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Samuel Winsor (Winsor spelled Winser on some pages)
Estate of Samuel Winsor 1888
SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND
Sworn before me, at Greenspond,
R. P. Rice
Estate of Samuel Winsor
Dated 13th October 1888
Admin cta granted to
Estate sworn under $4100.00
Sworn before me at St. John's Edwin Vincent
To the Honorable the Supreme Court
The Petition of Edwin Weary of Greenspond in the Northern District, Clerk in Holy Orders
That Samuel Winser, late of Swain's Island in the said District, planter, deceased, died on or about the month of December Anno Domini Eighteen Hundred and Eighty Seven with a will which is hereunto annexed marked A leaving him surviving two sons and three daughters viz: William and Peter and Frances married to John Carter, Abigail married to John Hill, Esther married to James Hill (and Louisa Winser and Florence Winser, under the age of twenty one years, legatees under the said Will).
That at the time of the decease of the said late Samuel Winser, he was possessed of property and effects of the probable value of Four Thousand and Twenty dollars.
That William Winser, Peter Winser, Frances Carter, John S. Carter, Abigail Hill, John Hill, Esther Hill, James Hill, Louisa Winser and Florence Winser do consent that Letters of Administration cum testamento
be granted to your petitioner which consents are hereunto annexed marked B and C.
That no probate or letters of administration of said Estate have been granted.
Your petitioner therefore humbly prays that your Honorable Court or one of the Honorable the Judges thereof will grant letters of administration cum testamento annexo of said Estate to your petitioner. And as in duty bound wil ever pray &c &c.
Greenspond, 4th day of June A.D. 1888.
Sworn before me at
R. P Rice, JP
In the Sup. Court
In the matter of the Estate
Petition for letters of
I, William Winser of Swain's Island, Sealing Captain, do hereby consent that letters of administration cum testamento annexo of the Estate of Samuel Winser of Swain's Island aforesaid, planter, deceased, be granted to Edwin Weary of Greenspond, Clerk in Holy Orders.
We, Peter Winser, Frances Carter and John Carter her husband, Abigail Hill and John Hill her husband, and Esther Hill and James Hill her husband, and Louisa Winser and Florence Winser, hereby consent that letters of administration cum testamento annexo of the Estate of Samuel Winser, late of Swain's Island, Planter, be granted to the Reverend Edwin Weary of Greenspond, Clerk in Holy Orders.
Witness Peter Winser
Last Will & testament of Samuel Winser, Swain's Island, Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland.
This will was made in the presence of us & in the presence of each other this first day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred & eighty six.
Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Be it Remembered, That on this twenty eighth day of September in the Fifty Second 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 Edwin Weary of Greenspond, Bonavista Bay, Clerk in Holy Orders, William Winsor and Peter Winsor, Planters, of Swain's Island 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 Eight Thousand Two 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 Edwin Weary as Administrator cum testamento annexo of the Estate and Effects of Samuel Winsor late of Swain's Island, Bonavista Bay, 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 him the said Edwin Weary 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 twenty eighth day of March 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 Edwin Neary 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 twenty eighth day of September which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty-nine 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 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 Edwin Weary (Seal)
Page Transcribed by Mary Rawlinson
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Saturday October 13, 2018)
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