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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
(A)
Nicholas Ash

 

The Estate of Nicholas Ash, 1829
From the LDS microfilm Estate Files # 2056192

 

We the daughters of Nicholas Ash late of Carbonear planter do hereby request that the Honorable the Supreme Court will be pleased to grant letters of Administration to the Intestate Estate of our deceased Father to our two Brothers Solomon and Henry Ash.

Harbor Grace 3 Nov. 1829

her
Ann X Taylor
mark
her
Catherine X McCarthy
Mark

 

To the Honorable Richard Alexander Tucker Esq.
the Honorable Augustus W. DesBarres Esq. and
the Honorable Edward B. Brenton Esq., Judges
of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland .
The Humble Petition of Solomon Ash and Henry Ash of Carbonear planters
Showeth
That Nicholas Ash your Petitioners Father died about seventeen years ago or thereabouts without leaving any will, and without any administration having thereto been granted - that the family of your Petitioners having agreed that your Petitioners shall administer the estate of their deceased Father humbly pray that your Lordships will be pleased to commit Administration to your Petitioners, who as in duty bound will ever pray.

Solomonn Ash
Henry Ash         

Harbor Grace
10 Nov 1829

Harbor Grace 10 Novem 1829
I have herewith the honor to transport the usual affidavits and necessary papers in the intestacy of Nicholas Ash late of Carbonear in order that Administration may be granted to Solomon Ash and Henry Ash two sons of the deceased, as agreed upon by the family.

I have the Honor to be
Sir
Your very Humble Servant
John Stark
Clerk and Registrar
Northern Circuit Court

James Blaikie Esq.


Supreme Court of Newfoundland

Be it remembered that on this fifteenth day of December in the tenth 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 nine personally appeared Soloman Ash and Henry Ash of Carbonear planters and Richard Taylor of Carbonear planter also Charles W. McCarthy of Crockers Cove planter and did acknowledge themselves to be held and firmly bound to our Sovereign Lord the King his Heirs and Successors in the penal Sum of two thousand 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 Solomon Ash and Henry Ash Administrators To the estate of Nicholas Ash late of Carbonear Planter 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 them the said Solomom Ash and Henry Ash or to the hands or possession of any other person or persons, for them and the same so made do exhibit, or cause to be exhibited, into the Supreme Court of Newfoundland, at or before the fourteenth day of December 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 them the said Solomon Ash and Henry Ash
               
or to the hands or possession of any other person or persons for them shall well and truly administer according to Law, and further shall make, or cause to be made, a just and true Account of their said Administration, on or before the fourteenth day of December which will be in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and thirty and afterwards from time to time as they 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.

Solomon Ash
Henry Ash

Signed and Sealed in the presence of

his
Richard X Taylor
mark

John Stark
Clerk and Registrar
Northern Circuit Court        Chal. McCarthy


Transcription for images # 9 and #10 missing


Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Harbor Grace
to wit:

We do swear that we believe Nicholas Ash late of Carbonear Planter deceased, died without a Will; and that we will well and truly Administer all and every the Goods of the said deceased, and pay his Debts so far as his Goods will extend; and that we will exhibit a true, full and perfect Inventory of the said Goods of the deceased , and render a true account of our Administration into the Registry of the said Court, within Twelve months from the date hereof, or when we shall be thereunto lawfully required; 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 our knowledge, judgment and belief, amount to the value of one thousand Pounds Sterling.

Solomon Ash
Henry Ash        

Sworn at Harbor Grace
the tenth day of
Novem in the Year of
our Lord One Thousand
Eight Hundred and twenty
nine

John Stark
Clerk and Registrar
Northern Circuit Court

In consequence of the written request of Ann Taylor & Cathrn. McCarthy - daughters of the deceased Administration granted 20 Nov. 1829 & sent           John Stark

 

 

Page Contributed by C. Haynes, Sept. 2004

Transcribed by Wayne Pike, Sept. 2004

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

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