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 9 pages 316-317 probate year 1911
Will of James Scott |
IN RE: JAMES SCOTT. DECEASED
D. M. Browning
In the name of God Amen. I James Scott of Bay Bulls Fisherman being weak in body but sound in mind do make this my last will and testament. I bequate to my son Thomas Scott half my fishing room Situated on the south side of Bay Bulls and bounded as follows on the N and W by local road on the S by William Driscolls ground also that piece of land situated on south side of Bay Bulls and bounded as follows, on the N by Kelleys land on south by James Hydes and William Driscoll land on the W by local road also piece of land on South of Bay Bulls and bounded as follows on W by main road on N by John H. Drews land on E by William Mulcahey land on S by new Keys road. All the above mentioned land to be made equal parts of between my two sons Thomas and Philip Scott.
And I bequate to my two sons Thomas and Patrick Scott a piece of land also Situated on the south side of Bay Bulls and on N by Main road and E by new Kays road S by land of Mathew Driscoll on W by James Mulcahy land.
And to my son Patrick Scott a piece of land on south Side of Bay Bulls and bounded as follows on the E by local road on W By local road on N Patrick Scotts land.
To my son Philip Scott I bequate my dwelling House to be his after my death with the land wich I bought from Philip Williams.
And to my son Thomas Scott a piece of land N of said dwelling House and bounded as follows N and W by land of Andres Mulcahey on E by local road, Boundary line to run in a straight line with N end of said dwelling House. In consideration of wich my two sons Thomas Scott will pay me wile I live twenty Dollars per year and Philip Scott twenty dollars a year, said amounts to be paid October 1st 1909.
And if I die before said date the said amount to be paid to Father Roche for Masses for me and my wife Margaret Scott. I lave to my two daughters Mary Carew, and Jane Mochler one cow to be sold when sailable the proceeds to be maid equal parts of. To my daughter Jane Mockler I leave my bead and beading James Scott James Burke John Williams Henry Carew
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
J. H. Drew
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