The Tomlinson Family

Charles Ernest Tomlinson

Birth: 6 September 1899

Father: Ernest Edward Tomlinson

Mother: Gertrude (Andrews) Tomlinson

Addresses:
1927: 51 North Avenue, Durban, Natal   (Pietermaritzburg Estate Files #13036 DGS 007866869 image 1344)

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Edward George Tomlinson

Birth: March/April 1889, in Greytown, Natal

Father: Ernest Edward Tomlinson

Mother: Gertrude (Andrews) Tomlinson

Occupation: Store keeper (1923)

Death: 23 December 1923, at the Sanatorium, Pietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africa
The cause of death is listed as acute gangrenous appendicitis, with perforation, of duration 1 month and subphrenic abcess of duration 10 days and exhaustion.

Burial: Greytown, Natal, South Africa

Addresses:
1923: Greytown, Natal   (Pietermaritzburg Estate Files #1866 DGS 007864588 image 891)

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Ernest Edward Tomlinson

Birth: February/March 1856, in Pietermaritzburg, Natal

Father: Edward Tomlinson

Mother: Elizabeth (Tye) Tomlinson

Married (1st): Ann Handley on 11 June 1878 in a private residence, Erichstein, Greytown, Natal
Ernest Edward Tomlinson is recorded as a bachelor, aged 22. He is a store-keeper, resident in Pietermaritzburg. Ann Handley is recorded as a spinster, aged 23, resident in Erichstein, Umvoti. The marriage was witnessed by Herbert John William Dickinson and George William Newmarsh.

Children:
Married (2nd): Gertrude Andrews on 27 December 1887, in a private residence, Greytown, Natal
Ernest Edward Tomlinson is recorded as a widower, aged 32. He is a store keeper, resident in Greytown. Gertrude Andrews is recorded as a spinster, aged 26.. The marriage was witnessed by A. M. Hutchinson and H. S. M. Shapley.

Children:
Occupation: Merchant (1880), Store keeper (1887, 1890); Grower (1912); Grocer and General Dealer (1917)

Death: 12 October 1917, in Greytown, Natal, South Africa
The cause of death is listed as chronic Bright's disease, of duration several months.

Will: dated 11 August 1915 held at Pietermaritzburg Estate Files #1866 DGS 007864588 image 892
THIS IS THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of me ERNEST EDWARD TOMLINSON of Greytown, Natal, Grocer and General Dealer.
  I declare that I was married to my present wife Gertrude Tomlinson (born Andrews) in Greytown, Natal, on the 27th December 1887, and that community of property was severed between us by Ante-Nuptial Contract.
  I cancel and annul all former Wills.
  I will and direct that my said wife be permitted to remain in the possession of the whole of my Estate - movable and immovable, and in the use and enjoyment of the rents and income therefrom - with power to my Executors to sell and transfer movable and/or immovable property at all times upon such terms and conditions as my Executors may decide, without the authority of any Court of Law.
  Upon the decease or second marriage of my wife, I will and bequeath the whole of my Estate, nothing excepted, unto my children EDWARD GEORGE TOMLINSON and CHARLES ERNEST TOMLINSON, in equal shares, upon their severally attaining majority, and should either of my sons pre-decease my wife and leave lawful issue such issue shall succeed to their parent's share in equal shares. My Executors shall stand possessed of any minor or minors' shares until such minor or minors attain majority.
  I nominate and appoint my said wife and my eldest son EDWARD GEORGE TOMLINSON to be the Executors of my will, Administrators of my Estate and Guardian of my minor son CHARLES Ernest TOMLINSON - the survivor of them may act alone or in the event of one of them refusing to act or resigning office the other of them may act alone. I grant to my Executors the powers of assumption, substitution and surrogation.
  I reserve the right to alter or amend this Will in any respect and in any manner under my signature.
  THIS DONE AND PASSED at GREYTOWN, Province of Natal, the 11 day of August 1915.
      E E TOMLINSON
Signed and declared by the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us, being present at the same time on the above written date.
H L M FORDER
HARRY RALPH

An earlier will, dated 25 August 1880, can be viewed at Pietermaritzburg Estate Files #1866 DGS 007864588 images 893-4

Addresses:
1878: Pietermaritzburg, Natal   (Natal Civil Records Marriages Greytown 1878 #36)
1880: Pietermaritzburg, Natal   (Pietermaritzburg Estate Files #1866 DGS 007864588 image 893)
1887: Greytown, Natal   (Natal Civil Records Marriages Greytown 1887 #63)
1915: Greytown, Natal   (Pietermaritzburg Estate Files #1866 DGS 007864588 image 892)
1917: Greytown, Natal   (Pietermaritzburg Estate Files #1866 DGS 007864588 image 891)

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Florence Mary Tomlinson

Birth: 9 June 1890

Father: Ernest Edward Tomlinson

Mother: Gertrude (Andrews) Tomlinson

Death: 10 June 1890, in Greytown, Natal, aged 1 day

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Rupert Gray Tomlinson

Birth: 14 May 1892

Father: Ernest Edward Tomlinson

Mother: Gertrude (Andrews) Tomlinson

Death: in infancy

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