Watson ~ Fifth Generation

    Issue of Emily Susan Sibley and William McDonell  
1.   Irene Marriott McDONELL
Birth reg of Irene Marriott McDonell Mar qtr 1872 at Camberwell dist, Surrey, mother's name Sibley (ref GRO Index).
Bap of Irene Marriott McDonell 11 Jun 1872 at Peckham St Mary Magdalene, Southwark, dau of William & Emily Susan McDonell; residence Fern Villa, Harders Road; Merchant (ref Ancestry London CofE Births & Baps image).

Ref 1881 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Camberwell. Registration District of Camberwell. Address: 14 Shenley Rd.
Together with her parents and 2 siblings:
Irene M McDonell. Dau. Age 9. Scholar. Born Peckham.

Ref 1891 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Cambersell.Sub-Registration district of Camberwell. Address: 40 Lacon Rd.
Together with her parents, 2 siblings and uncle:
Irene M McDonnell. Dau. Age 19. Born London Peckham.

Marr reg Jun qtr 1895 at Camberwell dist of Irene Marriott McDonell to Howard Percy ASHTON (ref FreeBMD); the marriage was 11 Apr 1895 at St John the Evangelist, East Dulwich; Howard was age 27, bachelor, Financial Clerk, residence 29 Crystal Palace Road, son of Edward Parkinson Ashton, Accountant; Irene was age 23, spinster, residence 1 Ashbourne Grove, dau of William McDonell, Merchant; Banns; several witnesses (ref Ancestry London CofE Marriages & Banns image). Birth reg of Howard Percy Ashton Dec qtr 1868 at St George Hanover Square dist, Middlesex (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1901 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Lambeth. Registration District of Lambeth. Address: 12 Bellefields Rd.
Howard P Ashton. Head. Mar. Age 33. Cargo Superintendent. Born London Belgravia.
Irene M Ashton. Wife. Mar. Age 29. Vocalist Music. Born London Camberwell.

Ref 1911 census. London, England. Parish of Wandsworth. Registration district of Wandsworth. Address: 145 Lessingham Avenue, Upper Tooting SW.
Together with his mother in law Emily McDonell, son Kenneth Howard Cecil (15) and other relatives:
Howard Percy Ashton. Son in Law. Age 42. Mar. Children 3 born 2 alive 1 dead. Accountant. Born Belgravia.
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Ref 1911 census. London, England. Parish of Islington. Registration district of Islington. Address: 54 Calabria Rd, Highbury, London N.
At the home of Gertrude Jollie (36):
Irene Ashton. Boarder. Age 36. Mar 15 yrs. Children 3 born 2 alive 1 dead. Born London Peckham.

Ref 1939 Register. Address: 38 Sidney Road, Lambeth, London.
Howard P Ashton. Married. Born 30 Sep 1868. Estate Agents Manager.
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Ref 1939 Register. Addrress: Bromley, Kent.
Irene Ashton. Married. Born 4 Feb 1872. Housekeeper Seeking Work.

Death reg of Howard P Ashton Dec qtr 1946 at Lambeth dist, London age 79 (ref FreeBMD).
Death reg of Irene M Ashton Dec qtr 1959 at Tonbridge dist, Kent age 87 (ref FreeBMD).





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    Children:  
  1. Kenneth Howard Cecil ASHTON born 1896 at Brixton, London  
  2. Doris Irene Marriott ASHTON born 1897 at Camberwell dist, London  
  3. Sybil Violet Marriott ASHTON born 1899 at Streatham, London
 
2.   Reginald Blake McDONELL
Birth reg of Reginald Blake McDonell Mar qtr 1873 at Camberwell dist, Surrey, mother's name Sibley (ref GRO Index).
Death reg of Reginald Blake McDonell Sep qtr 1873 at Camberwell dist age 0 (ref FreeBMD).
 
3.   Claude Alfred Cecil McDONELL
Birth reg of Claude Alfred Cecil McDonell Sep qtr 1874 at Camberwell dist, Surrey, mother's name Sibley (ref GRO Index).
Born 28 Jun 1874 (ref Cambridge information).

Ref 1881 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Camberwell. Registration District of Camberwell. Address: 14 Shenley Rd.
Together with his parents and 2 siblings:
Claude A C McDonell. Son. Age 6. Scholar. Born Peckham.

Ref 1891 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Cambersell.Sub-Registration district of Camberwell. Address: 40 Lacon Rd.
Together with his parents, 2 siblings and uncle:
Claud A C McDonnell. Son. Age 16. Scholar. Born London Peckham.

Claude entered Sidney College, Cambridge at Michaelmas (1 Oct) 1892; born 28 Jun 1874 at Peckham; son of William, secretary to a public company; school Mercers', London (Dr D. L. Scott), Matric Michs 1892 (ref Ancestry Cambridge University Alumni).

Not found in 1901 census.

Marr Sep qtr 1905 at Fylde dist, Lancashire of Claude Alfred C McDonell to Lucy POLLARD (ref FreeBMD); the marriage was 4 Sep 1905 at the parish of Blackpool, Lancashire; Claude was age 32, bachelor, Clerk, residence 31A Fieldhouse Road Balham London SW, son of William McDonell (deceased), Financial Agent; Lucy was age 27, spinster, residence 27 Oxford Road Blackpool, dau of William Henry Pollard, Bookkeeper; Banns; witnesses Arthur Henry Pollard, Edith Maud Capstick, Emily Susan McDonell, William Henry Pollard (ref Ancestry Lancashire CofE Marriages & Banns image). Birth reg of Lucy Pollard Jun qtr 1877 at Bradford dist, Yorkshire (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1911 census. Surrey, England. Parish of Mortlake. Registration district of Richmond. Address: 17 Oaklands Road, East Sheen.
Together with children Marjorie Joy (3), Arthur Leslie (2) and a servant:
Claude Alfred Cecil McDonell. Head. Age 36. Mar. Commercial Clerk. Born London Peckham.
Lucy McDonell. Wife. Age 33. Mar 6 yrs. Children 2 born 2 alive. Born Bradford Yorks.

Ref 1939 Register. Address: Ryde, Isle of Wight.
Together with children Marjorie (1907), Arthur (1908):
Claude A C McDonell. Mar. Born 28 Jun 1874. Boardinghouse Keeper.
Lucy McDonell. Mar. Born 3 Apr 1877. Boardinghouse Keeper.

Claude died 24 Apr 1950. Death reg of Claude A C McDonell Jun qtr 1950 at Isle of Wight age 76 (ref FreeBMD).
"McDONELL Claude Alfred Cecil of 7 Union-street Ryde Isle of Wight died 24 April 1950 at St. Marys Hospital Newport Probate London 19 June to May [presumably Lucy] McDonell widow and Marjorie Joy McDonell [dau] spinster. Effects 1453 8s. 1d." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

Lucy died 27 Mar 1954. Death reg of Lucy McDonell Mar qtr 1954 at Isle of Wight age 76 (ref FreeBMD).
"McDonell Lucy of 7 Union-street Ryde Isle of Wight widow died 27 March 1954 at 76 Pellhurst-road Ryde Probate London 7 May to Marjorie Joy McDonell spinster. Effects 2577 8s. 4d." (ref Ancestry National Probate)




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    Children:  
  1. Marjorie Joy McDONELL born 1907 at Balham, London  
  2. Arthur Leslie McDONELL born 1908 at Balham, London
 
4.   Violet Ernestine McDONELL
Birth reg of Violet Ernestone [sic] McDonell Dec qtr 1876 at Camberwell dist, Surrey, mother's name Sibley (ref GRO Index).
Birth of Violet Ernestine Macdonell [sic] 4 Nov 1876, bap 30 Apr 1877 at Saint James, Westminster, dau of William Macdonell & Emily Susan (ref Ancestry England Select Births & Christenings).

