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George Edward Twiss

Male abt 1789 - 1833  (~ 44 years)



  • Name George Edward Twiss  [1, 2
    • named Robert Twiss by Curtis; possible confusion with his brother Robert Thomas Twiss; or with their father?
    Birth abt 1789    [3
    Marriage 16 May 1821  St Marylebone, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 4, 5
    Mary Ann Tatham,   b. 11 Nov 1801, Mayfair Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1876, 99 St George's Square, Pimlico Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1825  37 Mark Lane, London Find all individuals with events at this location ; Wine & Spirit Broker, Twiss & Browning  [6, 7
    • The firm later became Twiss, Browning & Hallowes, importers of Dry Monopole champagne. In 1962 it became part of International Distillers & Vintners (IDV). One of the founding directors was Geoffrey Hallowes, the wartime SOE operative and husband of Odette Sansom, G.C.
    Residence abt 1828 - 1833  15 Cadogan Place, Chelsea Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 8
    • house & stables leased from the Earl Cadogan & the Hon George Cadogan; land tax 1 10s. 10d. per annum.
    Death 14 Feb 1833  15 Cadogan Place, Chelsea Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 9
    • On the 14th instant, in Cadogan-place, George Edward Twiss, Esq. [Morning Post, 16 Feb 1833]
    • He died before 1846, leaving, besides 2 sons and 3 daus., all now [abt 1927] deceased, a youngest son, posthumous, Edward Thomas Twiss. [Curtis]
    Burial 21 Feb 1833  St John the Evangelist, Smith Square, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    George Edward Twiss (abt 1789-1833)
    George Edward Twiss (abt 1789-1833)
    Burial register
    Probate 02 Mar 1833  London Find all individuals with events at this location   [10
    • I give and bequeath to my dear wife Mary Ann the house plate wines and furniture in Cadogan Place also the interest of all my estate and effects real and personal to be applied to the use of herself and children at the death of my wife it is my desire that the property should be equally divided among the children should my wife marry again I desire that the man not benefit in any way by this instrument & it is my wish in case of such event that the whole of my property is then to be equally divided among my children I hereby appoint Executors to this my last will and testament my dear brother Robert Thomas Twiss and my wife Mary Ann Twiss.
      Geo: Edw: Twiss 15 Cadogan Place Chelsea 3rd June 1830
    Notes 
    • younger brother Robert Thomas Twiss, b abt 1791:
      - witness at his marriage in 1821;
      - co-executor of his will in 1830;
      - resid Walcot Place, Lambeth, at Jun 1841 census, then aged abt 50, born not-Surrey, independent;
      - death reg Lambeth 1Q1843;
      - buried 21 Mar 1843 at South Metropolitan Cemetery, Norwood; then aged 51, resid 51 Walcot Place, Lambeth.
    Person ID I1280  Tatham | Bloxham branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2014 

    Family Mary Ann Tatham,   b. 11 Nov 1801, Mayfair Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1876, 99 St George's Square, Pimlico Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Marriage 16 May 1821  St Marylebone, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 4, 5
    • Marriages solemnized in the Parish of St. Mary-le-bone, in the County of Middlesex, in the Year One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty-one.
      George Edward Twiss, of the Parish of Saint Luke Chelsea, in the County of Middlesex, a Bachelor, and Mary Ann Tatham, of this Parish, Spinster, a Minor, were married in this Church by Licence by & with the consent of Susanna Tatham, Widow, the natural & lawful Mother, and the Revd Thomas Henry Shepherd, Clerk, two of the Testamentary Guardians appointed to the said Minor in & by the last Will & Testament of Thomas Tatham decd, whilst living the natural & lawful Father of the said Minor, this Sixteenth Day of May in the Year One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty-one.
      By me the Revd Luke Heslop DD Rector.
      This Marriage was solemnized between us: Geo Edw Twiss, Mary Ann Tatham. In the Presence of Susanna Tatham, Robt Thos Twiss, Elizabeth Tatham.
    • At Marylebone Church, by the Rev. Dr. Heslop, George Edward Twiss, Esq, of Upper Cadogan-place, to Miss Mary Ann Tatham, of Dorset-square [The Times, 17 May 1821]
    George Edward Twiss & Mary Ann Tatham
    George Edward Twiss & Mary Ann Tatham
    Marriage 19 May 1821
    Children 
     1. Charlotte Twiss,   b. 29 Sep 1823, Sloane St, Chelsea Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Jan 1895, 17 West Eaton Place, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Robert Twiss,   b. 20 Mar 1825, Sloane St, Chelsea Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1881, 99 St George's Square, Pimlico Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     3. Mary Ann Twiss,   b. 18 Oct 1826, Sloane St, Chelsea Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1892, 17 West Eaton Place, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     4. Martha Dorothea Twiss,   b. 14 Oct 1828, Southgate, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1895, 17 West Eaton Place, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     5. George Twiss,   b. 02 Jun 1831, Cadogan Place, Chelsea Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1901, Rock House, Boughton Monchelsea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +6. Edward Thomas Twiss,   b. 16 Jul 1833, Cadogan Place, Chelsea Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1923, Hotel Grimaldi, Nice, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2013 
    Family ID F0325  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 16 May 1821 - St Marylebone, Marylebone Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 16 May 1821 - St Marylebone, Marylebone Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Wine & Spirit Broker, Twiss & Browning - 1825 - 37 Mark Lane, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1828 - 1833 - 15 Cadogan Place, Chelsea Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 14 Feb 1833 - 15 Cadogan Place, Chelsea Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 21 Feb 1833 - St John the Evangelist, Smith Square, Westminster Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 02 Mar 1833 - London Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, St Marylebone, 16 May 1821.

    2. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St Luke Chelsea.
      children's baptisms

    3. [S06] Parish Registers, burials, St John, Westminster, 21 Feb 1833.
      age 43

    4. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 17 May 1821.

    5. [S53] Marriage Licence, Faculty Office Marriage Licence Allegations, 14 May 1821.

    6. [S38] City & County Directories, Pigot's Directory, 1825/1826.

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

    8. [S25] Electoral Registers.

    9. [S11] Newspaper, Morning Post, 16 Feb 1833.
      death notice

    10. [S48] Will, PCC, 02 Mar 1833.
      signed 03 Jun 1830