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Will of Charles Hugh Lyle Tinling

 

This is the last Will and Testament of me Charles Hugh Lyle Tinling now resident at No. 8 Alfred Street Bath a Major in Her Majesty’s Service unattached I desire to be buried in the most private manner consistent with decorum without pomp or shew of any kind and at the smallest possible expense all arrangements for which I leave to the discretion of my Executors after named I desire all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses to be paid I hereby confirm the settlement made on my marriage with my present dear wife Frances Wentworth Tinling And I declare that the interest and dividends arising from the stocks and funds placed In trust by that deed and also by the Will of Mrs. General Tinling form my Wife’s separate property and that whatever cash may be in the hands of my Bankers Messrs. Childs & Company of Temple Bar London at the time of my death belongs to her as her separate money under the trusts of such respective instruments the said Messrs. Childs and Company holding powers of Attorney from the Trustees to receive such dividends for her I give and bequeath all my household and other furniture goods and chattels plate linen china wearing apparel ornaments wine and other effects to my said dear Wife And I also give and bequeath to her all that sum of Seven hundred pounds Stock in the Great Northern Railway Perpetual Preference Five per cent Shares the certificate of which is with this my Will And also all those three Massachusetts State Bonds at Five per cent interest being Nos. 345 and 328 dated respectively the First day of October one thousand eight hundred and thirty eight and 705 dated the first day of April One thousand eight hundred and forty for two hundred pounds each And also all those my three chili Bonds for One hundred pounds each of the six per cent loan of One thousand eight hundred and forty two dated respectively the ninth day of June One thousand eight hundred and forty two with all coupons to the same several Bonds respectively belonging And all the rest residue and remainder of my personal Estate whatsoever and howsoever invested  I also give and bequeath to my said dear Wife And I appoint her Guardian of our dear children during their respective minorities as I have the fullest confidence in her and feel perfectly convinced that she will do every justice and act impartially to each of our beloved children and I recommend her in all things to depend upon and to follow the advice of my dear Executors  I hereby appoint my dear Brothers George Vaughan Tinling of Reading in the County of Berks a Major in the Royal Engineers and Edward Burnaby Tinling of Southampton in the County of Hants a Captain in Her Majesty’s Navy to be the Executors of this my Will And I hereby declare that my said Executors shall not be answerable the one for the other of them nor for any involuntary losses And also that it shall be lawful for my said Executors to reimburse themselves out of the monies which shall come into their respective hands under this my Will all costs and expenses which they may incur in the execution thereof And I hereby revoke all wills and testimentary dispositions by me at any time heretofore made and declare this only to be my last Will and testament  In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this eleventh day of August One thousand eight hundred and fifty five                              C. H. L Tinling  Major Unattd.

Signed and declared by the said Testator Charles Hugh Lyle Tinling as and for his last Will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other being all present at the same time have hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses

Jno. Evans  Captain Bengal Army retd.  26 Park St. Bath                      James Gardner   Captain

H. P. unattached   the Elm Place Bath

 

This is a Codicil to the Will of me the within named Charles Hugh Lyle Tinling Cancelling the above Codicil bearing date 12 June 1858 Having sold my Massachusetts State Bonds as also my Chilian Bonds and purchased Nine (9) shares in the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company  I do will and bequeath the said Nine shares together with all interest bonus’s and accumulations of what kind or sort arrising from the said shares particular of which will be ascertained at my Bankers Messrs. Child & Co. Temple Bar London to my beloved Wife Frances Wentworth Tinling and grant her full power to do and act with them, as she may think and consider fit  In Witness thereof I hereunto set my hand this tenth day of January one thousand eight hundred and sixty one                      C H L Tinling   Major Unattd

Signed and declared by the said Testator Charles Hugh Lyle Tinling as and for his Codicil to this his Will in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other being all present at the same time have hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses                   J H Poole   Colonel   Clifton

Ambrose Foote   Collector of Customs at Bristol

 

This is a Codicil to the Will of me the within named Charles Hugh Lyle Tinling  Having purchased two shares in the Clifton Collage Limited at twenty five pounds (£25) per share I do hereby will and bequeath the said two shares together with every advantage profits of what kind or sort soever arrising therefrom to my beloved Wife Frances Wentworth Tinling and grant her full power to do and act with them as she may think and consider fit – and in conformity with the ninth article of the rules of the said collage (viz The Executors and administrators of a deceased shareholder shall be the only persons recognized by the Company as having any title to the share of such shareholders) do solicit and appoint my dear Executors Major George Vaughn Tinling of the Royal Engineers and Captain Edward Burnaby Tinling of the Royal Navy to apply for these two shares on behalf of my dear Wife  In Witness I hereto set my hand this 22nd day of March One thousand eight hundred and Sixty two                  C H L Tinling   Major Untd

Signed and declared by the said Testator Charles Hugh Lyle Tinling as and for his Codicil to this his Will in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other being all present at the same time have hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses       Wm G Chambers   83 High St  Portsmouth

George Triggs   83 High St   Portsmouth

 

On the twenty first day of May 1864 the Will with two Codicils of Charles Hugh Lyle Tinling formerly of No 8 Alfred Street Bath in the County of Somerset and late of Southsea in the County of Southampton a Major in Her Majestys Army deceased who died on the sixth day of March 1864 at Southsea aforesaid was proved in the District Registry attached to Her Majestys Court of Probate at Winchester by the Oath Edward Burnaby Tinling of No 23 Carlton Crescent in the Town and County of the Town of Southampton  Rear Admiral in Her Majestys Navy  Brother of the said deceased one of the Executors therein named he having been first sworn duly to administer Power being reserved of making the like Grant to George Vaughan Tinling Brother of the said deceased the other Executor named in the said Will whenever he shall apply for the same Effects under £3,000

Extracted by the Executor                                             No leaseholds

 

 

[My thanks to Dave Jacobs of Southampton for obtaining a copy of this will for me.]