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Estate of Francis Walsh 1899
In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
So help me God
Sworn, at St. John's, Mary Walsh
W. F. Farrell
Estate of Francis Walsh
Letters of Administration granted to
Dated 27th February 1899
Sureties F. L. Ireland?
Estate sworn under $300.00
Supreme Court of Newfoundland
Be it Remembered That on this 25th day of February in the 62nd 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 nine
Personally appeared Mary Walsh of Bay Bulls in the Southern District, Widow, Francis L. Ireland Clerk, and Francis Wadden??? ??? of St. Johns 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 Mary Walsh Widow as Administratrix of the Estate and Effects of Francis Walsh late of Bay Bulls aforesaid Fisherman 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 Mary 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 25th day of February 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 Mary 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 25th day of February [sic] which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand nine hundred 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.
Three days after 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 Francis Walsh late of Bay Bulls in the
Southern District Fisherman, to be granted to Mary Walsh of Bay Bulls aforesaid Widow of deceased.
I certify that the notice on the other side
written was on the day of the date thereof
posted in my office and has remained there
until this date and that no caveat or other
objection has been filed against it.
To the Honourable the Supreme Court of
The Petition of Mary Walsh of Bay Bulls
That your Petitioner's husband Francis Walsh late of Bay Bulls in the Southern District, Fisherman, died at sea on the 20th day of July A.D. 1898, intestate and leaving him surviving as sole next of kin his widow, your petitioner, and three brothers, Thomas Walsh, Edward Walsh and James Walsh, all of St. Marys in the Southern District, Fisherman.
In the Supreme Court
In the matter of the
Fiat on usual
Geo. H. Emerson
Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett
Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Friday July 27, 2018)
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