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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
Richard Walsh


Richard Walsh

Estate of Richard Walsh 1885
From LDS Microfilm #2057177


Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

To Wit.          } I do swear that I believe that Richard Walsh late of Brigus in the Northern District Master Mariner deceased died without a Will; and that I 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 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 of this Court, do not, according to the best of my knowledge, judgment and be-lief, amount to the value of One thousand four hundred dollars

Sworn before me, at St. John's, the 15th           }
day of May in the year of Our Lord                   }          Wm Walsh
One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty five }
Geo. J. Adams -
Commissioner of Affidavits.




Estate of Richard Walsh
late of Brigus
in the Northern District.
Master Mariner deceased.

Dated May 16th, 1885

Admin granted to
William Walsh of

Sureties ---
William Coughlan
James Callahan

Est. sworn under




I hereby Certify that the Notice on the other side hereof written has been posted in my Office from the day of the date thereof to this date and that no Caveat or other objections thereto has been filed or entered.

          Dated at St John's this 9th day of Anno Domini 1885

Otto Emerson
Asst Clk




After three days from the date hereof application will be made to the Honorable the Supreme Court or to one of the Honorable the Judges thereof for Probate of the Will of Letters of Administration of the Estate and effects of Richard Walsh formerly of Brigus in Conception Bay Master Mariner deceased to be granted to William Walsh his son

          Dated at St John's this 5th day of May Anno Domini 1885.
O.E.          Robert J. Kent
------            -----------------
                   Little & Kent



Supreme Court of Newfoundland

Be it Remembered,That on this Fifteenth 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 Eighty five personally appeared William Walsh of Brigus in the Northern District Master Mariner William Coughlan of St. John's in the Central District Grocer(?) and James Callahan of same place grocer --------------------------------- and did acknowledge themselves to be held and firmly bound to our said Lady the Queen, Her Heirs and Successors, in the penal Sum of Two Thousand Eight hundred -------------- Dollars, 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 William Walsh as Administrator of the Estate and Effects of Richard Walsh late of Birgus in the Northern District 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, pos-session, or knowledge of him the said William Walsh 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, in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland, at or before the 15th 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 into the hands or possession of him the said -------------- William Walsh 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 15th day of May which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty Six 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 Acc'ount, the same being examined and allowed by the said Supreme Court of Newfoundland, shall and do pay and dispose of in 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 virtue.

Signed and sealed  }
in presence of        }                    Wm Walsh
Geo J. Adams                             Wm Coughlan
Commr                                         James Coleman

(Note: Seals affixed to the right of each signature.)



Brigus, May 4th 1885

R.J. Kent. Esq. Q.C.
1st St. John's,
I do hereby
inform you that I am
perfectly willing and satisfied
that my brother William
Walsh shall administer for
the Estate of our late Father
and Mother and you
will please take the necessary
steps in the matter ----.
Yours tr
John Walsh



To The Honorable The Supreme Court or
Any one of The Honorable The Judges thereof

The Petition of William Walsh of Brigus Master Mariner

Humbly Sheweth

That your petitioner is a son of Richard Walsh formerly of Brigus aforesaid Master Mariner deceased. That said Richard Walsh died at Brigus aforesaid in or about the month of October Anno Domini One thousand Eight hundred and Eighty three leaving him surviving his widow who is since then deceased And your petitioner And the other son And one daughter - That the said daughter was the wife of William Coughlan of St John's Junior and is now deceased leaving issue her surviving. That the other son named John is resident of Brigus aforesaid and consents that your petitioner should be appointed Administrator to the Estate of the said deceased.
That the annexed letter dated at Brigus May 4th 1885 and addressed to R.J. Kent Esq Q.C. St. John's is in the handwriting of the said John Walsh and Your petitioner was present And saw the said John Walsh write and sign the Same. That the said intestate died possessed of property situate within the jurisdiction of this honorable Court of the probable value of about one thousand two hundred dollars. That no probate administration to his Estate has been hitherto granted. Petitioner therefore prays that administration to the Estate of his said deceased father may be granted unto him And As in duty bound he will ever pray &c &c &c
          Dated at St Johns this fifth day of May A.D. 1885
Robt J. Kent            }
Proctor for petitioner }                    Wm Walsh



Supreme Court

In the matter of the Estate of }
Richard Walsh                     }
Formerly of Brigus Master    }
Mariner deceased                   }
I William Walsh of Brigus aforesaid but at present in St Johns Master Mariner do make oath and say that I am the petitioner in the foregoing petition in this matter named and that the several matters and things in the said petition set forth are Just Correct and true.
Sworn before me at St Johns  }
this 5th day of May AD 1885 }                    Wm Walsh
Otto Emerson




Supreme Court
Probate Side

In re the Estate of
Richard Walsh
Master Mariner deceased
Formerly of Brigus in Concp

Petition for Admin

Notice dated May 5/85

FBT Carter



Page Transcribed by Josephine Gazley

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday May 22, 2019)

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