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 Duffy from Newfoundland will books volume 2 page 492 probate year 1862
Bernard Duffy deceased.
In the name of God, Amen, I Bernard Duffy of St. Johnís in the Island of Newfoundland being weak in body but of sound mind and memory do make this my last will and testament whereby I give and bequeath to my beloved brother John Duffy of that part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland called Ireland, Accountant, all my goods and chattels of every description and kind subject to the bequests hereinafter mentioned, that is to say, after the payment of all my just debts and legacies twenty five pounds for the purposes of the Roman Catholic Cathedral of St. Johnís and ten pounds to the Right Revd Dr. Mullock for Masses for the repose of my soul, five pounds to the Convent of Mercy to be paid to the Revd Mother of that Convent, five pounds to the Ladies of the Presentation Convent to be paid to the Revd Mother of that Convent and five pounds to the Right Revd Dr. Mullock for the purposes of Kill Brides Church, River Head, And I do hereby constitute and appoint James Duffy of Dublin, Publisher, and George James Hogsett of St. Johnís Newfoundland, Barrister-at-law, executors of this my last will and testament. Bernard Duffy. Signed sealed and delivered in presence of us being first read over and explained, John McCardle, Wm. M. Blake, Thomas Mokem, M.D.