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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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Henry Miles

 

Henry Miles
         1886

Estate of Henry Miles 1886
From LDS microfilm #2057237

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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Northern District }
Twillingate           }
TO WIT                } We do swear that we believe that Henry Miles, late of Salt Harbor, Herring Neck in the Northern District of Newfoundland, Planter, deceased died with 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 six month 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 four thousand five hundred dollars.

Sworn before me, at Twillingate,
the Fourteenth day of October,                              Selina Milles
in the year of our Lord One Thousand                  Francis Milles
Eight Hundred and Eighty Six.
F. Bertram
Commissioner of Affidavits
Supreme Court Nfld

 

 

1886
Estate of Henry Mills
late of Salt Harbor
in the Northern District,
Planter, deceased.

Admin C.T.A. granted to
Selina Miles and Francis Miles
Dated Oct 23, 1886
Sureties:
Francis Miles
William Stirling P. & S.
William Lethbridge

Estate sworn under
$4500.00

 

 

(Written in the margin:)          The will of Henry Miles

A

This is the Last Will and Testament of Henry Miles, Planter, Salt Harbor, Herring Neck, in the District of Twillingate, Notre Dame Bay, Newfoundland.

First. I give, devise and bequeath to my wife, Selina Miles, and to my four children, namely Susan Squires, Emily Miles, Francis Miles, and Victor Willie Miles, all monies I may be possessed of at the time of my death, to be equally divided amongst them, share and share alike.
Secondly. I further bequeath to my two sons, Francis and Victor Willie my Schooner "Sisters" with all her gear and apparel together with two Cod Traps, and other that they be disposed of for their benefit.
Thirdly. I also bequeath my dwelling house, fishing room, stage, flake, store, and all property thereon pertaining to the fishery to my two sons, Francis and Victor Willie. In the event of their death the said property is to become my daughter Emily's.
Fourthly. I leave my silver watch to my son Francis.

Fifthly. My household property to be divided between my two daughters Susan Squires and Emily Miles. The harmonium I leave to my daughter Emily.
Sixthly. To my son-in-law Simon Squires, I leave the part of the Cod Trap I owned in partnership with him.
Seventhly. All my land, that situated between Mr. Esau Blandford's premises, and the Government Wharf leading to the Westleyan Chapel on Ship Island, that at the South West Bottom of Salt Harbor; fifty yards of land by the Waterside eastward from my Store Salt Harbor; the land formerly owned and occupied by Samuel Simmonds on the west side of Salt Harbor situated between Samuel Miles and Thomas Williams at lines previous, my meadow land adjoining my dwelling house and bounded on the south side by the graveyard and on the east by the Main Road; my meadow land on the east side of the Main Road, Salt Harbor, and adjoining the Glebe? Land of St. Mary's Church, I leave to my wife Selina Miles and my four children namely Susan Squires, Emily Miles, Francis Miles, Victor Willie Miles, for their joint use and benefit.

Signed by the said Testator,
Henry Miles, who signed                              Henry Miles

In the presence of us, who signed         John X (his mark) Philpott
In the presence of each other.                        Francis Miles
Witness to the Signature of
John Philpott.                                               John Hewitt

Dated this twentieth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty six (1886).

I appoint the Revd John Hewitt and Mr. James Lo??yer, Executors of this my Last Will and Testament.

Henry Miles

 

Supreme Court on
Northern Circuit

Twillingate
To wit

          Francis Miles of Herring Neck in the Northern District, Fisherman, maketh oath and saith that on the twentieth day of April last at Herring Neck aforesaid, he, this deponent was present and did see Henry Miles, the Testator named in the paper writing hereto annexed duly sign, publish and declare the same as and for his last will and testament in the presence of this deponent and of John Philpott, the other subscribing witness thereto, that deponent and the said John Philpott then and there subscribed their names to the said paper writing as such witnesses in the presence of the said testator and of each other, all present at the same time, that the said Testator at the time he so signed and published the said paper writing was of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding to the best of deponents knowledge and belief.

