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Estate of James Woodford 1894
In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
So help me God
Sworn before me, at St. John's, Philip Woodford
Geo. I. Adams
Estate of James Woodford
Admin granted to
Dated 1st Dec'r 1894
Sureties John Brick?
Estate sworn under $250.00
I hereby certify that the notice on the other side hereof
contained, has been duly posted in the office of the Chief
Clerk of the Supreme Court of St. John's, from the day of
the date thereof until this date, and that no caveat or other
objection thereto has been filed or entered.
Jos. P. Carty
Three days from the date hereof application
will be made to the Honorable the Supreme
Court or to one of the Honorable the Judges
thereof for Letters of Administration to the
Estate of the late James Woodford late of
Harbor Main Newfoundland, School Teacher
to be granted to Philip Woodford son of
To the Honorable the Supreme Court of Newfoundland or one of the Honorable the Judges thereof.
The Petition of Philip Woodford of Harbor Main in Conception Bay Newfoundland farmer
That James Woodford late of Harbor Main, School Teacher, deceased, died
at Killegrews on or about the 8th day of February A.D. 1890.
That no Probate to any last will nor letters of administration to the Estate of said deceased has yet been granted to any person.
Sworn to before me at
In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
In the matter of the Estate of late James Woodford deceased
We the undersigned daughters and next of kin of the late James Woodford late of Harbor Main deceased do hereby give this our Consent to our brother Philip Woodford obtaining administration to the Estate and Effects of our said late father.
Witness Mary Woodford
Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Be it Remembered That on this 30th day of November 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 Philip Woodford at present of St Johns ??? Harbor Main Farmer John Brick of St. Johns Blacksmith and Peter Warren of St. Johns Carpenter 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 Five hundred dollars to be had, made and levied on his 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 Philip Woodford late of Harbor Main School Teacher 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 Philip Woodford 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 30th day of May 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 Administrator 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 30th day of November which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and ninety six 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.
Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Friday July 27, 2018)
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