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  • ID: I06307
  • Name: Adolphus Charles WHITE
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1831 in Canterbury, Kent, England, United Kingdom
  • Death: 4 SEP 1902 in London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
  • Census: 1891 36 Park Road, Hampstead, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
  • Probate: 6 OCT 1902 Principal Registry, London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
  • Will: 4 APR 1902 London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
  • Note:
    Adolphus Charles White 6th October 1902 White Adolphus Charles Of 36
    Parkhill road Hampstead Middlesex died 4 September 1902. Probate London 6
    October 1902 to Robert George May solicitor. Effects 3,130 6s 2d.

    Robert George May Of 8 Coleman Street in the City Of London, one Of the
    executors named in the will Charles Chinner Fuller the other executor
    named in the said will having renounced probate thereof
    Gross value Of estate 3130.6.2 net value Of Personal Estate 2148.4.5


    I ADOLPHUS CHARLES WHITE Of No 36 Parkhill Road Hampstead in the County
    Of Middlesex hereby revoke all former Wills Codicils and testamentary
    dispositions made by me and declare this to be my last will. / I bequeath
    to my nephew Arthur Lionel Pedder my gold studs and sleeve links and also
    my gold signet ring. / I bequeath to my niece Alice Kate May (wife Of
    Robert George May Of Grena Lodge Richmond in the County Of Surrey) my
    blue enamelled diamond ring also the oil painting Of Dr Johnson visiting
    Lord Chesterfield painted by my late wife now in the drawing room Of my
    house No 36 Parkhill Road aforesaid and all the musical compositions both
    vocal and for the pianoforte belonging to me at the time Of my death / I
    bequeath to my nephew William White (son Of my late brother Samuel
    Ethelbert White) the Silver Sword presented to me by the officers and men
    Of the B. Company Of the 20th Middlesex Volunteer Corps (the artists)
    And it is my wish that the same should not be sold but that on his death
    the same should be given by him to some member Of my family but I hereby
    declare that this expression Of my wishes should not be treated as
    imposing any obligation by way Of trust / I bequeath to the said Robert
    George May my gold American Dollar Studs and sleeve links and my gold
    nugget scarf pin / I bequeath to my niece Eva Anderson (daughter Of my
    sister Sarah Augusta Mills Anderson) the share now standing in my name in
    the Army and Navy Co-operative Society Limited Of Victoria Street
    Westminster / I bequeath to my friend Augustus H_____ Collet Of Worthing
    in the County Of Sussex Doctor Of Medicine all the volumes Of "Punch" now
    in the Chippendale Cabinet in the dining room Of my said house / I
    bequeath to my sister-in-law Charlotte Biddle Widow the said Chippendale
    Cabinet / I bequeath to my niece Minnie E_____ Mc Blain (wife Of David
    R_____ Mc Blain) all the furniture bedstead and bedding pictures
    ornaments carpet rugs and other articles which at the time Of my death
    shall be in the front bedroom Of my said house / I bequeath to my
    housekeeper Helen Davers Liddell all the furniture bedstead and bedding
    pictures ornaments carpet rugs and other articles which at the time Of my
    death shall be in the back bedroom on the first floor on my said house
    and also the oil portrait Of myself (with the double bass) now in my said
    dining room / I bequeath to my Godson Richard Collet (son Of the said Dr
    A. H. Collet Of Worthing) my gold watch and chain / I bequeath to my
    friend Kate Wrentmore (wife Of Harris Isaac Wrentmore) Of no 23 Parkhill
    Road Hampstead aforesaid the oval oil painting painted by my late Wife Of
    a Girl weeping over a dead bird now hanging on the wall in my said
    Drawing room also the Oil painting by my late Wife Of "Phoebe" now
    hanging over the door in my said Drawing room / I bequeath to my niece
    Bertha Pressland (wife Of Edward Pressland) the oil portraits Of myself
    and Of my late wife now in my said Drawing room / I bequeath to Caroline
    Pedder Of no 8 Montague Road Richmond aforesaid Widow the oil painting Of
    a bride now in my said Drawing room also the oil painting Of a Boy with a
    Monkey now in my said Drawing room and the oil portrait Of Mrs Biddle now
    in my said Dining room / I bequeath to Caroline Hannah Grissel Atkinson
    Of No 15 Onslow Road Richmond aforesaid Widow my ebony worktable also the
    four Japanese tables now in my said Drawing room / I bequeath to
    Christina Swinhoe Of No 19 Dorset Gardens Brighton in the County Of
    Sussex Widow the piano now in my said Drawing room and the three gilt
    mirrors hanging on the wall in my said Drawing room also the card table
    in my said drawing room / I bequeath to my said niece Eva Anderson the
    cabinet in my said Drawing room with its contents also the oil portrait
    Of my late father now in my said Drawing room and all my pictures except
    those otherwise specifically bequeathed by this my will now in my said
    drawing room / I bequeath to my friend Frank Alner Hadland Of No 20
    Clifton Road Crouch End in the County Of Middlesex aforesaid my four
    stringed bass (by William Forster) together with the bow and also my
    Quartette Music Stand and all the compositions for double basses
    belonging to me at the time Of my death and I declare that all the
    specific legacies hereinbefore bequeathed shall be free from legacy duty
    / I bequeath to my niece Elizabeth Wallington (wife Of Edwin Wallington)
    her executors administrators and assigns absolutely all my leasehold
    messuage together with the garden belonging thereto being No 36 Parkhill
