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 577 probate year 1921

Will of James Norris


This is the last Will and testament of me, James J. Norris, of St. John's in the Island of Newfoundland, Municipal Inspector. I revoke all former wills by me at any time made, and I appoint my son William L. Norris the executor of this my will. I will and direct that my just debts and my funeral and testamentary expenses shall first be paid out of my estate. I will and direct that my said executor shall expend the sum of Twenty dollars per year for five years for masses for the repose of my soul and the souls of all the members of the Norris family. I give and bequeath all the residue of my estate of every kind of which I may die possessed to my said son William L. for his own use absolutely. In Witness Whereof I have hereunto subscribed my hand at St. John's aforesaid this eighteenth day of May, A.D. 1917. J.J. Norris.

Signed, Published and Declared by the Testator as and for his last will and testament in presence of us, both being present at the same time, who at his request and in his presence have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses attesting the due execution hereof: Ches. O'Neill Conroy. W.J. Higgins.

William F. Lloyd
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat Feb 4/21 Horwood C.J.
Probate granted To Wm. L. Norris Feb 8/21 Estate Sworn at $3522.00

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