Will of Patrick Gardiner from Newfoundland will books vol
11 page 441 probate year 1920
This will was read, recorded and transcribed by JUDY BENSON
While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible,
there could be some typographical errors
Will of Patrick Gardiner of St. John's
Patrick Gardiner deceased.
This is the last Will and Testament of me Patrick Gardiner of Saint
John's in the Island of Newfoundland Fisherman.
1. I appoint my son Ambrose Gardiner of Saint John's aforesaid
Fisherman Executor of this my Will.
2. I give and bequeath to my daughter Maud Brine wife of John
Brine of Fortune Harbour Fisherman the sum of Seven hundred dollars.
3. I give and bequeath to my daughter Christina Gardiner the
sum of Seven hundred dollars which shall be in addition to the share of
the residue of my estate hereinafter bequeathed to her.
4. I give and bequeath to the Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation
of Saint John's in the following amounts viz:- fifty dollars for
the use of the Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation Grois Islands, and
ten dollars for Masses for the repose of my soul.
5. All the rest residue and remainder of my property estate and
effect of every description I give and bequeath to my following named children
share and share alike viz:-  Mary Tobin wife of Patrick Tobin of Grois
Island Fisherman.  the said Ambrose Gardiner,
 Bernard Gardiner of Grois Islands,  Francis Gardiner
of Grois Islands Fisherman,  Alfonsus Gardiner of Saint
John's aforesaid and  the said Christina Gardiner.
Witness my hand at Saint John's aforesaid this 3rd day of April Anno
Domini one thousand nine hundred and twenty. Patrick Gardiner.
Signed published and declared by the said Testator as and for his last
Will and Testament in the presence of us who at his request in his presence
and in the presence of each other [all present at the same time] have hereunto
subscribed our names as witnesses. W. O. D. Kelly. M. J. Kelly.
Correct William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat April 23/20
to Ambrose Gardiner
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