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  • ID: I06292
  • Name: Caroline ANDERSON
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 11 MAR 1808 1
  • Death: 5 AUG 1845 in on board ship 'Windsor'
  • Probate: 4 NOV 1845 Supreme Court, Ft. William, Calcutta, West Bengal, India 2
  • Will: 26 MAR 1845 Calcutta, West Bengal, India
  • Baptism: 10 APR 1808 3
  • Note:
    BENGAL WILLS 1845 LAG/34/29/72 p4. Pages 59-66

    Supreme Court Of Judicature at Fort William in Bengal Ecclesiastical
    side, In the goods Of Caroline Swinhoe deceased, petition filed and
    probate granted to Thomas Bruce Swinhoe and Frederick Thomas Biddle the
    executors this 4th day Of November 1845.
    In the Supreme Court Of Judicature at Fort William in Bengal
    Ecclesiastical side, In the goods Of Caroline Swinhoe deceased To the
    Honourable Sir Laurence Peel knight chief Justice and his companions
    justices Of the said court.
    The humble petition Of Thomas Bruce Swinhoe and Frederick Thomas Biddle
    executors Of the said deceased.

    That Caroline Swinhoe late Of Calcutta widow Of Robert Swinhoe deceased
    and a British subject departed this life on board the ship Windsor on her
    passage from Calcutta to England on the fifth day Of August last having
    first duly made and published her last will and testament in writing
    where Of she appointed your petitioners executors there Of. That the said
    Caroline Swinhoe left property and effects within the jurisdiction Of
    this Honourable Court to be administered to.

    Your petitioners therefore humbly pray your lordships for an order that
    they may respectively be sworn in executors Of the said last will and
    testament Of the said Caroline Swinhoe deceased and that may be granted
    to them respespectively and your petitioners shall ever pray

    Be it so - H. W. Seton - 4th November 1845, - T. B. Swinhoe -
    petitioners attorney

    Thomas Bruce Swinhoe Of Esplanade row in the town Of Calcutta gentleman
    one Of the attorney's Of this honourable court, Frederick Thomas Biddle
    Of the same place gentleman and John Hall Of Jaun bazar lane in the town
    Of Calcutta jointly and severally make oath and say and first these
    deponents Thomas Bruce Swinhoe and Frederick Thomas Biddle for themselves
    say that the said Caroline Swinhoe late Of Calcutta widow Of Robert
    Swinhoe also late Of Calcutta deceased and a British subject departed
    this life on board the ship Windsor on her passage from Calcutta to
    England on the fifth day Of August last having first made and published
    her last will and testament
    Writing which is hereunto annexed and marked with the letter A. and
    thereof appointed these deponents the (exec) Of same and these deponents
    further say that the said Caroline Swinhoe left property and effects
    within the Jurisdiction Of this Honourable Court to be administered unto
    this deponent the said John Hall for himself saith that the paper writing
    hereunto annexed and marked with the letter A. is the last will and
    testament Of the said Caroline Swinhoe and was on the twenty sixth day Of
    March last signed by the said Caroline Swinhoe the testatrix in the
    presence Of this deponent and Of Robert Alain Mc moyghten and that her
    signature hereunto as subscribed by her the said testatrix in the
    presence Of this deponent and the said Robert Alain Mc Maghten who were
    present at the same time and subscribed their names as witnesses to the
    said will in the presence Of each other and Of the said testatrix and at
    her request
    - T. B. Swinhoe - Fred T. Biddle - John Hall -

    The above named deponents Thomas Bruce Swinhoe, Frederick Thomas Biddle
    and John Hall were respectively sworn this 31st day Of October 1845,
    before me H. W. Seton

    Label A. referred to in the annexed affidavit Of Thomas Bruce Swinhoe,
    Frederick Thomas Biddle and John Hall are respectively sworn this 31st
    day Of October 1845 before me. H. W. S.