Ref 1881 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Camberwell. Registration District of Camberwell. Address: 14 Shenley Rd.
Together with her parents and 2 siblings:
Violet E McDonell. Dau. Age 4. Born Peckham.

Ref 1891 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Cambersell.Sub-Registration district of Camberwell. Address: 40 Lacon Rd.
Together with her parents, 2 siblings and uncle:
Violet E McDonnell. Dau. Age 14. Scholar. Born London Peckham.

Not found in 1901 census.

Marr reg Jun qtr 1904 at Wandsworth dist, London of Violet Ernestine McDonell to Percy James HITCHMAN (ref FreeBMD); the marriage was 26 Apr 1904 at St Margaret, Stretham Hill, Surrey; Percy was 27, bachelor, Motor Salesman, residence 173 Barcombe Avenue, son of William Hitchman (deceased), Engineer; Violet was age 27, spinster, residence 71 Barcombe Avenue, dau of William McDonell (deceased), Merchant; Banns; witnesses Claude Alfred Cecil McDonell, Emily Susan McDonell (ref Ancestry London CofE Marriages & Banns image). Birth reg of Percy James Hitchman Mar qtr 1877 at Greenwich dist, Kent (ref FreeBMD).

Death reg of Percy James Hitchman Mar qtr 1910 at Strand dist, London age 32 (ref FreeBMD). No probate found.
Percy was buried 14 Jan 1910 at Lewisham, London (ref deceasedonline).

Violet was admitted on 7 Apr 1910 to the Banstead County Asylum, Surrey and appears to have been there for the rest of her life, as her death date is noted on the register, 18 Mar 1935 (ref Ancestry UK Lunacy Patients Admission Registers). The wo boys were brought up by their grandmother, Emily.

Death reg of Violet Hitchman Mar qtr 1935 at Surrey Mid Eastern dist age 59 (ref FreeBMD).





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    Children:  
  1. Percy James HITCHMAN born 1906 at Streatham, London  
  2. Edwin Geoffrey HITCHMAN born 1909 at Streatham, London
 
    Issue of Alfred Sibley and Catharine Cotter Testro  
1.   Reginald Henry SIBLEY
Birth reg of Reginald Henry Sibley Mar qtr 1876 at Camberwell dist, Surrey, mother's name Tistro [sic] (ref GRO Index).

Ref 1881 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Camberwell. Registration District of Camberwell. Address: 13 Hanover Park.
Together with his grandmother Eleanor C Testro (65) and aunt Charlotte E Testro (23):
Reginald H Sibley. Grandson. Age 5. Born Peckham Rye, London.

Ref 1891 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Cambersell.Sub-Registration district of Camberwell. Address: 19 Lacon Rd.
Together with his widowed father and 3 siblings:
Reginald H Sibley. Son. Age 15. Scholar. Born London Peckham.

Death reg of Reginal Sibley Dec qtr 1897 at Camberwell dist age 19 (ref FreeBMD). No probate found.
Reginald was buried 11 Oct 1897 at Southwark, London (ref deceasedonline).



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2.   Alfred Herbert Fanshawe SIBLEY
Birth reg of Alfred Herbert Fanshawe Sibley Dec qtr 1877 at Camberwell dist, Surrey, mother's name Testro (ref GRO Index).
Birth of Alfred Herbert Fanshawe Sibley 19 Sep 1877, bap 11 Jul 1894 at St Antony, Nunhead, son of Alfred & Kate, 1 Ashbourne Grove East Dulwich, Bankers Clerk, with sister Maude, as adult (ref Ancestry London CofE Births & Baps image).

Ref 1881 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Camberwell. Registration District of Camberwell. Address: 47 Manaton Rd.
Together with his parents and 2 sisters:
Alfred H F Sibley. Son. Age 3. Born Surrey Peckham.

Ref 1891 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Cambersell.Sub-Registration district of Camberwell. Address: 19 Lacon Rd.
Together with his widowed father and 3 siblings:
Alfred H F Sibley. Son. Age 13. Scholar. Born London Peckham.

Ref 1901 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Camberwell. Registration District of Camberwell. Address: 7 Lacon Road.
At the home of Isabella M Beynes (60) and family:
Alfred Sibley. Boarder. Unm. Age 22. Clerk Shorthand. Born London Camberwell.

Marr reg Sep qtr 1904 at Lambeth dist, London of Alfred Herbert F Sibley to Ada Maud Alice GREEN (ref FreeBMD). Birth reg of Ada Maude A. Green Sep qtr 1881 at St Saviour dist, Middlesex (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1911 census. London, England. Parish of Deptford St Paul. Registration district of Greenwich. Address: 20 Revelon Road, Brockley, London.
Together with sons Eric (2), Reginald (1):
Alfred Hubert [sic] Sibley. Head. Age 32. Mar. Clerk, Ship Brokers & Freight Agents. Born Peckham London.
Ada Maud Alice Sibley. Wife. Age 29. Mar 6 yrs. Children 2 born 2 alive. Born Newington London.

Death reg of Alfred H F Sibley Jun qtr 1914 at Lewisham dist, London age 36 (ref FreeBMD). No probate found.

Ref 1939 Register. Address: Bromley, Kent.
Together with her son Reginald H Sibley:
Ada M A Sibley. Widow. Born 20 Jun 1881. Grocery Clerk.

Ada died 1 Dec 1967. Death reg of Ada M A Sibley Dec qtr 1967 at Bromley dist, Greater London age 86 (ref FreeBMD).
"SIBLEY Ada Maud Alice of 37 Lakeside Dv Bromley died 1 December 1967 Probate London 28 June. 1449." (ref Ancestry National Probate)





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    Children:  
  1. Eric Alfred Fanshawe SIBLEY born 1908 at Deptford, London  
  2. Reginald Henry SIBLEY born 1909 at Deptford, London
 
3.   Maud Eleanor SIBLEY
Birth reg of Maud Eleanor Sibley Mar qtr 1879 at Camberwell dist, Surrey, mother's name Testro (ref GRO Index).
Birth of Maude Eleanor Sibley 23 Nov 1878, bap 11 Jul 1894 at St Antony, Nunhead, dau of Alfred & Kate, 1 Ashbourne Grove East Dulwich, Bankers Clerk, with brother Alfred, as adult (ref Ancestry London CofE Births & Baps image).

Ref 1881 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Camberwell. Registration District of Camberwell. Address: 47 Manaton Rd.
Together with her parents and 2 siblings:
Maude E Sibley. Dau. Age 2. Born Surrey Peckham.

