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  • ID: I06208
  • Name: Charles SWINHOE
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 27 AUG 1838 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India
  • Death: 2 DEC 1923 in 25 Avonmore Road, West Kensington, London, Greater London, England
  • Change Date: 25 JUL 2003
  • Probate: 6 FEB 1924 London
  • Will: 11 APR 1922 London, Greater London, England
  • Baptism: 23 OCT 1838 St Johns Cathedral, Calcutta, West Bengal, India
  • Burial: 5 DEC 1923 Kensal Green Cemetery, London, Greater London, England 1
  • Note:
    'At Calcutta, the lady Of Robert Swinhoe, esq, Of a son'
    Charles Swinhoe 6th February 1924
    Charles Of 25 Avonmore Road west Kensington Middlesex died 2nd December
    1923 probate London 6th February to Thomas Henry Corfield and Evelyn
    Ronald Graham solicitors
    effects 766 pounds, 17 shillings, 10 pence.

    'I Charles Swinhoe Of 6 Gunterstone road West Kensington in the county Of
    London a colonel in his Majesties India Army hereby revoke all former
    wills codicils and testamentary instruments made by me and declare this
    to be my last will
    I appoint Thomas Henry Corfield Of 26 Old Burlington street London
    solicitor and Evelyn Donald Broderick Graham Of 222 strand in the City Of
    Westminster solicitor (hereinafter called my trustees) to be the
    executors and trustees Of this my will / I bequeath to my trustees my
    collection Of Indo-Malayan and Australian moths and my collection Of
    butterflies and all my books pamphlets and papers upon trust in the event
    Of my not having disposed Of them during my lifetime to sell the same by
    private contract and if they are not sold in England within a reasonable
    time after my death to advertise the same for sale in the United States
    Of America and i direct that my trustees shall hold the net proceeds Of
    sale thereof upon trust for Sarah widow Of my son Ernest Swinhoe and my
    children Charles Deesa Swinhoe Florence Palin and Patty Gertrude Corfield
    In equal shares absolutely
    I bequeath to the said Sarah Swinhoe the widow Of my said son Ernest
    Swinhoe all my household furniture in no 4 Gunterstone road west
    Kensington and also all the stock Of lepidoptera which i purchased from
    the official receiver in the bankruptcy Of my said son
    I bequeath to my wife Fanny Mildred Swinhoe all my household furniture
    and all the plate plated goods linen china glass musical instruments and
    all other articles Of personal domestic or household use or ornament now
    or recently in thanet lodge thanet road Ramsgate for her use during her
    lifetime and on her decease i give and bequeath the same as follows to my
    said daughter Florence Palin the two water colour paintings Of the
    Deanery and Of my former house in the Close at Winchester by Eliza White
    / to my adopted daughter Violet Lena Mciver the wife Of John Alexander
    Mciver Of the Bombay Unconvenanted Civil Service the large oil paintings
    Of Captain John Biddle senior and Of his wife / the oil painting Of a
    wood with a man carrying a hare / the oil painting Of a dog with a hare
    being family pictures which belonged to her mother / and all the
    remainder Of the contents Of thanet lodge above referred to be handed
    over to my trustees to be divided amongst my children Charles Deesa
    Swinhoe Florence Palin and Patty Gertrude corfield and the said Sarah
    Swinhoe the widow Of my son Ernest Swinhoe share and share alike to be
    selected by them according to their seniority / I bequeath the following
    specific legacies to my said son Charles Deesa Swinhoe my silver watch by
    dent and silver chain / to my son in law Gilbert Walter Palin all my
    fishing rods and fishing kit / to the said Sarah Swinhoe the widow or my
    son Ernest Swinhoe my diamond ring / to my said daughter Patty Gertrude
    Corfield my book Of family photographs my Ceylon workbox my grandfathers
    clock and also my gilt clock with china face being heirlooms belonging to
    the family Of my late wife also my large book Of nature printed ferns and
    all my books Of sketches and paintings Of flowers and lepidoptera
    I devise and bequeath all the residue Of my real and personal estate to
    my trustees upon trust to sell call in and convert the same into money
    after payment thereout Of my funeral and testamentary expenses and depts
    including the judgement dept due to my said wife and the duty on all
    legacies bequeathed by this my will to hold the residue thereof upon
    trust to pay Mrs Amy Maud Strangways Of 41b Perham road West Kensington
    the widow Of the late Howard Percy Strangways esquire the sum Of two
    hundred pounds and divide the residue amoung the said Sarah Swinhoe the
    widow Of my son Ernest Swinhoe the said Charles Deesa Swinhoe Florence
    Palin and Patty Gertrude Corfield in equal shares
    I declare that my trustees may employ and pay a solicitor or other agent
    to transact all the business to be done in connection with my will and
    that either the said Thomas Henry corfield or the Said Evelyn Donald
    Broderick Graham shall be entitled to receive all usual professional
    charges and emoluments notwithstanding his acting as one Of my executors
    and trustees
    In witness whereof i have hereunto set my hand to this my will contained
    in this and preceding sheet Of paper this eleventh day Of April one
    thousand nine hundred and twenty two - C. Swinhoe - signed by the
    testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence Of us
    both present at the same time who at his request in his presence and that
    Of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as
    witnesses - G. Bertram Willis - 59 chancery lane London W. C. , solicitor
    - Alice Quested - 31 princes place road Holland park London , domestic
    servant
    on the 6th day Of February 1924 probate Of this will was granted to
    Thomas Henry Corfield and Evelyn Ronald Brodrick Graham the executors'


