Methodist College
St. John’s I give the sum of Five hundred dollars:
the Methodist Orphanage St. John’s I give the sum of Two hundred
and fifty dollars:
- and I give to the fund for the
Deaconesses at Gower Street Methodist Church the sum of Two
hundred and fifty dollars.
I give devise and bequeath all the
rest residue and remainder of my estate property and effects to my
said children Isabella Fraser Sclater and William
Shirran equally, and
I appoint them the said Isabella Fraser Sclater and William
of this my will In witness whereof I hereunto
set my hand at Saint John’s Newfoundland aforesaid this twenty
second day of February one thousand nine hundred and eleven A.
F. Shirran Signed Published and
Declared by the said testator as and for his Last will in our presence
who in his presence and at his request and in the presence of each
other hereto subscribe as witnesses. William H. Horwood Ida
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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