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Dorothy Christopher

Female 1797 - 1881  (83 years)



  • Name Dorothy Christopher  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Birth 14 May 1797  Crook Hall Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 3, 4, 5
    Baptism 17 May 1797  St Andrew, Bishop Auckland Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Marriage 29 Aug 1825  Gainford Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 6, 7
    Thomas Marsden,   b. 05 Feb 1791, Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1857, Durham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Jun 1841  Shincliffe Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Residence Apr 1861  5 South Bailey, Durham Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Residence Apr 1871  Anerley Rd, Penge Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    Death 15 Feb 1881  44 Victoria Terrace, Bowdon Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 6, 9
    Burial aft 15 Feb 1881  Durham Cathedral Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Probate 27 Apr 1881  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; < 200  [10
    • Marsden Dorothy. 27 April 1881. The Will with a Codicil of Dorothy Marsden formerly of the City of Durham but late of 44 Victoria-terrace Bowdon in the County of Chester Widow who died 15 February 1881 at 44 Victoria-terrace was proved at the Principal Registry by John Arkwright of Radeclive Clitheroe in the County of Lancaster Retired Surgeon and Georgina Lambton Chambers (wife of the Reverend John Chambers) of Woodhead Vicarage Woodhead in the County of Chester the Daughter two of the Executors. Personal Estate under 200. [NPC]
    Person ID I2269  Tatham | Christopher branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2012 

    Father John Thomas Christopher,   b. 11 Jul 1772, Narrow St, Limehouse Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1803, Crook Hall, Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Mother Dorothy Surtees,   b. abt 1772, Redworth House, Heighington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1856  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Marriage Aug 1796  St Michael, Heighington Find all individuals with events at this location   [7, 11
    Family ID F0142  Family Group Sheet

    Family Thomas Marsden,   b. 05 Feb 1791, Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1857, Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Marriage 29 Aug 1825  Gainford Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 6, 7
    Notes 
    • Dorothy Christopher married Wm[?] Marsden, Proctor, Durham. 1 son, 1 dau, 2 daus, twins. [2]
    • They had issue, two sons and five daughters, four of whom died unmarried or in infancy. [5]
    Children 
    +1. Dorothy Christopher Marsden,   b. abt 1827, Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1904, Madeira Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
     2. Elizabeth Marsden,   b. 1829, Durham? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1847, Durham? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     3. Thomas Christopher Marsden,   b. abt 1830, Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1906, 2 Park Terrace, Sunderland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years)
     4. Charles Surtees Marsden,   b. 1832, Durham? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1833, Durham? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     5. Phyllis Georgiana Marsden,   b. 11 Aug 1837, Shincliffe Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1838, Shincliffe? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +6. Georgiana Lambton Marsden,   b. 29 Jun 1839, Shincliffe Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1891, Manchester Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     7. Ann Surtees Marsden,   b. 29 Jun 1839, Shincliffe Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Nov 1895, Ormskirk Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 09 Mar 2013 
    Family ID F1355  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 14 May 1797 - Crook Hall Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 17 May 1797 - St Andrew, Bishop Auckland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 29 Aug 1825 - Gainford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 29 Aug 1825 - Gainford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jun 1841 - Shincliffe Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1861 - 5 South Bailey, Durham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1871 - Anerley Rd, Penge Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 15 Feb 1881 - 44 Victoria Terrace, Bowdon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - aft 15 Feb 1881 - Durham Cathedral Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - < 200 - 27 Apr 1881 - London Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St Andrew, Bishop Auckland (IGI), 17 May 1797.

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

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1841.
      age abt 40 b Co Durham

    4. [S01] Census, UK, 1861.
      age 63 b Bishop Auckland

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

    6. [S03] Family Members, DS.

    7. [S03] Family Members, LN.

    8. [S01] Census, UK, 1871.
      age 73 b Bishop Auckland

    9. [S02] BMD Index, death regt Altrincham, 1Q1881.
      age 83

    10. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

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