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 Catherine Walsh from Newfoundland will books volume 4 pages 272-273 probate year 1883.
Catherine Walsh deceased.
In the name of God Amen I Catherine Walsh of Saint Johnís wife of William L. Walsh, do make publish and declare the following as and for my last will and testament- To and towards the support and maintenance of the Presentation Convent at Renews I will and bequeath the sum of twenty five (£25) pounds I will and bequeath the sum of twenty five pounds to each of the Convents at Tor Bay and Belvidere, and thirty pounds (£30) to the Convent of Mercy Military Road Saint Johnís I will and bequeath my watch and chain and all my jewelry to my grand niece Bridget who now resides with me. I will and bequeath the sum of Fifty (£50) pounds to His Lordship the Most Reverend Dr. Power for the celebration of four High Masses for the repose of my soul. I will and bequeath the sum of thirty pounds (£30) to my sister-in-law Mary Walsh. I will and bequeath the sum of thirty pounds (£30) to my niece Mrs. Bridget Keefe. I will and bequeath the sum of twenty five pounds (£25) to my niece Mrs. Maurice Power I will and bequeath the sum of (£25) twenty five pounds to Mrs. Elizabeth Costello wife of my nephew ___ Costello. To each of my executors I will and bequeath the sum of ten pounds (£10) All the rest residue and remainder of my chattels interests, monies, clothes and effects I will and bequeath to my said grand niece Bridget Keefe and Mrs. Ellen Kearney in even and equal shares. I appoint the Reverends John Scott and Patrick Delaney executors of this my last will and testament. Catherine her X mark Walshe. Declared and executed this 10th day of October 1883 in our presence, Jos. I. Little, Thomas Howley.