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George Cautley

Male 1809 - 1881  (72 years)



  • Name George Cautley  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Birth 18 Jan 1809  Moulsoe Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 6
    • son of Richard Cautley (1763-1842), Rector of Moulsoe, and Octavia Oldfield (1778-1873) per India Office bio & other sources.
    • son of Rev. *J*. Cautley, uncle of Sir Proby Cautley, K.C.B., per The Family of Christopher and some others, p.68
    • brother of Ann Rachel Cautley
    Baptism 21 Jan 1809  Moulsoe Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    • baptism record not seen; gap in Moulsoe registers 1789-1813; possibly in bishop's transcripts.
    Occupation 1825  Cadet, Bengal Infantry  [6
    Marriage 01 Jun 1832  St Wilfrid, Alford Find all individuals with events at this location ; Olivia Lister, b. 27 Aug 1808, d. Aug 1838  [7, 8
    • Olivia Lister, dau of John & Olivia Lister, born 27 Aug 1808, bapt Alford, Lincs, 29 Aug 1808. [Alford Parish Registers (IGI)]
    • Mrs. Olivia Cautley, Bond, Passenger, Bengal, Amount of security: £200, Sureties: Titus West, Castle Court, Gentleman. Robert Smith, Barnsbury Terrace, Islington, Gentleman., Authority of Court: 20 Jun 1832. [IOL ref Z/O/1/11 No. 8586]
    • Olivia Cautley, bur Landour 15 Aug 1838; Wife of George, Lt., H.C. 8th Cav., & Adjt., Landour Dept.[IOL ref N/1/52 f.154]
    • Children include:
      * George Lister Cautley. Bengal Inf; b 15 Apr & bap 19 May 1833 Christ Church, Cawnpore, son of George, Lt, 8th Ben Cav, & Emma Octavia [sic]; Cadet 1854 [N/1/35 f.90 & L/MIL/9/231 f.592];
      * Olivia Cautley, b Landour 18 Sep 1834; bap Landour 15 Oct 1834; parents George, Lt., Lt-Cav.; Olivia [IOL ref N/1/38 f.204];
      * Jane Elizabeth Cautley; b Landour 27 Jul 1836; bap Landour 16 Oct 1836; parents George, Lt., 8th Lt-Cav.; Olivia. [IOL ref N/1/44 f.223]; [Parish register transcripts from the Presidency of Bengal, 1713-1948 (IGI)].
    • By his first marriage General Cautley had one son (in the Army, and killed early in the Indian Mutiny) and three daughters: Lady Olpherts, Lady Davies and Mrs. Reginald Saunders. [The Family of Christopher and some others]
    Occupation Nov 1840  Ferozepore, Punjab Find all individuals with events at this location ; Captain, 8th Light Cavalry  [9, 10
    Marriage 02 Nov 1840  Dehra Dun, India Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 9, 11
    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 
    Residence 1848  Ludhiana, India Find all individuals with events at this location   [12
    Occupation bef 1871  Major-General, Bengal Cavalry  [5, 13
    Occupation Apr 1871  Major-General, retired list  [14
    Residence Apr 1871  Ashley Lodge, Tiverton Find all individuals with events at this location   [14
    Residence 1873  57 Gloucester Terrace, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location   [15
    Residence bef 1881  25 Norland Square, Notting Hill Find all individuals with events at this location   [13
    Occupation Apr 1881  Major-General. Retired List.  [1
    Residence Apr 1881  1 High St, Southwold Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    • with son Proby, Vicar of Southwold
    Residence - Sep 1881  Vicarage, Southwold Find all individuals with events at this location   [13
    Death 01 Oct 1881  Jersey Lodge, Herne Hill Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 4, 13, 16, 17
    • On the 1st Oct., at Jersey Lodge, Herne-hill, the residence of his son-in-law, Reginald F. Saunders, Esq., B.C.S., Major-General George Cautley, Retired List, Bengal cavalry, in his 73d year. [The Times, 05 Oct 1881]
      Note: Reginald Saunders (1830-1894) was a Judge in India, married to Olivia (1834-1896), dau of George Cautley from his 1st marriage.
    Burial aft 01 Oct 1881  St Nicholas, Chiswick Find all individuals with events at this location   [17
    • Major General George Cautley / Formerly of 8th Regt Bengal Cavalry / died October 1st 1881 aged 72. [Christopher family vault, Chiswick churchyard]
    Probate 26 Nov 1881  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; £1,601 5s. 6d.  [13
    • The Will of George Cautley formerly of 25 Norland-square Notting Hill in the County of Middlesex but late of Southwold Vicarage in the County of Suffolk a Major-General on the Retired List of the Bengal Army who died 1 October 1881 at Jersey Lodge Herne Hill in the County of Surrey was proved at the Principal Registry by the Reverend Proby Littler Cautley of Southwold Vicarage Clerk and William Thomson Cautley of the Barracks in the City of York a Captain in Her Majesty's Army the Sons the Executors. 26 November. Personal Estate £1,601 5s. 6d. [13]
    Notes 
    • Not to confuse with others of Cautley family, incl :
      * Proby Thomas Cautley (1802-1871), KCB, engineer and palaeontologist, best known for conceiving and supervising the construction of the Ganges Canal;
      * George Spencer Cautley (1807-1880), parents Thomas Cautley & Catherine Proby [Cautley], bapt Stratford St Mary 18 Apr 1807, Vicar of Nettleden, died Leighton Buzzard 1Q1880 aged 73.
    Person ID I1099  Tatham | Christopher branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 03 Nov 2013 

