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George Strong Nares

George Strong Nares

Male 1831 - 1915  (83 years)


  • Name George Strong Nares  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 24 Apr 1831  Abergavenny Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 4, 5
    • place of birth commonly stated as Llansenseld, near Abergavenny (cf 1871 census) - not otherwise known. Possibly = Llansanffraid (where baptised)
    • born at Clytha, Monmouthshire, and baptized on 22 May 1831 at the nearby church of St Bridget, Llansanffraid, the third son and sixth child of Commander William Henry Nares RN (1788/9-1867) and his first wife, Elizabeth Rebecca Gould (1796/7-1836), daughter of John Dodd, of Redbourn, Hertfordshire [DNB]
    Marriage 22 Jun 1858  St Thomas, Portsmouth Find all individuals with events at this location   [6, 7
    Mary Grant,   b. 1836, Southsea Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Nov 1905, Bournemouth Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Apr 1861  Lieutenant R.N.  [8
    Residence Apr 1861  St Andrews, Queen's Crescent, Portsea Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    Occupation Apr 1871  Captain, HMS Newport  [9
    • Sixth Rate, Surveying Vessel
    Residence Apr 1871  At sea, off Ras Gharib, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location   [9
    Post/Rank/Title 1875  FRS  [2, 5
    Decoration 1877  KCB  [2, 5
    Occupation Apr 1881  Captain R.N. - active (Civil Service, Board of Trade)  [3
    Residence Apr 1881  23 St Philip's Rd, Surbiton Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Occupation Apr 1891  Rear Admiral, Royal Navy. Prof. Member, Board of Trade  [10
    Residence Apr 1891  Rochester House, Maple Rd, Surbiton Find all individuals with events at this location   [10
    Post/Rank/Title 1892  Vice Admiral (Retired List)  [1, 5
    Occupation Mar 1901  Retired Vice Admiral, Royal Navy  [11
    Residence Mar 1901  11 Claremont Rd, Surbiton Find all individuals with events at this location   [11
    Occupation Apr 1911  Retired Vice Admiral Royal Navy   [4
    Residence Apr 1911  7 The Crescent, Surbiton Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Residence - 1915  10 Uxbridge Rd, Surbiton Find all individuals with events at this location   [12
    Death 15 Jan 1915  10 Uxbridge Rd, Surbiton Find all individuals with events at this location   [12, 13, 14
    Burial 19 Jan 1915  St Mary, Long Ditton Find all individuals with events at this location   [14
    Probate 29 Apr 1915  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; 581 14s. 9d.  [12
    • Nares sir George Strong K.C.B. of 10 Uxbridge-road Kingston-on-Thames died 15 January 1915 Probate London 29 April to John Dodd Nares commander Royal Navy and Raymond Hill Godfrey stockbroker. Effects 581 14s. 9d. [NPC]
    Notes 
    • For details of his life see Nares family website (with images); The Times obituary 15 Jan 1915; Wikipedia article; DNB article.
    Person ID I2345  Tatham | Crew branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2013 

    Family Mary Grant,   b. 1836, Southsea Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Nov 1905, Bournemouth Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Marriage 22 Jun 1858  St Thomas, Portsmouth Find all individuals with events at this location   [6, 7
    • On the 22d inst., at St. Thomas's Church, Portsmouth, Lieutenant George S. Nares, Royal Navy, to Mary, eldest daughter, and, at the same time, Francis Meade Eastment, Esq., of Drayton, Somerset, to Kate, second daughter - of William Grant, Esq., banker, Portsmouth. [Morning Chronicle]
    Notes 
    • Apr 1891: 5 serv. + governess
    Children 
     1. Emily Nares,   b. abt 1870, Malta Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1967, Salisbury Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 97 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F0978  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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

    2. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 26 Mar 1943.
      remarriage of dau Emily

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.
      age 49 b Abergavenny

    4. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 79 b Monmouth

    5. [S08] Family Trees & Websites, Nares family tree.
      http://www.nares.net/ accessed 05 May 2010

    6. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Portsea Island, 2Q1858.

    7. [S11] Newspaper, Morning Chronicle, 25 Jun 1858.
      marriage notice

    8. [S01] Census, UK, 1861.
      age 29 b Abergavenny

    9. [S01] Census, UK, 1871.
      age 40 b Llansenseld[?]

    10. [S01] Census, UK, 1891.
      age 60 b Abergavenny

    11. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.
      age 69

    12. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    13. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Kingston/T, 1Q1915.
      age 83

    14. [S05] The Times, obituary, 16 Jan 1915.