Transcribed by Judy Benson

While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

Newfoundland will books volume 3 page 453 probate year 1876.

Will of Catherine Buckley


In the name of God Amen. I Catherine Buckley widow of the late John Buckley of St. Johnís Newfoundland Blacksmith being now of sound mind but in a feeble state of health and revoking all other wills codicils and testamentary devices whatsoever do make and ordain the following to be my last will and testament. I desire that my house & premises situate on Holloway Street in the town of St. Johnís aforesaid be sold without unnecessary delay and out of the proceeds of said sale I give and bequeath to my son James the sum of forty pounds cy (£40) and to the Revd Michael Howley the sum of eight pounds cy (£8) for Masses for the repose of my soul The residue (after my funeral expenses are paid) I give and bequeath to my beloved children Patrick and Ann to be divided between them in equal proportions Should the sum of one hundred and fifty pounds now deposited in the Union Bank of St. Johnís aforesaid in the name of my son Edward Buckley revert to me, I give and bequeath it in equal proportions to my granddaughter Catherine Comerford and my children aforesaid viz Patrick Ann and James directing them at the same time to pay to the Revd Fathers Delaney & Clarke the sum of eight pounds cy (£8) for Masses for the repose of the soul of the said Edward Buckley I appoint John Maher and Edward St. George executors of this my last will and testament. Declared by me this twenty seventh day of June A.D. one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four

Catherine her X mark Buckley Signed published and declared as and for her last will and testament in our presence being first read over and explained Edwd J. St. George, John Maher, Not. Pub.

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

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