    Road aforesaid wherein I now reside for all my term and interest therein
    subject to the payment Of the rent and performance Of the covenants under
    which the same is held Together with all my furniture fixtures garden
    implements plate plated goods linen china books pictures ornaments wines
    provisions and other household effects (including the piano in my said
    dining room) which shall be in about or belonging to my said house at the
    time Of my decease except such as are otherwise specifically bequeathed
    by this my will / I devise unto and to the use Of my nephew Ethelbert
    White (son Of my late brother the said Samuel Ethelbert White) his heirs
    and assigns All my two freehold houses with the outbuildings and gardens
    belonging thereto being Nos 2 and 3 St Alphage Lane Canterbury aforesaid
    and now in the occupation Of Pepper and Day respectively including all
    rents due or accruing due at the time Of my death from or in respect Of
    the same / I bequeath the following legacies (free from legacy duty)
    namely the sum Of Five hundred pounds to my said housekeeper Helen Davers
    Liddell / also the sum Of Twenty pounds each to the said Elizabeth
    Wallington the said Bertha Pressland my nephews the said Ethelbert White
    and the said William White (sons Of my late brother the said Samuel
    Ethelbert White) / Also the sum Of Twenty pounds each to my nieces
    Gertrude Biddle Constance Biddle and Beatrice biddle (daughters Of my
    late Brother in law Major John Biddle) / Also the sum Of Twenty pounds to
    my said Godson Richard Collet / also the sum Of Ten pounds to Maggie
    Flynn now in my service / also the sum Of Twenty pounds to the said
    Robert George May individually and without reference to his office Of
    Executor Of this my will / And the sum Of Fifty pounds to my friend
    Charles Chinner Fuller Of No 10 St Andrews Place Regents Park London
    Surgeon individually and without reference to his office Of Executor Of
    this my will / I devise unto and to the use Of the said Robert George May
    and Charles Chinner Fuller Of No 10 St Andrews Place Regents Park in the
    County Of Middlesex aforesaid or the survivor Of them or other the
    Trustees or Trustee for the time being Of this my will (hereinafter
    called my trustees) All my six freehold houses with the outbuildings and
    gardens belonging thereto being No 22 Best Lane No 7 Orange Street Nos 16
    and 17 King Street and Nos 24 and 25 Cross Street St Dunstans all situate
    at Canterbury in the County Of Kent and now in the occupation Of Ellenor
    Brown Langford Fairbrass Harding and Sparkes respectively Upon trust to
    let and manage the same at their own absolute discretion and to receive
    the rents issues and profits Of the same and after paying all necessary
    outgoings in respect thereof and the expenses Of keeping the same insured
    against loss or damage by fire and in good repair and all other necessary
    expenses Of the upkeep and management Of the said property to pay the
    surplus or net rents and profits to my two nieces the said Eva Anderson
    and Amethyst Anderson (daughters Of my said sister Sarah Augusta Mills
    Anderson) during their respective lives in equal shares as tenants in
    common and so that during coverture the same shall be for their separate
    use without power Of anticipation and after the death Of either Of them
    upon trust to pay the whole Of the said net rents and profits to the
    survivor during her life and so that during coverture the same shall be
    for her separate use without power Of anticipation and subject thereto
    Upon trust for my two grand nephews Edgar Wallington and Robert
    Wallington (sons Of the said Elizabeth Wallington) as tennants in common
    in fee simple / I devise and bequeath all my real and personal estate and
    effects whatsoever and wheresoever not otherwise disposed Of by this my
    Will or and Codicil hereto subject to and after payment Of my funeral and
    testamentary expenses and debts and the legacies bequeathed by this my
    Will or any Codicil hereto and legacy duty on any legacies bequeathed
    free Of duty unto and to the use Of the said Eva Anderson and the said
    Amethyst Anderson their respective heirs executors administrators and
    assigns respectively for their absolute benefit in equal shares as
    tenants in common / I appoint the said Robert George May and Charles
    Chinner Fuller EXECUTORS and TRUSTEES Of this my Will And I declare that
    they shall have full power to determine all questions and matters Of
    doubt arising under this my Will and in particular to determine in their
    absolute discretion what articles pass under the several bequests
    hereinbefore contained And I declare that the said Robert George May
    shall be entitled to make and receive all such charges and emoluments for
    business whether Of an ordinary professional or any other character done
    by him in relation to the administration Of my estates as he would have
    been entitled to make and receive in respect Of such business if he had
    not been an Executor
    IN WITNESS whereof I the said Adolphus Charles White have to this my
    Will (contained in this and the three preceding sheets) set my hand this
    fourth day Of April one thousand nine hundred and two - A. C. WHITE -
    SIGNED and declared by the Testator as and for his last Will in the
    presence Of us all 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 - ALFRED H. COURROUX 17 Parkhill Road Haverstock Hill
    N. W. Committee Clerk to H. M. Board Of Customs - G. W. RUSSEL Clerk to
    Mellor Smith & May 8 Coleman Street E. C.
    On the 6th Day Of October 1902 Probate Of this Will was granted to Robert
    George May one Of the Executors.


