Andrew Montague Isaacson Durnford Sr.  ‎(I285)‎
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Andrew Montague Isaacson Durnford Sr.

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Birth: 24 June 1773 29 31 London, Surrey, England
Death: 16 July 1858 ‎(Age 85)‎ Greenwich ‎(Greensick?)‎, , Kent, England
Personal Facts and Details
Birth 24 June 1773 29 31 London, Surrey, England

Christening 1 January 1774 ‎(Age 6 months)‎ St. Andrew Holborn, London, England

MilSvc 21 August 1793 ‎(Age 20)‎

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MilSvc 12 November 1794 ‎(Age 21)‎

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Marriage Barbara Ann Blake Shea - 17 February 1796 ‎(Age 22)‎ St. Clement Danes, Westminster, London, England

MilSvc 21 February 1803 ‎(Age 29)‎

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Marriage Harriet West - about 1805 ‎(Age 31)‎
MilSvc 23 July 1807 ‎(Age 34)‎ Sold Out His Commission

Residence 1820 ‎(Age 46)‎ Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, England

MilSvc 18 May 1820 ‎(Age 46)‎

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MilSvc 15 June 1820 ‎(Age 46)‎

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Military 25 June 1821 ‎(Age 48)‎ Retired, Full Pay

Marriage Mary Hadley - about 1825 ‎(Age 51)‎
Residence 1828 ‎(Age 54)‎ London, England

