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 3 page 182 probate year 1871.
Will of James Murphy|
In re: JAMES MURPHY. DECEASED.
This is the last will and testament of me James Murphy of Great Catalina Newfoundland Commercial Agent I appoint John Murphy my brother & John Morris Trustees and executors hereof. I give and bequeath to my son John Murphy all my property at Greenspond whether in houses or land and all the appurtenances belonging thereto.
To my son Thomas I give devise and bequeath my property whether in houses or land & all appurtenances belonging thereto including stores wharves & outbuildings. And of my estate in money now invested in the funds of the Union & Commercial Banks of Newfoundland
I give and bequeath to my wife Alice £1000 cy one thousand pounds currency
To my son John £500 cy five hundred pounds currency
To my son Thomas £500 cy Five hundred pounds currency
To my son James £1500 cy one thousand five hundred pounds currency
To my son Edward £1000 cy one thousand pounds currency
To my daughter Mary £1000 cy one thousand pounds currency
To my daughter Alice £1000 cy
One thousand pounds currency & to Alice & Mary Murphy daughters of my brother John Murphy £300 cy three hundred pounds currency each
To my sister Catherine Humphries £100 cy one hundred pounds currency & to my sister Sarah Martin £100 cy
To John Morris £100 cy one hundred pounds currency
And I bequeath £100 cy one hundred pounds currency to be devoted to the celebration of Masses for the salvation of my soul
In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand this twenty third day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy,
James Murphy. Signed by the said James Murphy the testator in our presence who in his presence and in the presence of each other at the same time subscribe our names as witnesses, John his X mark Murphy, John Morris.
D. M. Browning
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