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Edward John Norris

Male 1860 - 1940  (80 years)



  • Name Edward John Norris  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 10 Jun 1860  Castle Church, Stafford Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    • Father was John Pilkington Norris, b Chester abt 1814, Canon of Bristol & Vicar of St George, Brandon Hill. [Curtis]
    • Mother was Grace Lushington, youngest daughter of the Right Hon. Stephen Lushington, (14 January 1782-19 January 1873) -- a Doctor of Civil Law, a judge, a Member of Parliament and a radical for the abolition of slavery and capital punishment. [ibid]
    Residence Apr 1871  Abbey House, Lower College Green, Bristol Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Education aft 1871  Marlborough College Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Education 1875 - 1879  Charterhouse, Godalming Find all individuals with events at this location ; Buissonites; Saunderites.  [6, 7
    Education Sep 1879 - 1883  Trinity College, Cambridge Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 4, 6
    Occupation Apr 1881  Undergraduate  [4
    Residence Apr 1881  Trinity College, Cambridge Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Degree/Qualif. 1883  Cambridge University Find all individuals with events at this location ; BA  [6
    Occupation 1883 - 1885  All Saints, Wokingham Find all individuals with events at this location ; Curate  [6
    Ordination 1884  Oxford Find all individuals with events at this location ; Priest  [6
    Occupation 1885 - 1890  Marlow Find all individuals with events at this location ; Curate  [6
    Marriage abt Aug 1886  Wokingham Find all individuals with events at this location   [6, 8, 9
    Nina Catherine Sturges,   b. abt Aug 1862, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1951, Ruscombe House, Twyford Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Degree/Qualif. 1888  Cambridge University Find all individuals with events at this location ; MA  [1, 6
    Occupation 1890 - 1929  St Bartholomew, Reading Find all individuals with events at this location ; Rector  [1, 6, 10
    Occupation Apr 1891  Reading Find all individuals with events at this location ; Priest, Vicar of St Bartholomew   [11
    Residence Apr 1891  St Bartholomew's Vicarage, Reading Find all individuals with events at this location   [11
    Occupation Mar 1901  Clergyman (C of E)  [3
    Residence Mar 1901  St Bartholomew's Vicarage, Reading Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Residence Apr 1911  St Bartholomew's Vicarage, Reading Find all individuals with events at this location   [10
    Occupation 1922 -  Rural Dean of Reading  [1, 6
    Post/Rank/Title 1924 -  Oxford Cathedral Find all individuals with events at this location ; Honorary Canon of Christ Church  [6
    Post/Rank/Title bef 1940  FSA  [6
    Residence - 1940  Ruscombe House, Twyford Find all individuals with events at this location   [6, 12
    Death 29 Nov 1940  Dunedin, Bath Rd, Reading Find all individuals with events at this location   [6, 12, 13, 14
    • On Nov. 29. 1940, the Rev. Edward John Norris, Honorary Canon of Christ Church, and formerly Vicar of St. Bartholomew's, Reading. Funeral at All Saints', Wokingham, Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 1.30 p.m. Flowers may be sent to the church. [The Times]
    Burial 03 Dec 1940  All Saints, Wokingham Find all individuals with events at this location   [6, 14
    Probate 28 Apr 1941  Llandudno Find all individuals with events at this location ; 9,216 15s. 1d.  [12
    • Norris the reverend Edward John of Ruscombe House Twyford Berkshire clerk died 29 November 1940 at Dunedin Bath-road Reading Probate Llandudno 29 April to Nina Catherine Norris widow. Effects 9216 15s. 1d. [NPC]
    Notes 
    • First cousin of the Very Rev. Wm. Foxley-Norris, Dean of Westminster, and previously of York [Curtis]
    • Adm. pens. at Trinity, June 30, 1879. [2nd] s. of the Rev. John Pilkington (1841), of [St Mary] Redcliffe vicarage, Bristol. B. [June 10], 1860, at Stafford. Schools, Marlborough College, and Charterhouse, Godalming. Matric. Michs. 1879; B.A. 1883; M.A. 1888. Ord. deacon (Oxford) 1883; priest, 1884; C. of All Saints, Wokingham, Berks., 1883-5. C. of Great Marlow, 1885-90. V. of St Bartholomew's, Earley, Reading, 1890-1929. Rural Dean of Reading, 1922. Hon. Canon of Christ Church, Oxford, 1924. F.S.A. Latterly of Ruscombe House, Twyford, Berks. Died Nov. 29, 1940; buried at Wokingham. Brother of Francis L. (1883). (List of Carthusians; Marlborough Coll. Reg.; Crockford; Who was Who; The Times, Nov. 30, 1940.) [Cambridge University Alumni]
    • Norris, Edward John. b. 10 Jun 1860: 2 s. of the Ven. J. P. Norris, Archdeacon of Bristol; Buissonites-Saunderites; Entered L.Q. 1875; left C.Q. 1879; Trin. Coll., Camb.; M.A., F.S.A.; D. 1883; P. 1884; Vicar of St. Bartholomew, Earley, 1890-1929. m. 1886, Nina Catherine, 4 d. of Rev. Canon Edward Sturges, Rector of Wokingham. D. at Reading 29 Nov 1940.[Charterhouse School Register, 1872-1900; rev. 1980]
    • Canon E. J. Norris, F.S.A., honorary canon of Christ Church, Oxford, and Vicar of St. Bartholomew's, Reading, from 1890 to 1929, died recently. Born on 10 June, 1860, he was the second son of John Pilkington Norris, Archdeacon and Canon of Bristol. His mother was Grace, youngest daughter of the Right. Hon. Stephen Lushington. He was educated at Charterhouse, and at Trinity College, Cambridge. In 1886 he married Nina Catherine, daughter of Canon Edward Sturges, and had a son and a daughter. [The Times, obituary] [9]
    Person ID I0054  Tatham | Meaburn branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 01 May 2014 