    In the name Of god amen, I Caroline Swinhoe at present Of garden reach
    near the town Of Calcutta widow Of Robert Swinhoe late Of Calcutta
    solicitor deceased do make this my last will and testament in the manner
    following that is to say, In the first place I direct that all my just
    debts funeral and testamentary expenses as also the costs and charges Of
    obtaining probate Of this my will be fully paid and discharged by my
    executors hereafter named. I give and bequeath to my daughters to and for
    their sole and separate use, absolutely all my jewels which I may die
    possessed Of to be equally divided between them and subject as aforesaid
    as to and concerning all and singular my real estate and the rest residue
    and remainder Of my personal estate property goods chattels and effects
    whatsoever and wheresoever situated and being Of either in possession
    reversion or expectancy which I have power to dispose Of I give and
    bequeath to my daughters to and for their sole and separate use,
    absolutely all my jewels which I may die possessed Of to be equally
    divided between them and subject as aforesaid as to and concerning all
    and singular my real estate and the rest residue and remainder Of my
    personal estate property goods chattels and effects whatsoever and where
    so ever situated and being Of either in possession reversion or
    expectancy which I have power to dispose Of And upon this further trust
    that they the said trustees or other the trustee or trustee for the time
    being do and shall stand possessed Of or interested in the said trust
    moneys and premises and the stocks fund and securities wherein the same
    shall be then invested in trust Of all and every my child or children who
    shall be living at the time Of my death to be equally divided between and
    amongst then upon the youngest Of my said children attaining the age Of
    twenty one years But I will and declare that the shares Of my said
    children Of and in the said trust moneys and premises shall be considered
    as vested interests in them respectively upon their respectively
    attaining the age Of twenty one years with the usual benefit Of account
    and survivorship between them provided always / and it is my further will
    that in the meantime and until the youngest Of said children who shall be
    living at the time Of my death shall attain the age Of twenty one years
    they my said trustees and the survivor Of them and the executors and
    administrators Of such survivor their and his assigns do and shall pay
    and apply the interests dividends and annual proceeds Of the said Of the
    said real estate in the mean time until the same shall be sold in or
    towards the maintenance and education Of my said children with full power
    to my said trustees to pay out Of the said principal trust funds and on
    account Of their respective shares to any Of my daughters wishing to come
    to India the sum Of pounds sterling two hundred for her passage and out
    fit and also to pay to each Of my sons when they get employment's either
    as cadets or in any other way require a small sum after their education
    is finished or nearly so to set them up in life not exceeding the sum Of
    two hundred pounds sterling or to pay fees any other business or
    possession which they may embark / And I further will and desire that
    after such payment as aforesaid the said trustees or trustee for the time
    being shall hold and stand possessed Of the rest and residue and
    remainder Of the said trust moneys and premises and pay and apply the
    interest dividends and annual produce thereof in or towards the
    maintenance and education Of my children who shall still be under
    education until my youngest child shall attain the said age Of twenty one
    years when the said trust funds and securities to be divided between all
    my children as above directed share and share alike only deducting the
    said pounds sterling two hundred which had previously been advanced out
    Of the share Of them to whom the advance had been made out Of the said
    trust moneys and premises provided always / And it is my further will and
    desire that in case the said Thomas Bruce Swinhoe and Frederick Thomas
    Biddle or either Of them succeeding or new trustees or trustee Of this my
    will to be nominated or appointed as hereinafter is mentioned shall
    depart this life or decline or refuse or become incapable to act in or be
    desirous for any reason Of being discharged from the trusts Of this my
    will before the same shall be fully performed or determined it shall be
    lawful for the surviving or continuing or only acting trustee for the
    time being Of this my will or the executors or administrators Of such
    surviving trustee Of their Of his own authority at any time or times and
    from time to time and as often as there shall be reason to nominate
    substitute and appoint any other fit and proper person or persons to be a
    trustee or trustees in the place Of stead Of the trustees or trustee so
    dying or declining or refusing or becoming incapable to act in or being
    desirous Of being discharged from the trust aforesaid and that every such
    new trustee or trustees shall and may act in the then existing trusts Of
    this my will as fully and affectually and with the same powers
    authorities and indemnification in all respect as if he or they had been
    originally appointed / and I do hereby nominate and appoint the said
    Thomas Bruce Swinhoe and Frederick Thomas Biddle the executor Of this my
    last will and testament / and i appoint Captain and Mrs John Biddle now
    residing at Chelsea near London in England guardians Of such Of my
    children as shall be under the age Of twenty one years at the time Of my
    decease / I hereby revoke any former wills by me at any time heretofore
    made / I do declare this to be my last and only will and testament in
    witness whereof the said Caroline Swinhoe have hereunto set my hand this
    26th day Of March in the year Of our lord one thousand eight hundred and
    forty five - C. Swinhoe -
    Signed and declared by the testator Caroline Swinhoe as and for her last
    will and testament in the presence Of us present at the same time who at
    her request in her presence and in the presence Of each other have
    hereunto subscribed out names
    - R. A. Mc maghten - John Hall -



