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 12 page 592 probate year 1924

Patrick Roche


In the Name of God Amen.
This is the Last Will and Testament of me, Patrick James Roche of St. John's, Newfoundland, Storekeeper retired, and I revoke all the previous Wills and Codicils by me made and I appoint my wife executrix of this my will.

1. I give and bequeath to my wife or executrix as trustee my Barnes Road property in trust for my said son during his life and after his death if he has children to them for his children in equal shares. If there be no such children living at the death of my son then the said Barnes Road property is to be transferred to the Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation of St. John's in trust for Belvedere Orphanage.

2. to my wife or trustee I give to my wife or trustee my King's Road property to His Grace Archbishop Roche for his use during his life and after his death to be held in trust for Mount Cashel Orphanage.

3. I give all the rest of my property real and personal to my wife, and this includes Government Bonds and money in the Eastern Trust Company.

I wish that His Grace would say Masses for my soul in consideration of my bequest of the King's Road property to him.

Signed by the Testator as his last will and testament this 29th day of May 1924 in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.
J.J. McDermott. W.J. Browne.

CORRECT. William F. Lloyd Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland. (Listed in the margin next to this will the following) Fiat Aug 18/24 Kent J. Probate granted to Joanna Roche Aug. 18/24 Estate sworn at $5820.00

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