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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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James Walsh

 

James Walsh
          1888

Estate of James Walsh 1888
From LDS microfilm #2057543

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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ST. JOHN'S }
To Wit          } I do swear that I believe that James Walsh, late of St. John's in the Central District of Newfoundland, Trader, 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 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 belief, amount to the value of One Thousand Six Hundred dollars.

Sworn before me, at St. John's, the                                        Fanny Walsh
24th day of April, in the year
of our Lord One Thousand Eight
Hundred and Eighty-eight.
Geo J. Adams
Commissioner of Affidavits

 

 

1888

Estate of James Walsh
late of St. John's
in the Central District,
Trader, deceased.

Dated 24th April 1888

Admin---granted to
Frances Walsh of
St. John's, Spinster.

Sureties
James Power
William Ellis

Estate sworn under $1600.00

 

 

To the Honorable the Supreme Court
or one of the Honorable the Judges thereof

          The Petition of William Walsh of St. John's, Cooper,

Humbly Sheweth

          That Petitioner's father, James Walsh late of St. John's, Trader, died at St. John's in the year one thousand eight hundred and eighty three leaving him surviving as next of kin, Mary wife of James Summers, Frances wife of unmarried, Catherine wife of John Walsh of St. John's, John Walsh now in Canada, and your Petitioner.
          That deceased died intestate and was possessed of property in this Colony at the time of his decease of the probable value of Sixteen Hundred Dollars.
          That neither probate to any will nor administration to the Estate and Effects of deceased has as yet been granted

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to any one.
          Your Petitioner therefore prays that Administration to the Estate and Effects of deceased may be granted to him or such other person as the Court or Your Lordship may direct.
          And as in duty bound he will ever pray.
          St. John's, Oct 27: 1887
William Walsh

 

 

Supreme Court

In the matter of the Estate of
James Walsh, late of St. John's
Trader, deceased.

St. John's
To wit
William Walsh of St.John's, Cooper, the foregoing Petitioner maketh oath and saith that the several matters and things in the foregoing petition set forth are correct and true to the best of this deponent's judgment, knowledge and belief.

Sworn before me at St. John's
this 27th day of October A.D. 1887.                              William Walsh
Geo. J. Adams
Commissioner SC

 

 

SUPREME COURT

In the matter of the
Estate of James Walsh
of St. John's, Trader,
deceased.

Petition of William
Walsh
, son of deceased
for Administration.

According to the consent
of the parties, let Frances
be appointed Adminrx herein.

R. J.Pinsent
A. J.
Feb 14/88.

 

 

We the undersigned next of kin of the late James Walsh hereby consent that Letters of Administration to the Estate of the said James Walsh should be granted to Fanny Walsh, daughter of the said James Walsh.
          St. John's, Dec 15/87
William Walsh
Witness                                     James Simmons
Geo. H. Emerson                    John Walsh
                                                  Th???? Walsh
                                                  Fanny Walsh

 

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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Be it Remembered, That on this 24th day of April in the 51st 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-eight personally appeared Frances Walsh of St. John's in the Central District of Newfoundland, Spinster, James Power of same place, Licensed Publican and William Ellis of same place, Mason, 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 Three 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 Frances Walsh as Administratrix of the Estate and Effects of James Walsh late of St. John's, Trader, 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 her the said Frances Walsh as such Administratrix or to the hands or possession of any other person, or persons, for her and the same so made do exhibit, or cause to be exhibited, in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland, at or before the 24th day of October 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 her the said Frances Walsh or to the hands or possession of any other person or persons for her shall well and truly administer according to Law, and further shall make, or cause to be made, a just and true account of her said Administration, on or before the 24th day of April which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty-nine and afterwards from time to time as she 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 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 and virtue.

Signed and Sealed                              Fanny Walsh (Seal)
in presence of                                     James Power (Seal)
Geo. J. Adams                                  William Ellis (Seal)
Commissioner SC

 

 

Page Transcribed by Mary Rawlinson

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Saturday October 13, 2018)

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