Will 11 September 1854 ‎(Age 81)‎

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WILL OF ANDREW MONTAGUE ISAACSON DURNFORD: This is the last will of me, Andrew Montagu Isaacson Durnford, an Ensign on the Retired List of the second Royal Veteran Battalion and formerly of the Parish of Saint Marlebone and a Captain in the Third Regiment of Foot Guards Whereas under the settlement dated the 16th day of February 1796 made previous to my marriage with Barbara Ann Shea a sum of three thousand pounds now invested in the sum of four thousand two hundred and eighty three pounds fifteen shillings and five pence Bank three per cent annuities and standing in the name of the accountant General of the Court of Chancery In trust in a cause ‎(?)‎ wherein I and others were Plaintiffs and Stair Stuart and others were defendants now stands limited Upon trust after my decease and the decease of said BARBARA ANN SHEA who is now dead and in default of any appointment by me and the said BARBARA ANN SHEA jointly or by me alone after her decease ‎(and which power of Joint appointment was
never exercised and which sole power of appointment has not been and is not intended to be exercised by me)‎ to be transferred to all and every the child and children of the said marriage equally to be divided between and amongst them, share and share alike, the shares of sons to be transferred to them at their respective ages of twenty one years and the shares of daughters at that age or marriage after the decease of the survivor of me and the said BARBARA ANN SHEA and it is declared that in default of any appointment the shares under the said settlement of sons attaining the age of 21 years in the lifetime of myself and of the said BARBARA ANN SHEA or of the survivor of us shall be considered as vested interests and be transmissible as such to their executors or administrators And whereas there were issue of the said marriage five children namely ANDREW MONTAGU ISAACSON DURNFORD now residing at Barrie in Upper Canada, JEMIMA DURNFORD ‎(afterwards the wife of GEORGE PEACOCK but now deceased)‎ ARABELLA DURNFORD, ELIZA DURNFORD and EDWARD PHILIP DURNFORD And whereas the said EDWARD PHILIP DURNFORD was born on the 15th day of February 1803 and died intestate on the 14th day of August 1824 on board Her Majesty's ship "Leven", then off the Island of Madagascar And whereas the said EDWARD PHILIP DURNFORD having attained the age of 21 years and having died intestate I am entitled as his father and sole next of kin to his fifth part or share of the monies and funds comprised in the said Settlement And I intend to take out administration to him Now I do by this my Will give the said fifth part or share of the said EDWARD PHILIP DURNFORD of and in the monies and funds comprised in the said Settlement and all other monies, shares or interests in the said monies and funds under the said Settlement which as the next of kin of the said EDWARD PHILIP DURNFORD or as the next of kin of any others of my said children I may have power to dispose of at the time of my decease unto THOMAS HYDE DURNFORD of Surrey Grove, Surrey Square in the County of Surrey Gentleman and FREDERICK BURGH WEST of King ‎(?)‎ Street Westminster Saro ‎(?)‎ Stationer their executors administrators and assigns upon the trusts following that is to say Upon trust if I shall not have done so to take out the necessary letters of administration to my said deceased son and to any others of my children who may be then dead intestate leaving me their sole next of kin and to take such proceedings as may be necessary to receive the said shares of the said monies and funds out of the Court of Chancery and after receipt thereof upon trust to reimburse and pay themselves or to other the persons advancing the same all costs incurred by them or me in relation to the said administrations and the proceedings whether taken by me or them and also the expense of proving this my Will and to stand possessed of the surplus of the said monies Upon trust to invest the same in the public funds or upon Government or real securities or Railway bonds or debentures or preference or guaranteed shares or stock at the discretion of my Executors or trustees or trustee and to pay the income thereof to and equally between my following daughters ‎(not being children of the said BARBARA ANN SHEA)‎ namely ELIZA DURNFORD, CHARLOTTE LOUISA WESTWOOD WOODMAN Widow AMELIA MARIA ISAACSON DURNFORD and CAROLINE SUSANNA MONTAGU DURNFORD and the survivors of them share and share alike during their respective lives and the whole to the survivor of them after the decease of the others of them during the remainder of her life the share of each daughter in the part or whole of the said income to be for her separate and unalienable use and disposal independently of any husband and for which her receipt alone shall be a sufficient discharge And after the decease of the survivor of my said daughters Upon trust to divide the principal of the said fund equally amongst all the children of my said daughters who shall be living at the time of the decease of such survivor and if there shall be no children then living of any of such daughters then Upon trust to pay the same to such persons absolutely as the survivor of my said daughters shall whether married or sole and if married notwithsatnding her coverture ‎(?)‎ by her will appoint to receive the same And whereas I am the eldest son and the surviving Executor of my father ANDREW DURNFORD, formerly a ‎(?)‎‎(?)‎ major in the Royal Engineers and who died at the island of Bermuda in 1799 and as such heir ‎(?)‎‎(?)‎ Saro ‎(?)‎ and Executor I am entitled to real and personal estate in the said Island left by my said father which I have not yet been able to recover And Whereas I am also entitled as one of the heirs and next of kin of THOMAS DURNFORD late of New Orleans‎(1st Cousin once removed)‎ deceased to a share of real and personal property there for the recovery of which powers of Attorney have been sent to New Orleans Now I give all the property of every description of my said father and of the said THOMAS DURNFORD and also all other property monies and effects to which I ‎[am]‎ entitled or which I can dispose of by Will unto the said THOMAS HYDE DURNFORD and FREDERICK BURGH WEST their heirs executors and administrators Upon trusts sell and convert into money all such parts thereof as shall not consist of money and to stand possessed of the monies to arise ‎(?)‎ by such conversion and of all other monies which may come to their hands from the said estates and property or otherwise and thereout ‎(?)‎ to pay all expenses incurred in relation thereto and all other expenses of my Executors which may not then have been paid out of my other funds ‎(?)‎ and after payment thereof to pay to my son ALFRED DURNFORD the sum of One hundred pounds ‎(£ 100)‎ and to stand possessed of the residue of the said monies upon such and the same trusts and subject to the same powers for the benefit of my said dsaughters ELIZA DURNFORD CHARLOTTE LOUISA WESTWOOD WOODMAN AMELIA MARIA ISAACSON DURNFORD and CAROLINE SUSANNA MONTAGU DURNFORD and the survivors and survivor of them and their children and subject to the same restrictions and with the same powers of disposition as I have already declared with respect to the share of the monies and funds to which I am entitled under the said recited ‎(?)‎ Indenture of Settlement I appoint the said THOMAS HYDE DURNFORD and FREDERICK BURGH WESTt Trustees and executors of this my Will and I authorize them and the survivior of them and the executors or administrators of such survivor to retire from the trusts of this my Will and ‎(?)‎‎(?)‎ such retirement or in any other event to appoint any new trustees or trustee of this my Will either in the place of any retiring or deceased trustees or trustee or in addition thereto and I empower my trustees or trustee or executors for the time ‎(?)‎ bound ‎(?)‎ to give valid discharges for any money which shall be paid to them or him and from time to time to vary or alter any funds or securites upon which any part of my property may be invested I revoke all former Wills and declare this to be last and only subsisting Will In Witness Whereof I have to this my Will contained on five sides of paper signed my name at the end or foot of the fifth and last side thereof this eleventh day of Septmeber One thousand eight hundred and fifty four.

