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 2 page 423 probate year 1861
|Will of John Kelly|
John Kelly deceased.
In the name of God Amen. this my last will and testament made this 25th day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty one. I bequeath my money as follows, I bequeath to the B.I. Society £5.0 to the ladies of the Presentation Convent £5..0..0, to the Catholic Cathedral of Hr. Grace £50.0..0, to Mrs. Gorman also to be paid for her attendance £30..0..0 For my funeral expenses £20..0..0, to the Bishop Rt. Revd. Dr. Dalton £5..0..0, to the Revd. John Walsh £5..0..0, to the Revd. John O’Connor £5..0..0, The remainder to be divided between my sister and three children, she to have the management of it while living My money is in the following places in the Harbor Grace Savings Bank £172..0 & at Ridley & Sons £44..5..0 & 5 months wages. Given under my hand at Harbor Grace the above date. John X Kelly. In presence of William Howlett & David Goffe.
D. M. Browning