Transcribed by Judy Benson
While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors
Newfoundland volume 3 pages 34 & 35 probate year 1867.
|Will of Catherine Collins|
In re CATHERINE COLLINS. DECEASED.In the name of God Amen, I Catherine Collins of St. John's in the Central District of the Island of Newfoundland Widow, do make this my last will and testament -
I give and bequeath all my property real and personal to the Right Revd. Dr. Mullock and his successors in trust to expend the same in the support of the Orphans of St. Michael's and Convent of Mercy at St. John's aforesaid as he the Right Revd. Dr. Mullock and his successors may think fit, provided also and I do appoint that the said trustee or trustees do cause Masses to be celebrated for the repose of my soul and the souls of my deceased husband and others of my family who have preceded me to the grave And I hereby appoint George James Hogset executor of this my last will and testament.
Given under my hand and seal at St. John's aforesaid this eight day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty six.
Catherine Collins [LS]
Signed sealed and delivered in presence of Andrew Comerford, Michael J. Rawlins.
D. M. Browning