Person:Mary Hamilton (185)

Mary Stuart Hamilton
b.Abt 1851
m. 7 Aug 1844
  1. Louisa Charlotte Hamilton1845 - 1940
  2. Emma Frances Hamilton1847 - 1924
  3. Mary Stuart HamiltonAbt 1851 - 1939
  4. Douglas James Hamilton1856 -
  • H.  Wilbraham Tollemache (add)
  • WMary Stuart HamiltonAbt 1851 - 1939
m. 2 Oct 1878
Facts and Events
Name Mary Stuart Hamilton
Married Name[2][3] Rt. Hon. Mary Stuart Tollemache, Lady Tollemache
Gender Female
Birth? Abt 1851 (from age at death)
Marriage 2 Oct 1878 Pimlico, London, Englandto Wilbraham Tollemache (add)
Death[1][2] 6 Jan 1939 Chelsea, London, England
Probate[2] 22 Mar 1939 London, England

Personal History

Marriage and Family

(see the Family page for references)

On 30 September 1878, the Hon. Wilbraham Frederic Tollemache of the parish of St Peter, Pimlico, a widower, and Mary Stuart Hamilton of the parish of St Marylebone, a spinster, were granted a marriage licence by the Registrar of the Vicar General's Office in the Province of Canterbury. They were married on 2 October 1878, at the Church of St Peter, Pimlico, Middlesex, England.

Death and Probate

The Rt. Hon. Mary Stuart Lady Tollemache, then a widow of 61 Cadogan Gardens, died 6 January 1939[2][3] at home in Chelsea, London[2] (registered in the district of Chelsea).[1]

On 22 March 1939,[2][3] in London, her will was proved by the executors, Denis Plantagenet Tollemache and Richard George Proby. Effects were in the amount of £43,734 3s 1d.

  1. 1.0 1.1 Registered during Q1, 1939, in General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Death Index. (London, United Kingdom: General Register Office, 1837-Present), [digital image,].

    “Tollemache, Mary S.”, age 87, Chelsea dist., vol. 1a, p. 507.

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 “Wills and Administrations, 1939”, in Principal Probate Registry (London). Calendar of the Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration: Made in the Principal Registry and in the Several District Registries of Her Majesty's Court of Probate. (London, United Kingdom: HM Stationery Office, [1859?]–present), vol. surnames T–Z, p. 142.

    Digital image in England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858–1966, 1973–1995 ( : accessed 14 Nov. 2017).

    “TOLLEMACHE, the right honourable lady Mary Stuart” of 61 Cadogan-gardens, London S.W.3, widow, d. 6 Jan. 1939; probate in London, 22 March, to Denis Plantagenet Tollemache DSO, ret. lt.-col. H.M. army, and Richard George Proby, ret. maj. H.M. army, effects £43,734 3s 1d, further grant 18 Jan. 1940.

  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 England. The London gazette. (London, England), no. 34613, p. 2307, 4 April 1939.

    ( : accessed 24 Oct. 2017)

    “Pursuant to the Trustee Act, 1925 (as amended).
    “NOTICE is hereby given that all creditors and other persons having any claims or demands against the estate of The Right Honourable Mary Stuart Lady Tollemache late of 61 Cadogan Gardens London S.W.3 Widow deceased, who died on the 6th day of January 1939 and whose Will was proved in the Principal Registry of the Probate Division of His Majesty's High Court of Justice on the 22nd day of March 1939 by Denis Plantagenet Tollemache of Manton House Oakham in the county of Rutland D.S.O. Lieutenant Colonel His Majesty's Army (Retired) and Richard George Proby of Bury Leas Elton Peterborough in the county of Northampton Major His Majesty's Army (Retired) the executors therein named are hereby required to send the particulars in writing, of their claims or demands to us the undersigned as Solicitors for the said executors on or before the 5th day of June 1939 ….—Dated this 29th day of March 1939.
    “PEAKE and CO., 6, Bedford Row, London, W.C.1, Solicitors for the said Executors.”