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NEW ZEALAND
DECEASED PERSONS ESTATES
STAMP DUTY ASSESSMENTS
FOR MAY 1908

From - Evening Post (Wellington) - 1 June 1908 Page 8.

The number of estates of deceased persons finally certified for stamp duty last month was 156. The largest were those of the Hon. Walter W Johnston, of Wellington (496,615) and the Rev. J C Andrew, Ica Station, Wairarapa (109,786). Amongst other estates dealt with were the following:-

WELLINGTON
BOSHER Esther 653
BOYS Burton 2480
DARBY Thomas 731
DEATH Thomas 2009
GIBBONS Samuel 10,213
HESLOP George 937
HOWE George 12,102
JAMES William H 2540
MASON Neils P 528
MATTHEWS Jonas 5956
POLLEN Sybil Amy 1441
SCOTT David 13,868
SUSSEX Thomas 858
AUCKLAND
BAKER William 10,027
BURTT James 992
CLARK Louisa 2243
COLES Honor A 929
COXHEAD Charles 1339
CROKER Samuel B 730
FRASER Donald 840
KEIR Norman McL 500
ROBERTS Jessie M 1385
STEWART Archibald 4054
STOKES Henry 1911
TAYLOR William H 619
YATES Edmund 1648
CANTERBURY
BENHAM William F 17,858
BOYLE Henry 8566
HOOD William B 751
MANCHESTER George 11,439
MEYER Franz H 1516
O'CONNOR Hugh 927
PRING Thomas 501
STEWART Christina 6719
WHARTON Ellen C 531
OTAGO
AHERN Jeremiah 524
BREEN James 10,217
CHURTON William R R 1563
CRAIG John W C 523
FRASER Thomas A 662
GALAGHER Edward 1314
JOHNSTON Robert A 1252
McLAY George 1869
McMILLAN John 560
MURRAY Barbara 845
PATERSON James 1089
ROSS Catherine 812
SPETHMAN Christina 2219
HAWKES BAY
COOPER Thomas R 4081
POVERTY BAY
PIETZEN Frederick C H 4358
ROBB Alexander 2174
NELSON
GRANT Thomas M 1086
LANKOW Henry 3233
NEW PLYMOUTH
DOBBIN Thomas H 1088
GAMBLIN Joseph 560
MALONE Louisa 1065
WICKHAM Philip W 4631
WESTLAND
ADAIR Elizabeth A 551
CAMERON John H 2178
PERRITT Robert S 2459
SOUTHLAND
BOYLE Isabella 1405
BOYLE Isabella (Settlement) 2058
FLECK Mary 1152
FREW Alexander 529
HANLEY Matthew 3555
HOLMES James 21,105
LUCAS John 542

From - Evening Post (Wellington) - 3 June 1908 Page 3.

His Honour Mr Justice Chapman yesterday granted letters of administration in the following deceased persons' estates:-

BENEFIELD Albert Edward Fruiterer Wanganui
GAPES George Settler Waikanae
HICKS Annie Married Woman Wellington
JOHN Heinrick Farmer Tiratu
LAWSON Thomas A Engineer Auckland
MALONEY William Settler Wairoa
WILLIAMS Mary Widow Hawera

Probates of the wills of the following deceased persons were granted:-

BUCHANAN George Cordwainer Nelson
BUCKWELL Jane Widow Greytown
FOREST Ellen Dick Widow New Brighton
HALL John Minister Westport
HARRIS Frederick Edward Carter Taratahi
HARRISON William Christopher Gardener Oamaru
LASCELLES John Craig Settler New Plymouth
NORTON Kezia Widow Canterbury
SIMMONDS Chas Ironmoulder Napier
TROUSON Lucy Sarah Married Woman Napier
WILSON Arthur Kennedy Coachbuilder Hawkes Bay
YALE Mary Widow Campbelltown.


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