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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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Thomas Hennessey

 

The Petition concerning the Estate of Thomas Hennessey
Probate year 1828, from the LDS microfilm # 2056192

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Saint John's
to wit:
I , John Hillyard, do swear that I believe Thomas Hennessey, from Harbor Grace, fisherman, deceased, died without a Will; and that I will, well and truly, Administer all and every the Goods, Chattels and Effects of the said deceased; and well and truly account for all such Good, Chattels and Effects of the said Deceased as shall come into my hands or possession of any person for me and render to this Court a full and correct statement of all my proceedings herein, Twelve months from the date hereof, or when I shall be thereunto lawfully required so to do; and that the whole of the Goods, Rights, Chattels, Assets, Credits and Effects of the said deceased, which he died possessed of, within the jurisdiction of this Court, do not according to the best of my knowledge, judgment and belief, amount to the value of ten Pounds Sterling.
John Hillyard
Sworn at Saint John's
the nineteenth day of
November in the Year of
our Lord One Thousand
Eight Hundred and
twenty eight

George Washington Busteed
C.C. W.B

John Hillyard Admin.

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Be it remembered that on this Nineteenth day of November in the twentieth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Fourth by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, &c. and in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty Eight personally appeared John Hillyard of Black Head, Conception Bay; James Cross, Merchant; Alfred Wilson, Apothecary ,both of St. John's and did acknowledge themselves to be held and firmly bound to our said Lord the King, his Heirs and Successors in the penal Sum of Twenty Pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain, to be had, made and levied on their Goods, Chattels and Effects jointly and severally if Default is made in any of the Conditions following:
Now the Condition of this Obligation is such, That if the above bounden John Hillyard, an Administrator and sole? guardian to the Estate and effects of Thomas Hennessey of Harbor Grace, Fisherman deceased, do make, or cause to be made, a just, true and perfect Inventory of all and singular, the Goods, Credits, and Effects of the said deceased, which have or shall come to the hands, possession, or knowledge of him the said John Hillyard or to the hands or possession of any other person or persons, for him and the same so made do exhibit, or cause to be exhibited, into the Supreme Court of Newfoundland, at or before the First day of November next ensuing the date hereof; and the said Goods, Chattels, Credits, and Effects, and all the other Goods, Chattels, Credits and Effects of the said deceased, at the time of his death, or which at any time afterwards shall come to the hands or possession of him the said John Hillyard or to the hands or possession of any other person or persons for him shall well and truly administer according to Law, and further shall make, or cause to be made, a just and true Account of his said Administration, on or before the First day of November which will be in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty Eight and afterwards from time to time as he shall be lawfully required. And all the rest, residue and remainder of the said Goods, Chattels, Credits and Effects, which shall be found remaining upon the said Administration Account, the same being first examined and allowed by the said Supreme Court of Newfoundland, shall and do pay and dispose of in a due course of Administration, or in such a manner as the said Court shall direct; -- then this Obligation to be void and of no effect, or else to be and remain in full force and virtue.
John Hillyard
James Cross
Alfred Wilson

Signed and Sealed in the presence of
George Washington Busteed
C.C. W.B
Thomas Hennessey of Harbor Grace died in 1821 in the fall in a vessel returning from the Labrador.
John Hillyard of Broad Cove, Conception Bay, prays Administration.
Sir, as a condition, bring? him to James Hilliard.
Value of property under £10
Securities     James Cross, Merchant, St. John's
      Alfred Wilson, Apothecary, St. John's
Admin. ad Col. to be granted

 

 

Page Contributed by C. Haynes Sept 2004

Transcribed by Roslyn Collins Sept 2004

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013 AST)

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