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A Collection of Newfoundland Wills
(J)
Thomas F. Judge

 

Will of Thomas F. Judge probate September 1922

In re
      THOMAS F. JUDGE          deceased.

 

In the Supreme Court.


ADMINISTRATION BOND.


In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland.

In the Estate of THOMAS F. JUDGE, deceased.
We, Albert E. Harris of Grand Falls, Director A.N.D. Co. LTD.
      James E. Berwick of Grand Falls, Engineer, Do
severally make oath and say:
That we are the proposed Sureties on behalf of James H. Judge the intended Administrator of all and singular the Estate and Effects of Thomas F. Judge deceased, in the within Bond named, for the faithful administration of the said Estate and Effects of the said deceased; and I, the said Albert E. Harris, for myself make oath and say that I am worth property to the amount of Six thousand one hundred and fifty three 12/100 dollars, over and above all encumbrances, and over and above what will pay my just debts, and every other sum for which I am now bail, or which I am liable as surety or endorser, or otherwise; and I, the said James E. Berwick, for myself make oath and say that I am worth property to the amount of Six thousand one hundred & fifty three 12/100 dollars, 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.

 
 The above named Albert E. Harris,
and James E. Berwick were severally
sworn at GRAND FALLS, this
twenty-Second day of September, A.D. 1922
before me,
A E Harris
J E Berwick

 

H. F. FitzGerald
Com. S. C.

Know all Men by these Presents THAT WE
JAMES H. JUDGE, of Grand Falls, Chief Electrician A.N.D. Co.
Albert E. Harris Director A.N.D. Co. Ltd.
James E. Berwick, Engineer, A.N.D. Co. Ltd., Grand Falls

are jointly and severally bound unto Our Sovereign Lord GEORGE THE FIFTH, by the Grace of GOD, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, King, Defender of the Faith, &c., in the sum of Twelve thousand three hundred and six ....24/100 dollars, to be paid to Our said Sovereign Lord the King, His Heirs and Successors, for which payment, well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, and each of us for the whole, our and each of our Executors and Administrators, firmly by these Presents. Sealed with our seals.

      Dated the twenty-Second day of September, in the year of our Lord 1922.

The Condition of this Obligation is such that if the above named James H. Judge, Administrator of all the Estate and Effects of Thomas F. Judge, late of Grand Falls in the Island of Newfoundland, Mill Superintendent deceased (who died on or about the 12th day of May, 1922,) do, when lawfully called on in that behalf, make, or cause to be made, a true and perfect Inventory of all and singular the Estate and Effects of the said deceased, which have or shall come into his hands, possession or knowledge, or into the hands or possession of any other person or persons for him, and the same so made do exhibit, or cause to be exhibited, into the Registry of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland whenever required by law so to do, and the same Estate and Effects, and all the other Estate and Effects of the said deceased at the time of his death, which at any time after shall come into his hands or possession, or into the hands or possession of any other person or persons for him, do well and truly administer according to law, that is to say, do pay the debts which the said deceased did owe at his decease; and further, do make, or cause to be made, a just and true account of his said administration within twelve months from this date, or whenever required by law so to do, and all the rest and residue of the said Estate and Effects, do deliver and pay unto such person or persons respectively as shall be entitled thereto under any law now in force or that may hereafter be in force in Newfoundland; and if it shall hereafter appear that any last will and testament was made by the said deceased, and the Executor or Executors therein named do exhibit the same unto the said Court, making request to have it allowed and approved accordingly, if the said James H. Judge being thereunto required, do render and deliver the said Letters of Administration (approbation of such testament being first had and made) in the said Court; then this Obligation to be void and of no effect, or else to remain in full force and virtue.

SIGNED, SEALED AND DELIVERED,
in the presence of
H. F. FitzGerald.
James H. Judge
A E Harris
J E Berwick

the Judges thereof.

The Petition of James H. Judge of Grand Falls,
Chief Electrician of Grand Falls

HUMBLY SHEWETH:

  1. Thomas F. Judge, late of Grand Falls, Mill Superintendent, deceased, died at that Place on the 12th day of May, A.D., 1922, intestate.

