Watson ~ Fifth Generation

    Issue of Lucy Martha Watson and Henry Briggs Lang  
1.   Lucy Louisa LANG
Birth reg Mar qtr 1876 at Woolwich District Kent (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1881 census. Somerset, England. Civil Parish of Huish Champflower. Address: Huish Champflower.
Together with her parents and 3 siblings:
Lucy Louisa Lang. Daur. Age 5. Born Charlton, Kent.

Ref 1891 census. Somerset, England. Civil Parish of Stogumber. Town of Hartrow and Ashbier. Address: Hartrow Manor, Hartrow and Ashbier, Somerset.
Together with her parents and 2 siblings:
Lucy Lang. Daur. S. Age 15. Born Kent, Charlton.

Ref 1901 census. Devon, England. Civil Parish of Plymouth. Address: 3 Hartley Villas, Plymouth.
Together with her mother and 2 siblings:
Lucy L Lang. Daur. S. Age 25. Born Kent, Old Carlton.

Ref 1911 census. Devonshire, England. Parish of Plymouth. Registration district of Plymouth. Source RG14/12956. Address: 5 Hartley Avenue, Plymouth.
Together with her mother and sister:
Lucy Louisa Lang. Dau. Single. Age 35. Born Old Charlton, Kent.



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2.   Beatrice Martha LANG
Born c1877 at Simon's Town, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.

Ref 1881 census. Somerset, England. Civil Parish of Huish Champflower. Address: Huish Champflower.
Together with her parents and 3 siblings:
Beatrice Martha Lang. Daur. Age 4. Born Cape of Good Hope.

Ref 1891 census. Somerset, England. Civil Parish of Stogumber. Town of Hartrow and Ashbier. Address: Hartrow Manor, Hartrow and Ashbier, Somerset.
Together with her parents and 2 siblings:
Beatrice Lang. Daur. S. Age 14. Born Cape of Good Hope, Simon's Town.

Ref 1901 census. Devon, England. Civil Parish of Plymouth. Address: 3 Hartley Villas, Plymouth.
Together with her mother and 2 siblings:
Beatrice M Lang. Daur. S. Age 24. Born South Africa, Simon's Town.

Ref 1911 census. Devonshire, England. Parish of Plymouth. Registration district of Plymouth. Source RG14/12956. Address: 5 Hartley Avenue, Plymouth.
Together with her mother and sister:
Beatrice Martha Lang. Dau. Single. Age 34. Born Simons Town, Cape of Good Hope.



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3.   Christabel Agnes LANG
Birth reg Jun qtr 1878 at Bath District Somersetshire (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1881 census. Somerset, England. Civil Parish of Huish Champflower. Address: Huish Champflower.
Together with her parents and 3 siblings:
Christobel Agnes Lang. Daur. Age 3. Born Bath, Somersetshire.

Ref 1891 census. Somerset, England. Civil Parish of Stogumber. Town of Hartrow and Ashbier. Address: Hartrow Manor, Hartrow and Ashbier, Somerset.
Together with her parents and 2 siblings:
Christabel Lang. Daur. S. Age 13. Born Somerset, Bath.

Ref 1901 census. Devon, England. Civil Parish of Plymouth. Address: 3 Hartley Villas, Plymouth.
Together with her mother and 2 siblings:
Christabel A Lang. Daur. S. Age 23. Born Somerset, Bath.

Marriage 26 Nov 1909 at Bombay, India of Christabel Agnes Lang to Henry Rowsell WATSON; Christabel was aged 31, born 1878, dau of Henry B [corrupted] Lang (ref Ancestry India Select Marriages). He was her first cousin, see below.



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4.   Oliver LANG
Birth reg Mar qtr 1881 at Dulverton Dist Somersetshire (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1881 census. Somerset, England. Civil Parish of Huish Champflower. Address: Huish Champflower.
Together with his parents and 3 siblings:
Oliver Lang. Son. Age 1 month. Born Huish Champflower, Somersetshire.

Ref 1891 census. Gloucestershire, England. Civil Parish of Clifton. Address: 10 Up. Belgrave Rd, Clifton. (CLIFTON COLLEGE)
Together with a school:
Oliver Lang. Boarder. Age 10. Scholar. Born Somerset, Huish.

