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Leonard William Christopher

Male 1848 - 1927  (79 years)



  • Name Leonard William Christopher  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Birth 22 Jan 1848  Punjab Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3, 5, 6
    Residence Apr 1861  Ealing School, West Side, Ealing Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    • listed by school as age 14, s/be 13.
    Occupation abt 1870 - 1905  Indian Army Officer  [2, 6
    • Maj.Gen. Leonard William Christopher, C.B., I.A. (ret.), b. 1848, served Afghan War 1878-80 (desp., medal), Egyptian Expedition 1882 (medal, bronze star), Tirah Expedition 1897-98 (desp., C.B.), Dir.Gen. Transport and Supply in India 1900-05 [Christopher family website]
    Marriage 26 Sep 1878  Simla, India Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 6, 7
    Florence Lane,   b. 17 Jun 1859, Simla, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1938, Norton, London Rd, Camberley Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Decoration 1898  CB  [4, 6
    Post/Rank/Title 1900  Major-General  [2, 4
    Occupation Apr 1911  Retired Major-General, Indian Army  [5
    Residence Apr 1911  32 Oxford Terrace, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 8
    • boarder
    Residence Jun 1913  Harcourt House, Camberley Find all individuals with events at this location   [9
    Residence - 1927  Norton, London Rd, Camberley Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Death 25 Aug 1927  Norton, London Rd, Camberley Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 10
    • On Aug. 25, 1927, at Camberley, Major-General Leonard William Christopher, C.B., late Supply and Transport Corps, aged 79. [The Times] [10]
    Probate 13 Oct 1927  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; 697 12s. 9d.  [11
    • Christopher Leonard William of Norton London-road Camberley Surrey died 25 August 1927 Probate London 13 October to Florence Christopher widow. Effects 697 12s. 9d. [NPC]
    Person ID I1777  Tatham | Christopher branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2012 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Ann Emma Brae,   b. 07 Jan 1828, Bengal Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1905, 3 Amherst Rd, West Ealing Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Marriage 25 Oct 1845  St John, Calcutta Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 12
    Family ID F0214  Family Group Sheet

    Family Florence Lane,   b. 17 Jun 1859, Simla, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1938, Norton, London Rd, Camberley Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Marriage 26 Sep 1878  Simla, India Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 6, 7
    Notes 
    • BMD marriages index Leonard WIlliam Christopher marr Isabel Cobb reg Wimborne 1Q1907, nothing to do with him
    Children 
     1. Muriel de Lona Christopher,   b. 30 Dec 1881, Murree, Punjab Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Sep 1946, Cowdery Down Infirmary, Basingstoke Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +2. Leonard de Lona Christopher,   b. 21 Oct 1883, Mansfield House, Iver Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1915, St Jean, Ypres, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
    +3. Charles de Lona Christopher,   b. 16 May 1885, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Feb 1942, Cherrolande, Rhinefield Rd, Brockenhurst Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     4. Hazel de Lona Christopher,   b. 21 Dec 1886, Punjab Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jun 1938, Norton, London Rd, Camberley Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2012 
    Family ID F0670  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 22 Jan 1848 - Punjab Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1861 - Ealing School, West Side, Ealing Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 26 Sep 1878 - Simla, India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 26 Sep 1878 - Simla, India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - 32 Oxford Terrace, Paddington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jun 1913 - Harcourt House, Camberley Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 1927 - Norton, London Rd, Camberley Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 25 Aug 1927 - Norton, London Rd, Camberley Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 697 12s. 9d. - 13 Oct 1927 - London Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S62] The Family of Christopher and some others.

    2. [S30] India Office Library.
      citing Who was Who II p.197

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1861.
      age 14 b India

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

    5. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 63

    6. [S08] Family Trees & Websites, Christopher family website.

    7. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      married 32 yrs

    8. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 25 May 1911.
      dau Hazel

    9. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 06 Jun 1913.
      son Leonard

    10. [S05] The Times, death notice, 29 Aug 1927.

    11. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    12. [S30] India Office Library, N/1/68 f.237.