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Miscellaneous Deeds, Grants, Petitions & Wills
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Robert Walsh

 

Robert Walsh
          1900

Estate of Robert Walsh 1900
From LDS Microfilm #2057616

 

AFFIDAVIT
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In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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NEWFOUNDLAND
St. Johns To Wit:
I Mary M. Walsh of St. Johns, aforesaid, do swear that I believe that Robert Walsh, late of Harbour Grace, aforesaid, Victualler, 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 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 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 Eight thousand dollars.

So help me God

Sworn at St. Johns, aforesaid,                                        Mary M. Murphy
this 5th day of April A.D. 1900

Before me,

Geo. I. Adams
Commissioner of Affidavits, Supreme Court

 

 

1900

Estate of Robert Walsh
late of Harbour Grace
in the Northern District
Victualler deceased

Letters of Administrationdbn c.t.a. granted
to Mary M. Murphy of
St. Johns, Married woman

Dated May 29th 1900

Sureties

Estate sworn under $800000/100

The Hon'r Jos. J. Little    Chief Justice
Geo. H. Emerson   Judge
D. Morison          Judge

D. M. Browning
Chief Clerk and Registrar

 

 

Notice

Three days from the date hereof Application will be made to the Honorable Supreme Court of Newfoundland or to one of the Honorable the Judges thereof for letters of Administration cum testamento annexo de bonis non to the estate and effects of Robert Walsh late of St. Johns, Gentleman, deceased, to be granted to Mary M. Murphy of St. Johns, daughter of said deceased.

          St. Johns, March 24th A.D. 1900

D.M.B.          Frank Gilley
                       Solicitor for Applicant

 

 

Certificate

I hereby certify that the notice on the other side hereof written Has been posted in the Chief Clerk and Registrar's office of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland from the date of the date hereof, and that no caveat or other objection has been filed thereto.
          St. Johns, March 30th 1900

Geo. I. Adams
Commissioner of Affidavits, Supreme Court

 

 

TO THE HONORABLE THE SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND OR TO ONE OF THE HONORABLE THE JUDGES THEREOF.

The petition of Mary M. Murphy, of St. Johns in the Island of Newfoundland, Married Woman,

Humbly Sheweth

That Robert Walsh, late of Harbour Grace, in the said Island, Victualler, died at St. Johns, aforesaid, on or about the eighth day of March A.D. 1882, having previously made and executed his last will and testament, a copy of which is hereto annexed marked "A".
That under the said Will the said Robert Walsh appointed Thomas P. Walsh of St. Johns, aforesaid, Barrister-at-Law and James Bolger of Harbour Grace aforesaid, Executors of the said last Will.
That on the 29th day of May A.D. 1891, your Honourable Court granted to the said Thomas P. Walsh, Probate of the said Will, the said, James Bolger, being deceased previous to that date.
The said Thomas P. Walsh, died at Harbour Grace on or about the 14th day of February last past intestate, not having fully administered the Estate of the said Robert Walsh.
That at the time of the decease of the said Thomas F. Walsh, the probable value of the Estate of the said late Robert Walsh, unadministered, amounted to the sum of eight thousand dollars.
Your Petitioner is a daughter of the said late Robert Walsh and is the nearest next of kin of said deceased, residing within the jurisdiction of Your Honourable Court.
Your Petitioner therefore prays that Your Honourable Court or one of the Honourable Judges thereof will grant to her Administration Cum Testamento Annexo de bonis non, of the Estate and Effects of the

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said late Robert Walsh.
And as in duty bound Your Petitioner will ever pray &c &c
Dated at Saint Johns aforesaid this 31st day of March A.D. 1900

Mary M. Murphy

 

 

Newfoundland
Saint Johns, S.S.
          I Mary M. Murphy of Saint Johns aforesaid Married Woman make oath and say as follows:

  1. I am the Petitioner named in the foregoing Petition.
  2. The contents of the said Petition are just and true in every particular to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Sworn before me at Saint Johns                              Mary M. Murphy
aforesaid this 2nd day of April
A.D. 1900.
D.F. Kent
Commissioner of Affidavits

 

 

A

Know all men by these presents that I Robert Walsh of Harbour Grace in the Island of Newfoundland do make and ordain this to be my last will and testament. All my lawful debts having been first paid
1st, I give devise and bequeath to my eldest son Patrick and his heirs my farm together with all buildings stock and farming utensils thereon free from all incumbrances, or contribution, to any other bequest (made) by me; also the yearly sum of fifteen pounds currency to be paid to my said son Patrick during his natural life out of the rents or issues of my other property. In the event of the house at present occupied by me being destroyed by fire, said yearly legacy of fifteen pounds currency shall cease, and the sum of one hundred pounds currency shall be paid to my said son Patrick in lieu of any further claim on my estate.
2nd, I give devise and bequeath to my daughter Agnes, who is about entering a convent at Halifax the yearly sum of twenty five pounds currency during her natural life, to be taken from the rents or issues of the house at present occupied by Hippisley.
3rd, I give devise and bequeath to my daughters Mary and Lizzie and their heirs the house and property at present occupied by Hippisley free from any reduction or contribution to any other bequest made by me; but if my daughter Agnes should enter or remain in the convent, she shall  participate and have an equal and similar interest with my other daughters Mary and Lizzie in the property hereby bequeathed, or that hereafter in any way may revert to them.
4th, I give devise and bequeath to my son Robert during his natural life the yearly sum of twenty pounds currency, to be paid to him out of the rents and issues of my estate, but in event of the house at present occupied by me being destroyed by fire, said bequest of twenty pounds shall cease.

