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George  Christopher

George Christopher

Male 1779 - 1861  (81 years)


  • Name George Christopher  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Birth 06 Oct 1779  Ratcliff Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Baptism 06 Jan 1780  St Dunstan & All Saints, Stepney Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    George Christopher (1779-1861)
    George Christopher (1779-1861)
    Baptism register
    Marriage 13 Dec 1800  St Dunstan & All Saints, Stepney Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 6
    Isabella Frances Ashington,   b. 1781, London? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1836, Chiswick Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Oct 1802  Stepney Find all individuals with events at this location ; Wine Merchant  [7
    Occupation May 1814  Coram St, Bloomsbury Find all individuals with events at this location ; Wine Merchant  [8
    Occupation Jul 1819  Great Coram St, Bloomsbury Find all individuals with events at this location ; Wine Merchant  [9
    • advertisement for sale or lease of copyhold residence at Chigwell Row, Essex, with immediate possession. (inserted several times)
    Event 11 Feb 1824  Grant of Arms  [5
    • On 11 Feb 1824 he was granted arms by Sir George Naylor, Kt., Garter, and Ralph Bigland, Clarenceux, different to those mentioned in the Visitation of 1684. [Curtis]
    Christopher Coat of Arms
    Christopher Coat of Arms
    Granted to George Christopher in 1824, in allusion to his father's discoveries and services: "Per chev., wavy az, and erminois, in chief two estoiles arg., in base on a mount a beaver, in fesse-point a chart of Chesterfield Inlet."
    Occupation Jan 1827  Great Ormond St, Bloomsbury Find all individuals with events at this location ; Wine Merchant  [10
    Occupation Nov 1828  41 Great Ormond St, Bloomsbury Find all individuals with events at this location ; Merchant  [11
    Occupation 1829  41 Great Ormond St, Bloomsbury Find all individuals with events at this location ; G. Christopher & Son, Wine Merchants  [12
    Residence abt 1829 -  Morton House, The Mall, Chiswick Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Residence Nov 1840  Chiswick Find all individuals with events at this location   [13
    Residence Jun 1841  Paragon, Ramsgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Occupation Mar 1851  Retired Wine Merchant  [3
    Residence Mar 1851  The Mall, Chiswick Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Occupation Apr 1861  Fundholder  [4
    Residence Apr 1861  The Mall, Chiswick Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Death 07 Apr 1861  The Mall, Chiswick Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 14, 15, 16
    • On the 7th inst., at his residence, The Mall, Chiswick, George Christopher, Esq., in his eighty-second year. [14]
    Burial   St Nicholas, Chiswick Find all individuals with events at this location   [16
    • George Christopher / greatly loved and lamented / died April 7th 1861 aged 81. / "Thy will be done". [Christopher family vault, St Nicholas, Chiswick]
    Notes 
    • George [Christopher], of Grangefield, near Stockton, to which he succeeded on his father's death, and sold in 1813; and Morton House, Chiswick; b. 6 Oct 1779; d. 7 Apr Apr 1861. [Curtis]
    Person ID I1094  Tatham | Christopher branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 01 Oct 2014 

    Father William Christopher,   b. abt 1734, Norton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Nov 1797, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Ann Tatham,   b. 17 Sep 1743, Stockton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1784, Stockton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Marriage 18 Apr 1765  St Giles Cripplegate, London Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 17
    William Christopher & Anne Tatham
    William Christopher & Anne Tatham
    Marriage register
    Notes 
    • 10 children, 5 died young. [George Christopher tree, 31 Dec 1853]
    • The issue of this marriage was 7 sons and 3 daus. of whom survived 1 dau, Caroline, and 4 sons: I. John Thomas, 3rd but eldest surviving son; II. Henry; III. George; and IV. Thomas. [Curtis]
    Histories
    Christopher Family Tree
    Christopher Family Tree
    drawn by George Christopher at Chiswick, 31 Dec 1853
    Family ID F0333  Family Group Sheet