    1. I give and bequeath to my daughters to and for their sole and separate
    use, absolutely all my jewels which I may die possessed Of to be equally
    divided between them and subject as aforesaid as to and concerning all
    and singular my real estate and the rest residue and remainder Of my
    personal estate property goods chattels and effects whatsoever and where
    so ever situated and being Of either in possession reversion or
    expectancy which I have power to dispose Of

    2.And upon this further trust that they the said trustees or other the
    trustee or trustee for the time being do and shall stand possessed Of or
    interested in the said trust moneys and premises and the stocks fund and
    securities wherein the same shall be then invested in trust Of all and
    every my child or children who shall be living at the time Of my death to
    be equally divided between and amongst then upon the youngest Of my said
    children attaining the age Of twenty one years. But I will and declare
    that the shares Of my said children Of and in the said trust moneys and
    premises shall be considered as vested interests in them respectively
    upon their respectively attaining the age Of twenty one years with the
    usual benefit Of account and survivorship between them provided always

    3.And it is my further will that in the meantime and until the youngest
    Of said children who shall be living at the time Of my death shall attain
    the age Of twenty one years they my said trustees and the survivor Of
    them and the executors and administrators Of such survivor their and his
    assigns do and shall pay and apply the interests dividends and annual
    proceeds Of the said Of the said real estate in the mean time until the
    same shall be sold in or towards the maintenance and education Of my said
    children with full power to my said trustees to pay out Of the said
    principal trust funds and on account Of their respective shares to any Of
    my daughters wishing to come to India the sum Of pounds sterling two
    hundred for her passage and out fit and also to pay to each Of my sons
    when they get employment's either as cadets or in any other way require a
    small sum after their education is finished or nearly so to set them up
    in life not exceeding the sum Of two hundred pounds sterling or to pay
    fees any other business or possession which they may embark

    4.And I further will and desire that after such payment as aforesaid the
    said trustees or trustee for the time being shall hold and stand
    possessed Of the rest and residue and remainder Of the said trust moneys
    and premises and pay and apply the interest dividends and annual produce
    thereof in or towards the maintenance and education Of my children who
    shall still be under education until my youngest child shall attain the
    said age Of twenty one years when the said trust funds and securities to
    be divided between all my children as above directed share and share
    alike only deducting the said pounds sterling two hundred which had
    previously been advanced out Of the share Of them to whom the advance had
    been made out Of the said trust moneys and premises provided always

    5.And it is my further will and desire that in case the said Thomas Bruce
    Swinhoe and Frederick Thomas Biddle or either Of them succeeding or new
    trustees or trustee Of this my will to be nominated or appointed as
    hereinafter is mentioned shall depart this life or decline or refuse or
    become incapable to act in or be desirous for any reason Of being
    discharged from the trusts Of this my will before the same shall be fully
    performed or determined it shall be lawful for the surviving or
    continuing or only acting trustee for the time being Of this my will or
    the executors or administrators Of such surviving trustee Of their Of his
    own authority at any time or times and from time to time and as often as
    there shall be reason to nominate substitute and appoint any other fit
    and proper person or persons to be a trustee or trustees in the place Of
    stead Of the trustees or trustee so dying or declining or refusing or
    becoming incapable to act in or being desirous Of being discharged from
    the trust aforesaid and that every such new trustee or trustees shall and
    may act in the then existing trusts Of this my will as fully and
    effectual and with the same powers authorities and indemnification in
    all respect as if he or they had been originally appointed