Ref 1901 census. Devon, England. Civil Parish of Devonport. North Raglan Barracks, Devonport.
Among many others:
Oliver Lang. Military Officer. Single. Age 20. Subaltern of Infantry. Born Champflower, Somersetshire.

Not found in 1911 census.

Marr reg Sep qtr 1915 at Maidenhead dist, Berkshire to Eileen O.M. FLEMING (ref FreeBMD). Eileen Olive M. Fleming's birth reg Sep qtr 1894 at Newton A. dist, Devon (ref FreeBMD).

In 1929, Oliver and Eileen are listed in an Incoming Passenger List: Singapore - Plymouth; arrival 8 Feb 1929; vessel name 'Mantua'. Oliver's details: Commissioner of Police. Age 47. Last permanent residence Sarawak. Proposed address in UK: Chedgrave Rectory, Loddon, Nr. Norwich, Norfolk. Eileen's details: Eileen Olive Lang age 34.



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    Issue of Henry Charles Watson and Anne Augusta Bridgman  
1.   Charles Henry WATSON
Birth reg Sep qtr 1872 at Clifton Dist (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1881 census. Gloucestershire, England. Civil Parish of Clifton. Registration District of Barton Regis. Address: 30 College Road, College House, Clifton.
Together with his parents and 4 siblings:
Charles H Watson. Son. Age 8. Scholar. Born Gloucestershire Clifton.

Charles Henry not found in 1891 census. He was at Trinity College, Cambridge during this time. See the record below.

Ref 1901 census. Durham, England. Civil Parish of Gainford. Address: The Vicarage St Mary, Gainford.
Together with his parents and 3 siblings:
Charles H Watson. Son. S. Age 28. Clergyman (Church of England). Born Gloucester, Clifton.

Ref 1911 census. Durham, England. Parish of Gainford. Registration district of Teesdale. Address: The Vicarage, Gainford, Darlington.
Together with his parents (his father was Vicar), and 1 sister:
Charles Henry Watson. Son. Single. Age 38. Clergyman Established Ch, Curate Gainford. Born Gloucestershire Clifton.

Marr reg Jun qtr 1927 at the Masham Church, Bedale dist, North Riding of Yorkshire, of Charles H Watson to Lucy Maude GILL (ref FreeBMD, death notice & R.Watson).

He was a vicar at Masham in North Yorkshire and then transferred, when he married, to Lilleshall, Shropshire.

Charles died by accident 9 Jan 1949. Death reg of Charles H Watson Mar qtr 1949 at Shrewsbury dist, Shropshire aged 76 (ref FreeBMD).
"WATSON the reverend Charles Henry of Lilleshall Vicarage near Wellington Shropshire clerk died 9 January 1949 at The Royal Salop Infirmary Shrewsbury Probate London 10 March to Lucy Maude Watson widow. Effects 7770 19s. 9d." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

Lucy Maude died 15 Jan 2000 (ref R.Watson).

Issue 4 children.

Cambridge University record: Name: Charles Henry Watson. College: Trinity. Entered: Michs. 1891. Born: 1872.
More information: Adm. pens. at TRINITY, June 15, 1891. S. of the Rev. Henry Charles (1861), of 30, College Road, Clifton. B. July 8, 1872, at Clifton. School, Clifton College. Matric. Michs. 1891; B.A. 1894; M.A. 1898. Ord. deacon (Rochester) 1896; priest, 1897; C. of St George's, Camberwell, 1896-8. C. of Wandsworth, 1898-1901. C. of Gainford, Co. Durham, 1901-12. V. of Masham, Yorks. (with Kirkby-Malzeard, 1912-23), 1912-27. V. of Lilleshall, Salop, 1927-49. Married and had issue. Died Jan. 9, 1949, at Lilleshall, as the result of a road-accident. Brother of Douglas P. (1893). (Clifton Coll. Reg.; Crockford; The Times, Jan. 12, 1949.)
(ref Ancestry, Cambridge University Alumni)

FROM WHOM RACHEL WATSON IS DESCENDED



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2.   Alice Augusta WATSON
Birth reg Dec qtr 1873 at Clifton Dist (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1881 census. Gloucestershire, England. Civil Parish of Clifton. Registration District of Barton Regis. Address: 30 College Road, College House, Clifton.
Together with her parents and 4 siblings:
Alice A Watson. Daur. Age 7. Scholar. Born Gloucestershire Clifton.

