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Walter Fawcett

Male abt 1872 - 1959  (~ 86 years)



  • Name Walter Fawcett  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Birth abt Nov 1872  Brixton Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 4, 5
    Residence Nov 1872  2 Brunswick Place, Brixton Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Baptism 06 Nov 1872  St Matthew, Brixton Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Residence Apr 1881  Moss Grange, Sydenham Hill Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    • with his uncle Robert Grant & aunt Elizabeth Grant (née Hyslop); both his parents had died in 1877.
    • household: Robert Grant, head, 47 b Scotland, Shipowner; Elizabeth Grant, wife, 46 b East Indies; Ellen H Fawcett, niece, 13 b Brixton; Fannie L Fawcett, niece, 10 b Brixton; Walter, nephew, 8 b Brixton; Marion, niece, 5 b Brixton; + 5 serv.
    Occupation Mar 1901  Merchant Asst East India  [3
    Residence Mar 1901  Fernleigh, Birchington Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    • household: Robert Grant, head, 67 b Scotland, J.P., Retired merchant & shipowner; Elizabeth B Grant, wife, 66 b Calcutta; Fanny L Fawcett, niece, 30 b Brixton; Walter Fawcett, nephew, 28 b Brixton; Marian Fawcett, niece, 25 b Croydon; + 5 servants; + gardener + coachman in cottages
    Marriage 15 Apr 1903  All Saints, Birchington Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 7, 8
    Eveline Mary Tatham,   b. 23 Dec 1873, Orpington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1953, Hartsfield House Hotel, Betchworth Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Feb 1904  Mercantile Clerk  [9
    Occupation Apr 1911  Correspondence Clerk, Steamship Owners  [10
    Residence Apr 1911  7 Doune Gardens, Kelvinside, Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location   [10
    Residence Jan 1950  Walton-on-the-Hill Find all individuals with events at this location   [11
    Residence 1959  The Rectory Cottage, Sudborough Find all individuals with events at this location   [12
    Death 18 Mar 1959  Rutland Nursing Home, Langham, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location   [12, 13
    Probate 13 Jul 1959  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; £11,901 12s. 11s.  [12
    • Fawcett Walter of The Rectory Cottage Sudborough Northamptonshire died 18 March 1959 at Rutland Nursing Home Langham Rutland Probate London 13 July to Henry Tatham Fawcett and Forbes Spottiswood Weir solicitors. Effects £11901 12s. 11d. [NPC]
    Person ID I0880  Tatham | Bloxham branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 20 Jul 2013 

    Father John Bisdee Fawcett,   b. abt 1837, Workington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1877, 14 Versailles Rd, Anerley Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Mother Ellen Hyslop,   b. 08 Jan 1838, Stepney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1877, Ashton House, North Park, Croydon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Marriage 26 Feb 1863  St Margaret, Lothbury Find all individuals with events at this location   [14, 15
    • Marriage solemnized at the Parish Church of St Margaret Lothbury, 26 Feb 1863, between John Bisdee Fawcett, full age, bachelor, gentleman, London, father Henry Hayton Fawcett, gentleman; and Ellen Hyslop, full age, spinster, Stepney, father Walter Hyslop, gentleman; witnesses Walter Hyslop, George Blundell.
    Notes 
    • also resid Apr 1871: children b Lambeth: Jane, 5; John, 4; Ellen H, 3: + 3 serv.
    • son John Fawcett, in Apr 1911 census resid 66 Wimpole St (18 rooms), age 44 b Brixton, consulting physician, married, resid alone + 4 serv. Children incl Robert John Fawcett, birth reg Marylebone 2Q1907; death reg Cambridge 1Q1987, dob 25 Apr 1907; Alice Mary Fawcett: birth reg Marylebone 4Q1908; death reg Exeter 4Q1977 dob 20 Nov 1908.
    Family ID F1213  Family Group Sheet

    Family Eveline Mary Tatham,   b. 23 Dec 1873, Orpington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1953, Hartsfield House Hotel, Betchworth Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Marriage 15 Apr 1903  All Saints, Birchington Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 7, 8
    • On the 15th April, at All Saints', Birchington, by the Rev. H. J. Fleming, Acting Chaplain to the Forces, assisted by the Rev. H. A. Serres, Vicar of the parish. Walter, youngest son of the late John Bisdee Fawcett, of Lloyds, and nephew of Robert Grant, Esq., J.P., of Fernleigh, Birchington, to Evelyn Mary, elder daughter of the late Wm. Tatham, of 17, Old Broad-street, and Orpington, Kent, and of Mrs. Wm. Tatham, of "The Quinta," Birchington. Madras papers, please copy. [The Times, 17 Apr 1903]
    Notes 
    • nephew Robert John Fawcett, chartered accountant, an executor of Eveline's will in 1954; son of Walter's brother John; birth reg Marylebone 2Q1907; death reg Cambridge 1Q1987, dob 25 Apr 1907; passenger on "Llanstephan Castle" arr London 17 Dec 1929, emb Cape Town, 1st class, accountant, resid England, UK addr 66 Wimpole St, London W.1; travelling with sister Alice Mary Fawcett, 21, same address etc.
    Children 
    +1. Margaret Elizabeth Fawcett,   b. 26 Feb 1904, 5 Northbank Terrace, Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1995, Rutland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     2. Henry Tatham Fawcett,   b. 06 Jun 1905, Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1987, Surrey Mid E Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +3. Lawrence Grant Fawcett,   b. 03 Apr 1908, Glasgow Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1986, Norwich Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2014 
    Family ID F0280  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - abt Nov 1872 - Brixton Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Nov 1872 - 2 Brunswick Place, Brixton Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 06 Nov 1872 - St Matthew, Brixton Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1881 - Moss Grange, Sydenham Hill Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1901 - Fernleigh, Birchington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 15 Apr 1903 - All Saints, Birchington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 15 Apr 1903 - All Saints, Birchington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - 7 Doune Gardens, Kelvinside, Glasgow Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jan 1950 - Walton-on-the-Hill Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1959 - The Rectory Cottage, Sudborough Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 18 Mar 1959 - Rutland Nursing Home, Langham, Rutland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - £11,901 12s. 11s. - 13 Jul 1959 - London 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 Thanet, 2Q1903.

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.
      age 28 b Brixton

    4. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.
      age 8 b Brixton

    5. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Lambeth, 4Q1872.

    6. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St Matthew, Brixton, 06 Nov 1872.

    7. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 17 Apr 1903.

    8. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      marr 7 yrs, 3 ch

    9. [S32] Birth Certificate.
      dau Margaret

    10. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 38 b England

    11. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 11 Jan 1950.
      son Henry

    12. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    13. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Oakham, 1Q1959.
      age 86

    14. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg City of London, 1Q1863.

    15. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, St Margaret, Lothbury, 26 Feb 1863.