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Will of Ernest Augustus Bastow
Three page item from the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Obtained June 2004
Most of the information was already typed with only a small amount of handwritten material.
In the Supreme Court
Signature for Ernest Augustus Bastow
OATH OF ADMINISTRATOR
Administration granted to Bertram Bastow
on the 12th day of November 1929
Value of Estate $ 427.39
Sureties G. H. Morgan and ??? Hutchings
Vol 8 Folio 365
In the left margin by points 1, 2 and 3 is written Fiat, looks like a last name of Higgins and then a date of Oct 26/29
TO THE SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND OR ONE OF THE HONOURABLE THE JUDGES THEREOF:
The petition of Bertram Bastow, of St. John's, Truckman, sets forth as follows:
Your petitioner prays that Letters of Administration of the estate of the deceased may be granted to him, and as in duty bound he will ever pray.
Dated at St. John's this 24th day of October, A. D. 1929.
Petitioner signature of Bertram Bastow
At the bottom of the page in handwritten script
I, Annie Thorne, hereby consent to the appointment of Bertram Bastow as Administrator (c.b.a. ??? cannot tell the letters) of the estate of my later father Ernest Augustus Bastow.
On the left side of her note it looks like the word Admin: then the signature for Leslie R. Curtis
"A" initials RK beside this letter
THIS IS THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF ME, ERNEST AUGUSTUS BASTOW of St. John's, Newfoundland, Agent of the Society for the Protection of Animals. I give, devise and bequeath all my real and personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever unto my dear wife Margaret Ann Bastow absolutely. And I appoint my said wife sole executrix of this my will.
Signature of Ernest A Bastow
SIGNED by the said Ernest
Leslie R. Curtis of St. John's. Solicitor
Page Contributed & transcribed by Geoff Martin
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013 AST)
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