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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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Mary Whelan

 

Mary Whelan
          1899

Estate of Mary Whalen 1899
From LDS Microfilm #2057448

 

AFFIDAVIT
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In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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NEWFOUNDLAND
St. Johns To Wit          I Annie English of St Johns Married woman do swear that I believe that Mary Whelan late of St. Johns aforesaid Spinster deceased, died without a Will; and that I will well and truly administer all and every the Goods of the said deceased and pay her debts, so far as her 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 of which she 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 Two hundred dollars.

So help me God

Sworn, at St. John's aforesaid,                              Annie English
this 7th day of June A.D. 1899

Before me

W. F. Farrell
Commissioner of Affidavits, Supreme Court

 

 

1899

Estate of Mary Whelan
late of St. Johns
in the Central District
Spinster deceased

Letters of Administration granted to
Annie English of St. Johns

Dated June 8th, 1899

Sureties Edward English
Albert H. Martin

Estate sworn under $200.00

The Hon'r Joseph J. Little Chief Justice
Geo. H. Emerson Judge
Donald Morison Judge

Geo. J. Adams
 Chief Clerk and Registrar

 

 

(Transcriber's Note: This page features a clear document from the Office of the Minister of Finance.)

Crest of the Government of Newfoundland
Office of the Minister of Finance
St. Johns, Newfoundland

IN RE ESTATE                                        In the Supreme Court

Edward English
Deceased

In pursuance of the provisions of "The Death Duties Acts 1914 to 1916," and Amendments thereof, I hereby certify that the value of the said estate, after making allowance for debts incurred during the life time of the deceased and due and payable at the time of her death was $ ?878.64 (cannot decipher the first digit in this figure) and that the sum of $97.56 being the duties specified in the Schedule of the said Acts have been duly paid, and the receipt thereof is hereby acknowledged.

          Dated at St. Johns this (Cannot read day or month) 1923

??? ???
Minister of Finance

 

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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Be it Remembered That on this 7th day of June 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 Annie English of St John's Married Woman Albert H. Martin of St. Johns Merchant and Edward English of Same Place ??? ??? ??? 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 three 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 Annie English as Administratrix of the Estate and Effects of Mary Whelan late of St. Johns Spinster 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 Annie English 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 7th day of January 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 her death, or which at any time afterwards shall come into the hands or possession of her the said Administratrix 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 7th day of June 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.

Annie English

Signed and sealed                                        Albert H. Martin
in the presence of
By the said Annie English                          Edw'd English
on 7th day of June and by
the said Albert Martin and
the said Edward English
on the 8th day of June
AD 1899
W. F. Farrell
Com'r S.C.

 

 

I certify that the notice on the other side hereof written has been posted in my office from the day of the date thereof until this date and that no caveat or other objection has been entered thereto.
Dated St. Johns this 2nd day of November A.D. 1898
Geo. J. Adams
Actg C.C. &Reg'r
per W.F. F

 

 

Notice

Three days after date hereof application will be made to the Honorable the Supreme Court or one of the Honorable the Judges thereof for Letters of Administration to the Estate of Mary Whelan late of Saint Johns Spinster deceased to be granted to Annie English, sister of deceased.
          Dated St. Johns this 27th day of September A.D. 1898
(Illegible initials)          (Illegible signature)
                                        Sol. for Applicant

 

 

To the Honorable the Supreme Court of Newfoundland or one of the Honorable the Judges thereof

The Petition of Annie English of Saint Johns married woman

Humbly Sheweth

That Mary Whelan late of Saint Johns aforesaid spinster died at that place on the 26th day of October A.D. 1897 without a will

That your Petitioner is a sister of the deceased and that there are now living two other sisters, both resident beyond the jurisdiction of your Honorable Court, one at Paris, France and the other at Halifax, N.S.

That your Petitioner and the said sisters are the only next of kin of the deceased.

That at the time of her death the deceased was possessed of property of the probable value of One hundred and fifty dollars.

That deceased, for the past 20 years of her life was supported and maintained by your Petitioner and was for several years an invalid.

That no probate or administration has yet been granted to her estate.

Your petitioner therefore prays that your Lordships may be pleased to

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grant her Letters of Administration to the Estate of the said Mary Whelan

And as in duty bound will ever pray.

Dated at Saint Johns aforesaid this 2nd day of November A.D. 1898

Annie English

 

 

Newfoundland
Saint Johns S.S.

          I Annie English of Saint Johns aforesaid, married woman, make oath and say as follows:

  1. That I am the petitioner named in the foregoing petition.
  2. That the contents thereof are correct and true

Sworn before me at                                        Annie English
Saint Johns aforesaid
this second day of
November A.D. 1898

W. F. Farrell
Com'r S.C.

 

 

1898

In the Supreme Court
of Newfoundland

In the matter of the
Estate of Mary
Whelan late of
St. Johns, Newfoundland

Petition
for
Administration

Order granted as prayed
By the Court
Nov 3rd : 1898

Geo. J. Adams
Comm'r S.C.

 

 

Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett

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

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