Transcribed by Judy Benson & Ivy Benoit. While we have endeavored to be as correct as humanly possible, there could be some typographical errors


Will of Bridget Judge from Newfoundland will books volume 10 pages 561-562 probate year 1917

 In re     Bridget Judge     deceased.

    This is the last will and Testament of me. Mrs. Bridget Judge presently residing Tilt Cove Mine, Notre Dame Bay, Newfoundland. I hereby revoking all former wills at any time made by me, and being desirous of settling my affairs in the event of my decease, and having full confidence in the persons after named as Trustees and Executors, Do hereby give, grant, assign, dispose, convey, and make over to and in favor of Roman Catholic Bishops of the Roman Catholic Harbor Grace Diocese in Newfoundland and the survivor of them, as Trustees and in Trust for the purposes after mentioned the whole Estate and effects, heritable and movable, real and personal, presently belonging to me and that shall belong to me at the time of my decease, together with the whole units and vouchers thereof: and I nominate and appoint the said Roman Catholic Bishop and the survivor of them, to be my sole executors and trustees of this my will, but declaring that these presents are granted in Trust always for the purpose after mentioned, viz.
(First) I direct my executors and Trustees to first pay my just debts, personal and testamentary expenses.
(Second) I give, devise and bequeath unto the Parish Priest Fifty dollars for masses my husband the sum of one hundred dollars a year until his death, and after his death the remainder of my estate I give unto the Roman Catholic Diocese of Harbor Grace in Newfoundland. And I reserve my liferent, and full power to alter, innovate or revoke these presents in whole or in part and I dispense with the delivery hereof. And I consent to the registration hereof for preservation. In witness whereof I have subscribed these presents written (in so far as not printed) by Walter Colbourne, Tilt Cove Mine. Miner, at Tilt Cove Mine, this twenty eight day of August Nineteen hundred and twelve. - Bridget Judge. Signed, published and declared by the above named Bridget Judge as and for her last will and Testament in the presence of us both present at the same time, who at her request and in her presence have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses (witnesses) W.B. Bartlett Tilt Cove Mine     Walter Colbourne Tilt Cove Mine

Charles H. Emerson
Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

(Listed in the margin of this will)
June 28/17
Kent J.
June 29/17
grant to
Dr. R. John
sworn at

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