Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors
Will of Bernard Doyle from Newfoundland will books volume 4 page 204 probate year 1882
Bernard Doyle deceased.
This is the last will and testament of Bernard Doyle of Petty Harbor- To my wife Mary Doyle I give and bequeath all I have in my possession with two exceptions. The large fishing room I give and bequeath to my two sons James & Philip Doyle to be equally divided between them. I give and bequeath half the small fishing room to my son William and the other half to my daughter Ellen Dridham. The ground which I possess at the Goulds I give to my three sons after my wife’s death to be equally divided between them, two acres on the back I give to my son William Doyle. After my wife’s death the house which I now occupy I give and bequeath to my grandson James Howlett and also the garden at “Flat Rock” The rents of the fishing rooms is to go to my wife every year for her support. At the same time I do appoint Messrs. Richard Dalton and Richard Clark executors of this my last will and testament to which I have hereby set my hand and seal the twelfth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty-two- Bernard his X mark Doyle. Witness Edward Norris, Richard his X mark Dalton, Richard his X mark Clark.