    1.- Appoints Thomas Henry Corfield, and Evelyn Donald Broderick Graham,
    solicitors. As executors and trustees Of will.

    2. - 'I bequeath to my trustees my collection Of Indo-Malayan and
    Australian moths and my collection Of butterflies and all my books
    pamphlets and papers upon trust in the event Of my not having disposed Of
    them during my lifetime to sell the same by private contract and if they
    are not sold in England within a reasonable time after my death to
    advertise the same for sale in the United States Of America and i direct
    that my trustees shall hold the net proceeds Of sale thereof upon trust
    for Sarah widow Of my son Ernest Swinhoe and my children Charles Deesa
    Swinhoe Florence Palin and Patty Gertrude Corfield In equal shares
    absolutely'

    3. - 'I bequeath to the said Sarah Swinhoe the widow Of my said son
    Ernest Swinhoe all my household furniture in no 4 Gunterstone road west
    Kensington and also all the stock Of lepidoptera which i purchased from
    the official receiver in the bankruptcy Of my said son' (Earnest)

    4. - 'I bequeath to my wife Fanny Mildred Swinhoe all my household
    furniture and all the plate plated goods linen china glass musical
    instruments and all other articles Of personal domestic or household use
    or ornament now or recently in thanet lodge thanet road Ramsgate for her
    use during her lifetime'

    5. - (as above, no 4)'and on her decease i give and bequeath the same as
    follows to my said daughter Florence Palin the two water colour paintings
    Of the Deanery and Of my former house in the Close at Winchester by Eliza
    White'

    6.- 'to my adopted daughter Violet Lena Mciver the wife Of John Alexander
    Mciver Of the Bombay Unconvenanted Civil Service the large oil paintings
    Of Captain John Biddle senior and Of his wife / the oil painting Of a
    wood with a man carrying a hare / the oil painting Of a dog with a hare
    being family pictures which belonged to her mother'

    7. - 'and all the remainder Of the contents Of thanet lodge above
    referred to be handed over to my trustees to be divided amongst my
    children Charles Deesa Swinhoe Florence Palin and Patty Gertrude corfield
    and the said Sarah Swinhoe the widow Of my son Ernest Swinhoe share and
    share alike to be selected by them according to their seniority'

