Robert Cole deceased.
This is the last will and testament of me Robert Cole, of St. John's
in the Island of Newfoundland, Farmer, and I hereby revoke all former wills
and testamentaary writings. I hereby nominate and appoint William
P. Taaffe of St. John's, aforesaid, Druggist, to be sole executor of this
 I will and direct that out of my general personal estate
my executor hereinbefore named shall first pay all my just debts and funeral
and testamentaary expenses, and shall further pay the sum of thirty dollars
for the celebration of masses for the repose of my soul.
 I give and bequeath to my daughter Ellen, wife of Edward
O'Neil, all the land, with the dwelling houses thereon, owned by me and
known as "Walsh's Square" To hold the same unto her absolutely
 I give and bequeath to my son John
[A] the land on which is built the house and barn at present
occupied by him, situate on the south side of the road leading around the
northside of Quidi Vidi Lake;
[b] one hundred feet of land fronting on the said road and extending
back to the river situate immediately to the west of and adjoining said
land and dwelling house now occupied by him;
[c] all the land, with houses thereon where owned by me, fronting
on said road and extending eastwards from the land and dwelling now occupied
by him to and including land leased to one Lilly; To hold the same unto
 I give and bequeath to my son Martin the land, together with
the six dwelling houses thereon, owned by me and situate on the East side
of King's Bridge Road; also the two large fields situate in the rear of
said buildings To hold the same unto him absolutely.
. All the rest, residue and remainder of my estate I give
and bequeath to my son Martin. In witness whereof I have hereunto
set my hand to this my will the 18th day of December Anno Domini
one thousand nine hundred and sixteen. Robert Cole. Signed
by the said Testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence
of us, both being present at the same time, who at his request, in his
presence, and in the presence of each other, have hereunto subscribed our
names as witnesses. Cyril J. Cahill. Marie Dunphy.
This is a Codicil to the last will of Robert Cole, dated the 18th day
of December A.D. 1916:- I give and bequeath to my daughter
Ellen, wife of Edward O'Neil, all money's due me under the will of my late
uncle, Martin Walsh, amounting to the sum of from sixty to seventy dollars
a year and paid to me by the Hon. Mr. Justice Kent annually. Dated
at St. John's this 6th day of December A.D. 1918. Robert Cole.
Signed by the said Robert Cole as a Codicil to his will in his presence,
both being present at the same time, who at his presence at his request
and in the presence of each other have hereto signed our names as witnesses.
Cyril J. Cahill. Margaret Cole.
Correct William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Sept 22/19
to William P.
Taaffe Oct. 3/19.