    Family Nina Catherine Sturges,   b. abt Aug 1862, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1951, Ruscombe House, Twyford Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Marriage abt Aug 1886  Wokingham Find all individuals with events at this location   [6, 8, 9
    Notes 
    • also dau Eleanor Lushington Norris, b Gt Marlow abt 1890. [1911 census; NPC]
    Children 
     1. Thomas Pilkington Norris,   b. abt May 1892, Reading Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1960, St Albans Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)
    Last Modified 27 May 2013 
    Family ID F0027  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 10 Jun 1860 - Castle Church, Stafford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1871 - Abbey House, Lower College Green, Bristol Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - aft 1871 - Marlborough College Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - Buissonites; Saunderites. - 1875 - 1879 - Charterhouse, Godalming Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - Sep 1879 - 1883 - Trinity College, Cambridge Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1881 - Trinity College, Cambridge Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDegree/Qualif. - BA - 1883 - Cambridge University Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Curate - 1883 - 1885 - All Saints, Wokingham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOrdination - Priest - 1884 - Oxford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Curate - 1885 - 1890 - Marlow Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - abt Aug 1886 - Wokingham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - abt Aug 1886 - Wokingham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDegree/Qualif. - MA - 1888 - Cambridge University Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Rector - 1890 - 1929 - St Bartholomew, Reading Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Priest, Vicar of St Bartholomew - Apr 1891 - Reading Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1891 - St Bartholomew's Vicarage, Reading Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1901 - St Bartholomew's Vicarage, Reading Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - St Bartholomew's Vicarage, Reading Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPost/Rank/Title - Honorary Canon of Christ Church - 1924 - - Oxford Cathedral Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 1940 - Ruscombe House, Twyford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 29 Nov 1940 - Dunedin, Bath Rd, Reading Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 03 Dec 1940 - All Saints, Wokingham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 9,216 15s. 1d. - 28 Apr 1941 - Llandudno Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.

    2. [S01] Census, UK, 1871.
      age 10

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.
      age 40

    4. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.
      age 20

    5. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Stafford, 3Q1860.

    6. [S15] Cambridge University Alumni.

    7. [S20] School and College Registers, Charterhouse.

    8. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Wokingham, 3Q1886.

    9. [S05] The Times, obituary, 03 Dec 1940.

    10. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.

    11. [S01] Census, UK, 1891.
      age 30 b Stafford

    12. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    13. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Reading, 4Q1940.
      age 80

    14. [S05] The Times, death notice, 30 Nov 1940.