Ref 1891 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Cambersell.Sub-Registration district of Camberwell. Address: 19 Lacon Rd.
Together with her widowed father and 3 siblings:
Maude E Sibley. Dau. Age 12. Scholar. Born London Peckham.

No further information found.





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4.   Mabel Kate SIBLEY
Birth reg of Mabel Kate Sibley Sep qtr 1880 at Camberwell dist, Surrey, mother's name Testro (ref GRO Index).
Birth of Mabel Kate Sibley 26 Jul 1880, bap 8 May 1896 at St Antony, Nunhead, Southwark, dau of Alfred & Kate, Glengarry House, 1 Ashbourne Grove, Mercantile Clerk, as adult (ref Ancestry London CofE Births & Baps image).

Ref 1881 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Camberwell. Registration District of Camberwell. Address: 47 Manaton Rd.
Together with her parents and 2 siblings:
Mabel K Sibley. Dau. Age 8 mths. Born Surrey Peckham.

Ref 1891 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Cambersell.Sub-Registration district of Camberwell. Address: 19 Lacon Rd.
Together with her widowed father and 3 siblings:
Mabel K Sibley. Dau. Age 10. Scholar. Born London Peckham.

On 10 Apr 1893 Mabel Sibley was admitted to the Goodrich Road School, age 12, birth date 26 Jul 1880, Guardian McDonnell (ref Ancestry London England School Admissions and Discharges).

Not found in 1901 census.
Marr reg Jun qtr 1904 at Lambeth dist, London of Mabel Kate Sibley to Alfred Samuel MEEHAN (ref FreeBMD). Birth reg of Alfred Samuel Meehan Jun qtr 1876 at Edmonton dist, Middlesex (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1911 census. Essex, England. Parish of Walthamstow. Registration district of West Ham. Address: 33 Winns Avenue, Walthamstow.
Together with children Alfred Edwin (7), Doris Mabel (5), Florence Gladys (3), Olive Maude (1 1/4):
Alfred Samuel Meehan. Head. Age 34. Mar 8 yrs. Children 4 born 4 alive. Ship's Steward. Born Dulwich.
Mabel Kate Meehan. Wife. Age 28. Mar. Born Dulwich.

Alfred, Kate and children migrated to Australia, and Alfred and Kate seem to have lived in separate places in Queensland, according to various Electoral Rolls. Sometimes they were together, such as 1922 at Accession Street, Paddington, Kelvin Grove, Queensland, and 1925 at Thomas Street, Red Hill, Ithaca, Qld.
Most other years they were not together.

Death reg of Alfred Samuel Meehan 5 Jul 1957 in Queensland, son of Alfred Edwin & Elizabeth (ref Ancestry Australia Death Index).
Mabel was said to have died in 1965 in Queensland, but record not found in Ancestry (ref APT).





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    Children:  
  1. Alfred Edwin MEEHAN born 1904 at Lambeth, London  
  2. Doris Mabel MEEHAN born 1906 at Lambeth, London  
  3. Florence Gladys MEEHAN born 1908 at Romford, Essex  
  4. Olive Maud MEEHAN born 1910 at Romford, Essex  
  5. Eric William MEEHAN born 1911 at Leytonstone, Essex
 
    Issue of Ada Susan Wood and George Victor Karcher  
1.   Maud KARCHER
Birth reg of Maud Karcher Sep qtr 1885 at Hendon dist, Middlesex, mother's name Wood (ref GRO Index).

No further information found.
 
    Issue of Lucy Martha Watson and Henry Briggs Lang  
1.   Lucy Louisa LANG
Birth reg of Lucy Louisa Lang Mar qtr 1876 at Woolwich dist, Kent, mother's name Watson (ref GRO Index).

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. Address: 5 Hartley Avenue, Plymouth.
Together with her mother and sister:
Lucy Louisa Lang. Dau. Single. Age 35. Born Old Charlton, Kent.

No further information found.



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2.   Beatrice Martha LANG
Birth of Beatrice Martha Lang 22 Jan 1877, bap 5 Feb 1877 at St Francis, Simon's Town, South Africa, dau of Henry Briggs Lang & Lucy Martha Lang; her uncle Henry Charles Watson was one of the witnesses (ref Ancestry South Africa Birth & Baptism Records).

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. 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.

No further information found.


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3.   Christabel Agnes LANG
Birth reg of Christabel Agnes Lang Jun qtr 1878 at Bath dist, Somerset, mother's name Watson (ref GRO Index).
Birth of Christobel [sic] Agnes Lang 27 Mar 1878, bap 10 May 1878 at Bath Abbey, parish of St Peter & St Paul, dau of Henry Briggs Lang & Lucy Martha Lang; residence Green Park Buildings; Lieutenant Royal Navy (ref Somerset CofE Baps image).

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.

Henry died 25 Nov 1945. Death reg of Henry R Watson Dec qtr 1945 at Tonbridge dist, Kent age 65 (ref FreeBMD).
"WATSON Henry Rowsell of Wood House The Ridgeway Tonbridge died 25 November 1945 at Victoria Cottage Hosptial Tonbridge Probate Llandudno 13 February to The National Provincial Bank Limited. Effects 3996 5s. 9d." (ref Ancestry National Probate).

Christabel died 13 Nov 1964. Death reg of Christabel A Watson Dec qtr 1964 at Tonbridge dist, Kent age 86 (ref FreeBMD).
"WATSON Christabel Agnes of 16 The Glen Dry Hill Park Road Tonbridge died 13 November 1964 at The Red House Underriver Sevenoaks Kent Probate London 7 January [1965] to William Harold Poole physician and surgeon. $645." (ref Ancestry National Probate)



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4.   Oliver LANG
Birth reg of Oliver Lang Mar qtr 1881 at Dulverton dist, Somerset, mother's name Watson (ref GRO Index).
Birth of Oliver Lang 3 Mar 1881, bap 1 Apr 1881 at Huish Champflower, Somerset, son of Henry Biggs Lang & Lucy Martha Lang; Commander Royal Navy (ref Ancestry Somerset CofE Baptisms image).

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 Olive Mariana FLEMING (ref FreeBMD & his probate). Eileen Olive M. Fleming's birth reg Sep qtr 1894 at Newton A. dist, Devon (ref FreeBMD).

In 1920 Eileen is listed as an outgoing passenter to Singapore on the vessel Teiresias, departing 21 Aug 1920 (ref Ancestry).

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.

Ref 1939 Register. Address: Waveney Bank Northgate, Beccles, Suffolk.
Oliver Lang. Married. Born 3 Mar 1881. Civil Servant Retired.
Eileen O M Lang. Married. Born 8 Aug 1894. Unpaid Domestic Duties.