    6.And I do hereby nominate and appoint the said Thomas Bruce Swinhoe and
    Frederick Thomas Biddle the executor Of this my last will and testament

    7.And I appoint Captain and Mrs John Biddle now residing at Chelsea near
    London in England guardians Of such Of my children as shall be under the
    age Of twenty-one years at the time Of my decease

    at sea Calcutta to England
    Inventory C. S; The Englishman news paper 'cash paid the printer Of the
    Englishman for advertisment Of the goods Of Mrs C. Swinhoe, deceased as
    per bill. 16r'
    'paid out Of pocket officers charges in the goods Of C. Swinhoe deceased
    as follows, Ecclesiastical registrar, 33r 5a, Judges clerk, 7r 2a, Sealer
    2r. total 47 Rupee's, 7 Anna's'
    'Anderson, Tho Ajax, Capt 60th Foot died Feb 1824, widow (2nd wife) has
    pension, Julia a Dau by 1st wife and not living mother in law, 12 each,
    = 60 (Pr) ( ) 1823

    (mentions Julia, Caroline, Victoria Maria, W Hulse and Louisa Jane)
    Inventory C. S. 'paid her by cheque no 159, 100r'
    Inventory C. S. 'Paid for a stamp paper for power Of attorney from her to
    Mr T. B. Swinhoe, 4r'
    Inventory C. S. 'Recieved from her to pay several bills being the
    remainder Of the amount Of life insurance, 1470r'
    Inventory C. S. 'paid her in cash, 122r'
    Inventory C. S. 'paid her in cash, 100r', 'paid boat hire for her going
    on board ship (windsor) 1r', paid coolie and boat hire to take a box on
    board ship, 1a' ' paid coolie hire for bringing a box, 6a 3p'
    Inventory C. S. 'cash paid Mes Chapman Griffiths Paul & Co the amount Of
    her passage money for ship 'Windsor' to England as per receipt, 2000r'


    Father: Maj. Thomas Ajax ANDERSON b: 1783
    Mother: SARAH b: 1794 in Gibraltar

    Marriage 1 Robert SWINHOE b: 18 FEB 1797 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India
    • Married: 18 FEB 1828 in St Johns Cathedral, Calcutta, West Bengal, India
    • Note:
      'Robert Swinhoe attorney at law, Calcutta, bachelor / Of age / & /
      Caroline Anderson, Calcutta, spinster / under age / by licence / St Johns
      Cathedral / by Wm Eales, sen Pres chaplain'
    Children
    1. Has No Children Jane SWINHOE b: 10 JAN 1829 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India
    2. Has No Children Robert SWINHOE b: 16 MAY 1830 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India
    3. Has No Children Caroline Sarah SWINHOE b: 18 NOV 1831 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India
    4. Has Children Elizabeth Maria SWINHOE b: 10 MAY 1835 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India
    5. Has Children Robert SWINHOE b: 1 SEP 1836 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India
    6. Has Children Charles SWINHOE b: 27 AUG 1838 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India
    7. Has No Children Alfred SWINHOE b: 20 JUN 1840 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India
    8. Has No Children John SWINHOE b: 20 JUN 1842 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India
    9. Has Children Caroline SWINHOE b: 15 DEC 1843 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India
    10. Has Children William SWINHOE b: 10 JUN 1833 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India

    Sources:
    1. Title: Public Record Office miscellaneous
      Note: ABBR PRO Misc
      Repository:
      Media: Book
      Page: Widows pensions and bounty / abstracts Of applications 1823 - 1825 /
      WO/25/3089
    2. Title: Bengal Wills 1780 - 1908, Series: OIOC, File Name: LAG/34/29
      Publication: The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2Db
      Note: ABBR Bengal wills 1780 - 1908
      Page: Probate 4 November 1845. Calcutta. Caroline Swinhoe. LAG/34/29/72. pages
      59 - 66. part 4
    3. Title: Public Record Office miscellaneous
      Note: ABBR PRO Misc
      Repository:
      Media: Book
      Page: Widows pensions and bounty / register Of warrants 1818 - 1827 / widows,
      compassionate and bounty warrants, WO/25/3070