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  • ID: I06302
  • Name: Robert SWINHOE
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1 SEP 1836 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India 1
  • Death: 28 OCT 1877 in 33 Carlyle Square, Chelsea, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
  • Probate: 13 DEC 1877 London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
  • Will: 13 MAY 1860
  • Education: BET 1849 AND 1853 University College, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 2
  • Baptism: 23 OCT 1838 St Johns Cathedral, Calcutta, West Bengal, India
  • Occupation: Ornithologist
  • Note:
    'At Calcutta, the lady Of Robert Swinhoe, esq, Of a son'
    Robert Swinhoe 13th December 1877
    The will Of Robert Swinhoe late Of 33 Carlyle square Chelsea in the
    county Of Middlesex and Of Her Majesty's consular service who died at 33
    Carlyle square was proved at the principal registry by Christina Lockie
    Swinhoe Of 33 Carlyle square widow the relict one Of the executors
    effects under 3000 pounds.

    'This is the last will and testament Of me Robert Swinhoe Of her
    Majesty's consular service / after payment Of all my just depts funeral
    and testamentary expenses / i give devise and bequeath unto my dear wife
    Christina lockie Swinhoe all my real and personal estate / and i hereby
    appoint my said wife Christina Lockie Swinhoe and Maurice Fitzgibbon Of
    Amoy merchant executor or this my will as witness my hand this the
    thirtieth day Of may 1860 - Robert Swinhoe - signed and acknowledged by
    the said Robert Swinhoe the testator as and for his last will and
    testament in the presence Of us being present at the same time who at his
    request in his presence and in the presence Of each other have hereunto
    subscribed our names as witnesses - W. Raymond Gingell - Wm H. Lay -
    proved at London 13th December 1877 by the oath Of Christina Lockie
    Swinhoe the relict one Of the executors to whom admon was granted /
    Maurice Fitzgibbon the other executor having (renounced) the probate and
    execution Of the wil'
    Caroline Swinhoe's will. 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"

    'Robert / 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 Charles)


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

    Marriage 1 Christina Lockie STRONACH b: 1840 in Penang
    • Married: 27 OCT 1858 in Amoy, China
    • Note:
      'Robert Swinhoe / 22 / bachelor / H. B. M. Civil Service / British
      Consulate, Amoy / & / Christine Lockie Stronach / 18 / spinster /
      gentlewoman / Amoy / licence / by John Stronach'
    Children
    1. Has No Children Minnie Elizabeth SWINHOE b: 4 JUL 1859 in Amoy, China
    2. Has No Children Ethel Christabel SWINHOE b: 27 MAY 1863 in 18 Royal Avenue, Chelsea, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
    3. Has Children Robert Alfred SWINHOE b: 2 OCT 1865 in Takow, Taiwan
    4. Has No Children Florence May SWINHOE b: JAN 1867 in Amoy, China
    5. Has No Children Constance Sarah SWINHOE b: 1868 in Chelsea, London, Greater London, England
    6. Has No Children Percy Alexander SWINHOE b: 8 APR 1871 in 33 Oakley Square, Chelsea, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
    7. Has No Children George Herbert SWINHOE b: 26 SEP 1872 in Ningpo, China

    Sources:
    1. Title: Asiatic Journal
      Note: ABBR Asiatic Journal
      Page: 1837 March, Calcutta register, births
    2. Title: University College Register 1831- 1891
      Note: ABBR University College Register
      Repository:
      Note:
      NAME Unknown
      ADDR
      CITY London
      CTRY England
      Media: Book
      Page: 1849-52 Swinhoe. Robert M53