    8. - 'to my said son Charles Deesa Swinhoe my silver watch by dent and
    silver chain'

    9. - 'to my son in law Gilbert Walter Palin all my fishing rods and
    fishing kit'

    10. - 'to the said Sarah Swinhoe the widow Of my son Ernest Swinhoe my
    diamond ring'

    11. - 'to my said daughter Patty Gertrude Corfield my book Of family
    photographs my Ceylon workbox my grandfathers clock and also my gilt
    clock with china face being heirlooms belonging to the family Of my late
    wife also my large book Of nature printed ferns and all my books Of
    sketches and paintings Of flowers and lepidoptera'

    12. - 'I devise and bequeath all the residue Of my real and personal
    estate to my trustees upon trust to sell call in and convert the same
    into money after payment thereout Of my funeral and testamentary expenses
    and depts including the judgement dept due to my said wife and the duty
    on all legacies bequeathed by this my will to hold the residue thereof
    upon trust to pay Mrs Amy Maud Strangways Of 41b Perham road West
    Kensington the widow Of the late Howard Percy Strangways esquire the sum
    Of two hundred pounds and divide the residue amoung the said Sarah
    Swinhoe the widow Of my son Ernest Swinhoe the said Charles Deesa Swinhoe
    Florence Palin and Patty Gertrude Corfield in equal shares'

    'Charles / son Of Robert Swinhoe attorney at law and Of Caroline his wife
    / at St Johns Cathedral / by Henry Fisher, sen Presidency chaplain'
    (baptised at the same time as brother Robert)




    Father: Robert SWINHOE b: 18 FEB 1797 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India
    Mother: Caroline ANDERSON b: 11 MAR 1808

    Marriage 1 Susan DAY b: 24 JUN 1840 in Wakefield Street, Bloomsbury, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
    • Married: 11 MAY 1861 in St Pancras Church, St Pancras, London, Greater London, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
    • Census: 5 APR 1891 in 'Avenue house' Cowley St. John, Oxford, London
    • Note:
      'Charles Swinhoe / full / bachelor / Lieutenant in the Army / St Luke
      Chelsea / & / Susan Day / minor / spinster / Mornington Road, St Pancras /
      by Thomas Prescott'
    Children
    1. Has No Children Charlton SWINHOE b: 9 DEC 1862 in Deesa, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    2. Has No Children Emily SWINHOE b: 1 FEB 1864 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    3. Has No Children Caroline SWINHOE b: 22 MAR 1865 in 18 Mornington Road, Regents Park, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
    4. Has No Children Harry SWINHOE b: 1 JUL 1866 in Mount Aboo, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    5. Has Children Florence SWINHOE b: 18 SEP 1867 in Deesa, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    6. Has Children Ernest SWINHOE b: 12 NOV 1869 in Deesa, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    7. Has No Children SWINHOE b: 20 JAN 1871 in 22 Mornington Road, St Pancras, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
    8. Has No Children Albert SWINHOE b: 1 MAY 1872 in 36 Park Road, Hampstead, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
    9. Has No Children Charles Deesa SWINHOE b: 9 NOV 1873 in Deesa, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    10. Has No Children Susan Louisa SWINHOE b: 3 APR 1875 in Deesa, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
    11. Has No Children Patty Gertrude SWINHOE b: 3 NOV 1876 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

    Marriage 2 Fanny Mildred COULSON
    • Married: 15 JUN 1907 in St Lukes Church, Kensington, London, Greater London, England
    • Note:
      'Charles Swinhoe / full / widower / Colonel / 19 Cecil Court, Redcliffe
      Gardens / & / Fanny Mildred Coulson / full / spinster / Teddington'

    Sources:
    1. Title: Kensal Green Cemetery
      Note: ABBR Kensal Green Cemetery
      Page: date Of burial 5 Dec 1923
      plot. 40741/163/2
      grave not found March 2001
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