Oliver died 7 Oct 1964. Death reg of Oliver Lang Dec qtr 1964 at Norwich dist, Norfolk age 83 (ref FreeBMD).
"LANG Oliver of Waveney Bank Northgate Beccles Suffolk died 7 October 1964 at Norfolk and Norwich Hospital Norwich Probate London 7 January to Lloyds Bank Limited and Eileen Olive Mariana Lang widow. 10344." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

Eileen died 10 Aug 1974. Death reg of Eileen Olive M Lang Sep qtr 1974 at Waveney dist, Suffolk, age 79, birth date 8 Aug 1894 (ref FreeBMD).
"LANG, Eileen Olive Mariane of Waveney Bank Northgate Beccles Suffolk died 10 August 1974 Administration London 15 January [1975] 13905" (ref Ancestry National Probate)





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    Issue of Henry Charles Watson and Anne Augusta Bridgman  
1.   Charles Henry WATSON
Birth reg of Charles Henry Watson Sep qtr 1872 at Clifton dist, Gloucestershire, mother's name Bridgman (ref GRO Index).
Born 8 Jul 1872 (ref 1939 Register).

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.

In 1915 Charles was an executor for his relative Ada Caroline Hole:
"HOLE Ada Caroline of Groveleigh Cleveland-road Torquay spinster died 21 June 1915 Probate London 27 July to the reverend Henry Charles Watson (relative on this generation) and Charles Henry Watson (his son) clerks. Effects 348 12s. 5d." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

In 1925 Charles was an executor for his father:
"WATSON the reverend Henry Charles of 5 North Parade Ripon died 16 Apr 1925 Probate London 11 June to Anne Augusta Watson widow the reverend Charles Henry Watson [son] clerk and Douglas Percival Watson [son] major. Effects 17061 2s." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

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). She was born 14 Sep 1907 (ref death). Birth reg of Lucy Maude Gill Dec qtr 1907 at Bedale dist, Yorkshire (ref FreeBMD).

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

Ref 1939 Register. Address: Lilleshall Church, Lilleshall Vicarage, Wellington, Shropshire.
Charles H Watson. Mar. Born 8 Jul 1872. Clerk in Holy Orders.
Lucy M Watson. Mar. Born 14 Sep 1907. Unpaid Domestic Duties.

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)

Death reg of Lucy Maude Watson Jan 2000 at Wrekin dist, Shropshire, age 92, birth date 14 Sep 1907 (ref Ancestry online deaths).
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)




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2.   Alice Augusta WATSON
Birth reg of Alice Augusta Watson Dec qtr 1873 at Clifton dist, Gloucestershire, mother's name Bridgman (ref GRO Index).Bap of Alice Augusta Watson 4 Oct 1873 at Clifton, Emmanuel, Gloucestershire, dau of Henry Charles & Anne Augusta Watson (ref Ancestry Bristol CofE Parish Registers).

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.

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3.   Mabel Frances WATSON
Birth reg of Mabel Frances Watson Sep qtr 1874 at Barton Regis dist, Gloucestershire, mother's name Bridgman (ref GRO Index).
Death reg of Mabel Frances Watson Sep qtr 1874 at Clifton dist age 0 (ref FreeBMD).
 
4.   Douglas Percival WATSON
Birth reg of Douglas Percival Watson Dec qtr 1875 at Clifton dist, Gloucestershire, mother's name Bridgman (ref GRO Index).
He was born 22 Oct 1875 at Clifton (ref Commissioned Officers in the Medical Services of the British Army, see Google Books).
Bap of Douglas Percival Watson 24 Nov 1875 at Clifton, Emmanuel, Gloucestershire, son of Henry Charles & Anne Augusta Watson (ref Ancestry Bristol CofE Parish registers).

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.
Together with his sister Ethel and 2 servants:
Douglas Watson. Head. Single. Age 35. Capt Royal Army Medical Corps. Born Gloucestershire Clifton.

Marr (1) reg Sep qtr 1914 at Naas, Ireland of Douglas Percival Watson to Dorothea Noel WALTON (ref Ancestry Ireland Civil Registration Marriage Index). Birth of Dorothea Noel Walton 7 Jun 1884, bap 11 Jan 1885 in South Africa, dau of Edgar Harris & Elizabeth Anne Walton; Methodist (ref Ancestry South Africa Birth & Baptism records).

In 1925 Douglas was an executor for his father:
"WATSON the reverend Henry Charles of 5 North Parade Ripon died 16 Apr 1925 Probate London 11 June to Anne Augusta Watson widow the reverend Charles Henry Watson [son] clerk and Douglas Percival Watson [son] major. Effects 17061 2s." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

In 1926 Douglas was executor for his mother:
"WATSON Anne Augusta of Hillside Caterham Valley Surrey widow died 19 October 1926 Probate London 25 November to Douglas Percival Watson D.S.O. [son] lieutenant-colonel H.M. Army. Effects 698 6s. 6d." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

Ref 1939 Register. Address: Wyke Oliver House, Weymouth and Melcombe Regis, Dorset.
Together with dau Dorothea J (born 1915):
Douglas P Watson. Mar. Born 22 Oct 1875. Occupation Lt Col; R A M C (Retired).
Dorothea N Watson. Mar. Born 7 Jun 1885 [1884]. Occupation Unpaid domestic duties.

Dorothea died 7 Feb 1950. Death reg of Dorothea N. Watson Mar qtr 1950 at Weymouth dist, Dorset age 64 (ref FreeBMD).
"WATSON Dorothea Noel of Wyke Oliver Preston - Weymouth Dorsetshire (wife of Douglas Percival Watson) died 7 February 1950 Probate London 27 June to the said Douglas Percival Watson D.S.O. retired lieutenant-colonel H.M. army John Douglas Watson [son] captain H.M. army and Alistair Argyll Robertson [son in law] medical practitioner. Effects 701 0s. 6d." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

Marr (2) reg Dec qtr 1951 at Wells dist, Somerset of Douglas P Watson to Jill H F Brenan (ref FreeBMD). The 1939 Register gives information that she was known as Hilda J F Brenan, widow, born 24 Apr 1881 [error - 1883], private means, living at Tonbridge, Kent. Birth of Hilda Fraser PARKER 24 Apr 1883, bap 10 Jun 1883 at Clevedon Christ Church, Somerset, dau of Neville Fraser Parker & Emily Annie Sarah Parker; Major Bengal Army (ref Ancestry). Hilda Fraser Parker was married in 1907 to Alexander Richard Micklethwaite Brenan, a General Practitioner.

Hilda died 12 Jan 1966. Death reg of Hilda F Watson Mar qtr 1966 at Bath dist age 81 (ref FreeBMD).
"WATSON Hilda Fraser otherwise Jill Hilda Fraser of Emberton House Bathwick Street Bath died 12 January 1966 at Lansdown Nursing Home Bath Probate London 23 February to Barclays Bank Limited. 60007." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

Douglas died 28 Apr 1970.Death reg of Douglas Percival Watson Jun qtr 1970 at Surrey South Western dist age 94, birth date 22 Oct 1875 (ref FreeBMD).
"WATSON Douglas Percival of Twyn Cottage High St Bourton-on-the-Water Glos died 28 April 1970 Probate Oxford 14 September. 10190." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

Douglas's 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).

