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 Bridget Kirwin from Newfoundland will books volume 4 page 361 probate year 1885
Bridget Kirwin deceased.
This is the last will and testament of Bridget Kirwin of Saint Johnís West I hereby give devise and bequeath to my two grandsons Denis and Bartholomew Walsh and to my granddaughter Catherine Walsh, wife to John Connors all the piece and parcel of land situate on the South side of the Bay Bulls Road and bounded on the south by the River, on the west by public road leading to said River, on the north by the Bay Bulls Road and on the east by land belonging to the R.C. Church in the occupancy of Martin Casey to be divided between them into equal portions with this proviso that the eastern portion is to be the property of the aforesaid Catherine Walsh to belong to them and their heirs absolutely and forever. I also give devise and bequeath the dwelling house situate on the aforesaid piece of land to my aforesaid grandsons and grand-daughter, the northern, or parlour, end with the furniture contained therein and free access thereto to my granddaughter Catherine Walsh, the southern or kitchen end to be the property of my aforesaid grandsons in common. And I hereby appoint Charles Reilly and Thomas Shortal joint executors of this my will. In witness whereof I have herewith set my hand this sixteenth day of June one thousand eight hundred and seventy seven. Bridget her X mark Kirwin. Witnessed by the undersigned executors Charles Reilley. Thomas X his mark Shortal.