Mrs Mortlock Will

Charities To Benefit
Under the will of Mrs. R. F. Mortlock, who died at her home in Palmer place, North Adelaide, charitable and other institutions in South Australia will benefit to the extent of £18,565.
Mrs. Mortlock. who was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Tennant, of Glenelg, and the widow, of William Tennant Mortlock, of Martindale Hall, Mintaro, made a number of gifts to charity in her lifetime, and with her son, Mr. John T. Mortlock, established the Ranson Mortlock Memorial Research Trust at the Waite Agricultural Research Institute in memory of her son, Ranson.
The will provides for the appropriation and investment by the trustees of a fund of £10,000 to be known as the Royse Mortlock Charitable Bequest, the income of which is to be divided, in proportions and with attaching conditions determined by the trustees, between 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.
The income of a fund of £5,000 is to be paid to the Adelaide University for cancer research work.
The will also provides for 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, to be devoted to the general purposes of the churches.
The Adelaide Children’s Hospital receives a legacy of £815 for the purpose of endowing one ordinary cot and one baby’s cot, each of which is to be known as the Royse Mortlock Cot.
Other legacies are: — Church of England Boys’ Home, Walkerville, the Orphan Home, Adelaide, and the Adelaide Benevolent and Strangers’ Friend Society, each £250.
All the benefits are conferred free from payment of death duties. Elder’s Trustee and Executor Company, Ltd., and Mr. E. E. Scarfe are named as executors and trustees.