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George Fothergill

Male abt 1833 - 1915  (~ 82 years)



  • Name George Fothergill  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Birth abt 1833  Caerleon Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10
    • 2nd son of Richard Fothergill (1789-1851), of Lowbridge, Kendal.
      Family originally from Clapham, Yorks; prominent in development of iron & coal industry in S Wales in early 19th cent. [11]
    • mother Charlotte Merrick Elderton; marr St Mary, Lambeth, 24 Jan 1822.
    Baptism 23 Mar 1833  St Cadoc, Llangattock juxta-Caerleon Find all individuals with events at this location   [12
    Residence Jun 1841  Lowbridge House, Kendal Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    • with Richard Fothergill, 50, indep.; Charlotte, 40; Charlotte, 15; Elizabeth, 15; Emma, 10; Agnes, 6; Henry, 4; Thomas, 1; all b not-Westmorland; + 2 others; + 7 serv.
    Occupation Mar 1851  Sub manager of the Taff Vale Iron Works  [2
    Residence Mar 1851  Tram Rd, Llantwit Fardre Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    • with sister Elizabeth, 25 b Caerleon; + visitor; + 2 serv.
    Occupation Apr 1861  Iron Master  [3
    Residence Apr 1861  Treforest, Llantwit Fardre Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    • unmarried; with mother Charlotte, 60 b London; brother Thomas Richard/Rowland?, 21 b Kendal, Iron Master; brother Henry, 24 b Caerleon, Iron Master; niece Helen E M Reed, 5 b Calcutta; + 4 serv.
    Post/Rank/Title abt 1865 -  JP  [11
    Occupation Apr 1871  Magistrate for Counties of Glamorgan & Westmorland. Retired Ironmaster.  [4
    Residence Apr 1871  Binswood House, Binswood St, Leamington Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    • with wife Isabel E Fothergill, 25 b Pontypridd; children Alice E L, 5; Agnes M H, 4; George A, 2; Jessie E, 1; + 5 serv.
    Occupation Apr 1881  Magistrate, County of Glamorgan & Westmorland  [5
    Residence Apr 1881  Binswood House, Binswood St, Leamington Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    • with wife Ada J Fothergill, 21 b Leamington; sister-in-law Edith M Hannay, 21 b Leamington; children Ethel F, 9; Nellie M, 7; John R, 5; Riginald H, 1; + 5 serv.
    Residence Apr 1891  Allan Bank, Grasmere Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    • widowed; J.P., living on his own means; also resid: children Alice E L, 25; Agnes M H, 24; George A, 22; Ethel F, 19; Joan H, 6; William H, 4; + 5 serv.
    Marriage 16 Apr 1898  Ashton-under-Lyne Find all individuals with events at this location   [7, 11, 13
    Flora Sexburga Chambers,   b. abt 1874, Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1951, Olrig Bank Nursing Home, Kendal Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Mar 1901  Retired Ironmaster (pig iron); J.P.  [8
    Residence Mar 1901  Allan Bank, Grasmere Find all individuals with events at this location   [8, 11
    Residence Apr 1911  Allan Bank, Grasmere Find all individuals with events at this location   [9
    Death 06 Mar 1915  Allan Bank, Grasmere Find all individuals with events at this location   [10, 11, 14, 15
    • On the 6th inst., at Allan Bank, Grasmere, George Fothergill, J.P., of Westmorland and Glamorganshire, aged 82. Funeral at Grasmere on Tuesday, the 9th inst., at 2.15 p.m. [The Times]
    Burial 09 Mar 1915  St Oswald, Grasmere Find all individuals with events at this location   [14
    Probate 15 Jun 1915  Carlisle Find all individuals with events at this location ; 11,656 9s. 5d.  [15
    • Fothergill George of Allan Bank Grasmere Westmorland esquire died 6 March 1915 Probate Carlisle 15 June to Flora Lexburga Fothergill widow Agnes Mary Henrietta Hannay (wife of Harry Percival Hannay) and Richard Fothergill Long esquire. Effects 11656 9s. 5d. [NPC]
    Notes 
    • younger brother of Richard Fothergill (1822-1903), ironmaster & coal owner, Liberal MP 1868-1880.
    Person ID I0153  Tatham | Christopher branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 07 Mar 2013 

    Family Flora Sexburga Chambers,   b. abt 1874, Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1951, Olrig Bank Nursing Home, Kendal Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Marriage 16 Apr 1898  Ashton-under-Lyne Find all individuals with events at this location   [7, 11, 13
    Notes 
    • Flora Chambers was 41 years younger than George Fothergill and is said to have been his 3rd or possibly 4th wife. [16]
    • marriage reg Cardiff 2Q1862 George Fothergill = Isabella Eliza Crawshay; death reg East Ashford 1Q1876 Isabella Eliza Fothergill age 30.
    • marriage reg Warwick 2Q1878 George Fothergill = Ada Joan Hannay; death reg Kendal 4Q1888 Ada Joan Fothergill age 29.
    Children 
    +1. Eric Lambton Fothergill,   b. 24 Mar 1900, Grasmere Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Feb 1970, Westmorland South Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. Ronald Noel Fothergill,   b. 18 Dec 1901, Grasmere Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1963, General Hospital, Bedford Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2013 
    Family ID F1592  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - abt 1833 - Caerleon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 23 Mar 1833 - St Cadoc, Llangattock juxta-Caerleon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jun 1841 - Lowbridge House, Kendal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1851 - Tram Rd, Llantwit Fardre Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1861 - Treforest, Llantwit Fardre Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1871 - Binswood House, Binswood St, Leamington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1881 - Binswood House, Binswood St, Leamington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1891 - Allan Bank, Grasmere Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 16 Apr 1898 - Ashton-under-Lyne Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 16 Apr 1898 - Ashton-under-Lyne Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1901 - Allan Bank, Grasmere Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - Allan Bank, Grasmere Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 06 Mar 1915 - Allan Bank, Grasmere Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 09 Mar 1915 - St Oswald, Grasmere Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 11,656 9s. 5d. - 15 Jun 1915 - Carlisle Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S01] Census, UK, 1841.
      age 8 b not-Westmorland

    2. [S01] Census, UK, 1851.
      age 18 b Caerleon

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1861.
      age 28 b Caerleon

    4. [S01] Census, UK, 1871.
      age 38 b Caerleon

    5. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.
      age 48 b Caerleon

    6. [S01] Census, UK, 1891.
      age 58 b Caerleon

    7. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Ashton-under-Lyne, 2Q1898.

    8. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.
      age 68 b Caerleon

    9. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 78 b Caerleon

    10. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Kendal, 1Q1915.
      age 82

    11. [S62] The Family of Christopher and some others.

    12. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St Cadoc, Llangattock juxta-Caerleon (IGI), 23 Mar 1833.

    13. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      marr 12 yrs, 2 ch

    14. [S05] The Times, death notice, 08 Mar 1915.

    15. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    16. [S03] Family Members, HP.