Presented by the
Newfoundland's Grand Banks Site
to assist you in researching your Family History

Click on the graphic below to return to the NGB Home Page
Newfoundland's Grand Banks

To contribute to this site, see above menu item "About".

These transcriptions may contain human errors.
As always, confirm these, as you would any other source material.

1929 Estate File Petition
Mary Pike


Petition of Mary Pike's next of kin Probate year 1929



Of Sir William F. Lloyd, Registrar of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.


  1. Mary Pike of Carbonear in the Island aforesaid, Widow, on the 14th Day of April A.D. 1881, made and executed her last Will and Testament but appointed no executor, therein.

  2. The said Mary Pike died on or about the 10th Day of September A.D. 1886, at Carbonear.

  3. By Order of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland dated the 3rd day of October A.D. 1921, Letters of Administration C.T. A. of the Will of late Mary Pike, were granted to James Pike Carbonear.

  4. The said James Pike, Administrator C.T.A. of the Estate of Mary Pike, died on or about the        day of       A.D. 1925, without having completed the administration of the said Estate.

  5. The following are the next of kin of the said Mary Pike:

    1. Joshua Pike (deceased) Left a Will, Letters of Administration C.T.A. granted to Ella M. Pike on 6th April, 1908.

    2. James Pike (deceased) Left a Will; Letters of Probate granted to wife Susannah Pike on 29th of June, 1925.

    3. Emily Bemister (deceased) Husband (deceased)Left 2 children, viz:
      Frank Bemister, Carbonear
      John Bemister, Hearts Content.
      William Bemister, New Perlican.

    4. Frank Pike (deceased) wife (deceased) left 2 children viz:
      Mrs. William Shaw, Boston.
      Miss Susie Pike, Cowan Home, Forest Road, St. John's
      Frank Pike, Boston.

    5. Mrs. Eliza Pike (deceased)

  6. Hereto annexed marked "A" is a true copy of the will of late Mary Pike.

  7. There still remains undistributed the sum of, one thousand and Twenty-two 23/100 dollars, as will more fully appear by reference to the Inventory hereto annexed marked "B".

Your Petitioner, therefore, humbly prays that letters of Administration cum testamento annexo and De Bonis Non of the said estate may be granted to him.

And as in duty bound Your Petitioner will ever pray etc.

Dated at St. John's this 30th day of April A.D. 1929.

A.E. Lloyd.

Petitioner's Solicitor.

Last Will and Testimony of Mary Pike Probate year 1899

In re
      Mary Pike, Deceased.

Know all men by these presents that I, Mary Pike, Relect of the late Francis Pike In and of the Island of Newfoundland, In the year of Our Lord One thousand eight hundred and Eighty one. This is my last Will and Testimony, Do will and bequeath all my right title and Interest In Four hundred and Sixty Pounds, now in the Commercial Bank of Saint John's Newfoundland, being left me by virtue of Legal Will, by my Brother the late John Legge of Carbonear in the Island of Newfoundland to my daughter Elisa Pike "Deducting" Fourteen Pounds from said above mentioned amount to be paid to my son James L. Pike as remuneration for expenses on said money by him. As witness my hand this fourteenth day of April A.D. 1881.
Mary Pike
Witnesses Stephen B. Pike     Fredk T. Bemister



Page Contributed by Colleen Haynes

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (November 25, 2003)

Newfoundland's Grand Banks is a non-profit endeavor.
No part of this project may be reproduced in any form
for any purpose other than personal use.

JavaScript DHTML Menu Powered by Milonic

© Newfoundland's Grand Banks (1999-2018)

Hosted by
Chebucto Community Net

Your Community, Online!

Search through the whole site
[Recent] [Contacts] [Home]