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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
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Will of Thomas Walsh
from Newfoundland will books volume 9 pages 288-289
probate year 1911
Thomas Walsh deceased.
In the name of God Amen I Thomas
Walsh of Cape Broyle being sick in body but of sound and perfect memory
thanks be to God do make and declare my last will and Testament in manner & Form
following First I bequeath to my beloved sons Thomas & Richard my
waterside Premises to be equally divided between them & I bequeat
to my beloved son Thomas Kitchen Garden, dwelling House Murray’s
Marsh and all my Property to the back Road and my Cattle, But if Richard comes home and wishes to build a house Thomas must
help him, until he has it built also he can at anytime he has an inclination
to live in my dwelling House he can occupy his own Room in said House
until his own house is built
And I bequeath to my son Richard if he comes
home my meadow at Riverhead but if he does not come the said meadow must
belong to Thomas the said meadow cannot be sold Rented or mortgaged by
And I bequeath to my son John if he comes home
the Park that is from the back Road back to the bounds of my Grant on
the East of the old Path & I bequeath to my son Thomas the
remainder of the said Grant But my land is never to be sold let or mortgaged
by any one
And I bequeath to my son Thomas my watch & I bequeath
to my grandson Michael my Bed And declaring this to
be my last will & Testament
making void all former wills made by me Given under my hand & seal
This 17th day of November 1898 Thomas
his x mark Walsh witnesses Cornelius Hartery Patrick
Kent John Kent.
I Thomas Walsh give my son Thomas liberty to settle all my business between
Richard & John Thomas his x mark Walsh witnesses C.
Hartery John Kent Patrick Kent.
D. M. Browning
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
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