    1. - 'I bequeath to my nephew Arthur Lionel Pedder my gold studs and
    sleeve links and also my gold signet ring'

    2. - 'I bequeath to my niece Alice Kate May (wife Of Robert George May Of
    Grena Lodge Richmond in the County Of Surrey) my blue enamelled diamond
    ring also the oil painting Of Dr Johnson visiting Lord Chesterfield
    painted by my late wife now in the drawing room Of my house No 36
    Parkhill Road aforesaid and all the musical compositions both vocal and
    for the pianoforte belonging to me at the time Of my death'

    3. - 'I bequeath to my nephew William White (son Of my late brother
    Samuel Ethelbert White) the Silver Sword presented to me by the officers
    and men Of the B. Company Of the 20th Middlesex Volunteer Corps (the
    artists) And it is my wish that the same should not be sold but that on
    his death the same should be given by him to some member Of my family but
    I hereby declare that this expression Of my wishes should not be treated
    as imposing any obligation by way Of trust'

    4. - 'I bequeath to the said Robert George May my gold American Dollar
    Studs and sleeve links and my gold nugget scarf pin'

    5. - 'I bequeath to my niece Eva Anderson (daughter Of my sister Sarah
    Augusta Mills Anderson) the share now standing in my name in the Army and
    Navy Co-operative Society Limited Of Victoria Street Westminster'

    6. - 'I bequeath to my friend Augustus H_____ Collet Of Worthing in the
    County Of Sussex Doctor Of Medicine all the volumes Of "Punch" now in the
    Chippendale Cabinet in the dining room Of my said house'

    7. - 'I bequeath to my sister-in-law Charlotte Biddle Widow the said
    Chippendale Cabinet'

    8. - 'I bequeath to my niece Minnie E_____ Mc Blain (wife Of David R_____
    Mc Blain) all the furniture bedstead and bedding pictures ornaments
    carpet rugs and other articles which at the time Of my death shall be in
    the front bedroom Of my said house'