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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    Children of Douglas and Dorothea:  
  1. Dorothea Joan WATSON born 1915 at Hampstead dist, London  
  2. John Douglas WATSON born 1922 at Naini Tal, India
 
5.   William Patterson WATSON
Birth reg of William Patterson Watson Mar qtr 1877 at Clifton dist, Gloucestershire, mother's name Bridgman (ref GRO Index).
Death reg of William Patterson Watson Jun qtr 1877 at Barton Regis dist, Gloucestershire age 0 (ref FreeBMD).
 
6.   Henry Rowsell WATSON
Birth reg of Henry Rowsell Watson Dec qtr 1878 at Bedminster dist, Somerset, mother's name Bridgman (ref GRO Index).
Bap of Henry Rowsell Watson 22 Oct 1878 at Clifton, Emmanuel, Gloucestershire, son of Henry Charles & Anne Augusta Watson (ref Ancestry Bristol CofE Parish registers).

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.

Henry died 25 Nov 1945. Death reg of Henry R Watson Dec qtr 1945 at Tonbridge dist, Kent age 65 (ref FreeBMD).
"WATSON Henry Rowsell of Wood House The Ridgeway Tonbridge died 25 November 1945 at Victoria Cottage Hosptial Tonbridge Probate Llandudno 13 February to The National Provincial Bank Limited. Effects 3996 5s. 9d." (ref Ancestry National Probate).

Christabel died 13 Nov 1964. Death reg of Christabel A Watson Dec qtr 1964 at Tonbridge dist, Kent age 86 (ref FreeBMD).
"WATSON Christabel Agnes of 16 The Glen Dry Hill Park Road Tonbridge died 13 November 1964 at The Red House Underriver Sevenoaks Kent Probate London 7 January [1965] to William Harold Poole physician and surgeon. 645." (ref Ancestry National Probate)



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7.   Ethel Jane WATSON
Birth reg of Ethel Jane Watson Dec qtr 1879 at Barton Regis dist, Gloucestershire, mother's name Bridgman (ref GRO Index).
Bap of Ethel Jane Watson 21 Oct 1879 at Clifton, Emmanuel, Gloucestershire, dau of Henry Charles & Anne Augusta Watson (ref Ancestry Bristol CofE Baps).

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 Douglas:
Ethel Watson. Sister. Single. Age 31. None. Born Gloucestershire Clifton.

Ethel died 18 Feb 1920. Death reg of Ethel J Watson Mar qtr 1920 at Teesdale dist, Durham age 40 (ref FreeBMD).
"WATSON Ethel Jane of the Vicarage Gainford Durham spinster died 18 February 1920 Administration London 23 April to the reverend Henry Charles Watson [father] clerk. Effects 860 15s. 4d." (ref Ancestry National Probate)




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8.   Violet Mary WATSON
Birth reg of Violet Mary Watson Dec qtr 1881 at Barton Regis dist, Gloucestershire, mother's name Bridgman (ref GRO Index).

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.

Ref 1939 Register. Address: Beckwath Romaldkirk, Startforth, Yorkshire North Riding.
Violet M Watson. Single. Born 23 Oct 1881. Private Means.

Violet died 17 Dec 1969. Death reg of Violet Watson Dec qtr 1969 at Bristol dist, Gloucestershire age 88 (ref FreeBMD).
"WATSON Violet Mary of 28 Pembroke Rd Clifton Bristol died 17 Dec 1969 Probate Ipswich 3 March [1970]. 841." (ref Ancestry National Probate)



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9.   Edith Lucy WATSON
Birth reg of Edith Lucy Watson Sep qtr 1883 at Barton Regis dist, Gloucestershire, mother's name Bridgman (ref GRO Index).

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 census.
Death reg of Edith Lucy Watson Jun qtr 1905 at Teesdale dist, Durham age 21 (ref FreeBMD). No probate found.



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    Issue of William Wright Eaden and Blanche Reynolds  
1.   Kate Frances EADEN
Birth reg of Kate Frances Eaden Mar qtr 1859 at Canterbury dist, Kent, mother's name Reynolds (ref GRO Index).
Born 18 Feb 1859 (ref 1939 Register).

Ref 1861 census. Middlesex, England. Civil Parish of Friern Barnet. Registration district of Barnet. Address: Colney Hatch Park.
Together with her parents and brother:
Kate F Eaden. Dau. Age 2. Born Kent Canterbury.

Ref 1871 census. Middlesex, England. Civil Parish of Finchley. Registration District of Barnet. Address: 1 Moss Hall Crescent.
Together with her parents and 5 siblings:
Kate F Eaden. Dau. Age 12. Scholar. Born Kent Canterbury.

Frank Shewell had already been married and divorced by this time. See section below for complete explanation.

Ref 1871 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Glooston. Registration District of Market Harborough. Address: 1 Glooston St.
Frank Sherwell. Unm. Age 42. Curate of Glooston. Born Middlesex Kensington.
Together with a servant.

Marr reg Jun qtr 1875 at St George Hanover Square dist, London of Kate Frances Eaden to Frank SHEWELL (ref FreeBMD). Birth of Frank Shewell 18 Oct 1828, bap 17 Aug 1829 at St Mary Abbots Church, Kensington, son of Edward Shewell & Elizabeth Squire Shewell, Notting Hill Terrace, Esquire (ref Ancestry London CofE Births & Baps image). Kate was aged 16, and Frank was 30 years older.

Ref 1881 census. Sussex, England. Civil Parish of Brighton. Registration District of Brighton. Address: 111 Western Road.
Together with others:
Frank Shewell. Lodger. Mar. Age 48. [52] Clergyman. Born London.
Kate F Shewell. Wife. Mar. Age 26. [22] Born Kent Canterbury.
In the 1881 census, the five children of the couple were living at the Vicarage at Rougham, Norfolk in the care of a servant, Maria Claxton.

Frank died 16 Aug 1886. Death reg of Frank Shewell Sep qtr 1886 at Kingsbridge dist, Devon age 57 (ref FreeBMD).
"SHEWELL The Reverend Frank. Personal Estate 16,080 6s. 10d. 13 October. The Will with two Codicils of the Reverend Frank Shewell formerly of Banham Rectory Attleborough and afterwards of Rougham Vicarage Brandon both in the County of Norfolk but late of Loddiswell Vicarage Kingsbridge in the County of Devon Clerk who died 16 August 1886 at Loddiswell Vicarage was proved at the Principal Registry by the Reverend William Marten Shewell of Horsted Keynes in the County of Sussex Clerk and Henry Fallowfield Cooper of Rochester in the County of Kent a Lieutenant-Colonel in Her Majesty's Army the Executors." (ref Ancestry National Probate, executors not identified.)

Ref 1891 census. Kent, England. Civil Parish of Rainham. Sub-Registration district of Milton. Address: High Street.
Together with children Beaudon E (14), Eden F (13), Henry C (10), Blanche R (8), Martin W (7), Valentine R (5), Rose H (4) and 2 servants:
Kate F Shewell. Head. Wid. Age 32. Living on her own means. Born Kent Canterbury.

Ref 1901 census. Kent, England. Civil Parish of Rainham. Registration District of Milton. . Address: High Street.
Together with dau Rose (14) and a servant:
Kate F Shewell. Head. Wid. Age 40. Living on own means. Born Canterbury.

