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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Thomas Wallace
from Newfoundland will books volume 13 pages 251-252
probate year 1925
THOMAS WALLACE. DECEASED.
This is the last will of me Thomas Wallace of St John’s Newfoundland
retired Wharfinger and I revoke all former wills by me made. I appoint
my brother Patrick Wallace and Reverend Dr John
W. Carter (hereinafter
called “my trustees”) executors and trustees of this my will.
I give to my trustees in trust for Wallace Broderick (my
(a) the sum of eight hundred dollars ($800)
my shares in the United Towns Electrical Company Ltd and
c) my silver watch. My trustees shall have absolute discretion
as to how and when the said bequests shall be made paid or handed
over to the said Wallace Broderick who is now a minor and may require
maintenance and advancement.
I give one thousand dollars ($1000) to the Roman Catholic Episcopal
Corporation of St John’s to have a high mass offered
annually in perpetuity for the repose of my soul.
I give to said Corporation
(a) fifty dollars ($50) for the
Palace Building fund and
(b) fifty dollars ($50) for the Cathedral
I give to said Reverend Dr Carter to offer up masses for
the repose of my soul the sum of fifty dollars ($50).
I give to my said brother Patrick Wallace
tho0usand dollars ($2000)
(b) my shares in the Colonial Investment
and Loan CO
( c) my gold watch and chain.
I give to my nephew William J. Wallace
hundred dollars ($500) and
(b) my shares in St George’s Coal
I give to Mrs Mary Byrne four hundred dollars ($400).
I give to Miss Molly Byrne daughter of said Mary
hundred and fifty dollars ($150).
I give to my sister in law Norah Wallace wife of said
Patrick Wallace (a) two hundred dollars ($200).
The residue of my estate I give to my said brother and
sister in law in equal shares.
In witness whereof I have hereunto subscribed my name to this my will
at St. John’s aforesaid this 23rd day of September A.D. 1925.
Signed by the testator Thomas Wallace as and for his last will
in our presence who in his presence and in the presence of each
other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.
Jas. J. McGrath. Patrick O’Reilly.
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Dec 15/25
to Rev John
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