Ref 1891 census. Gloucestershire, England. Civil Parish of Clifton. Ecclesiastical Parish of Emmanuel. Town of Bristol. Address: 30 College Road, Clifton.
Together with her parents and 5 siblings:
Alice A Watson. Daur. Age 17. Born Glos. Clifton Bristol.

Ref 1901 census. Durham, England. Civil Parish of Gainford. Address: The Vicarage St Mary, Gainford.
Together with her parents and 3 siblings:
Alice A Watson. Daur. S. Age 27. Born Gloucester, Clifton.

No further records found.



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3.   Douglas Percival WATSON
Birth reg Dec qtr 1875 at Clifton Dist (ref FreeBMD). He was born 22 Oct 1875 at Clifton (ref Commissioned Officers in the Medical Services of the British Army, see Google Books).

Ref 1881 census. Gloucestershire, England. Civil Parish of Clifton. Registration District of Barton Regis. Address: 30 College Road, College House, Clifton.
Together with his parents and 4 siblings:
Douglas P Watson. Son. Age 5. Scholar. Born Gloucestershire Clifton.

Ref 1891 census. Gloucestershire, England. Civil Parish of Clifton. Ecclesiastical Parish of Emmanuel. Town of Bristol. Address: 30 College Road, Clifton.
Together with his parents and 5 siblings:
Douglas P Watson. Son. Age 15. Born Glos. Clifton Bristol.

Ref 1901 census. London, England. Civil Parish of St Olave and St Thomas. Registration District of St Olave Southwark. Address: Great Maze Pond (Guy's College).
Together with many others:
Douglas Watson. Boarder. S. Age 25. Surgeon. Born Bristol, Clifton.

Ref 1911 census. Lancashire, England. Parish of Lancaster. Registration district of Lancaster. Address: 2 Laurel Bank Lancaster.
Douglas Watson. Head. Single. Age 35. Capt Royal Army Medical Corps. Born Gloucestershire Clifton.
Ethel Watson. Sister. Single. Age 31. None. Born Gloucestershire Clifton.
Together with 2 servants.

His army service reads as follows: "MB 1900; MRCS Eng LRCP Lond 1899. (Camb & Guys). Civ Surg S Africa 1902. Lt 31 Aug 03. Capt 28 Feb 07. Maj 28 Feb 15. T/Lt Col 19 Jul 15 to 29 May 17. A/Lt Col 22 Apr 181 to 12 Apr 19. Lt Col 15 Feb 26. r.p. 22 Oct 30. Re-employed in rank of Maj 3 Apr 40. Reverted to r.p. and restored to Lt Col 12 Dec 45. India 1904-1909. Aden 1909-10. Nyasaland: Seconded under Colonial Office (Sleeping Sickness Commission) 1913-14. France 1915-?. CO 48 Fd Amb 1915-17, 43 CCS 1918-19. India 1919-23.Jamaica 1929-30. Specialist in Bacteriology 1912. DSO 3 Jun 18." (see reference above).

Married Hilda Fraser, surname unknown. She was born c1885 and died 17 Jan 1966; her address was Emberton House, Bathwick Street, Bath (ref London Gazette issue 43886 page 133 of 144).

Cambridge University record: Name: Douglas Percival Watson. College: Trinity. Entered: Michs. 1893.
More information:
Adm. pens. at TRINITY, June 13, 1893. [2nd] s. of [the Rev.] Henry Charles (1861), of 5, Albert Road, Clifton. B. [Oct. 22], 1875, at Clifton. School, Rugby. Matric. Michs. 1893; B.A. (Nat. Sci. Trip., Pt I, 1st Class) 1896; M.B. and M.A. 1900. At Guy's Hospital; Assistant House Surgeon and House Physician there. M.R.C.S.; L.R.C.P., 1899. Lieut., R.A.M.C., 1903; Captain, 1907; Major, 1915. Served in the South African War, 1898-1902 (mentioned in Despatches). Served in the Great War, 1914-19 (Lieut.-Col., R.A.M.C.; D.S.O., 1918; mentioned in Despatches). Of Wyke Oliver House, Preston, Weymouth, in 1948. Brother of Charles H. (1891). (Rugby Sch. Reg.; Medical Directories; Army Lists; The V.C. and D.S.O.)
(ref Ancestry, Cambridge University Alumni)