Ref 1911 census. Kent, England. Parish of Swanscombe. Registration district of Dartford. Address: 22 Cobham Terrace, Greenhithe.
Kate Frances Shewell. Head. Age 52. Wid. Children 10 born 9 alive 1 dead. Private means. Born Canterbury Kent.
Together with a housekeeper.

In 1926 Kate was an executor for her son:
"SHEWELL Henry Cooper of 22 The Terrace Greenhithe Kent died 22 September 1926 Administration (limited) London 28 April [1927] to Kate Frances Shewell [mother] and the reverend Marten William Shewell [brother] clerk. Effects 206 1s. 8d." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

Ref 1939 Register. Address: 35 Beulah Hill, Croydon, Surrey.
Kate F Shewell. Widow. Born 18 Feb 1859. Incapacitated. Patient.

Kate died 2 Jun 1940. Death reg of Kate F Shewell Jun qtr 1940 at Croydon dist, Surrey age 81 (ref FreeBMD).
"SHEWELL Kate Frances of 35 Beulah Hill Upper Norwood Surrey widow died 2 June 1940 Administration London 30 July to the reverend Marten William Shewell [son] clerk. Effects 495 4s." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

HISTORY OF FRANK SHEWELL'S FIRST MARRIAGE

Marr reg Mar qtr 1857 at Stepney dist, Middlesex of Frank Shewell to Mary Jane MULLIN (ref FreeBMD); the marriage was 2 Feb 1857 at St Dunstan and All Saints, Stepney (ref Ancestry London CofE Marriages & Banns). Bap of Mary Jane Mullin 2 Aug 1835 at Canterbury, Kent, dau of John & Sophia Mullin (ref Ancestry England Select Births & Christenings).

They had two children, Edward Frank John Marten Shewell in 1865, and Beatrice Mary Shewell in 1867.

The Reverend Frank Shewell made petition for divorce from Mary Jane Shewell in 1867 on the grounds of her adultery with John Joseph Paterson Fox, and this was granted. (ref Ancestry England & Wales Civil Divorce Records)

Mary Jane retained the name Shewell. She died 1 Jan 1884.
"SHEWELL Mary Jane. Personal Estate 418 17s. 6. 5 January [1887]. Administration of the Personal Estate of Mary Jane Shewell late of Vallnore Bank in the Island of Guernsey Single Woman (formerly Wife of the Reverend Frank Shewell) who died 1 January 1884 at Guernsey was granted at the Principal Registry to Frank John Martin Shewell of Carshalton in the County of Surrey Gentleman the Son and one of the Next of Kin." (ref Ancestry National Probate)




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    Children of Kate and Frank:  
  1. Beaudon Edward SHEWELL born 1876 at Rougham, Norfolk  
  2. Eden Francis SHEWELL born 1877 at Rougham, Norfolk  
  3. George de Courdoux SHEWELL born 1878 at Rougham, Norfolk  
  4. Dora Cameron SHEWELL born 1879 at Rougham, Norfolk  
  5. Henry Cooper SHEWELL born 1880 at Rougham, Norfolk  
  6. Amy Gertrude SHEWELL born 1881 at Mitford dist, Norfolk  
  7. Blanche Reynolds SHEWELL born 1882 at Brighton, Sussex  
  8. Marten William SHEWELL born 1883 at Plymouth, Devon  
  9. Valentine Richards SHEWELL born 1885 at Doddeswell, Devon  
  10. Rose Hilda SHEWELL born 1887 at Doddeswell, Devon
 
2.   Charles Edward EADEN
Birth reg of Charles Edward Eaden Sep qtr 1860 at Canterbury dist, Kent, mother's name Reynolds (ref GRO Index).

Ref 1861 census. Middlesex, England. Civil Parish of Friern Barnet. Registration district of Barnet. Address: Colney Hatch Park.
Together with his parents and sister:
Charles E Eaden. Son. Age 9 mths. Born Kent Canterbury.

Ref 1871 census. Middlesex, England. Civil Parish of Finchley. Registration District of Barnet. Address: 1 Moss Hall Crescent.
Together with his parents and 5 siblings:
Charles E Eaden. Son. Age 10. Scholar. Born Kent Canterbury.

Charles not found in 1881 and 1891 census records.
Charles migrated to New Zealand.

Marr reg 1896 in New Zealand of Charles Edward Eaden to Mary MORGAN (ref NZ reg 1896/1334). The marriage was 10 Jun 1896.
"MARRIAGES. EADEN-MORGAN. - June 10, at Mount Possession Station, by the Rev W. B. Westbrooke, Charles Edward Eaden, of Edendale, Mount Somers, Canterbury, New Zealand, eldest son of the late William Wright Eaden, London, to Mary (Pippin) second daughter of J. G. Morgan, late of Hororata." (ref NZ papers past, Lyttelton Times, 27 June 1896).
Her name appears to have been Mary Jane (Pippin) MORGAN. Birth reg of Mary Jane Morgan 1872 in New Zealand, dau of John Grant Morgan & Davidina Morgan (ref NZ reg 1872/30986).

Charles died in 1926, death reg not found.
He was buried at Mt Somers Cemetery, South Canterbury, NZ, his spouse Mary Jane Eaden, who died 1959 (ref Ancestry New Zealand Cemetery Records).
"At Ruapuna on Saturday afternoon an old resident, Mr Charles Edward Eaden, was found lying dead in a paddock of his farm with the top of his head shattered as the result of the discharge of a shotgun which was found lying on his body. At an inquest which was opened yesterday before the District Coroner (Mr J. Cow) evidence was given that when Eaden went out from breakfast on Saturday morning he appeared in a normal state of health. However, when he did not return to dinner a search was made and the body was found. Evidence of identification was given by Charles [prob. Edward] Wright Eaden. The inquest was adjourned." (ref NZ papers past, Press, 10 May 1926)

Death reg of Mary Jane Eaden 1959 in New Zealand age 88 (ref NZ reg 1959/40422).
"In memory of a beloved father and mother - CHARLES EDWARD EADEN, 1860-1926; MARY JANE EADEN, 1872-1959; also their loved daughter DAVINA GERTRUDE, 1898-1975, wife of Alan GRANT." (ref New Zealand Cemetery Records, South Canterbury)



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    Children:  
  1. Edward Wright EADEN born 1897 in New Zealand  
  2. Davina Gertrude EADEN born 1898 in New Zealand  
  3. Blanche Ethel EADEN born 1899 in New Zealand  
  4. Frank Reynolds EADEN born 1901 in New Zealand  
  5. Ellen Ruby EADEN born 1905 in New Zealand
 
3.   Ellen Blanche EADEN
Birth reg of Ellen Blanche Eaden Dec qtr 1861 at Barnet dist, Middlesex, mother's name Reynolds (ref GRO Index).
Birth of Ellen Blanche Eaden 5 Oct 1861, bap 22 Mar 1862 at St James the Great, Friern Barnet, dau of William Wright Eaden & Blanche Eaden; residence Colney Hatch; Solicitor (ref Ancestry London CofE Births & Baps image).

Ref 1871 census. Middlesex, England. Civil Parish of Finchley. Registration District of Barnet. Address: 1 Moss Hall Crescent.
Together with her parents and 5 siblings:
Ellen B Eaden. Dau. Age 9. Scholar. Born Middlesex Colney Hatch.

