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Yorkshire Registries Act 1884

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12Affidavit of intestacy

Any person who claims as heir or otherwise any estate or interest in any lands within any of the three ridings which might have been defeated or affected by the will of any person dying after the commencement of this Act, and believes that such person died intestate, or intestate as to such lands, may at any time after, but not before, the expiration of six months from the death of such person, register an affidavit of intestacy. Every such affidavit shall state—

(a)The date of the death of the deceased :

(b)The name and description of the residence and occupation of the deceased:

(c)The name and description of the residence and occupation of the deponent;

(d)A description of all the lands within the riding in which the deponent claims such estate or interest, and the names of all the parishes wherein the same are situate :

(e)The nature of the estate or interest claimed by the deponent:

(f)The fact that the deponent believes that the deceased died intestate, or intestate as to such lands. Where any such affidavit of intestacy has been duly registered, any assurance for valuable consideration made or executed by any person who would be empowered to make or execute the same in case of such intestacy, and duly registered, shall have priority over any will of the supposed intestate, the date of registration of which shall be subsequent to the date of registration of such assurance or will and not within or under this Act to be deemed to be within a period of six months after the death of the supposed intestate.

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