Charles Fergus, younger brother of James Fergus

 

Fergus

Charles

11/09/1879

Logoch, East Kilbride, d. 24/02/1879 at Logoch, intestate

Glasgow Sheriff Court Inventories

SC36/48/89

 

 

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Fergus

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At Glasgow 1st September 1849 compeared John Barrie Writer Strahaven and gave on the inventory to be recorded where of he tenor follows

Inventory of the personal Estate wheresoever situated of Charles Fergus residing at Logoch on the Parish of East Kilbride who died at Logach on the Twenty fourth day of February Eighteen hundred and Seventy Nine

 

1. Body Clothes belonging to deceased not worth more than

1. 10. 0

2. Amount of funds in the hands of Thomas Tennent-Banker in Strahaven Curator Bonis appointed to the deceased conform to Act and Deckeet on lus favor by the Lords of Council and Session dated 12th June 1850

29. 2. 0

3. Principal sum due on Deposit Receipt granted by the Bank of Scotland in Strathaven in favor of the said Thomas Tennent as Curator Bonis foresaid dated 6th July 1848              34. 4. 11

 

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Interest thereon to date of Oath to Inventory            1. 3. 6

38. 8. 5

4. Bond and Disposition on Security dated 245h and recorded at Hamilton in the Particular Register of Sasines for Lanarkshire 24th May 1856 granted by John Riddell Shoemaker in Strathaven in favor of the said Thomas Tennent as Curator Bonis foresaid over lands in the Parish of Avondale

250. 0. 0

Interest thereon to date of Oath to Inventory

7. 14. 3

5. Bond and Disposition in Security dated 15th and recorded in the General Register of Sasines at Edinburgh 25th October 1851 granted by Robert Currie Merchant in Strathaven in favor of David Hope Merchant in Glasgow over subjects at Cross Strathaven and to which Bond and Disposition in security the said Thomas Tennant as Curator Bonis foresaid acquired right by the following writs (1) Contract General Disposition of Settlement executed by the said David Hope in favor of Peter Aitkin Merchant in Liverpool Andrew Paton Merchant residing in Richmond Street of Glasgow and Charles Hutchison Merchant sometime residing in

 

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Carlton Place Glasgow now deceased dated 7th February 1854 and recorded in the Books of Council and Session at Edinburgh 2nd December 1854 (2) Notarial Instrument thereon in favor of the said Peter Aitkin and Andrew Paton as the surviving trustees of the said David Hope dated 16th and recorded at Edinburgh in said General Register of Sasines the 18h days of May 1860 and (3) Assignation by the said Peter Aitkin and Andrew Paton as trustees foresaid to the said Thomas Tennent as Curator Bonis foresaid dated 27th and 28th June and recorded at Hamilton in said particular Register of Sasines 5th July all in the year 1860

250. 0. 0

Interest thereon to date of Oath to Inventory

7. 14. 3

 

6. Bond and Assignation in Security dated 16th and recorded at Hamilton in said Particular Register of Sasines 18th May 1867 granted by James Weir Labourer in Stonehouse in favor of the said Thomas Tennent as Curator Bonis foresaid over leasehold subjects inn Lawrie Street Stonehouse

35. 0. 0

Interest thereon to date of Oath to Inventory

2. 4. 6

 

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7. Bond and Assignation on Security dated 6th and recorded at Edinburgh in the Division of the General Register of Sasines applicable to the County of Lanark 12th January 1848 granted by the said James Weir in favor of the said Thomas Tennent as Curator Bonis foresaid over said subjects

15. 0. 0

Interest thereon to date of Oath to Inventory

0. 19. 1

8. Bond and assignation in security dated 2nd July ratified on the 3rd and recorded in said Division of the General Register of Sasines 5th January 1872 granted by Andrew Hamilton late Farmer in Udstone then residing at Parkhall Stonehouse quo ad the Bond as personal obligation and by Catherine King or Andrew Hamilton lies phouse with consent of the said Andrew Hamilton as quo ad the assignation in Security in favor of the said Thomas Tennant as Curator Bonis foresaid over Leasehold subjects in New Street Stonehouse

25. 0. 0

Interest thereon to date of Oath to Inventory

3. 5. 11

9. Bond and assignation in Security dated 11th and recorded at Lanark in the Burgh Register of Sasines 12th March 1879 granted by John Sandilands Cabinet

 

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Maker in Lanark in favor of John Alexander Writer there as trustee for school of William James McCall Kenton & Alexander Kenton children of the late William Kenton wine merchant in Edinburgh over subjects in Lanark and assigned by the said John Alexander as Trustee foresaid to the said Thomas Tennant as Curator Bonis foresaid conform to Assignation dated 21st and recorded in said Burgh Register 28th November 1846

50. 0. 0

Interest thereon to date of Oath to Inventory

3. 3. 7  650. 1. 7

Amount of whole personal estate

719. 2. 0

(signed) Robert Fergus James Hamilton J.P. at Strathaven the Twenty second day of August Eighteen hundred and Seventy nine in presence of James Hamilton of Colinhill Esquire one of Her Majestys Justices of the Peace for the County of Lanark appeared Robert Fergus Farmer Logoch East Kilbride Executor of the deceased Charles Fergus residing at Logoch foresaid who being solemnly sworn and examined depones that the said Charles Fergus died intestate at Logoch foresaid on the Twenty fourth day of February Eighteen hundred and Seventy nine  That the deponent has entered upon the possession and management of his personal or moveable estate as executor dative gud one of the next of kin decerned to the deceased by the Commissary of the Commissariot of the County of Lanark of date the

 

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Sixth day of August Eighteen hundred and Seventy nine  That the deponent does not know of any Settlement or other writing left by the deceased relative to the disposal of his personal estate or effect or any part thereof that the foregoing inventory (signed by the de) each page of which is signed by the deponent and the said Justice of the Peace as relative hereto is a full and complete inventory of the personal estate and effects of the said deceased wheresoever situated and belonging or due to him at the time of his death in so far as the same has come to the deponents knowledge  That the value at this date of the said personal estate and effects situated in Scotland including the proceeds accrued thereon down to this date is above Six hundred pounds and under Eight hundred pounds Sterling that confirmation of the said personal estate in Scotland is required in favor of the deponent all which is truth as the deponent shall answer to God (signed) Robert Fergus James Hamilton J.P.

 

[In margin at left in lighter writing looks like Coufd 11 Sept 1879]