Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors

Newfoundland will books volume 7 page 560 probate year 1906.

Will of Eliza Collins


In the name of God Amen. This is the last will and Testament of me Eliza Collins of Placentia in the Southern District of the Island of Newfoundland widow.

[1] I will that all my just debts be paid as soon as convenient after my decease

[2] I will that my son Austin shall have two Masses celebrated, and my sons James and Ignatius one Mass each within a year after my death for the repose of their mother, father and sisters souls.

3. I will devise and bequeath to my daughter Anne half my dwelling house and half the garden at the Swans(?)

4. I will devise and bequeath to my son Austin the other half of my house and garden also the land situated at Brewley and at the south east.

[5] I will bequeath to my son Joseph that piece of beach at the top of the garden adjoining Hendricks property given us by the government in lieu of land taken for road purposes

6. The balance of my property I will devise and bequeath to my son Austin I hereby revoke all wills by me at any time heretofore made.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal at Placentia this fourth day of November A.D. 1905 the whole read over and explained Eliza Collins [LS] signed by the said Testatrix in our presence and acknowledged to be her last will and testament who in her presence and in the presence of each other at the same time have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses Wm. G. O'Reilly Henry Ferrau(?).

I certify that the foregoing to be a correct copy of the last will and Testament of Eliza Collins.

D.M. Browning

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)

Fiat March 7/06 Johnson J. admt cta granted to Austin Collins on the 14th(?) day of March AD 1906 Estate sworn at $522.65

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