Source: TNA, PROB 11/1458
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In the Name of God Amen I Francise Romrille Native of the Island of Jersey also present Inhabitant of Broad Cove Conception Bay in Newfoundland Do hereby express and with the blessing and assistance of my God in my perfect Senses appoint this to be my last Will and Testament to wit of Six hundred pounds Sterling which I deposited in the S??ngs Bank London three hundred pounds thereof I bequeath to my Son Charles in Newfoundland and the remaining three hundred pounds I bequeath to my Daughter Margaret in the Island of Jersey the money ent??e to Say the whole Six Six hundred pounds is to be drawn ???? Samuel Pobree in Lon? who is in possession of Several of my Letters to him My property in Newfoundland consisting of Room Plantation Cattle Houses & I also bequeath to my Son Charles he engaging and promising to have a due Care and and attention to his Mother during her life so now being fully ??????ed to meet my god I Co????? this my last Will and Testament in the presence of the names prefixed to my own Francis Romrille his Mark present Den Dunn Thos Power Broad Cove July 5th 1806 Newfoundland In the Probate Court by the Honorable Thomas Tremlett Esquire Chief Justice of His Majesty's Supreme Court of Judicature of the Island of Newfoundland & & & Whereas Dennis Dunn of Broad Cove in the District of Conception Bay in the said Island one of the ws witnesses to the last will and Testament the other witness having separted this life on or about the seventh day of September last of Francis Romrille late of Broad Cove aforesaid deceased has this day appeared and upon his Oath declared that he was present and did see the said Francis Romrille in due form of Law execute the annexed Will as and for his last Will and Testamt And whereas Charles Romrille of Broad Cove aforesaid the lawful and only Son of the said deceased has prayed that the said Will may be approved I do therefore by virtue of the Authority in me vested hereby approve the said Will accordingly Given in the said Court this eighth day of January in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and seven Ls Amad Anspach Surrogate On the twenty sixth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seven Administration (with the will annexed) of all and singular the Goods Chattels and Credits of Francis Romerel otherwise Francise Romrelle late of Broad Cove in the District of Conception Bay in Newfoundland deceased was granted to Samuel ?obree Esquire the lawful Attorney of Charles Romrelle the Son of the said deceased and the Executor named in the said Will according to the tenor thereof for his use and benefit now residing at Broad Cove aforesaid he having been first sworn duly to Administer
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