    9. - 'I bequeath to my housekeeper Helen Davers Liddell all the furniture
    bedstead and bedding pictures ornaments carpet rugs and other articles
    which at the time Of my death shall be in the back bedroom on the first
    floor on my said house and also the oil portrait Of myself (with the
    double bass) now in my said dining room'

    10. - 'I bequeath to my Godson Richard Collet (son Of the said Dr A. H.
    Collet Of Worthing) my gold watch and chain'

    11. - 'I bequeath to my friend Kate Wrentmore (wife Of Harris Isaac
    Wrentmore) Of no 23 Parkhill Road Hampstead aforesaid the oval oil
    painting painted by my late Wife Of a Girl weeping over a dead bird now
    hanging on the wall in my said Drawing room also the Oil painting by my
    late Wife Of "Phoebe" now hanging over the door in my said Drawing room'

    12. - 'I bequeath to my niece Bertha Pressland (wife Of Edward Pressland)
    the oil portraits Of myself and Of my late wife now in my said Drawing
    room'

    13. - 'I bequeath to Caroline Pedder Of no 8 Montague Road Richmond
    aforesaid Widow the oil painting Of a bride now in my said Drawing room
    also the oil painting Of a Boy with a Monkey now in my said Drawing room
    and the oil portrait Of Mrs Biddle now in my said Dining room'

    14. - 'I bequeath to Caroline Hannah Grissel Atkinson Of No 15 Onslow
    Road Richmond aforesaid Widow my ebony worktable also the four Japanese
    tables now in my said Drawing room'

    15. - 'I bequeath to Christina Swinhoe Of No 19 Dorset Gardens Brighton
    in the County Of Sussex Widow the piano now in my said Drawing room and
    the three gilt mirrors hanging on the wall in my said Drawing room also
    the card table in my said drawing room'

    16. - 'I bequeath to my said niece Eva Anderson the cabinet in my said
    Drawing room with its contents also the oil portrait Of my late father
    now in my said Drawing room and all my pictures except those otherwise
    specifically bequeathed by this my will now in my said drawing room'

    17. - 'I bequeath to my friend Frank Alner Hadland Of No 20 Clifton Road
    Crouch End in the County Of Middlesex aforesaid my four stringed bass (by
    William Forster) together with the bow and also my Quartette Music Stand
    and all the compositions for double basses belonging to me at the time Of
    my death and I declare that all the specific legacies hereinbefore
    bequeathed shall be free from legacy duty'

    18. - 'I bequeath to my niece Elizabeth Wallington (wife Of Edwin
    Wallington) her executors administrators and assigns absolutely all my
    leasehold messuage together with the garden belonging thereto being No 36
    Parkhill Road aforesaid wherein I now reside for all my term and interest
    therein subject to the payment Of the rent and performance Of the
    covenants under which the same is held Together with all my furniture
    fixtures garden implements plate plated goods linen china books pictures
    ornaments wines provisions and other household effects (including the
    piano in my said dining room) which shall be in about or belonging to my
    said house at the time Of my decease except such as are otherwise
    specifically bequeathed by this my will'

    19. - 'I devise unto and to the use Of my nephew Ethelbert White (son Of
    my late brother the said Samuel Ethelbert White) his heirs and assigns
    All my two freehold houses with the outbuildings and gardens belonging
    thereto being Nos 2 and 3 St Alphage Lane Canterbury aforesaid and now in
    the occupation Of Pepper and Day respectively including all rents due or
    accruing due at the time Of my death from or in respect Of the same'

    20. - 'I bequeath the following legacies (free from legacy duty) namely
    the sum Of Five hundred pounds to my said housekeeper Helen Davers
    Liddell'

    21. - 'also the sum Of Twenty pounds each to the said Elizabeth
    Wallington the said Bertha Pressland my nephews the said Ethelbert White
    and the said William White (sons Of my late brother the said Samuel
    Ethelbert White)'

    22. - 'Also the sum Of Twenty pounds each to my nieces Gertrude Biddle
    Constance Biddle and Beatrice biddle (daughters Of my late Brother in law
    Major John Biddle)'

    22. - 'Also the sum Of Twenty pounds to my said Godson Richard Collet'