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5th, I give devise and bequeath to my sons Thomas and Robert and their heirs the residue of my landed property and houses not otherwise bequeathed.
6th, I give devise and bequeath to the Benevolent Irish Society of Conception Bay, of which I have the honour of being President, the yearly sum of one pound currency, to be paid out of my estate.
7th, I give devise and bequeath the sum of fifty pounds currency, derivable from the rents and issues of my estate, to be distributed by my Executors among charitable institutions.
8th, I do hereby will and ordain that no division whatever of my property whatever shall be made during my wife's lifetime, nor shall any bequests come into operation with the exception of those named in clauses six (6) and seven (7) but they all shall be and remain for my said wife's benefit and support; also that none of my landed property and houses shall be either sold, mortgaged or subject to any liabilities whatever that may be incurred by my legatees and that all shall be kept insured.
9th, I do hereby will and ordain that in the event of the death of either of my daughters Mary and Lizzie without lawful issue, said deceased daughters hereinbefore bequeathed to them shall revert to my other surviving daughters and her heirs, but in the event of both my daughters Mary and Lizzie dying without lawful issue, said property shall revert to my daughter Agnes, if she should not remain in the convent, but if my said daughter Agnes should enter and remain in the convent, said property shall revert to my sons Thomas and Robert and their heirs, subject to the yearly sum of twenty five pounds currency hereinbefore described and bequeathed to my said daughter Agnes. In the event of the death of either of my sons Thomas and Robert without lawful issue, said deceased son's share shall revert to my other surviving son.

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(whether Thomas or Robert) and his heirs and my surviving daughter or daughters and their heirs.
10th, I do hereby ordain constitute and appoint my son Thomas and James Bolger to be executors of this my last will and testament. As witness my hand at Harbour Grace aforesaid this twenty ninth day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy six (sgd.) Robert Walsh. Made and executed in the presence of the undersigned who at the testator's request, in his presence, and the presence of each other, have hereunto their names subscribed and set (sgd.) James Bolger. (sgd.) H. J. Fitzgerald.

 

 

1900

In the Supreme Court
of Newfoundland, in the
matter of the Estate of
Robert Walsh late of St
Johns, Victualler, deceased.

Petition of Mary M. Murphy
for Letters of Administration
c.t.a d.b.n.

The petitioner being the eldest
child of Testator and the only
next of kin residing within the
Jurisdiction let Adm'n
C.T.A  debonis non be granted
as prayed, usual security.

D. Morison
M

FRANK D. LILLY
Solicitor
St. Johns, Newfoundland
APR  3, 1900 FILED
Apl 3/1900

 

 

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NEWFOUNDLAND

In the Estate of Robert Walsh deceased
We John Henderson of St. Johns, Merchant, and Thomas Winter, of St. Johns, Merchant, in the district of Newfoundland, severally make oath and say that we are the proposed sureties on behalf of the intended administrator of the property of Robert Walsh, late of Harbour Grace, Victualler, deceased, in the within bond named, for the faithful administration of the said estate and effects, rights and credits, of the said deceased; and I the said, John Henderson, of St. Johns in the Central District, make oath and say that I reside at St. Johns, aforesaid, and am worth property to the amount of Sixteen thousand dollars, over and above all incumbrances and over and above what will pay my just debts, and every other sum for which I am now bail, or for which I am liable as surety or endorser or otherwise, and I the said Thomas Winter, for myself, make oath and say, that I reside at St. Johns aforesaid, and am worth property to the amount of Sixteen thousand dollars, over and above what will pay my just debts, and every other sum for which I am now bail and for which I am liable as surety or endorser or otherwise.

The above named John Henderson                              John Henderson
and Thomas Winter were severally                              Thos. Winter
sworn before me, this 4th day of April
A.D. 1900 at St. Johns

Geo. J. Adams
Commissioner of Affidavits
Supreme Court

 

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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Be it Remembered that on this 4th day of April in the 63rd 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 Nine Hundred personally appeared Mary M. Murphy of St. Johns, Married Woman, Thomas Winter, of St. Johns, Commission Merchant and John Henderson, of St. Johns, Commission Merchant, 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 Sixteen Thousand 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 M. Murphy as Administratrix of the Estate and Effects of Robert Walsh, late of Harbor Grace, Victualler 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 M. Murphy, 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 4th day of October, 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 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 4th day of April, which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand nine hundred and one 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.

Signed and sealed                              Mary M. Murphy
in the presence of                              Thos. Winter
Geo. J. Adams                                  John Henderson

Comm'r Affdts, S.C.

 

 

Supreme Court of Newfoundland
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Be it Remembered that on this 19th day of April in the 63rd 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 Nine Hundred

personally appeared John J. Murphy of St. Johns, Mill-owner, and did acknowledge himself to be held and firmly bound to our said Sovereign Lady the Queen, Her Heirs and Successors, in the penal Sum of Sixteen Thousand 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 M. Murphy as Administratrix of the Estate and Effects of Robert Walsh, late of Harbor Grace, Victualler 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 M. Murphy, 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 4th day of October, 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 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 4th day of April, which will be in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand nine hundred and one 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.

Signed and sealed                              John J. Murphy
in the presence of

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

 

 

Page Transcribed by Gordon Bennett

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Thursday March 28, 2019)

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