  2. The said deceased left him surviving as next of kind at the time of his death, your Petitioner, James H. Judge, Mrs. Margaret McCourt and Mrs Agnes Murphy
    neither of whom are resident in Newfoundland.

  3. The said deceased at the time of his death was possessed of property within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court of the probable value of $6153.12.

  4. The paper-writing hereto annexed marked “A” is a correct and true inventory and valuation of the estate and effects of the deceased at the time of his death as far as Your Petitioner can at present ascertain.

  5. Neither Probate of any Will nor Letters of Administration to the estate of the said deceased have been applied for by or granted to any person within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court.

      Your Petitioner, therefore, prays that this Honourable Court or Your Lordship shall be pleased to grant to him Letters of Administration to the estate of the said deceased.

      And, Your Petitioner, as in duty bound, will ever pray, Etc.
      Dated at Grand Falls, this 19 day of September, 1922.

James H. Judge

In the Supreme Court of Newfoundland

In the Estate of Thomas F. Judge, late of Grand Falls, Mill Superintendent,
Deceased.

Inventory and Valuation of the Property of the said Deceased:

 

 
 
General Description of Property.
Value or Amount
 Lands, Houses, Stores, &c., and any interest in Land  
 Household Goods and Furniture  
 Stock in Trade  
 Book Debts and Promissory Notes  
 Moneys secured by Mortgage
1225
00
 Moneys due under Life Insurance  
 Bank and other Stock, Shares in Companies, &c.
2605
00
 Securities for Moneys  
 Cash on Hand
91
03
 Cash in Bank
2232
09
 Ships, Boats, Nets, and other Outfit for the Fishery  
 Horses, Horned Cattle, Sheep and Swine  
 Farming Implements, and Produce of all kinds  
 Other Property not before mentioned (if any)  
  
6153
12

 

I, _____________________ make oath and say that I am _______________________ and that the above is, to the best of my knowledge, information and belief, a just and true Inventory and Valuation of the Property of the said Deceased at the time of ________ death as far as I can at present ascertain.

Sworn at _______________
      this ______ day of ________
A.D. 19 __, before me,

      Clerk.

* This Inventory and Valuation may be certified under Petition.

TO THE HONOURABLE THE SUPREME COURT OR TO ONE OF THE HONOURABLE THE JUDGES THEREOF.

      The Petition of Margaret McCourt of Biddeford, Maine, United States of America, Widow.

HUMBLY SHEWETH

  1. Thomas F. Judge, late of Grand Falls, Newfoundland, Mill Superintendent, died on the 12th day of May A.D. 1922 intestate.
  2. The said deceased left surviving him as next of kin one brother, James H. Judge, since deceased, and two sisters, Mrs. Agnes Murphy and your Petitioner.
  3. Letters of Administration of the Estate of the said deceased were granted by your Honourable Court to James H. Judge aforesaid deceased on the 30th day of September, 1922.
  4. The said James H. Judge died on the     day of August, 1925, without having fully administered the said estate and there remains still unadministered a portion of his estate consisting of 73 shares of the par value of $10.00 per share namely, $730.00 in The Fishermen’s Trading Union Company Limited.

      Your Petitioner therefore prays that your Lordship shall appoint the Registrar of the Supreme Court to be the Administrator de bonis non of the Estate of the said deceased.

      And as in duty bound she will ever pray etc.

      Dated the 9th day of December, A.D. 1950.

Margaret McCourt,
(handwritten signature) Margaret McCourt

      I, Margaret McCourt of Biddeford aforesaid, make oath and say as follows:-

  1. I am the Petitioner in the foregoing Petition named.

  2. The several matters and things therein contained are correct and true to the best of my judgment, knowledge and belief.

SWORN at Biddeford
aforesaid the ninth
day of December, A.D. 1950
1950 before me.

Margaret McCourt
Thomas F. Locke

Commissioner of the Supreme
Court of Newfoundland.

For fellow researchers of the Judge name, Ward may be reached through email at wardgreene@hotmail.com

 

 

Page Contributed by Ward Greene, Australia

Page Revised by Ivy F. Benoit (Wednesday February 20, 2013)

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