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 8 pages 271-272 probate year 1907

Will of Charles Murcell Senior


The last will and Testament of Charles Murcell Senior Trader Herring Neck in the district of Twillingate, Notre Dame Bay Newfoundland. I give and bequeath the undisturbed possession, during the term of her natural life only, the premises which are now in the occupation to my daughter Eliza, at present the wife of Valentine Mainey, fisherman and at her decease, the whole thereof to revert to my general Estate & to be included in the disposition following.

I give and bequeath to my son William (Murcell, planter Herring Neck) & to the male issue of my son John deceased viz. Thomas & Alfred Murcell now residing in California and White Bay respectively, to their male heirs & assigns for ever, all my lands & premises wheresoever & whatsoever erected thereon for their sole use and benefit.

I give and bequeath any monies of which I may be possessed at the time of my decease to my Grandson William Thomas, son of John and Hannah Murcell for his sole use and benefit.

I give and bequeath to my son William Murcell and to my daughter Eliza Mainey to be equally shared between them the whole of my personal effects not mentioned hereinbefore - viz beds bedding clothing or of whatsoever kind I may be possessed at the time of my decease.

I appoint the Revd George Seymour Chamberlain Clerk in Holy Orders & Incumbent, Herring Neck the sole executor of this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have here set my hand and subscribed my signature this twenty ninth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred & ninety six Charles his X mark Murcell Signed in the presence of us who in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names John Edney Alfred Hussey. Witnesses Herring Neck December 29th 1896

Certified correct, D. M. Browning Registrar
(Listed in the margin next to this will the following)
Fiat April 25. 07 C.J. Adm. c.t.a. May 10. 07 granted to William Murcell Estate sworn at $286.00 Sureties Thos. Blandford Francis J. Haden

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