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 521 probate year 1877.

Will of Charles Shaw


In the name of God Amen I Charles Shaw of Saint Johnís in the Island of Newfoundland Yeoman being mindful of my mortality do this second day of March Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven make and publish this my last will and testament in manner following First I desire to be deceantly buried and after my just debts and funeral expenses are paid I give and bequeath to my wife Bridget Shaw whatever sum or sums of money that I may die possessed of now deposited in the Newfoundland Savings Bank the said amount to be for my said wifeís sole use and benefit And all the rest and residue of my property whatsoever and not hereinbefore mentioned I do give and bequeath unto my said wife Bridget Shaw to and for her own use and benefit absolutely And I do hereby constitute and appoint Edward North executor of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former and other wills by me at any time heretofore made declaring this to be my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and affixed my seal at Saint Johnís the day and year first above written.

Charles his X mark Shaw (LS) Signed sealed and declared by the said Charles Shaw as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who have hereunto set our names as witnesses in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other (first read & explained) Thos. Donoghue, John his X mark Buckley

Certified correct,
D. M. Browning

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