A M I Durnford

Signed by the said ANDREW MONTAGU ISAACSON DURNFORD as and for his last Will in the presence of us both present at the same time who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses this 11th day of September 1854.

WM. GEO. DURNFORD
MARY MILNER
MATILDA BRITTLE ‎(?)‎

Surbiton Hill Proved at London 31st August 1858 by the Oaths of THOMAS HYDE DURNFORD and FREDERICK BURGH WEST the Executors to whom Admon was granted.

Pension after 1857 ‎(Age 83)‎ His pension was issued to Sir W. Kirkland on a certificate ofincompacity

Death 16 July 1858 ‎(Age 85)‎ disease of the brain, Infirmitas Aetatis Greenwich ‎(Greensick?)‎, , Kent, England

Cause of death: disease of the brain, Infirmitas Aetatis
Baptism 25 October 1969 ‎(111 years after death)‎ LANGE

LDS Endowment 7 February 1970 ‎(111 years after death)‎ LANGE

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Parents Family  (F116)
Andrew Durnford
1744 - 1798
Jemima Margaret Isaacson
1741 - 1798
William Durnford
1771 -
Anthony William Durnford
1775 - 1849
Arthur Durnford
1765 -
Augustus Durnford
1769 -
Andrew Montague Isaacson Durnford Sr.
1773 - 1858
George Durnford
1767 -

Step-Parent Family  (F117)
Andrew Durnford
1744 - 1798
Elizabeth Lucas
1765 - 1840
James Andrew Durnford
1794 - 1867
Martha Durnford
1796 - 1796
Elizabeth Durnford
1790 - 1883
John Durnford
1791 - 1867
Thomas Durnford
1792 - 1792
Henry William Durnford
1793 - 1863

Immediate Family  (F112)
Mary Hadley
- 1839

Immediate Family  (F110)
Barbara Ann Blake Shea
1778 - 1851
Arabella Durnford
1800 -
Eliza Durnford
1800 - 1855
Jemima Margaret Durnford
-
Andrew Montague Isaacson Durnford II
1797 - 1880
Edward Philip Durnford
1803 - 1824