Ref 1881 census. Hampshire, England. Civil Parish of Andover. Registration District of Andover. Address: Bridge Street.
Together with her aunt Blanche Eaden and sister Hilda:
Ellen B Eaden. Niece. Age 19. Born Middlesex Barnet.

Ref 1891 census. Sussex, England. Civil Parish of St Mary Magdalene. Sub-Registration district of St Mary in the Castle. Address: 9 Warrior Gardens.
Together with her aunt Blanche Eaden and 6 boarders:
Ellen Blanche Eaden. Dau. Unm. Age 29. Boarding House Keeper. Born Middlesex Colney Hatch.

Ref 1901 census. Sussex, England. Civil Parish of St Leonard. Registration District of Hastings. Address: Waldeck Ho, Charles Rd.
Together with her aunt Blanche Eaden:
Ellen B Eaden. Lodger. Unm. Age 39. Living on own means. Born London.

Ref 1911 census. Kent, England. Parish of Whitstable Urban. Registration district of Blean. Address: 2 Henley Villas, Gann Road, Tankerton, Whitstable, Kent.
Together with her aunt Blanche Eaden:
Ellen Blanche Eaden. Dau. Age 49. Single. No occupation. Born Friern Barnet, Middlesex.

Ellen died 14 Aug 1916. Death reg of Ellen B Eaden Sep qtr 1916 at Holborn dist, London age 55 (ref FreeBMD).
"EADEN Ellen Blanche of 189 London-road St. Leonards-on-Sea spinster died 14 August 1916 at The National Hospital for the Paralysed and Epileptic Queen-square Bloomsbury Middlesex Probate London 6 September to Frederick William Butler [brother in law] solicitor. Effects 933 9s. 5d." (ref Ancestry National Probate)





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4.   Gertrude Mary EADEN
Birth reg of Gertrude Mary Eaden Sep qtr 1863 at Barnet dist, Middlesex, mother's name Reynolds (ref GRO Index).
Birth of Mary Gertrude Eaden 6 Jun 1863, bap 25 Jul 1863 at St James the Great, Friern Barnet, Barnet, dau of William Wright Eaden & Blanche Eaden; residence 11 Southgate Villas; Solicitor (ref Ancestry London CofE Births & Baps image).

Ref 1871 census. Middlesex, England. Civil Parish of Finchley. Registration District of Barnet. Address: 1 Moss Hall Crescent.
Together with her parents and 5 siblings:
Gertrude M Eaden. Dau. Age 7. Scholar. Born Middlesex Colney Hatch.

Ref 1881 census. Shropshire, England. Civil Parish of Shrewsbury St Julian. Registration District of Atcham. Address: Mynston House, Bellevue Road.
At the home of Margaret H Climo (37) and family:
Gertrude Eaden. Serv. Age 17. Governess. Born Middlesex London.

Ref 1891 census. Sussex, England. Civil Parish of St Mary Magdalene. Sub-Registration district of St Mary in the Castle. Address: 23 Stockleigh Rd.
Ellen Orton. Head. Unm. Age 42. Living on own means. Born London Marylebone.
Gertrude M Eaden. Adopted daughter. Unm. Age 27. Born Middlesex Colney Hatch.
Together with 2 servants.

Ref 1901 census. Sussex, England. Civil Parish of St Leonard. Registration District of Hastings. Address: 100 London Rd.
Ellen Orton. Head. Unm. Age 52. Living on own means. Born London St John's Wood.
Gertrude M Eden [sic]. Adopted daur. Unm. Age 37. Born Middlesex Colney Hatch.
Together with 2 servants.

Ref 1911 census. Sussex, England. Parish of Hastings. Registration district of Hastings. Address: Huntley Lodge, 2 Brittany Road St Leonards on Sea.
Ellen Orton. Head. Age 62. Single. Private Means. Born London St Marylebone.
Gertrude Mary Eaden. Adopted Daughter. Age 47. Single. Private Means. Born Middlesex Colney Hatch.
Together with 2 servants.

In 1920 Gertrude was an executor for her mother:
"EADEN Blanche of 7 Church-road St. Leonards-on-Sea widow died 17 March 1920 Probate London 13 April to Gertrude Mary Eaden [dau] spinster and Frederick William Butler [son in law] solicitor. Effects 908 8s. 1d." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

Gertrude died 14 Jan 1935. Death reg of Gertrude M Eaden Mar qtr 1935 at Hastings dist, Sussex age 71 (ref FreeBMD).
"EADEN Gertrude Mary of 27 Charles-road St. Leonards-on-Sea spinster died 14 January 1935 at 6 Anglesea-terrace St. Leonards-on-Sea Probate Lewes 12 February to Frederic William Coles Solicitor and Dora Cameron Shewell [niece] spinster. Effects 3825 16s. 1d." (ref Ancestry National Probate)





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5.   Frank Reynolds EADEN
Birth registration not found in FreeBMD or GRO Index. Frank appears to have stated a different birth place at each census.
Birth 13 Dec 1864, bap 26 May 1865 at Friern Barnet, London, son of William Wright Eaden & Blanche; Southgate Villa, Colney Hatch, Solicitor (ref Ancestry London CofE Births & Baps image).

Ref 1871 census. Middlesex, England. Civil Parish of Finchley. Registration District of Barnet. Address: 1 Moss Hall Crescent.
Together with his parents and 5 siblings:
Frank R Eaden. Son. Age 6. Scholar. Born Middlesex Colney Hatch.

Not found in 1881 census.
Ref 1891 census. London, England. Civil Parish of St Gregory by St Paul. Sub-Registration district of Allhallows Barking. Address: 15/19 St Pauls Church Yard.
Frank Eaden. Servant. Unm. Age 26. Commercial Clerk. Born Yarmouth Norfolk.

Marr reg Dec qtr 1892 at London City dist of Frank Reynolds Eaden to Minnie Collins BENNETTO (ref FreeBMD); the marriage was 18 Dec 1892 at St Andrew by the Wardrobe, City of London; Frank was full age, bachelor, Clerk, residence 8 Carter Lane, son of William Eaden, Solicitor; Minnie was full age, spinster, residence 26 Market Place, Oxford Street, dau of Charles Bennetto, Butcher; Licence; witnesses John Field, Sarah Grace (ref Ancestry London CofE Marriages & Banns image). Birth reg of Minnie Collins Bennetto Sep qtr 1869 at St Columb dist, Cornwall (ref FreeBMD).

Frank and Minnie were in Germany in 1893 and 1894.

Ref 1901 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Fulham. Registration District of Fulham. Address: 65 Margravine Gardens.
Together with children Hilda B (7), Ellen B (6), Charles L (5), Winifred M (2) and a servant:
Frank R Eaden. Head. Mar. Age 36. Commercial Traveller. Born Gt Yarmouth Norfolk.
Minnie C Eaden. Wife. Mar. Age 29. Born Cornwall Newquay.

