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Freville Gurney Christopher

Male 1866 - 1930  (63 years)



  • Name Freville Gurney Christopher  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 07 Sep 1866  Watford Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 3, 4, 5, 6
    • twin of Alice
    • On the 7th inst., at Watford, the wife of John T. Christopher, Esq., of twins -- a son and daughter [The Times]
    Baptism 23 Oct 1866  St Mary, Watford Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Residence Apr 1871  Estcourt Lodge, Clarendon Rd, Watford Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    Education abt 1881  Chatham House College, Ramsgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Residence Apr 1881  Chatham House, Chatham St, Ramsgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Education aft 1881  Uppingham School Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Occupation Apr 1891  Admitted Solicitor, acting as Solicitor's Clerk  [9
    Residence Apr 1891  6 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury Find all individuals with events at this location   [9
    Marriage abt Aug 1898  Steyning Find all individuals with events at this location   [10
    Janet Simpson,   b. abt 1874, Lamberhurst Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Feb 1901, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Mar 1901  Solicitor  [2, 3
    Residence Mar 1901  24 Stafford Terrace, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Marriage 31 Aug 1904  St Marylebone, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location   [11, 12
    Nora Winifred Carlyon Tweedy,   b. abt Dec 1880, Redruth Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1938, Ropley Cottage, Goring-on-Thames Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Apr 1911  Solicitor  [6
    Residence Apr 1911  24 Stafford Terrace, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Residence abt 1921 - 1930  Court Garden, Goring-on-Thames Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 13, 14
    Residence 1921  Vicarage Gate, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    • London residence
    Residence 1928  11-12 York Buildings, Strand Find all individuals with events at this location   [15
    • possibly his business address
    Residence 1930  9 Clifford St, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location   [14
    Death 07 May 1930  Royal Thames Yacht Club, 60 Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge Find all individuals with events at this location   [13, 16
    • On May 7, 1930, at the Royal Thames Yacht Club, Freville Gurney Christopher, of Court Garden, Goring-on-Thames, aged 63. Funeral at noon to-morrow (Saturday), at Highgate Cemetery. No flowers, by request. [The Times]
    Burial 10 May 1930  Highgate Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location   [13
    Probate 24 Jun 1930  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; 24,361 1s. 10d.  [14
    • Christopher Freville Gurney of 9 Clifford-street New Bond-street Westminster Middlesex and of Court Garden Goring-on-Thames Oxfordshire died 7 May 1930 at 60 Knightsbridge Middlesex Probate London 24 June to Nora Winifred Carlyon Christopher widow. Effects 24361 1s. 10d. [NPC]
    • Christopher, Mr Freville Gurney (63), of Court Garden, Goring-on-Thames, and of Clifford-street, New Bond-street, W., solicitor (net personalty 3,363) - Gross value 24,361. [The Times, Wills & Bequests, 28 Jun 1930]
    Notes 
    • also res Mar 1901: Annette H G Smith, ward, 20, b Middleboro' Lancs; presumably relation on his mother's side, not yet identified
    • representative of this branch of the family in 1921. [Curtis]
    • member of Royal Thames Yacht Club
    • Twice married, he has, in 1922, 3 sons, and 4 daus. [Curtis]
    Person ID I1765  Tatham | Christopher branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2013 

    Father John Thomas Christopher,   b. 22 Jul 1830, Clerkenwell Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Aug 1910, 19 Marloes Rd, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Helen Maria Smith,   b. abt Apr 1833, Wandsworth Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Nov 1888, Plomesgate district Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Marriage abt Feb 1862  Tonbridge Find all individuals with events at this location   [17
    Family ID F0145  Family Group Sheet

    Family 1 Janet Simpson,   b. abt 1874, Lamberhurst Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Feb 1901, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years) 
    Marriage abt Aug 1898  Steyning Find all individuals with events at this location   [10
    Children 
    +1. Janet Alicia Christopher,   b. 27 Aug 1899, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1995, Hastings & Rother Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    Last Modified 24 May 2010 
    Family ID F0146  Family Group Sheet

    Family 2 Nora Winifred Carlyon Tweedy,   b. abt Dec 1880, Redruth Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1938, Ropley Cottage, Goring-on-Thames Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Marriage 31 Aug 1904  St Marylebone, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location ; Type: Linked: unc & nce = 3x coz 1x rem  [11, 12
    • On the 31st Aug., at the Parish Church of St. Marylebone, by the Reverend Prebendary E. M. Lance (brother-in-law of the bridegroom), assisted by the Reverend Harold H. Tweedy (brother of the bride), Freville Gurney Christopher, of 24, Stafford-terrace, Kensington, and 3[?]3 Cornhill, E.C., to Norah Winifred Carlyon, younger daughter of Charles Tweedy, of Redruth, Cornwall. [12]
    Association Family: Hubert Edward Carlyon/Marie Emilie Tatham (F0010) (Relationship: unc & nce = 3x coz 1x rem) 
    Notes 
    • Apr 1911: 12 rooms & 5 serv
    Children 
     1. John Danby Christopher,   b. 04 Jun 1905, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1971, London City Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     2. Carlyon Freville Christopher,   b. 09 Aug 1906, Henley Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Elizabeth Rosamund Christopher,   b. 20 Feb 1909, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1993, Ipswich Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +4. Winifred Helen Christopher,   b. 04 Jun 1910, 24 Stafford Terrace, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 2000, Kerrier district Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     5. Thomas Francis Surtees Christopher,   b. 03 Oct 1912, 49 Wimpole St, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Feb 1981, Millom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     6. Living
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F0704  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 07 Sep 1866 - Watford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 23 Oct 1866 - St Mary, Watford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1871 - Estcourt Lodge, Clarendon Rd, Watford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - abt 1881 - Chatham House College, Ramsgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1881 - Chatham House, Chatham St, Ramsgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - aft 1881 - Uppingham School Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1891 - 6 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - abt Aug 1898 - Steyning Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - abt Aug 1898 - Steyning Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1901 - 24 Stafford Terrace, Kensington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 31 Aug 1904 - St Marylebone, Marylebone Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - Type: Linked: unc & nce = 3x coz 1x rem - 31 Aug 1904 - St Marylebone, Marylebone Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - 24 Stafford Terrace, Kensington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1921 - 1930 - Court Garden, Goring-on-Thames Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1921 - Vicarage Gate, Kensington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1928 - 11-12 York Buildings, Strand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - 9 Clifford St, Westminster Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 07 May 1930 - Royal Thames Yacht Club, 60 Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 10 May 1930 - Highgate Cemetery Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 24,361 1s. 10d. - 24 Jun 1930 - London Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.
      age 14

    2. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.

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

    4. [S05] The Times, birth notice, 14 Sep 1866.

    5. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Watford, 4Q1886.

    6. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 44 b Watford

    7. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St Mary, Watford (BRVI), 23 Oct 1866.

    8. [S01] Census, UK, 1871.

    9. [S01] Census, UK, 1891.

    10. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Steyning, 3Q1898.

    11. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Marylebone, 3Q1904.

    12. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 01 Sep 1904.

    13. [S05] The Times, death notice, 09 May 1930.

    14. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    15. [S25] Electoral Registers.

    16. [S02] BMD Index, death reg SGHS, 2Q1930.
      Freville G Christopher age 64

    17. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Tonbridge, 1Q1862.