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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
John White


John White




Northern District
Harbor Grace
To Wit   }

          I do swear that I believe John White late of Carbonear in the Northern District of Newfoundland Fisherman 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 Courr, within six months after 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 belief, amount to the value of one thousand dollars

Sworn before me          }
at Harbor Grace            }
the Seventh day of        }                    Levi Herald
May in the                     }
Year of our Lord One Thousand }
Eight Hundred and Seventy Eighty six

"Sworn before me"             }Geo. J. Adams


Estate of John White
late of Carbonear
in the Northern District
Fisherman deceased

Dated May 7th 1886

Admin. Granted to
Levi Herald of

William H. Davis
George Soper

Est. sworn under
$1000 00/100


Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

BE IT REMEMBERED, That on this Seventh day of May in the 48th 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 Levi Herald of Carbonear in the Northern District Fisherman, William Henry Davis of Carbonear Block maker and George Soper of same place Fisherman 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 Two 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 Levi Herald as Administrator of the Estate and Effects of John White late of Carbonear aforesaid 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 Levi Herald 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 Seventh 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 Levi Herald 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 7th day of May which will be in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty seven 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 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 }
     presence of                 }             Levi Herald
Geo J Adams                                 Wm HDavis
Commr                                            George Sop??



Elizabeth Herald of Carbonear wife of George Herald do hereby c??ent to my son Levi Herald ??aining administration ?h? our name to estate of my late father John White of Carbonear Fisherman deceased. as all my brothers are dead save Alfred White who lives in Bonne Bay

Dated at Carbonear ? day of May AD 1886

Witne?fs                                                         her
Having been first read                    Elizabeth x Herald
And explained                                                mark
WmH Davis


To The Honorable the Supreme Court on Circuit

The petition of Levi Herald of Carbonear Fisherman

Humbly Sheweth

That John White late of Carbonear of Fisherman the father of your petitioners mother Elisabeth Herald died at that place about thirty five years ago, leaving him surviving his daughter the said Elisabeth Herald, and other daughters Mary and Margaret and Sarah of whom Mary and Sarah are dead, and three sons William who is dead, Levi who is also dead and Alfred who is now living at Bonne Bay out of the Jurisdictin of this Honorable Court. That the said John White at the time of his death left certain land house premises and appurtenances at Carbonear aforesaid of the probalb value of four hundred dollars and penoral property to the probalb value of an hundred dollars.
          That Your Petitioners said mother Elisabeth Herald is the eldest daughter of said John White and has authorised Your Petitioner in the alsence aforesaid of said Alfred White to obtain administration from Your Honorable Court both on his own behalf and name to estate of said John White which authority and c?ment in ??? in to this petition annexed Petitioner therefore prays that administration to said John Whites
(initials in left margin) ?J? Estate maybe granted to him and as in duty bound he will                    Levi Herald)
ever pray &c



In the Supreme Court on Circuit


Northern District
Harbor Grace to wit,

In the matter of the estate of
John White late of Carbonear
fisherman deceased
and petition of Levi Herald for administration
          Levi Herald of Carbonear in the said district fisherman the petitioner named in annexed petition maketh oath and saith that the matters therein set forth are just and true according to the best of petitioners information knowledge and belief and also that the said John White had at the time of his decease a fin? place of alod? ??ther jurisdiction of the Court that is at Carbonear aforesaid

Sworn at Harbor
Grace aforesaid                              Levi Herald
This 4th day of
May AD 1886
Geo. J. Adams



In the Supreme Court
On Circuit

In the estate of John
of Carbonear fisherman

Petition for Administration


Filed May 6/86



Page transcribed by Kathleen Noseworthy

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Friday October 06, 2017)

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