Sworn before me at Twillingate
aforesaid this 20th day of                              Francis Miles
September AD 1886.
Geo. J. Adams
Commissioner

 

B

We, Selina Miles, Susan Squires, Simon Squires, Emily Miles, Francis Miles, and Victor Willie Miles, do hereby consent that Francis Miles of Herring Neck in the Northern District, planter, be appointed administrator cum testaments annexed of the Estate of Henry Miles, late of Herring Neck, planter, deceased.

Witness the same having been first                    Selina Miles
read over and explained to the                           Susan Squires
said Simon Squires.                          Simon X (his mark) Squires
John Hewitt                                                       Emily Miles

 

Supreme Court on
Northern Circuit

          The petition of Francis Miles Sr. of Herring Neck in the Northern District, Planter

Humbly Sheweth

          That Henry Miles, late of Herring Neck aforesaid, Fisherman, deceased, died on or about the month of July last with a will which is hereunto annexed marked A leaving him surviving his widow and four children viz Susan married to Simon Squires, Emily; and Francis and Victor Willie both under the age of twenty one years.

          That at the time of the decease of the said Henry Miles, he was possessed of property and effects of the probable value of four thousand dollars.

          That said Selina Miles, Susan Squires, Simon Squires and Emily Miles do consent that letters of administrationG.I.A. cum testaments annexed of the said estate of the said late Henry Miles be granted to

Francis Miles Sr. your petitioner which consent is hereunto annexed marked B.

          That no letters of probate or administration to the said estate of the said late Henry Miles have been granted.

          Your petitioner therefore humbly prays that your Lordship will grant letters of administration cum testaments annexed to your petitioner and also that a guardian may be appointed for the said Francis Miles and Victor Willie Miles.

          And as in duty bound will ever pray.

Twillingate, Newfoundland
September 20th 1886
Francis Miles

 

 

Newfoundland
Twillingate to wit

          Francis Miles of Herring Neck in the Northern District, Planter, maketh oath and saith that the several matters and things set forth in the foregoing petition are just and true to the best of deponents knowledge and belief.

Sworn before me at
Twillingate aforesaid                              Francis Miles
this 20th day of
September A.D. 1886.
Geo. J. Adams
Commissioner

 

S.C. on
Northern Circuit

In the matter of the
Estate of Henry Miles
          G. Howse         Late of Herring Neck          
                       B. F. Colby      In the Northern District,                    
Planter, deceased.

Petition and affidavit
For administration
C F A

Admin. C.F.A. is granted
to Francis Miles & the widow
of the Testator, Henry Miles
Filed Sept 20/86

 

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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BE IT REMEMBERED, That on this Fourteenth day of October in the Fiftieth 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 Six, personally appeared Selina Miles of Herring Neck in the Northern District, Widow, Francis Miles of same place, planter, William Stirling of Twillingate in said district, doctor of the deceased and William Lethbridge of same place, merchant, and did acknowledge themselves to be held and firmly bound to our said Sovereign Lady the Queen, Her Heirs and Successors, in the penal sum of Nine Thousand 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 Selina Miles and Francis Miles as Administratrix and Administrator cum testaments annexed of the Estate and Effects of Henry Miles, late of Herring Neck in the Northern District of Newfoundland, 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 Selina Miles and Francis Miles as such Administratrix and Administrator cum testaments annexed 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 April 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 afterward shall come to the hands or possession of them the said Selina Miles and Francis Miles 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 October which will be in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty Seven, 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 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 force and virtue.

Signed and Sealed in the                              Silena Milles
presence of                                                   Francis Milles
F. B. Estean                                                William Stirling, P.&S.
Notary Public                                              William Lethbridge

} Commissioner
} Sup. Court

 

 

Page Transcribed by Mary Rawlinson

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Thursday December 21, 2017)

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