|According to George E Cokayne's Complete Peerage
I. 1791. "JOHN CALL of Whiteford [in Stoke Climsland], co. Cornwall, Esq.," s. of John CALL of Prestacutt in Launcells, in that county (d. 31 Dec. 1766, aged 62) by Jane, da. of John MILL, was b. 30 June 1732, at Fenny park, near Tiverton, and when his "classical education under Mr. Daddo, at Tiverton," and "under Mr. Keate of Somerton," was "completed in his 17th year," left for India, in 1749, as Secretary to Benjamin Robins, Chief Engineer of the E.I. Company's Settlements; was a Writer on the Madras establishment, 1751, and as Engineer carried out the erection of defensive works at Fort St. David, and was (before he was 20) made Chief Engineer there, becoming, in 1757, the same at Madras; effecting in 1762 the reduction of the fortress of Vellore, and being, in 1768, Accountant-General of the Madras Presidency and a member of the Governor's Council. He, however, soon afterwards returned to England; was Sheriff of Cornwall, 1771-72; was a Commissioner to report on the management of the Crown lands, 1782, being confirmed in that office by Parliament in 1786; in 1784 he became partner in the London Banking House of Messrs. Pybus & Co.; was M.P. for Callington (three Parls.), 1784 till death, and was cr. a baronet, 28 July 1791. F.R.S. and F.A.S. He m. 28 March 1772, St. George's, Bloomsbury, Philadelphia, 3d da. and coheir of William BATTIE M.D., of Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, and of Kingston, Surrey, by (—) da. of Barnham GOODE, one of the under Masters of Eton College. He, who had been blind for the last seven years, d. of apoplexy at his house in Old Burlington street, 1 March 1801, aged 68. Will pr. 1801. His widow d. 29 Sep. 1822. Will pr. 1822.
II. 1801. SIR WILLIAM PRATT CALL, Baronet , of Whiteford aforesaid, 1st s. and h., b. 28 Sep. 1781; was, presumably, ed. at Winchester, 1797-99; suc. to the Baronetcy, 1 March 1801; was partner in the banking house of "Call, Marten & Co.," Old Bond Street; Sheriff of Cornwall, 1807-08. He m. 19 June 1806, Louisa Georgiana, 3d da. of George (FORBES) 5th EARL OF GRANARD [L.], by his 2d wife, Georgiana Augusta, da. of Augustus (BERKELEY) 4th EARL OF BERKELEY. She, who was b. Dec. 1779, d. 25 Jan. 1830, at Whiteford House, aged 50. He d. there 3 Dec. 1851, aged 70. Will pr. Jan. 1852.
III. 1851. SIR WILLIAM BERKELEY CALL, BARONET , of Whiteford aforesaid, only s. and h., b. 10 May 1815, at Whiteford House; was partner in his father's Banking house; suc. to the Baronetcy, 3 Dec. 1851; Special Deputy Warden of the Stannaries, 1852. Sheriff of Cornwall, 1856. He m. 14 April 1841, Laura Emma, yst. da. of Charles Wright GARDINER, of Coombe Lodge, Whitchurch, Oxon. He d. 22 Dec. 1864, at 25 Old Bond street, aged 49.
IV. 1864 to 1903 SIR WILLIAM GEORGE MONTAGU CALL, Baronet . of Whiteford aforesaid, only s. and h., b. 6 Feb. 1849, at 25 Old Bond street; ed. at Eton; suc. to the Baronetcy 22 Dec. 1864. He m. in 1884, Marie Valentine, da. of Capt. MAULEON, of Anjou. He d. s.p. 21 Oct. 1903 at "The Hollies", Lee, Ilfracombe, Devon, aged 54, when the Baronetcy became extinct. His widow living 1905.
ARMS: Gules three trumpets fessewise, in pale, argent.
CREST: A demi lion rampant holding in the paws a trumpet, as in the arms.
MOTTO: "Gratâ manu" With a grateful hand.
SOMERSET Anne of Abbey Vale Torquay spinster died 20 February 1929. Probate London 24 June 1929 to Fitz-Roy John Henry Somerset agent. Effects £8572 9s 1d
SOMERSET Frances Elizabeth
of Abbey Vale Torquay spinster died 26 March 1920. Probate London 28 July 1920 to
All 4 of the following probates share the same address. 20 to 27 years after the various deaths, Letters of Administration for all 4 were issued on the same day to the same executor. All 4 had exactly the same sum in effects.
SOMERSET Mary Georgina of the Rectory St Mabyn Cornwall spinster died 26 April 1866 at Cannes France. Administration London 6 January 1892 to Fitz Roy John Henry Somerset esquire. Effects £735 5s 9d
SOMERSET Louisa Bessy of the Rectory St Mabyn Cornwall spinster died 26 September 1865. Administration London 6 January 1892 to Fitz Roy John Henry Somerset esquire. Effects £735 5s 9d
SOMERSET Arthur William Henry of the Rectory St Mabyn Cornwall esquire died 26 April 1869. Administration London 6 January 1892 to Fitz Roy John Henry Somerset esquire. Effects £735 5s 9d
SOMERSET George Edward of the Rectory St Mabyn Cornwall esquire died 19 January 1870. Administration London 6 January 1892 to Fitz Roy John Henry Somerset esquire. Effects £735 5s 9d
STAPLETON Elizabeth Anne of Abbey Vale Torquay widow died 28 February 1940. Probate Llandudno 24 October 1940 to Barclays Bank Limited. Effects £7934 15s 10d
SOMERSET Alice Catherine of Abbey Vale Torre Torquay spinster died 29 September 1916. Probate London 28 December 1916 to Fitzroy John Henry Somerset estate steward. Effects £2739 0s 5d. Resworn £3804 12s 7d
10 April 1865: The Will of Sir William Berkeley Call late
of Whiteford in the County of Cornwall and of 25 Old-Bond-street in the County of Middlesex Baronet deceased who died
22 December 1864 at Old-Bond-street aforesaid was proved at the Principal Registry by the oath of the
13 December 1866: The Will of Rosa Anne Matilda Hasler (Wife of Henry Gratwicke Hasler) late of Dover-street Picadilly in the County of Middlesex deceased who died 15 October 1866 at Dover-street aforesaid was proved at the Principal Registry by the oath of the said Henry Gratwicke Hasler of 19 Dover-street aforesaid a Lieutenant in the Royal Artillery the sole Executor. Probate being granted under certain Limitations. Effects under £20
HASLER Gerald of Mountain Ash 191 Ditchling-road Brighton died 8 March 1928 Probate London 11 April to Katherine May Hasler widow. Effects £330 12s 9d
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