The Tomlinson Family
Charles Ernest Tomlinson
6 September 1899
1927: 51 North Avenue, Durban, Natal (Pietermaritzburg
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Edward George Tomlinson
March/April 1889, in Greytown, Natal
Store keeper (1923)
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.
Greytown, Natal, South Africa
1923: Greytown, Natal (Pietermaritzburg
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Ernest Edward Tomlinson
February/March 1856, in
Elizabeth (Tye) Tomlinson
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.
Andrews on 27 December 1887, in a private residence, Greytown, Natal
- Eleanor Jane Tomlinson
- Harry H. Tomlinson
- Charles Edward Tomlinson
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.
Merchant (1880), Store keeper
(1887, 1890); Grower (1912); Grocer and General Dealer (1917)
12 October 1917, in Greytown, Natal,
The cause of death is listed as chronic Bright's
disease, of duration several months.
dated 11 August 1915 held at Pietermaritzburg
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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
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
H L M FORDER
An earlier will, dated 25 August 1880, can be viewed at Pietermaritzburg
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1878: Pietermaritzburg, Natal (Natal
Civil Records Marriages Greytown 1878 #36)
1880: Pietermaritzburg, Natal (Pietermaritzburg
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1887: Greytown, Natal (Natal
Civil Records Marriages Greytown 1887 #63)
1915: Greytown, Natal (Pietermaritzburg
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1917: Greytown, Natal (Pietermaritzburg
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Florence Mary Tomlinson
9 June 1890
10 June 1890, in Greytown, Natal,
aged 1 day
Rupert Gray Tomlinson
14 May 1892
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