Immediate Family  (F111)
Harriet West
1788 - 1823


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Will
WILL OF ANDREW MONTAGUE ISAACSON DURNFORD: This is the last will of me, Andrew Montagu Isaacson Durnford, an Ensign on the Retired List of the second Royal Veteran Battalion and formerly of the Parish of Saint Marlebone and a Captain in the Third Regiment of Foot Guards Whereas under the settlement dated the 16th day of February 1796 made previous to my marriage with Barbara Ann Shea a sum of three thousand pounds now invested in the sum of four thousand two hundred and eighty three pounds fifteen shillings and five pence Bank three per cent annuities and standing in the name of the accountant General of the Court of Chancery In trust in a cause ‎(?)‎ wherein I and others were Plaintiffs and Stair Stuart and others were defendants now stands limited Upon trust after my decease and the decease of said BARBARA ANN SHEA who is now dead and in default of any appointment by me and the said BARBARA ANN SHEA jointly or by me alone after her decease ‎(and which power of Joint appointment was
never exercised and which sole power of appointment has not been and is not intended to be exercised by me)‎ to be transferred to all and every the child and children of the said marriage equally to be divided between and amongst them, share and share alike, the shares of sons to be transferred to them at their respective ages of twenty one years and the shares of daughters at that age or marriage after the decease of the survivor of me and the said BARBARA ANN SHEA and it is declared that in default of any appointment the shares under the said settlement of sons attaining the age of 21 years in the lifetime of myself and of the said BARBARA ANN SHEA or of the survivor of us shall be considered as vested interests and be transmissible as such to their executors or administrators And whereas there were issue of the said marriage five children namely ANDREW MONTAGU ISAACSON DURNFORD now residing at Barrie in Upper Canada, JEMIMA DURNFORD ‎(afterwards the wife of GEORGE PEACOCK but now deceased)‎ ARABELLA DURNFORD, ELIZA DURNFORD and EDWARD PHILIP DURNFORD And whereas the said EDWARD PHILIP DURNFORD was born on the 15th day of February 1803 and died intestate on the 14th day of August 1824 on board Her Majesty's ship "Leven", then off the Island of Madagascar And whereas the said EDWARD PHILIP DURNFORD having attained the age of 21 years and having died intestate I am entitled as his father and sole next of kin to his fifth part or share of the monies and funds comprised in the said Settlement And I intend to take out administration to him Now I do by this my Will give the said fifth part or share of the said EDWARD PHILIP DURNFORD of and in the monies and funds comprised in the said Settlement and all other monies, shares or interests in the said monies and funds under the said Settlement which as the next of kin of the said EDWARD PHILIP DURNFORD or as the next of kin of any others of my said children I may have power to dispose of at the time of my decease unto THOMAS HYDE DURNFORD of Surrey Grove, Surrey Square in the County of Surrey Gentleman and FREDERICK BURGH WEST of King ‎(?)‎ Street Westminster Saro ‎(?)‎ Stationer their executors administrators and assigns upon the trusts following that is to say Upon trust if I shall not have done so to take out the necessary letters of administration to my said deceased son and to any others of my children who may be then dead intestate leaving me their sole next of kin and to take such proceedings as may be necessary to receive the said shares of the said monies and funds out of the Court of Chancery and after receipt thereof upon trust to reimburse and pay themselves or to other the persons advancing the same all costs incurred by them or me in relation to the said administrations and the proceedings whether taken by me or them and also the expense of proving this my Will and to stand possessed of the surplus of the said monies Upon trust to invest the same in the public funds or upon Government or real securities or Railway bonds or debentures or preference or guaranteed shares or stock at the discretion of my Executors or trustees or trustee and to pay the income thereof to and equally between my following daughters ‎(not being children of the said BARBARA ANN SHEA)‎ namely ELIZA DURNFORD, CHARLOTTE LOUISA WESTWOOD WOODMAN Widow AMELIA MARIA ISAACSON DURNFORD and CAROLINE SUSANNA MONTAGU DURNFORD and the survivors of them share and share alike during their respective lives and the whole to the survivor of them after the decease of the others of them during the remainder of her life the share of each daughter in the part or whole of the said income to be for her separate and unalienable use and disposal independently of any husband and for which her receipt alone shall be a sufficient discharge And after the decease of the survivor of my said daughters Upon trust to divide the principal of the said fund equally amongst all the children of my said daughters who shall be living at the time of the decease of such survivor and if there shall be no children then living of any of such daughters then Upon trust to pay the same to such persons absolutely as the survivor of my said daughters shall whether married or sole and if married notwithsatnding her coverture ‎(?)‎ by her will appoint to receive the same And whereas I am the eldest son and the surviving Executor of my father ANDREW DURNFORD, formerly a ‎(?)‎‎(?)‎ major in the Royal Engineers and who died at the island of Bermuda in 1799 and as such heir ‎(?)‎‎(?)‎ Saro ‎(?)‎ and Executor I am entitled to real and personal estate in the said Island left by my said father which I have not yet been able to recover And Whereas I am also entitled as one of the heirs and next of kin of THOMAS DURNFORD late of New Orleans‎(1st Cousin once removed)‎ deceased to a share of real and personal property there for the recovery of which powers of Attorney have been sent to New Orleans Now I give all the property of every description of my said father and of the said THOMAS DURNFORD and also all other property monies and effects to which I ‎[am]‎ entitled or which I can dispose of by Will unto the said THOMAS HYDE DURNFORD and FREDERICK BURGH WEST their heirs executors and administrators Upon trusts sell and convert into money all such parts thereof as shall not consist of money and to stand possessed of the monies to arise ‎(?)‎ by such conversion and of all other monies which may come to their hands from the said estates and property or otherwise and thereout ‎(?)‎ to pay all expenses incurred in relation thereto and all other expenses of my Executors which may not then have been paid out of my other funds ‎(?)‎ and after payment thereof to pay to my son ALFRED DURNFORD the sum of One hundred pounds ‎(£ 100)‎ and to stand possessed of the residue of the said monies upon such and the same trusts and subject to the same powers for the benefit of my said dsaughters ELIZA DURNFORD CHARLOTTE LOUISA WESTWOOD WOODMAN AMELIA MARIA ISAACSON DURNFORD and CAROLINE SUSANNA MONTAGU DURNFORD and the survivors and survivor of them and their children and subject to the same restrictions and with the same powers of disposition as I have already declared with respect to the share of the monies and funds to which I am entitled under the said recited ‎(?)‎ Indenture of Settlement I appoint the said THOMAS HYDE DURNFORD and FREDERICK BURGH WESTt Trustees and executors of this my Will and I authorize them and the survivior of them and the executors or administrators of such survivor to retire from the trusts of this my Will and ‎(?)‎‎(?)‎ such retirement or in any other event to appoint any new trustees or trustee of this my Will either in the place of any retiring or deceased trustees or trustee or in addition thereto and I empower my trustees or trustee or executors for the time ‎(?)‎ bound ‎(?)‎ to give valid discharges for any money which shall be paid to them or him and from time to time to vary or alter any funds or securites upon which any part of my property may be invested I revoke all former Wills and declare this to be last and only subsisting Will In Witness Whereof I have to this my Will contained on five sides of paper signed my name at the end or foot of the fifth and last side thereof this eleventh day of Septmeber One thousand eight hundred and fifty four.

