Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

Newfoundland will books volume 8 page 173 probate year 1904

Will of Bridget Shoughrue


This is the last will and testament of me Bridget Shoughrue of St. Johnís, widow, I give devise and bequeath to Sir Edward P. Morris of St. Johnís, Kings Counsel my one third share of my late husbands property off Oxen Pond Road in trust to sell the said share and apply the proceeds as follows:

(1) to pay the costs in connection therewith

(2) to pay my funeral expenses and debts due by me personally and

(3) to divide the residue equally between my four children I appoint the said Sir E.P. Morris the executor of this my last will and hereby revoke all former wills by me at any time made. St. Johnís 15th September A.D. 1904 Bridget Shoughrue Signed by the said testatrix as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us who in her presence have hereunto subscribed our hands as witnesses, the will having been first read over and explained and fully understood by her William C. Dunn 15 Hayward Avenue R.A. Squires

Certified correct, D. M. Browning Registrar
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)

Fiat Oct 3. 04 Emerson J Probate Oct 5. 04 granted to Sir E.P. Morris K.C. Estate sworn at $300.00

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