Mrs Mortlock Bequests

Bequests by Mrs. R. F. Mortlock
Mrs. R. F. Mortlock, who died at her home in Palmer place, North Adelaide, was born in Port Lincoln and was the daughter of the late Mr and Mrs. Andrew Tennant. She married the late William Tennant Mortlock, and with her son, Mr. John T. Mortlock, instituted the Ranson Mortlock Memorial Research Trust. Under her will, of which Elder’s Trustee and Executor Company Limited and Mr. E. E. Scarfe are named as executors and trustees, bequests were made as follows : —
The Church of England Boys Home Walkerville Incorporated, a legacy of £250; the Adelaide Benevolent and Strangers’ Friend Society Incorporated, a legacy of £250 ; the Adelaide Children’s Hospital Incorporated, a legacy of £815 for the purpose of endowing at the hospital one ordinary cot and one baby’s cot, each of which is to be known as ‘The Rosye Mortlock Cot.’
The will also provides for the approbation and investment by the trustees of the undermentioned funds:— A fund of £10,000 to be known as the ‘Rosye Mortlock Charitable Bequest,’ the income of which is to be divided in such proportions and with such attaching conditions as shall be determined by the Trustees, between such charitable institutions conducted under the auspices of or in connection with the Church of England in South Australia having for their objective charitable purposes as prescribed by the will; a fund of £5,000 the income of which is to be paid to and devoted by the University of Adelaide for the purpose of cancer research work ; two funds each of £1,000, the income of which is to be paid to the wardens of St. Margaret’s Anglican Church at Tumby Bay and St. Peter’s Anglican Church at Mintaro respectively and by them devoted in each case to the general purpose of such church.
All the benefits are conferred free from payment of duties.