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Henry Elms Sr.
Estate of Henry Elms 1887
(The below page was torn making some of the left side difficult to decipher)
Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
Be it remembered, That on this Eighteenth day of May in the year of the reign of our Sovereign Lady VICTORIA, by the Grace of God of the United King- dom of Great Britaon and Ireland, Queen, Defender of the Faith, &c., and in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and
Personally appeared Henry Elms, of Bay Roberts in the northern District of newfoundland Fisherman Samuel Russell of so?? ?? ?elnam ?? and William Elms of same place fisherman
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 Twelve hundred
Now the Condition of this Obligation is such
That if the above bounden Henry Elms-------------------------------
shall duly and faithfully act as Guardian of the Estate and Effects of Jacob Elms, Mary Elms, Sarah Patience Elms, Henry Elms and George Elms ------------------- all of Bay Roberts ?eforesaid
Henry Elms (circular stamp)
Signed and Sealed }
Samuel his x mark N???ls (circular stamp)
G ? N H?r??y }
(Tri-fold page second panel)
Estate of Henry Elms Sr.
Letters of guardianship
Estate sworn under
To the Honourable the Supreme Court on Circuit at Harbor Grace
The Petition of Henry Elms of Bay Roberts Fisherman
That Henry Elms Senior late of Bay
Roberts Fisherman deceased made and
Executed an Afignment of certain land and
premises to Petitioner upon certain trusts
and conditions as by reference to the said
Afignment which is hereto annexed will fully
Petitioner therefore prays that he may be appointed guardian of the Estate of the Said children and that an ad? be made f the sale of the said property f the support
of the said children and that such further
order may be made as to justice shall
Harbor Grace }
Sworn before me at }
(trifold page second panel)
In the matter of the
Petition for affidvit of
Filed May 4/87
(next two panels; written vertically from bottom upwards)
Let the Petitioner Henry Elms be appointed
Page Transcribed by Kathleen Noseworthy
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday November 07, 2018)
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