    Family Isabella Frances Ashington,   b. 1781, London? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1836, Chiswick Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Marriage 13 Dec 1800  St Dunstan & All Saints, Stepney Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 6
    • Isabella still a minor - married with consent of her father Thomas Ashington
    Children 
     1. Margaret Ashington Christopher,   b. 20 Sep 1801, Stepney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Oct 1864, Chiswick Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     2. William Thomas Christopher,   b. 16 Oct 1802, Stepney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1858, Nayland House, Atlingworth St, Brighton Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     3. Isabella Frances Christopher,   b. 20 Jun 1804, Stepney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1898, Belle Vue, The Mall, Chiswick Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     4. George Eumenes Christopher,   b. 07 Apr 1806, Bloomsbury Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1845, Wiesbaden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
    +5. Caroline Christopher,   b. 07 Feb 1808, Bloomsbury Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1848, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     6. Willoughby Christopher,   b. abt Nov 1809, Bloomsbury? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1811, Bloomsbury Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     7. Willoughby John Christopher,   b. abt Jul 1811, Bloomsbury? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1812, Bloomsbury Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    +8. Emma Octavia Christopher,   b. 10 Mar 1813, Bloomsbury Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1870, Lowestoft Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    +9. Selina Maria Christopher,   b. 23 Feb 1815, Bloomsbury Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1896, Chiswick Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     10. Arthur Anstey Christopher,   b. 06 Oct 1816, Bloomsbury Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1856, Brentford Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    +11. Louisa Mary Christopher,   b. 19 Oct 1818, Bloomsbury Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Apr 1855, 29 Westbourne Park, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
    +12. Alfred Millard William Christopher,   b. 20 Aug 1820, Coram St, Bloomsbury Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1913, 4 Norham Rd, Oxford Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    +13. Leonard Raisbeck Christopher,   b. 25 Feb 1822, Bloomsbury Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1901, 79 Madeley Rd, Ealing Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +14. Matilda Anne Christopher,   b. 12 Oct 1823, Bloomsbury Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jan 1863, Nelson, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    Photos
    Morton House, Chiswick Mall
    Morton House, Chiswick Mall
    Home of George and Isabella Christopher
    Last Modified 09 Nov 2014 
    Family ID F0334  Family Group Sheet

  • Event Map Click to display
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 06 Oct 1779 - Ratcliff Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 06 Jan 1780 - St Dunstan & All Saints, Stepney Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 13 Dec 1800 - St Dunstan & All Saints, Stepney Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 13 Dec 1800 - St Dunstan & All Saints, Stepney Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Wine Merchant - Oct 1802 - Stepney Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Wine Merchant - May 1814 - Coram St, Bloomsbury Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Wine Merchant - Jul 1819 - Great Coram St, Bloomsbury Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Wine Merchant - Jan 1827 - Great Ormond St, Bloomsbury Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Merchant - Nov 1828 - 41 Great Ormond St, Bloomsbury Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - G. Christopher & Son, Wine Merchants - 1829 - 41 Great Ormond St, Bloomsbury Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1829 - - Morton House, The Mall, Chiswick Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Nov 1840 - Chiswick Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jun 1841 - Paragon, Ramsgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1851 - The Mall, Chiswick Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1861 - The Mall, Chiswick Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 07 Apr 1861 - The Mall, Chiswick Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - - St Nicholas, Chiswick Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    George Christopher (1779-1861)
    George Christopher (1779-1861)
    from biography of Canon Alfred Christopher by J S Reynolds

    Histories
    Henry Tatham (1804-1860)
accused of stealing oranges
    Henry Tatham (1804-1860) accused of stealing oranges
    Police court case 1832
    Margaret Ashington Christopher (1801-1864)
    Margaret Ashington Christopher (1801-1864)
    Travel Diary, 1825

  • Sources 
    1. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St Dunstan, Stepney, 06 Jan 1780.
      age 3m

    2. [S01] Census, UK, 1841.
      age abt 60 b not Kent

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1851.
      age 71 b Stepney

    4. [S01] Census, UK, 1861.
      age 81 b Limehouse

    5. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.

    6. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, St Dunstan, Stepney, 13 Dec 1800.

    7. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St Dunstan & All Saints, Stepney, 16 Nov 1802.
      son William Thomas

    8. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St George, Bloomsbury, 31 May 1814.
      dau Emma

    9. [S05] The Times, 22 Jul 1819.

    10. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St George the Martyr, Queen Square, 18 Jan 1827.
      ch Arthur & Matilda

    11. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St George the Martyr, Queen Square, 19 Nov 1828.
      son Alfred

    12. [S38] City & County Directories, Post Office Directories, 1829.

    13. [S30] India Office Library, N/1/61 f.56 .
      marriage of dau Emma

    14. [S11] Newspaper, Morning Post, 12 Apr 1861.
      death notice

    15. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Chiswick, 2Q1861.

    16. [S23] Monumental Inscription, St Nicholas, Chiswick.
      age 81

    17. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, St Giles Cripplegate, 1559-1936 (IGI), 18 Apr 1765.