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 10 pages 473-474 probate year 1916

Will of Patrick J. Walsh


In the name of God Amen I Patrick J. Walsh of St. John's of His Majesty's Customs do make publish and declare this as and for his last will and testament

First I direct all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses to be paid

Second I give my wife Catherine Walsh my leasehold land situate on Springdale Street with dwelling house thereon together with the household goods furniture and effects therein also all the rest of my goods moneys properties and effects to hold the said land dwelling house goods furniture and effects moneys and properties for life and after her death I give the said land dwelling house goods furniture effects moneys and properties to my daughter Alice Jackman wife of Edward M. Jackman for her own use free from the control of her husband

Third I will and direct that the dwelling shall not be mortgaged nor the land sublet during the lifetime of my wife but I desire that should my daughter Alice Jackman at any time sell the said land and dwelling house or any part thereof she shall devote one hundred dollars of the proceeds thereof to having Masses said for the repose of my soul
Fourth. Until such time as the said land and dwelling house shall be sold I direct that my said daughter Alice Jackman shall cause a Mass to be said every month for the repose of my soul and to be paid for out of the rent of the said dwelling house and land.

Fifth I hereby nominate Edward M. Jackman of St. John's Merchant to be the executor of this my will

Sixth I revoke all former wills made by me. Patrick J. Walsh. Signed published and declared by the said testator as and for his last will and testament in our presence who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereto subscribed our hands as witnesses this 2nd day of January 1914. J.M. Kent. R. T. McGrath.

Correct, Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin of this will)
Fiat Novr 30/16 Kent J. Admn c.t.a. Decr 2/16 granted to Alice F. Jackman Sureties: N.J. Ellis R.J. Devereaux Estate sworn at $3000.00

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