    Father Richard Cautley,   b. 1763, York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1842, Moulsoe Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Octavia Oldfield,   b. 19 Jul 1778, York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Dec 1873, 57 Gloucester Terrace, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Marriage 01 Aug 1805  Bramham Find all individuals with events at this location   [18
    • Aug 1. at Bramham, the Rev. Richard Cautley, M.A., of Moulsoe, Bucks, to Octavia, youngest daughter of the late Joshua Oldfield, esq., of York
    Notes 
    • other children:
      - Richard Cautley, 1808-1868, Lt-Col, Bengal Army;
      - Joshua Cautley, 1811-1892, curate of Broughton, Bucks;
      - Thomas Cautley, 1813-1871, d. Northampton;
      - William Oldfield Cautley, 1822-1864, clergyman in Nelson, NZ.
    Family ID F1907  Family Group Sheet

    Family 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) 
    Marriage 02 Nov 1840  Dehra Dun, India Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 9, 11
    • On the 2d of November, at Deyrah Dhoon, Captain George Cautley, 8th Light Cavalry, to Emma Octavia, daughter of George Christopher, Esq., of Chiswick, Middlesex. [The Times, 13 Feb 1841]
    Notes 
    • 4 sons; Proby in holy orders, other 3 in the army [Curtis]
    Children 
     1. Christopher George Cautley,   b. 08 Aug 1841, Landour, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1904, Hanger Hill House, Ealing Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     2. Proby William Cautley,   b. 15 Oct 1844, Landour, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt 1845, India Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +3. Proby Littler Cautley,   b. 25 Dec 1845, Simla, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1934, Rectory, Church St, Quainton Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +4. William Thompson Cautley,   b. 07 May 1848, At sea Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Mar 1883, Cairo Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
    +5. Henry Cautley,   b. abt 1855, Simla, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1927, Barracane, Crowthorne Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)
    Last Modified 01 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F0335  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 18 Jan 1809 - Moulsoe Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 21 Jan 1809 - Moulsoe Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - Olivia Lister, b. 27 Aug 1808, d. Aug 1838 - 01 Jun 1832 - St Wilfrid, Alford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Captain, 8th Light Cavalry - Nov 1840 - Ferozepore, Punjab Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 02 Nov 1840 - Dehra Dun, India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 02 Nov 1840 - Dehra Dun, India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1848 - Ludhiana, India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1871 - Ashley Lodge, Tiverton Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1873 - 57 Gloucester Terrace, Paddington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - bef 1881 - 25 Norland Square, Notting Hill Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1881 - 1 High St, Southwold Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Sep 1881 - Vicarage, Southwold Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 01 Oct 1881 - Jersey Lodge, Herne Hill Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - aft 01 Oct 1881 - St Nicholas, Chiswick Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - £1,601 5s. 6d. - 26 Nov 1881 - London Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.
      age 72 b Marlowe [for Moulsoe] Buckinghamshire

    2. [S05] The Times, death notice, 05 Oct 1881.
      age 72

    3. [S48] Will, Richard Cautley, 21 Dec 1841.
      proved 14 Jun 1842
      TNA ref PROB 11/1963

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

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

    6. [S30] India Office Library.
      ref L/MIL/9/158 f.307

    7. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, St Wilfrid, Alford (IGI), 01 Jun 1832.

    8. [S30] India Office Library.
      ref N/1/52 f.154

    9. [S30] India Office Library.
      ref N/1/61 f.56

    10. [S08] Family Trees & Websites, George Christopher, 31 Dec 1853.

    11. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 13 Feb 1841.

    12. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St Nicholas, Chiswick, 15 Sep 1848.
      son William

    13. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    14. [S01] Census, UK, 1871.
      age 62, b Moulsoe, Newport Pagnell

    15. [S14] National Probate Calendar.
      sv Octavia Cautley (née Oldfield)

    16. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Wandsworth, 4Q1881.
      age 72

    17. [S23] Monumental Inscription, St Nicholas, Chiswick.
      age 72

    18. [S50] Gentleman's Magazine, vol 75 part 2, 1805.