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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
Margaret Walsh


Will of Margaret Walsh
from Newfoundland will books vol 11 page 416 probate year 1920

In re Margaret Walsh       deceased

This is the last Will of me Margaret Walsh of Saint John's, Widow. I devise and bequeath my leasehold house and land. No. 37 Cook Street, in Saint John's to my sons John and Richard as tenants in common. I give and bequeath my furniture and residuary estate and effects to my two sons above named and my daughters Ellen Hammond and Sarah Miron in equal shares. I appoint my sons John Walsh and Richard Walsh executors of this my Will. Dated at Saint John's this 25th day of August A.D. 1919. Margaret Walsh. Signed published and declared by the above named Margaret Walsh as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us who in her presence at her request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. Isabel Cowper 44 Scott Street Spinster. John Fenalon Bank of Montreal Bldg. Solicitor.

Correct William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Jan. 20/20
Kent J..
Probate granted
to John Walsh
and Richard
Walsh Jan. 21/20.
Estate sworn
at $900.00



Note: The wills in those will books are NOT actual wills. They are hand-written copies of a, "last will and testament," written by the court clerk, after the death of the testator, when the executor presented them to the court for probate. The court clerk didn't list the signatures at the bottom, he (or she) just put them in the book in whatever order they were in, on the original document, no spacing most of the time, no punctuation. The originals were kept by the executor.

We who have typed these wills, have made every effort to include all the errors that were on the microfilm, in order to avoid destroying the integrity of the originals, where ever they may be.

Page contributed by Judy Benson, Alana Bennett,
Wendy Weller, Eric Weller and Kristina Americo

Revised: November 16, 2001 (Ivy F. Benoit)

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