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Will of Charles Ashley Stubbs Tinling, Esquire
This is the last Will and Testament of me Charles Ashley Stubbs Tinling of the Town and County of Southampton, Rear Admiral in Her Majesty’s Navy[.] I give and devise unto my sons Charles Stubbs Tinling and Edward Douglas Tinling and my son in law Adolphus Latimer Widdrington their heirs and assigns my messuage at Southampton aforesaid and the stables and premises thereto belonging and all other my real estate (if any) upon trust to permit my dear wife Sarah Tinling to occupy the same rent free during her life in case she shall wish so to do and from after her decease or during her life in case she shall so direct by any writing under her hand upon trust to sell and dispose of the same in any manner which shall appear to them most advisable with a direction if it shall appear desirable to them so to do to let the same from time to time until sold either during the life of my said wife or afterwards for any term or terms of years upon fair and usual terms and I declare that my said trustees shall stand possessed of the monies to arise by sure sale and of the rents and profits of the said premises until sold[.] Upon the trusts after declared with respect to the residue of my personal estate I give my watch to my Grandson Charles Tinling trusting he will value it as having belonged to his Grandmother[sic -.] I give and bequeath to my daughter Charlotte Phipps Widdrington my policy of Insurance for three hundred pounds and all monies to be credited by virtue thereof for her own use and benefit[.] I give and bequeath unto the said Charles Stubbs Tinling[,] Edward Douglas Tinling and Adolphus Latimer Widdrington their executors and administrators all my household furniture[,] plate and other household goods and all the rest and residue of my personal estate and effects subject to the payment of any sums which may be required to be made up under my covenant contained in the settlement made on my marriage with my said wife[.] Upon trust to permit my said Wife Sarah Tinling to have the use of such furniture[,] plate and goods during her life and upon trust to invest all such part of my said personal estate as shall consist of money in their names on Government or real securities and to pay the dividends and interest thereof to my said Wife during her life and upon trust from and after her decease to sell and convert into money the said furniture[,] plate and goods and to stand possessed of the monies thereby arising and of all the said residue upon trust for my said sons Charles Stubbs Tinling and Edward Douglas Tinling and my said daughter Charlotte Phipps Widdrington in equal shares and in case any or either of my said children shall have departed this life at the time of the distribution of the said trust monies leaving lawful issue[,] them[,] him or her surviving then[,] I declare my will be that said issue shall take the share or shares which their parent or parents would have taken if then living[.] I declare my will to be that the receipts or receipt in writing of any trustees or trustee for the time being acting in the execution of the trusts of this my will shall be an effectual discharge for any monies payable to them or him by virtue hereof and that no purchaser or other person taking said receipts or receipt shall be bound to see to the application of the monies therein acknowledged to be received[.] And I declare that my trustees or any of them or their heirs[,] executors or administrators shall not be accountable for any involuntary loss or losses which may happen in the execution of the aforesaid trusts or in relation thereto[.] In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand this eleventh day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine---------- Charles Ashley Stubbs Tinling---Signed by the said Testator Charles Ashley Stubbs Tinling in the presence of us present at the same time and who in his presence and that of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses------Henry Woodcock D.D.[,] Michelmarsh------Margaret Woodcock[,] Michelmarsh.
On the 26th January 1841 Admon [?] with the Will annexed of the Goods[,] Chattels and Credits of Charles Ashley Stubbs Tinling[,] Esquire late of the Towne County of Southampton[,] Rear Admiral in Her Majesty’s Navy[,] deceased[,] was granted to Charles Stubbs Tinling[,] the son and one of the Residuary Legatees in trust named in the said will[,] having been first sworn duly to Administer [illegible word] Executor named in the said Will.