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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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James Woodford

 

James Woodford
          1894

Estate of James Woodford 1894
From LDS Microfilm #2057393

 

AFFIDAVIT
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In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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NEWFOUNDLAND
St. John's To Wit          I Philip Woodford of Harbor Main in the Northern District, but at present of St Johns Farmer, do swear that I believe that James Woodford of Harbor Main aforesaid, School teacher 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 said 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 two hundred and fifty dollars.

So help me God

Sworn before me, at St. John's,                         Philip Woodford
this 30th day of November A.D.
1894

Geo. I. Adams
Commissioner of Affidavits, Supreme Court

 

 

1894

Estate of James Woodford
late of Harbor Main
in the Northern District
School Teacher deceased

Admin granted to
Philip Woodford of
Harbor Main, Farmer

Dated 1st Dec'r 1894

Sureties John Brick?
Peter Warren

Estate sworn under $250.00

 

 

Certificate

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.
          Dated at St. John's this 30th day of November A.D. 1894

Jos. P. Carty
ACSC

 

 

Notice

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 said deceased.
          Dated at S. Johns this 28th day of November A.D. 1894

                                        F. Morris?
Nov. 26th 1894              Solicitor for Applicant
(Illegible initials)

 

 

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

Humbly Sheweth

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 the said deceased left him surviving four children named respectively Maria, Mary, Bridget Woodford and of your Petitioner.
That hereunto annexed is the consent in writing of the next of kin of said deceased to your Petitioner allowing administration of the Estate of said deceased.
That said deceased at the time of his death, was possessed of property within the jurisdiction of this Honorable Court of the probable value of about Two hundred dollars,

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That no Probate to any last will nor letters of administration to the Estate of said deceased has yet been granted to any person.
Your Petitioner would therefore pray that your Honorable Court would grant him Administration to said Estate and as in duty bound will ever pray &c &c
Dated at St. Johns this 30th day of November A.D. 1894

Philip Woodford

 

 

Newfoundland
St. Johns SS
I Philip Woodford the Petitioner named in the foregoing Petition make oath and say that the several matters and things therein contained are just and true to the best of knowledge and belief.

Sworn to before me at
St. Johns aforesaid this                              Philip Woodford
30th day of November
AD 1894
Geo. I. Adams
Comm'r SC

 

 

1894

Petition
of Philip Woodford
praying for adminis
tration to the Estate
of late James Woodford
deceased to be granted
to him

Fiat
J.J. Little
J.

 

 

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.
Dated at St. Johns this 30th day of November AD 1894

Witness                                                  Mary Woodford
Brule?                                                   Bridget Woodford
Duff

 

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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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.

Philip Woodford
John Brick
Signed and sealed                                        Peter Warren
in the presence of
Geo. I Adams
Comm'r SC

 

 

Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Friday July 27, 2018)

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