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 132 probate year 1853. This name is spelled Penney and Penny in the will and Penney in the will index. The probate year is not included in the will index

Will of Richard T. Penney


In the name of God Amen, I Richard Taylor Penny being weak in Body but of sound and perfect mind do hereby ordain and constitute this as my last will and testament and require it to be received by all as such

First I commit my soul to my Maker humbly trusting for his pardon of all my sins through the merits of His Sonís death.

Secondly, all my worldly goods and possessions I give and bequeath to my wife Frances Penny as her sole property as long as she lives in a widowhood state to enjoy and receive all the profits arising therefrom out of which she is to pay Messrs. Elson & Co the sum of three pounds currency pr annum according to my agreement now standing.

Thirdly, After her demise (or if she should marry again) it is my will and desire that the whole shall be the property of Edward Rowe and his heirs he then paying the sum of three pounds pr annum as and to the above so long as it shall be required so to do,

I do also appoint Mr. William Hy Taylor and Samuel S. Rumson my executors.

Signed and sealed and delivered in the presence of.

Richard his X mark T. Penny (LS)

William Udell. Samuel C. Rumson, William Hn Taylor,

Carbonear, Feby 20th 1836.

Certified correct,

D. M. Browning

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