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William Thurnall

Male 1816 - 1870  (54 years)



  • Name William Thurnall  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 29 Apr 1816  Whittlesford Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 4, 5
    • son of William Henry & Elizabeth Maria Thurnall
    Baptism 15 Sep 1816  Whittlesford Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Marriage abt Feb 1858  Wellingborough Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Katharine Rawlins Howes,   b. abt 1824, St Giles, Northampton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1884, Bedford Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Apr 1861  General Practitioner, Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, England, Licentiate of the Apothecaries Company  [3
    Residence Apr 1861  39 St John's St, Bedford Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    • also resid Emma Thurnall, sister, age 47, visitor [crossed out], b Whittlesford; wife Katharine not at home
    Occupation - 1870  Surgeon  [6
    Residence - 1870  Bedford Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Death 20 Dec 1870  Bedford Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 6, 7, 8
    • On the 20th inst., at Bedford, aged 54, W. Thurnall, Esq., eldest son of the late W. H. Thurnall, Esq., of Duxford. [Bury and Norwich Post]
    Probate 18 Mar 1871  Northampton Find all individuals with events at this location ; < 12,000  [8
    • The Will of William Thurnall late of the Town and County of Bedford Surgeon who died 20 December 1870 at the Town of Bedford was proved at Northampton by Katharine Rawlins Thurnall of the said Town Widow the Relict and Robert Couchman of the said Town Surgeon the Executors. 18 March [1871]. Effects under 12,000. [NPC]
    Person ID I0086  Tatham | Meaburn branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 04 Dec 2014 

    Family Katharine Rawlins Howes,   b. abt 1824, St Giles, Northampton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1884, Bedford Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Marriage abt Feb 1858  Wellingborough Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Notes 
    • 6 ch in 1871 census: William (12), Katherine H (10), Helen M (8), Emily (7), Arthur (5), Henry P (3)
      5 ch in 1881 census: William (22), Katie H (20), Helen M (18), Arthur (15), Henry P (13)
    • eldest daughter Katharine Howard Thurnall ("Katie"); b Bedford Dec 1860, d Bedford 01 Sep 1938; marr St Mary Bedford 04 Mar 1886 to John Stanley Lightfoot (1855-1939), major, Bedford Regt; 2 daughters:
      - Dorothy Drina Lightfoot (1887-1976), marr(1) Melville K H A Allen (1891-1917), Lieut RFC, marr(2) Reginald J H Hope (1886-1956), company director, 2 ch;
      - Marjorie Stella Lightfoot ("Queenie") (1889-1978), unmarr;
      all regular visitors to Helen Thurnall & her husband Frederick Hugh Tatham at Great Ryburgh rectory.
    Children 
    +1. Helen Marie Thurnall,   b. 18 Jun 1862, Bedford Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1967, Vicarage, Rougham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 105 years)
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2014 
    Family ID F0037  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 29 Apr 1816 - Whittlesford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 15 Sep 1816 - Whittlesford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - abt Feb 1858 - Wellingborough Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - abt Feb 1858 - Wellingborough Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1861 - 39 St John's St, Bedford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 1870 - Bedford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 20 Dec 1870 - Bedford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - < 12,000 - 18 Mar 1871 - Northampton Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.

    2. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Wellingborough, 1Q1858.

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1861.
      age 44

    4. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Bedford, 4Q1870.
      age 54

    5. [S22] IGI / BVRI, British Vital Records Index, 15 Sep 1816.
      bapt Whittlesford, born 29 Apr 1816

    6. [S01] Census, UK, 1871.
      wife = surgeon's widow

    7. [S11] Newspaper, Bury and Norwich Post, 27 Dec 1870.
      death notice

    8. [S14] National Probate Calendar.