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Sarah Caroline Seton

Female 1787 - 1845  (58 years)



  • Name Sarah Caroline Seton  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Birth 08 Feb 1787    [3, 5
    • baptism reg not found
    Marriage 22 Sep 1806  St Giles, South Mimms Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 5
    Thomas Christopher,   b. 17 Aug 1782, London? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1818, Crutched Friars, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 02 Jan 1830  St John the Baptist, Great Amwell Find all individuals with events at this location ; Philip Harden (~1793-1850)  [2
    • Philip Harden: b Hackney ~1793; son of Nathaniel Harden & Lydia Beach, of Hadley House; late RN [Curtis]; merchant [1841 census]; d Kensington 23 Aug 1850 [Blankett & Dominicus online tree]; 30 May 1850 [The Family of Christopher].
    • Mrs. Thomas Christopher, left a young widow with seven [sic: correctly eight] children, received several offers of marriage. A persistent suitor, one winter afternoon, drove down from London, leaving his carriage in an adjoining lane, with a view to carrying the lady off by force! She was, however, warned, and as related by her daughter to the compiler of these notes, the window shutters at Oldfold Manor were hastily put up and the old gardener was sent up into the adjoining orchard with a shot-gun, which he discharged in the air! She finally accepted Philip Harden, formerly in the Royal Navy (ob s.p. 30 May 1850), a younger son of Nathaniel Harden, of Hadley House, Herts. [The Family of Christopher]
    • Marriages: Jan. 2, at Great Amwell, Philip Harden, Esq. of Hadley, Middlesex, to S. Caroline, widow of the late T. Christopher, Esq. of Crutched Friars. [Evening Standard, 08 Jan 1830]
    Residence Jun 1841  5 Earls Court, Brompton Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    • with husband Philip Harden, 48 b Middx; daughters Maria Frances Christopher & Caroline Thomasine Christopher, both ~20 b Middx; sister Eliza Seton, 55 b Middx; + 2 serv.
    Death 07 Mar 1845  Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [6, 7
    Person ID I1114  Tatham | Christopher branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father James Seton,   b. 1757, Scotland? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1836, Hadley Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Sarah Wilmot,   b. 1760, Farnborough, Hants? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1803  (Age 43 years) 
    Marriage 04 Jul 1782  Bridewell Chapel, London Find all individuals with events at this location   [7, 8
    Notes 
    • Their son Sir Henry Wilmot Seton (abt 1785-1848) was a Judge of the Supreme Court, at Calcutta.[Teeside Archives, documents from Marks & Spencer, Stockton]
    • Henry Wilmot Seton, author of: "Forms of decrees in equity, and of orders connected with them" (1832); "Forms of judgments and orders in the High Court of Justice and Court of Appeal"; "Early records in equity",... [Columbia University Law Library]
    Family ID F0343  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Thomas Christopher,   b. 17 Aug 1782, London? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1818, Crutched Friars, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Marriage 22 Sep 1806  St Giles, South Mimms Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 5
    • 06 Sep 1806 per Curtis; 05 Sep per The Family of Christopher & some others
    • Witnesses: J A Seton, Eliza Seton [her parents]
    Thomas Christopher & Sarah Caroline Seton
    Thomas Christopher & Sarah Caroline Seton
    Marriage register
    Children 
     1. Henry Seton Karr Christopher,   b. 01 Jul 1807, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1824, Rajcote, India Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
     2. George Bridges Christopher,   b. 09 Nov 1808, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1832, Clerkenwell Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
    +3. Janet Eliza Dundas Christopher,   b. 14 Apr 1810, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1836, St Kitts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
    +4. Thomas Borradaile Christopher,   b. 28 Oct 1811, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Dec 1872, Sea Mount, Castletown Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    +5. James Charles Christopher,   b. 09 Aug 1813, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1854, Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
    +6. Wilmot Christopher,   b. 24 Dec 1814, Camberwell Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Oct 1848, Multan, Punjab Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
    +7. Maria Frances Christopher,   b. 26 Jun 1816, Finchley Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1903, St Aldate's Rectory, Oxford Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     8. Caroline Thomasine Christopher,   b. 28 May 1818, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1893, The Green, Castletown Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 06 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F0341  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, St Giles, South Mimms, 22 Sep 1806.

    2. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, St John the Baptist, Great Amwell (FHL), 02 Jan 1830.

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1841.
      age 50 b Middlesex

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

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

    6. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Kensington, 1Q1845.
      Sarah Caroline Harden

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

    8. [S07] Other Sources, Boyd's Marriage Index.