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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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William Joyce

 

William Joyce
          1885

Estate of William Joyce 1885
From LDS Microfilm 2057177.

 

Estate of William Joyce
late of Carbonear
in the Northern District
Planter

Signed May 13, 1885

Admin. granted to
Robert Joyce of
Carbonear Planter

Sureties
George E. Joyce and
Frederic T. Bemister

Est. sworn under
$320000

 

 

Carbonear    }                              Supreme Court of Newfoundland
TO WIT.      }                                                --------------------

I do swear that I believe William Joyce late of Carbonear in the Northern District Planter deceased died without a Will; and that I will well and truly ad-minister all and every the Goods of the said deceased, and pay his Debits so far as his Goods will extend; and that I will exhibit a true, full, and perfect Inventory of the said Goods of the deceased, and render a true account of my Administration into the Registry of the said Court, within six months from the date hereof, or when I 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 or this Court, do not, according to the best of my knowledge, judgment and belief, amount to the value of Three thousand two hundred dollars

Sworn before me, at Carbonear          }
the Thirteenth day                               }
of May, in the                                      }                              Robert Joyce
year of our Lord One Thousand Eight }
Hundred and Eighty-five                     }
Geo. I. Adams
Commissioner.

 

 

After two days application will be made to the Honourable the Supreme Court on Circuit at Harbor Grace or to the Honourable the Presiding Judge thereof for Letters of Administration of the Estate of William Joyce of Carbonear Planter deceased to be granted to Robert Joyce of Carbonear Planter brother of deceased or to Such other person as may be appointed
Harbor Grace May 7, 1885
                               Donald Morison
G.J.A.                    Proctor for next of Kin

 

 

To the Honourable the Supreme Court of Northern Circuit at Harbor Grace or the Honourable the Presiding Judge thereof

The Petition of Robert Joyce late of Carbonear Planter

Humbly Sheweth

          That William Joyce late of Carbonear Planter died there on the third day of June AD 1883 intestate leaving him Surviving his widow Elizabeth and Seven Children namely (1) George (2) William (3) Minnie (4) Selby (5) Albert (6) Maggie and (7) Bessie all of whom are under the age of twenty one years

          That said deceased had a fixed place of abode within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court to wit at Carbonear aforesaid and was at the time of his death possessed of property of the probable value of three thousand dollars

          That no administration of

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the Estate of Said deceased has been granted to any person.

          Petitioner therefore prays that Administration of the Estate of Said deceased may be granted to him

          And as in duty bound he will ever pray &c

          Carbonear May 12 1885

Robert Joyce

Supreme Court,
on N. Circuit

Carbonear  }
to wit         } Robert Joyce of Carbonear Planter maketh oath and Saith that he is the petitioner named in the foregoing Petition and that the Several matters and things therein Contained and Set forth are Correct and true
Sworn before me at Carbonear       }                              Robert Joyce
This twelfth day of May AD 1885  }
Israel L. McNeil          }                }
Commr Supreme Court }                }

 

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
-------------------

BE IT REMEMBERED, That on this Thirteenth day of May in the Forty Eighth Year of the Reign of Our Sovereign Lady VICTORIA, by the Grace of GOD, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Queen, Defender of the Faith, &c., and in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighy five personally appeared Robert Joyce of Carbonear in the Northern District Planter George E. Joyce of same place planter and Frederic T. Bemister of same place Accountant and did acknowledge themselves to be held and firmly bound to our said Sovereign Lady the Queen, Her Heirs and Succes-sors, in the penal Sum of Six thousand four hundred dollars to be had, made, and levied on their Goods, Chattels, and Effects jointly and severally if de-fault is made in any of the Conditions following:---

NOW THE CONDITION of this Obligation is such, that if the above bounded Robert Joyce ------------------- as Administrator ---------------------------------------------------- of the Estate and Effects of William Joyce ---- late of Carbonear Planter -------------- deceased, do make, or cause to be made, a just, true and perfect Inven-tory of all and singular, the Goods, Credits and Effects of the said deceased, which have or shall come to the hands, possession, or know-ledge of him the said Robert Joyce --- as such Administrator ------------------------------------------ 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 Thirteenth day of November next ensuing the date hereof; and the said Goods, Chattels, Credits and Effects, and all other the 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 Robert Joyce ----- Administrator or to the hands or possession of any other person or persons for him shall well and truly admin-ister 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 13th day of May which will be in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty five 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 Ad-ministration account, the same being 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 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 foce and virtue.

Signed and Sealed in the   }
presence of                         }                              Robert Joyce

Geo. J. Adams                                                  George E. Joyce
Commr                                                               Fredk T Bemister
-----------------------
(Note: Seals affixed to the right of the signatures.)

 

 

Supreme Court

In the matter of the
Estate of William Joyce
late of Carbonear Planter
deceased

          I the undersigned Elizabeth Joyce widow of Said deceased hereby Consent that Administration of the Estate of Said deceased Shall be granted to his brother Robert Joyce of Carbonear Planter
Carbonear May 12 1885

Witness                                                                      Elizabeth X Joyce

Supreme Court
on N. Circuit

Carbonear   }
to wit          }
George Joyce of Carbonear Accountant maketh oath and Saith that he was present and did See Elizabeth Joyce the person named in the foregoing memorandum of Consent duly Sign the Same by making her mark and that before so doing it was read over to her
Sworn before me at Carbonear   }
Aforesaid this twelfth day of       }                              George Joyce
May A.D. 1885                           }
Israel L. McNeil          }            }
Commr Supreme Court }

 

 

Fiat for Admin
J.J. Little
Presiding Judge
13 May/85

 

 

Page Transcribed by Josephine Gazley

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Friday November 02, 2018)

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