Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While I have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be
some typographical errors
Newfoundland will books volume 11 page 602 probate year 1921
Will of Edward Walsh |
In re: EDWARD WALSH DECEASED.
This is the last Will and Testament of me Edward Walsh of Old Portugal Cove Road, St. John's. After payment of my testamentary and funeral expenses I will devise and bequeath my farm on which I am now living comprising Dwelling House and Barn and about five acres of land situate in the lane off of the Old Portugal Cove Road and bounded North by the Lane and all other sides by land of William Campbell, to Michael Walsh, son of John Walsh, with whom I am now living, to hold to said Michael Walsh for ever. And I will devise and bequeath the piece of land comprising wooded and other land of about thirty acres more or less situate on the East side of the Old Portugal Cove Road, and about two miles from the town of St. John's, to the said John Walsh, to hold to him for ever. All the rest residue and remainder of my estate lands chattles and effects I will devise and bequeath to the said John Walsh to hold to him for ever And I appoint the said John Walsh (now living with me and looking after me) to be Executor of this my will.
As witness my hand at St. John's this 21st day of February A.D. Nineteen hundred and twenty one
Edward his X mark Walsh
Signed Published and Declared as his last will and testament (being comprised in two sheets) in presence of us, who in his presence and in presence of each other have hereto signed our names as witnesses (the same having been first read over and explained to the said Edward Walsh, the Testator, who seemed perfectly to understand the same)
F. A. Mews Solicitor Nellie Walsh
William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat March 8/21
to John Walsh
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