Ref 1911 census. London, England. Parish of Fulham. Registration district of Fulham. Address: 65 Margravine Gardens, Fulham.
Together with children Hilda Bennetto (17), Helen Blanch (16), Charles Leonard (15), Winifred Mary (12), Ronald Stuart (5), Muriel Joan (3):
Frank Reynolds Eaden. Head. Age 46. Mar. Commercial Traveller. Born St Leonards Sussex.
Minnie Collins Eaden. Wife. Age 37. Mar 18 yrs. Children 6 born 6 alive. Correspondent (corset maker). Born Newquay Cornwall.

Ref 1939 Register. Address: Seaclose, Newberry Road, Barnstaple, Devon.
Together with dau Muriel J Eaden:
Frank R Eaden. Mar. Born 14 Dec 1864. Retired.
Minnie C Eaden. Mar. Born 18 Jul 1869. Unpaid Domestic Duties.

In 1945 Frank was executor for his son Ronald who died in the Second World War:
"EADEN Ronald Stuary of 53 Parsonage-gardens Enfield Middlesex died 10 March 1945 at Ranau Borneo Probate London 29 June to Frank Reynolds Eaden [father] commercial traveller. Effects 383 13s. 3d." (ref Ancestry National Probate).

Minnie died 6 Jul 1947. Death reg of Minnie C Eaden Sep qtr 1947 at Staines dist, Middlesex age 76 (ref FreeBMD).
Burial of Minnie Collins Eaden 9 Jul 1947 at St James, Hampton Hill, Richmond Upon Thames; residence 34 Laurel Road Hampton Hill (ref Ancestry London CofE Deaths & Burials image).
"EADEN Minnie Collins of 34 Laurel-road Hampton Hill Middlesex (wife of Frank Reynolds Eaden) died 6 July 1947 Administration London 8 June [1954] to Winifred Mary Eaden [dau] spinster. Effects Nil." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

Frank died 14 Dec 1950. Death reg of Frank R Eaden Dec qtr 1950 at Middlesex South dist, Middlesex age 86 (ref FreeBMD).
"EADEN Frank Reynolds of 34 Laurel-road Hampton Hill Middlesex died 14 December 1950 at Gloucester House Nursing Home Hampton Hill Administration London 5 May [1954] to Winifred Mary Eaden [dau] spinster. Effects 90." (ref Ancestry National Probate)





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    Children:  
  1. Hilda Bennetto EADEN born 1893 at Berlin, Germany  
  2. Ellen (Helen) Blanche EADEN born 1894 at Berlin, Germany  
  3. Charles Leonard EADEN born 1896 at Surbiton, Surrey  
  4. Winifred Mary EADEN born 1898 at Fulham, London  
  5. Ronald Stuart EADEN born 1905 at Fulham, London  
  6. Muriel Joan EADEN born 1907 at Fulham, London
 
6.   Hilda Lucy EADEN
Birth reg of Hilda Lucy Eaden Sep qtr 1866 at Barnet dist, Middlesex, mother's name Reynolds (ref GRO Index).
Birth of Hilda Lucy Eaden 8 Mar 1866, bap 28 Jul 1866 at St James the Great, Friern Barnet, Barnet, dau of William Wright Eaden & Blanche Eaden; residence Southgate Villas; Solicitor (ref Ancestry London CofE Births & Baps image).

Ref 1871 census. Middlesex, England. Civil Parish of Finchley. Registration District of Barnet. Address: 1 Moss Hall Crescent.
Together with her parents and 5 siblings:
Hilda L Eaden. Dau. Age 5. Scholar. Born Middlesex Colney Hatch.

Ref 1881 census. Hampshire, England. Civil Parish of Andover. Registration District of Andover. Address: Bridge Street.
Together with her aunt Blanche Eaden and sister Ellen:
Hilda L Eaden. Niece. Age 15. Born Middlesex Barnet.

Marr reg Jun qtr 1886 at Hastings dist, Sussex of Hilda Lucy Eaden to Frederick William BUTLER (ref FreeBMD). Frederick was born c1859 at Greatham, Hampshire (ref census, several possibilities). He was born 29 Nov 1858 (ref 1939 Register).

Ref 1891 census. Sussex, England. Civil Parish of Horsham. Sub-Registration district of North Horsham. Address: Hurst Road.
Together with children Alec W (4), Valerie (3), John E (under 6 mths) and 3 servants:
Frederick W Butler. Head. Mar. Age 32. Solicitor. Born Hants Greatham.
Hilda L Butler. Wife. Mar. Age 25. Born Middlesex Highgate.

Not found in 1901 census.

In 1911 Frederick was executor for his son:
"BUTLER John Eldridge of Rawal Pindi Punjaub India died 12 March 1911 at Boghra near Rawal Pindi Administration London 31 May to Frederick William Butler [father] solicitor. Effects 400." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

Ref 1911 census. Sussex, England. Parish of Horsham. Registration district of Horsham. Address:Gartref Hurst Rd Horsham Sussex.
Together with daus Valerie (23), Dorothy (19), Constance Hilda Margaret (13) and a servant:
Frederick William Butler. Head. Age 52. Mar. Solicity, County Coroner. Born Greatham Hants.
Hilda Lucy Butler. Wife. Age 45. mar 24 yrs. Children 6 born 4 alive 2 dead. Born Southgate Middlesex.

In 1916 Frederick was executor for his sister in law:
"EADEN Ellen Blanche of 189 London-road St. Leonards-on-Sea spinster died 14 August 1916 at The National Hospital for the Paralysed and Epileptic Queen-square Bloomsbury Middlesex Probate London 6 September to Frederick William Butler [brother in law] solicitor. Effects 933 9s. 5d." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

Ref 1939 Register. Address: Hurst Road, Horsham, Sussex.
Together with dau Dorothy Butler (b1892):
Frederick William Butler. Married. Born 29 Nov 1858. Solicitor County Coroner.
Hilda Lucy Butler. Married. Born 8 Mar 1866. Unpaid Domestic Duties.

Hilda died 28 Aug 1942. Death reg of Hilda L Butler Sep qtr 1942 at Horsham dist age 76 (ref FreeBMD).
"BUTLER Hilda Lucy of Horsham Sussex (wife of Frederick William Butler) died 28 August 1942 at Gartref Hurst-road Horsham Probate Llandudno 18 December to Alec William Butler [son] solicitor and Dorothy Butler [dau] spinster. Effects 913 1s. 6d." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

Frederick died 9 Sep 1950. Death reg of Frederick W Butler Sep qtr 1950 at Horsham dist age 91 (ref FreeBMD).
"BUTLER Frederick William of Gartref Horsham Sussex died 9 September 1950 Probate Manchester 27 November to Alec William Butler [son] solicitor and Dorothy Butler [dau] spinster. Effects 21021 7s. 1d." (ref Ancestry National Probate)





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    Children:  
  1. Alec William BUTLER born 1887 at Horsham, Sussex  
  2. Valerie BUTLER born 1888 at Horsham, Sussex  
  3. John Eldridge BUTLER born 1890 at Horsham, Sussex  
  4. Dorothy BUTLER born 1892 at Horsham, Sussex  
  5. Constance Hilda Margaret BUTLER born 1898 at Horsham, Sussex  

Last revised 25 Jun 2019