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A copy of the estate of John Waldie
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A copy of the estate of John Waldie
Source: John Ken Waldie
Acquired: January 12, 1991
Date of Original
16 April 1909
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Waldie Family 08-15
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.95977 Longitude: -78.16515
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Cobourg Public Library
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200 Ontario Street, Cobourg, ON K9A 5P4

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In the Surrogate Court of the United Counties of Northumberland and Durham

Of the Town of Cobourg in the County of Northumberland, Retired Baker, DECEASED
UPON READING THE APPLICATION OF William Beattie and James (?) the certificate of the Surrogate Clerk and the affidavits and papers filed in support hereof, and the report of the Registrar thereon, I do order that Letters (?) issue to the applicants
DATED at Chambers this 16th day of April A.D. 1909
Memorandum of Government Fees and Fees Payable to Judge and Registrar
PROCEEDINGSFees of RegistrarFees of Judge In Stamp
1. For services rendered under Sec. 67 and 68 pf Act (Rule 40) where value of property does not exceed $400
2. Application 50
3. Receiving and Examining papers, and entering application1.00
4. Every necessary notice to Surrogate Clerk.50
5. Certificate of Surrogate Clerk.50
6. Receiving and entering Certificate.25
7. Recording every bond with affidavits of justification and execution
8. Submitting papers with Registrar’s Report thereon to Judge to lead grant.50
9. Grant—Value of property $12.70 Real $4500.
10. For preparing Probate or Letters of Administration or Guardianship issued under seal of the Court.75.50
11. For preparing Probate- if grant is special
12. Recording Grant or other Instruments under Rule 46 or Letters of Guardianship, Folios….10 cents per folio.90
13. Transcript of Will, folios…10 cents per folio.60
14. Certified Copy of Will for Surrogate Check…10 cents per folio.60
15. Certificate.50
16. Attending and entering every order or minute.50.50
17. Taking every affidavit or administering oast to witness (only charged when actually sworn by Register)
18. Drawing special orders or other papers directed by the judge….10 cents per folio
19, Filing necessary papers, each 10 cents1.10
20. Writing necessary letter, each 25 cents.50
21. Search Will and gave Certificate
22. Order Allowing Bond
23. Special Attendance
24. Fees under “Succession Duty Act”1.40
25. Postages—No greater sum than 25 cents should be charged unless Will extra heavy.25
In Stamps6.00

In the Surrogate Court
Of the United Counties of Northumberland and Durham
The Succession Duty Act (Ontario)
In the matter of the estate of John Waldie, deceased, late of the Town of Cobourg, in the County of Northumberland A.D. 1909
REAL ESTATEProperty Full ValueencumbrancesNet Value
Buildings and land on South side of King Street in the Town of Cobourg$4500none$4500
Moneys Secured by Mortgage PrincipalInterest Total
Securities for Money, Including Life Insureance PrincipalInterest Total
Cash In Bank and on Hand PrincipalInterest Total
Cash in Bank$887.32$8.40$895.72
Book Debts and Promissory Notes, etc. PrincipalInterest Total
Bank and Other Stocks PrincipalInterest Total
SummaryPrincipalInterest Total
Real Estate4500
Household Goods and Furniture250
Stocks in Trace of business a industrial concern
Horned Cattle
Sheep and Swine
Bank and other Stocks
Securities for Money including Life Insurance
Moneys Secured by mortgage
Cash in Bank895.72
Book Debts and Promissory Notes
Farm Produce of all kinds
Other Personal Property not before mentioned (if any)

This is Schedule “A” referred to in the Affidavit of Value and Relationship of William Beattie and James (?) Sworn to on the 16th day of April A.D. 1909

In the Supreme Court
Of the United Counties of Northumberland and Durham
The Succession Duty Act Ordinance
In the matter of the estate of John Waldie, deceased, late of the Town of Cobourg, in the County of Northumberland, Retired Baker

Presbyterian Church in CobourgCobourgLegacy of $200.00$200.00
Mary A. (?)DaughterCobourgall residue of Estate and (?) to above legacy debts, and subject to payment to sister of $2500.00
Jemina (?)DaughterCobourgLegacy of $2300.00$2300

This is Schedule “B” referred to in the Affidavit of Value and Relationships of William Beattie and James Francis Keith, sworn to on the 16th day of April A.D. 1909

This is the last will and testament of , John Waldie, of the Town of Cobourg, in the County of Northumberland, retired baker, made this eighteenth day of December ,in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and five.
1—I revoke all former wills, or other testamentary dispositions, by me at any time hereto- fore made, and declare this on to be and contain my last Will and testament.
2—I direct all my first debts, and funeral and testamentary expenses, to be paid and satisfied by my executors hereinafter named, as soon as conveniently may be done after my decease.
3—I will and direct that my executors shall pay to the parish of the Presbyterian Church in the Town of Cobourg, of which the Reverend William Bealty is now the (?) pastor, the sum of two hundred dollars, to be used for such church purposes as the proper authorities of said church shall deem proper.
4—I further direct that the monument I have ordered from P.E. Delanty, to be erected over the graves of myself and my deceased wife, shall be paid for out of my estate, in case payment is not made for same during my lifetime
5—after payment of the money, hereinbefore mentioned, and any other proper and legal claims against my estate, I give, devise and bequeath to my daughter, Mary Ann (?), wife of Philip J. (?), all the rest, residue and remainder of my property of every kind, constituting mainly of my real estate on the north side of (?) street in the Town of Cobourg, east of the (?) Block and west of the Albion Hotel property, and leading in a southerly direction to the south side of Swayne Street, and of my household, furniture and effects, and of certain money to which I am entitled from the estate of my deceased wife, Mary Waldie, but I (?) my paid real estate with the payment to my daughter, Jemima Collins, wife of William J. Collins, of Cobourg aforesaid, of the sum of twenty three hundred dollars ($2300.00) in manner following, that is to say: the sum of five hundred dollars at the end of each of the first four years after m decease, and the sum of three hundred dollars at the end of the fifth year from the time of my decease.
The said legacy not to bear any interest until the said installments respectively become due, and then only from the time default shall be made in payment until the payment or payments is or are made, and the rate of interest to be paid to be the then current bank rate of interest.
6—I hereby nominate, constitute and appoint the Reverend Wm. Bealty hereinbefore mentioned, and James Francis Keith; of the said Town of Cobourg, Barrister-at-law, as the executors of this my last will and testament
In writing whereof I have hereunto set my hand the day and year first before written.
John Waldie

We hereby indentify the within as the Last Will and Testament of the late John Waldie, deceased, referred to in the annexed Petition and affidavits.
James F. Keith
Wm. Beattie
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A copy of the estate of John Waldie

A copy of the estate of John Waldie
Source: John Ken Waldie
Acquired: January 12, 1991