A M I Durnford

Signed by the said ANDREW MONTAGU ISAACSON DURNFORD as and for his last Will in the presence of us both present at the same time who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses this 11th day of September 1854.

WM. GEO. DURNFORD
MARY MILNER
MATILDA BRITTLE ‎(?)‎

Surbiton Hill Proved at London 31st August 1858 by the Oaths of THOMAS HYDE DURNFORD and FREDERICK BURGH WEST the Executors to whom Admon was granted.


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Family with Parents
Father
Andrew Durnford ‎(I292)‎
Birth 24 April 1744 24 28 Fordingham, Hampshire, England
Death 10 September 1798 ‎(Age 54)‎ St. George, Bermuda
-3 years
Mother
 
Jemima Margaret Isaacson ‎(I291)‎
Birth 24 July 1741 Newcastle upon Tyne - St Andrews, Northumberland, England
Death 29 August 1798 ‎(Age 57)‎ London, England

Marriage: 6 July 1771 -- St Andrew, Holborn, London, London, England
-6 months
#1
Brother
William Durnford ‎(I559)‎
Birth 1771 26 29 Fordingbridge, Hampshire, England
Death Yes
4 years
#2
Brother
Anthony William Durnford ‎(I560)‎
Birth 24 January 1775 30 33 London, England
Death 26 October 1849 ‎(Age 74)‎ Twickenham, Middlesex, England
-10 years
#3
Brother
Arthur Durnford ‎(I558)‎
Birth 1765 20 23 Fordingbridge, Hampshire, England
Death Yes
4 years
#4
Brother
Augustus Durnford ‎(I264)‎
Birth 1769 24 27 Fordingbridge, Hampshire, England
Death Yes
5 years
#5
Andrew Montague Isaacson Durnford Sr. ‎(I285)‎
Birth 24 June 1773 29 31 London, Surrey, England
Death 16 July 1858 ‎(Age 85)‎ Greenwich ‎(Greensick?)‎, , Kent, England
-7 years
#6
Brother
George Durnford ‎(I582)‎
Birth about 1767 22 25 Fordingbridge, Hampshire, England
Death Yes
Father's Family with Elizabeth Lucas
Father
Andrew Durnford ‎(I292)‎
Birth 24 April 1744 24 28 Fordingham, Hampshire, England
Death 10 September 1798 ‎(Age 54)‎ St. George, Bermuda
21 years
Step-Mother
 