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4.   Henry Rowsell WATSON
Birth reg Dec qtr 1878 at Bedminster Dist Somersetshire (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1881 census. Gloucestershire, England. Civil Parish of Clifton. Registration District of Barton Regis. Address: 30 College Road, College House, Clifton.
Together with his parents and 4 siblings:
Henry R Watson. Son. Age 2. Born Somerset Clevedon.

Ref 1891 census. Gloucestershire, England. Civil Parish of Clifton. Ecclesiastical Parish of Emmanuel. Town of Bristol. Address: 30 College Road, Clifton.
Together with his parents and 5 siblings:
Henry R Watson. Son. Age 12. Born Somerset Clevedon.

Not found in 1901 census. Henry was a British Officer in the Indian Army.

Marriage 26 Nov 1909 at Bombay, India of Henry Rowsell Watson to Christabel Agnes LANG; Henry was aged 31, born 1878, son of Henry Charles Watson (ref Ancestry India Select Marriages). She was his first cousin, see above.

The Indian Army Quarterly List 1 Jan 1912 (ref Ancestry) contains the following information:
Surname: Watson. Given Name: Henry Rowsell. Birth Date: 27 Aug 78. First Comm: 20 Jul 98. Date Rank: 20 July 07. Rank: Captain. Company: British Officers of the Indian Army. Remarks: 81 Pioneers. Page #: 127.



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5.   Ethel Jane WATSON
Birth reg Dec qtr 1879 at Barton R Dist Gloucestershire (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1881 census. Gloucestershire, England. Civil Parish of Clifton. Registration District of Barton Regis. Address: 30 College Road, College House, Clifton.
Together with her parents and 4 siblings:
Ethel J Watson. Daur. Age 1. Born Gloucestershire, Clifton.

Ref 1891 census. Gloucestershire, England. Civil Parish of Clifton. Ecclesiastical Parish of Emmanuel. Town of Bristol. Address: 30 College Road, Clifton.
Together with her parents and 5 siblings:
Ethel J Watson. Daur. Age 11. Born Glos Clifton.

Ref 1901 census. Durham, England. Civil Parish of Gainford. Address: The Vicarage St Mary, Gainford.
Together with her parents and 3 siblings:
Ethel J Watson. Daur. S. Age 21. Born Gloucester, Clifton.

Ref 1911 census. Lancashire, England. Parish of Lancaster. Registration district of Lancaster. Address: 2 Laurel Bank Lancaster.
Together with her brother:
Ethel Watson. Sister. Single. Age 31. None. Born Gloucestershire Clifton.



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6.   Violet Mary WATSON
Birth reg Dec qtr 1881 at Barton R Dist Gloucestershire (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1891 census. Gloucestershire, England. Civil Parish of Clifton. Ecclesiastical Parish of Emmanuel. Town of Bristol. Address: 30 College Road, Clifton.
Together with her parents and 5 siblings:
Violet M Watson. Daur. Age 9. Born Glos Clifton.

Ref 1901 census. Durham, England. Civil Parish of Gainford. Address: The Vicarage St Mary, Gainford.
Together with her parents and 3 siblings:
Violet M Watson. Daur. S. Age 19. Born Gloucester, Clifton.

Ref 1911 census. Durham, England. Parish of Gainford. Registration district of Teesdale. Address: The Vicarage, Gainford, Darlington.
Together with her parents and brother:
Violet Mary Watson. Dau. Single. Age 29. Born Gloucestershire Clifton.



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7.   Edith Lucy WATSON
Birth reg Sep qtr 1883 at Barton R Dist Gloucestershire (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1891 census. Gloucestershire, England. Civil Parish of Clifton. Ecclesiastical Parish of Emmanuel. Town of Bristol. Address: 30 College Road, Clifton.
Together with her parents and 5 siblings:
Edith L Watson. Daur. Age 7. Born Glos. Clifton.

Not found in 1901 or 1911 census.



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Fully revised 1 Mar 2014