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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
(E)
William R. Elworthy

 

William R. Elworthy
          1894

Estate of William R. Elworthy 1894
From LDS microfilm $2057392

 

AFFIDAVIT
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In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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NEWFOUNDLAND, }
St. John's To Wit:        }

I do swear that I believe that William R. Elworthy late of Salmon Point Pinware River, Trader deceased died with---------- 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 Court, 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, of which he died possessed, within the jurisdiction of this Court, do not, according to the best of my knowledge, judgment and belief, amount to the value of Fourteen Thousand one Hundred Dollars.
So help me GOD.
Alice Elworthy

Sworn before me, at St. John's          }
this eighth day of                               }
September A.D., 1894                       }

Alex J.W. McNeily
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Estate of Wm R Elworthy
late of Salmon Point
Pinware River
in the
Northern District
Trader deceased.
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c.t.a
Admin. Granted to
Alice Elworthy
of Salmon Point
in the
Northern District
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Dated Sept 17, 1894
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Sureties. Edward Botwood
&
Ellis C Watson

Estate sworn under $14100.00

 

Notice
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After three days from the date hereof application will be made to the Honourable the Supreme Court of Newfoundland or to one of the Honourable the Judges thereof for Letters of administration cum testament annexo to the Estate and effects of William R. Elworthy late of Salmon Point, Pinware River, Trader, deceased, to be granted to Alice Elworthy of same place widow of deceased.

S' Johns August 28th, 1894
Wood & Kelly
Solicitors for applicant
G.J.A          }
A.C.of C      }
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I hereby certify that the notice on the other side hereof has been posted in the office of the Chief Clerk and Registrar from the day of the date thereof to the day of the date hereof and that no caveat or other objection has been entered thereto.
St. Johns September 5, 1894
Alex. J.W. McNeily
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CC&R
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Stamp affixed dated St. John's ? Sep 1894 - faded out - unable to read printing.

 

1894           "A"           Will of William R. Elworthy

This being my last Will and Testament in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and ninety four, I give and bequeath to my two sons William Henry Elworthy and John Thomas Elworthy all my right and Interest of the Salmon fishery in Pinware River with all the Nets, Roads, Anchors and every thing belonging to the Salmon fishery with stores and contents.
The dwelling house and furniture I give to my Wife Alice Elworthy also Two thousand dollars with Interest in Bank British North America in Halifax.- I also give to my daughter Emma Elizth Elworthy three hundred dollars in Saving Bank in Halifax with Interest - I also give to my daughter One Hundred dollars in Albion Bank of Halifax and I give to my son William Henry two hundred dollars and to my son John Thomas two hundred dollars the above in Albion Bank in Halifax and two hundred dollars to to my son George in Commercial Bank St. John's Newfoundland and one hundred dollars to each of my sisters in England to be sent to them. The remainder belongs to my Wife Alice Elworthy - Given under my hand this 16th day July 1894.-          W.R. Elworthy
Pinware River

 

In the Supreme Court
of Newfoundland
In the matter of the estate and will of William R. Elworthy late of Salmon Point, Pinware River, in the Straits of Belle Isle, Trader deceased.

Newfoundland          }
Saint Johns to wit     } I Ellis Watson of Saint Johns Accountant make oath and say:

  1. That I was well acquainted with the said deceased and with his handwriting.
  2. That the paper writing hereto annexed marked "A", and the signature "W.R. Elworthy" thereto subscribed are entirely written in the proper hand-writing of the said deceased.

Sworn at Saint Johns }
This 3rd day of           } Ellis C. Watson
September AD 1894  }
Before me
WJ Carroll?
Commissioner of Affidavits of the
Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

 

To the Honourable the Supreme Court of
Newfoundland or to one of the
Honourable the Judges thereof.

The petition of Alice Elworthy of Salmon Point Pinware River at present of Saint John's Widow

Humbly Sheweth

  1. That William R. Elworthy late of Salmon Point aforesaid Trader died there on or abount the 28th day of July - A.D. 1894 leaving him surviving as next of kin his Widow Your petitioner three sons William, George and John - and one daughter Emma Elworthy.
  2. That previous to his death the said deceased made and executed his last will and testament which is hereto annexed marked "A" but appointed no executor thereof.
  3. That the said deceased at the time of his death was possessed of property of the probable value of $14,000.
  4. That no probate of any will nor administration to the estate of the said deceased has been granted to any person.

Petitioner

 

Petitioner therefore prays that Letters of administration with the said Will annexed of the estate and effects of said deceased may be granted to her.
And as in duty bount she will ever pray &c.
Dated at Saint John's this
4th day of September A.D. 1894
Alice Elworthy

 

In the Supreme Court
of Newfoundland

Newfoundland          }
Saint Johns to wit     } I Alice Elworthy of Salmon Point Pinware River at present of Saint Johns (MN 686) Widow make oath and say

  1. That I am the petitioner named in the within written petition.
  2. That the several matters and things therein set forth and contained are correct and true -

Sworn at Saint Johns          } Alice Elworthy
This 4th day of September }
A.D. 1894                           }
Before me                           }
WJ Carroll?
Commissioner of Affidavits of the
Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

 

In the Supreme Court
of Newfoundland

In the matter of the
Estate and Will of
William R. Elworthy late
of Salmon Point, Pinware
River Trade deceased
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Petition of administration
cum testament annexo
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Fiat
Sept 1/94
JS Winter
J.

$14000
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(Following found on page to the right of above:)
  6.50
  1.50
  1.00
$9.00

 

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland.
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Be it Remembered,
That on this eighth day of September in the 58th 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 ninety four personally appeared
The Very Reverend Edward Botwood Archdeacon, Ellis C. Watson of St. John's Agent and Alice Elworthy of same place widow 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 Twenty Eight 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 Conditions of this Obligation is such, that if the above bounden Alice Elworthy as Administratrix with the will annexed ---------------- of the Estate and Effects of William R. Elworthy late of Salmon Point Pinware River Labrador 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 Alice Elworthy as such administratrix cum testament annexo 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 into the Supreme Court of Newfoundland, at or before the 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 to the hands or possession of her, the said Alice Elworthy Administratrix as aforesaid 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 eighth day of September which will be in the year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Ninety Five 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 Effect, 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                    } Alice Elworthy

J.W. McNeily                             Edward Botwood
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Commissioner                            Ellis C. Watson

Note: Three seals affixed - one by each signature.

 

 

Page transcribed by Josephine Gazley

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Thursday October 05, 2017)

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