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Charles de Lona Christopher

Male 1885 - 1942  (56 years)



  • Name Charles de Lona Christopher  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Birth 16 May 1885  India Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Education abt 1898 - 1903  Wellington College, Crowthorne Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Residence Mar 1901  79 Madeley Rd, Ealing Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    • with grandfather
    Occupation abt 1905 - 1938  Indian Army officer  [3
    Occupation Oct 1909  Officer, 38th Sikhs  [2
    Marriage 05 Oct 1909  St John, Dalhousie, India Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 4, 7
    May Victoria Waller Barrow,   b. 13 May 1887, Newport, Monmouth Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1971, Fleet Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Decoration 1919  CIE  [3, 4, 8
    Post/Rank/Title bef 1938  Colonel  [3
    Residence - 1942  Cherrolande, Rhinefield Rd, Brockenhurst Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 9
    Death 01 Feb 1942  Cherrolande, Rhinefield Rd, Brockenhurst Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 5
    • d 1948 per Simmons tree
    Probate 06 Jul 1942  Llandudno Find all individuals with events at this location ; 3,775 2s. 5d.  [10
    • Christopher Charles de Lona of Cherrolande Rhinefield-road Brockenhurst Hampshire died 1 February 1942 Probate Llandudno 6 July to May Victoria Waller Christopher widow. Effects 3775 2s. 5d. [NPC]
    Notes 
    • Christopher, Col Charles de Lona -- CIE 1919. Born 1885; s of late Maj.-Gen. Leonard William Christopher, CB; m 1909, May, d of Colonel H. J. W. Barrow; two d ; died 1 Feb. 1942. Indian Army, retired. Education: Wellington College. Career: Served Mesopotamia, 1916-19 (despatches, Bt Major, CIE); Afghanistan, 1919; retired, 1938. Address: Cherrolande, Brockenhurst, Hants. [Who's Who]
    Person ID I2618  Tatham | Christopher branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 03 Dec 2012 

    Father Leonard William Christopher,   b. 22 Jan 1848, Punjab Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1927, Norton, London Rd, Camberley Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother 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   [4, 11, 12
    Notes 
    • BMD marriages index Leonard WIlliam Christopher marr Isabel Cobb reg Wimborne 1Q1907, nothing to do with him
    Family ID F0670  Family Group Sheet

    Family May Victoria Waller Barrow,   b. 13 May 1887, Newport, Monmouth Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1971, Fleet Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Marriage 05 Oct 1909  St John, Dalhousie, India Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 4, 7
    • Lahore per Simmons family tree
    Notes 
    • Marriages - Mr Christopher and Miss Barrow. At St John's Church, Dalhousie, India, Miss May Barrow was married last month to Mr Charles de Lona Christopher, 38th Sikhs, younger son of Major-General Leonard Christopher, CB. The bride was given away by her father, Col H J Waller Barrow. After the ceremony, which was attended by the whole station, a large reception was held at Elgin Hall. [The Times 06 Nov 1909]
    Children 
    +1. Gladys Florence Christopher,   b. 02 May 1913, Kasauli, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1979, Cambridge Military Hospital, Aldershot Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +2. Yolande Constance Christopher,   b. 02 Nov 1915, Ambala, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1990, Walkerville, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 09 Sep 2011 
    Family ID F0712  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 16 May 1885 - India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - abt 1898 - 1903 - Wellington College, Crowthorne Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1901 - 79 Madeley Rd, Ealing Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 05 Oct 1909 - St John, Dalhousie, India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 05 Oct 1909 - St John, Dalhousie, India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 1942 - Cherrolande, Rhinefield Rd, Brockenhurst Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 01 Feb 1942 - Cherrolande, Rhinefield Rd, Brockenhurst Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 3,775 2s. 5d. - 06 Jul 1942 - Llandudno Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.
      age 15

    2. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 06 Nov 1909.

    3. [S18] Who's Who / Who was Who.

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

    5. [S02] BMD Index, death reg New Forest, 2Q1942.
      age 56

    6. [S03] Family Members, DS.

    7. [S08] Family Trees & Websites, Simmons Family Tree.
      website accessed 09 Sep 2011

    8. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 11 Apr 1944.
      dau Yolande

    9. [S17] Telephone Directories.

    10. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

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

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