    23. - 'also the sum Of Ten pounds to Maggie Flynn now in my service'

    24. - 'also the sum Of Twenty pounds to the said Robert George May
    individually and without reference to his office Of Executor Of this my
    will'

    25. - 'And the sum Of Fifty pounds to my friend Charles Chinner Fuller Of
    No 10 St Andrews Place Regents Park London Surgeon individually and
    without reference to his office Of Executor Of this my will'

    26. - 'I devise unto and to the use Of the said Robert George May and
    Charles Chinner Fuller Of No 10 St Andrews Place Regents Park in the
    County Of Middlesex aforesaid or the survivor Of them or other the
    Trustees or Trustee for the time being Of this my will (hereinafter
    called my trustees) All my six freehold houses with the outbuildings and
    gardens belonging thereto being No 22 Best Lane No 7 Orange Street Nos 16
    and 17 King Street and Nos 24 and 25 Cross Street St Dunstans all situate
    at Canterbury in the County Of Kent and now in the occupation Of Ellenor
    Brown Langford Fairbrass Harding and Sparkes respectively Upon trust to
    let and manage the same at their own absolute discretion and to receive
    the rents issues and profits Of the same and after paying all necessary
    outgoings in respect thereof and the expenses Of keeping the same insured
    against loss or damage by fire and in good repair and all other necessary
    expenses Of the upkeep and management Of the said property to pay the
    surplus or net rents and profits to my two nieces the said Eva Anderson
    and Amethyst Anderson (daughters Of my said sister Sarah Augusta Mills
    Anderson) during their respective lives in equal shares as tenants in
    common and so that during coverture the same shall be for their separate
    use without power Of anticipation and after the death Of either Of them
    upon trust to pay the whole Of the said net rents and profits to the
    survivor during her life and so that during coverture the same shall be
    for her separate use without power Of anticipation and subject thereto
    Upon trust for my two grand nephews Edgar Wallington and Robert
    Wallington (sons Of the said Elizabeth Wallington) as tennants in common
    in fee simple'

    27. - 'I appoint the said Robert George May and Charles Chinner Fuller
    EXECUTORS and TRUSTEES Of this my Will And I declare that they shall
    have full power to determine all questions and matters Of doubt arising
    under this my Will and in particular to determine in their absolute
    discretion what articles pass under the several bequests hereinbefore
    contained And I declare that the said Robert George May shall be
    entitled to make and receive all such charges and emoluments for business
    whether Of an ordinary professional or any other character done by him in
    relation to the administration Of my estates as he would have been
    entitled to make and receive in respect Of such business if he had not
    been an Executor'

    28. - 'IN WITNESS whereof I the said Adolphus Charles White have to this
    my Will (contained in this and the three preceding sheets) set my hand
    this fourth day Of April one thousand nine hundred and two - A. C. WHITE
    - SIGNED and declared by the Testator as and for his last Will in the
    presence Of us all 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 - ALFRED H. COURROUX 17 Parkhill Road Haverstock Hill
    N. W. Committee Clerk to H. M. Board Of Customs - G. W. RUSSEL Clerk to
    Mellor Smith & May 8 Coleman Street E. C.'

    On the 6th Day Of October 1902 Probate Of this Will was granted to Robert
    George May one Of the Executors.


    'IN WITNESS whereof I the said Adolphus Charles White have to this my
    Will (contained in this and the three preceding sheets) set my hand this
    fourth day Of April one thousand nine hundred and two - A. C. WHITE -
    SIGNED and declared by the Testator as and for his last Will in the
    presence Of us all 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 - ALFRED H. COURROUX 17 Parkhill Road Haverstock Hill
    N. W. Committee Clerk to H. M. Board Of Customs - G. W. RUSSEL Clerk to
    Mellor Smith & May 8 Coleman Street E. C.'




    Father: Samuel WHITE

    Marriage 1 Eliza Anne BIDDLE b: 11 JUN 1836 in Chelsea, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
    • Married: 17 MAR 1864 in St Lukes, Chelsea, London, Greater London, England
    • Census: 2 APR 1871 in 36 park Road, Hampstead, London, Greater London, England
    • Census: 3 APR 1881 in 36 Park Road, Hampstead, London, Greater London, England
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