Page 507: EXTRACT INVENTORY OF THE PERSONAL ESTATE OF DAVID BISSET DECEASED (husband of Jane Silver)
At Aberdeen, the Thirtieth day of June in the year One Thousand Eight Hundred and Ninety Two, In presence of John Guthrie Smith, Esquire, Advocate Sheriff of Aberdeen, Kincardine and Banff, Compeared George Collie Advocate in Aberdeen and gave in the Inventory of the Personal Estate of the after designed and deceased DAVID BISSET and oath thereon under written, and carved that the same might (along with the Testament ….

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… executed by the said deceased) be inserted and registered in the Sheriff Court Books of Aberdeen, Kincardine and Banff, at Aberdeen in terms of the Acts of Parliament passed in the forty-eighth year of the reign of His Majesty George the Third, chapter one hundred and forty-nine entitled “An Act for repealing the Stamp Duties on Deeds, Law Proceedings and other written or printed instruments and the Duties on Legacies and Succession to Personal Estate upon Intestacies now payable in Great Britain, and for granting new Duties in lieu thereof” and subsequent Acts; which request the Sheriff foresaid found reasonable and ordained the same to be done accordingly and of which Inventory and oath the tenor follows : namely : Inventory of the Personal Estate wheresoever situated of DAVID BISSET who resided sometime at Wedderhill in the Parish of Fetteresso or Cookney and County of Kincardine and thereafter at Fintray in the Parish of Fintray and County of Aberdeen and who died at Fintray aforesaid on the 12th day of March 1892 .  Scotland…

Scotland – Personal Property

1.    Cash in the house        £45-

2.    Wearing Apparel belonging to deceased    £1-10-0

3.    Debts due to the deceased viz:

1. Sum due to the deceased by his son JOHN BISSET
per acknowledgement dated 14th February 1887    £18
Interest thereon to date of oath           __3-17
£21-17
2. Sum due to the deceased by WILLIAM REID - farmer
Bankhead per Acknowledgement dated 20th May 1889    £50
Interest thereon to date of oath           __6-3-8
56-3-8   

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3. Sum due to the deceased by his son WILLIAM BISSET
including Interest thereon to date of oath    £90-2

4. Sum due to the deceased by ROBERT ESSON Cothal
Mills, Fintray        £126
Interest thereon to date of oath           __3-4-5
£129-4-5

5. Sum due to deceased by WILLIAM ANDERSON, Farmer
Parkhead, Maryculter        £294-10
Valued @ 5- per £1 (being the amount of disposition offered
by debtor)        £73-14

£371-1-1

Total Amount of Personal Estate wheresoever situated    £417-11-1

(signed) James G Bisset, G B Michie SCD

Schedule of Debts due and owing from the deceased at the time of his death to persons resident in the United Kingdom and Funeral Expenses

I  Debts
Cleaning and disinfecting bed linen, clothes, etc    £3-

II Funeral Expenses
Paid for Coffin        £3-5
Grave Clothes        £1-5
Advertising Death and Funeral in :
Daily Free Press        £0-9-6
Northern Daily News        £0-2-0
Aberdeen Journal        £0-2-6
£0-14-0

Funeral Intimations and Postages        £0-9-0

Messrs Campbell Ltd Hearse and Carriages    £7-15-0
13-16-0

£18-16-0

ABSTRACT
Total Amount of Personal Estate wheresoever situated    £417-11-1
Amount of Debts and Funeral Expenses as per Schedule    £18-16-0
Nett



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Nett Value of Personal Estate chargeable with duty    £398-15-1

(signed) James G Bisset & G B Michie SCD at Aberdeen the thirtieth day of June Eighteen hundred and ninety two years.  In presence of George Bennet Michie Esquire, Sheriff Clerk Depute of Aberdeenshire.  Appeared James Gordon Bisset, Bookseller in Aberdeen, a son and one of the executors of the deceased DAVID BISSET who resided sometime at Wedderhill in the Parish of Fetteresso or Cookney and County of Kincardine and thereafter at Fintray in the Parish of Fintray and County of Aberdeen who being solemnly sworn and examined depones That the said DAVID BISSET died at Fintray aforesaid domiciled in Scotland, upon the Twelfth day of March Eighteen hundred and ninety two leaving no widow but lawful issue surviving.  That the deponent has entered upon the possession and management of the deceaseds estate as Executor nominated by him along with James Troup, Carpenter Cockley, Maryculter and Peter Davidson, Shoemaker, Blairs, Maryculter and also along with the Reverend William Selbie, Minister of the Free Church of Scotland, Maryculter (who declines to accept) in a Last Will and Testament executed by him upon the eighth day of July eighteen hundred and ninety one which is now exhibited and signed by the deponent and the said Sheriff Clerk Depute of this date as relative hereto.  That the deponent does not know of any testamentary settlement or writing relative to the disposal of the deceaseds personal estate or effects or any part thereof other than the said Last…

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Last Will and Testament.  That the foregoing Inventory signed by the deponent and the said Sheiff Clerk Depute as relative hereto is a full and complete Inventory of the Personal Estate or Effects of the said Deceased DAVID BISSET wheresoever situated and belonging or due to him beneficially at the time of his death in so far as the same has come to the Deponents knowledge.  That the deponent does not know of any money or property belonging to the deceased secured by Scottish Bonds or other Instruments including Executors.  That the said deceased had no personal property abroad.  That the said deceased had no heritable estate in this country in so far as known to the deponent.  That the said deceased DAVID BISSET was due and owing at the time of his death to persons resident in the United Kingdom.  The debts enumerated in the foregoing schedule.  That these debts are payable by law out of the state and effects comprised in the foregoing Inventory and are not nor any of them voluntary debts made payable on the death of the deceased, or debts which are primarily payable out of any real estate belonging to the deceased or debts in respect whereof a reimbursement is capable of being reclaimed from any real estate of the deceased or from any other estate or person whatsoever.  That these…










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.. these debts with the funeral expenses of the said deceased are also shown in the said Schedule amount to Eighteen Pounds Sixteen Shillings.  That the nett value at this date of the said personal estate and effects situated in Scotland including the proceeds accured thereon down to this date, and after deducting the amount of the said debts and funeral expenses is Three hundred and fifty pounds Sterling and does not exceed Four Hundred pounds Sterling.  That Confirmation is not at present required in favour of the said Personal Estate of the deponent and the said James Troup and Peter Davidson.  All which is truth as the deponent shall answer to God

(signed) James G Bisset – G B Michie SCD
Extracted by me Sheriff Clerk Depute of Aberdeenshire G B Michie

written (in so far not printed) by Alex Tawse
Collated by G M Michie.



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30th June 1892
Extract Inventory
of
The Personal Estate
of
DAVID BISSET
Testate

Amount £417-11-1
Stamp £8-0-0


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