The will (dated June 30, 1874) of Lieutenant-Colonel Adolphus William Desart Burton, C.B., late of No. 5, Chesham-street, who died on Feb. 11 last, at Pau, was proved on June 24, by Sir Charles William Cuffe Burton, Bart., the brother, and Mrs. Sophia Louis Burton, the widow, the executors, the value of the personal estate exceeding £40,000. The testator leaves to his wife his household furniture and effects; to his said brother, £1000; to his servant, Amor Hall, £100; and the residue of his property upon trust for his wife for life, or until she shall marry again, and then for his children.
Source: The Illustrated London News, No.2257—Vol. LXXXI, Saturday, August 5, 1882, p.150