Elizabeth Lucas ‎(I562)‎
Birth June 1765 Saint George, Bermuda
Death 31 January 1840 ‎(Age 74)‎

Marriage: after 1773 -- Bermuda
22 years
#1
Half-Brother
James Andrew Durnford ‎(I566)‎
Birth 1 December 1794 50 29 Saint George, Bermuda
Death 19 September 1867 ‎(Age 72)‎ Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, USA
13 months
#2
Half-Sister
Martha Durnford ‎(I567)‎
Birth 1796 51 30 Saint George, Bermuda
Death 1796 Saint George, Bermuda
-6 years
#3
Half-Sister
Elizabeth Durnford ‎(I568)‎
Birth 10 February 1790 45 24 Saint George, Bermuda
Death 15 August 1883 ‎(Age 93)‎ Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, USA
14 months
#4
Half-Brother
John Durnford ‎(I563)‎
Birth 25 April 1791 47 25 Saint George, Bermuda
Death 1867 ‎(Age 75)‎ Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, USA
16 months
#5
Half-Brother
Thomas Durnford ‎(I564)‎
Birth 19 August 1792 48 27 Saint George, Bermuda
Death 24 August 1792 ‎(Age 5 days)‎ Saint George, Bermuda
4 months
#6
Half-Brother
Henry William Durnford ‎(I565)‎
Birth 1793 48 27 Saint George, Bermuda
Death 22 September 1863 ‎(Age 70)‎ Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, USA
Family with Mary Hadley
Andrew Montague Isaacson Durnford Sr. ‎(I285)‎
Birth 24 June 1773 29 31 London, Surrey, England
Death 16 July 1858 ‎(Age 85)‎ Greenwich ‎(Greensick?)‎, , Kent, England
Wife
Mary Hadley ‎(I497)‎
Death 16 September 1839

Marriage: about 1825
Family with Barbara Ann Blake Shea
Andrew Montague Isaacson Durnford Sr. ‎(I285)‎
Birth 24 June 1773 29 31 London, Surrey, England
Death 16 July 1858 ‎(Age 85)‎ Greenwich ‎(Greensick?)‎, , Kent, England
5 years
Wife
 
Barbara Ann Blake Shea ‎(I286)‎
Birth 1778
Death 1851 ‎(Age 73)‎

Marriage: 17 February 1796 -- St. Clement Danes, Westminster, London, England
5 years
#1
Daughter
Arabella Durnford ‎(I360)‎
Birth 30 December 1800 27 22
Death Yes
#2
Daughter
Eliza Durnford ‎(I361)‎
Birth 30 December 1800 27 22
Death 4 October 1855 ‎(Age 54)‎
#3
Daughter
#4
Son
Andrew Montague Isaacson Durnford II ‎(I279)‎
Birth 20 March 1797 23 19 Exeter, Devon, England
Death 16 December 1880 ‎(Age 83)‎ Collingwood, Ontario, Canada
6 years
#5
Son
Edward Philip Durnford ‎(I358)‎
Birth 15 February 1803 29 25
Death 14 August 1824 ‎(Age 21)‎ Madagascar, Tabasco, Mexico
Family with Harriet West
Andrew Montague Isaacson Durnford Sr. ‎(I285)‎
Birth 24 June 1773 29 31 London, Surrey, England
Death 16 July 1858 ‎(Age 85)‎ Greenwich ‎(Greensick?)‎, , Kent, England
15 years
Wife
 
Harriet West ‎(I496)‎
Birth 1788
Death 28 April 1823 ‎(Age 35)‎ Great Torrington, Devon, England

Marriage: about 1805