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John George Marks

Male abt 1838 - 1903  (~ 64 years)



  • Name John George Marks  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Birth abt May 1838  Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 3, 4
    • son of John Isaac Marks and his wife Elizabeth Pally. [DNB]
    Marriage abt May 1860  Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Sarah Walker,   b. 26 May 1840, 90 Great Titchfield St, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt May 1880, Croydon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Apr 1861  Bankers Clerk  [6
    Residence Apr 1861  Croydon Grove, Croydon Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Occupation Apr 1871  Bookkeeper to Sherry Shipper  [1
    Residence Apr 1871  6 Whitgift Terrace, Wandle Rd, Croydon Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Occupation Apr 1881  Manager to Sherry Shipper  [3
    Residence Apr 1881  115 Waddon New Road, Croydon Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Occupation Apr 1891  Manager to Sherry Shipper  [8
    Residence Apr 1891  17 South End, Croydon Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    Occupation Mar 1901  Manager to Sherry Shipper  [9
    Residence Mar 1901  Boswell House, 17 South End, Croydon Find all individuals with events at this location   [9
    Death 14 Feb 1903  Crooks Cottage, Coldstream Find all individuals with events at this location   [10
    Probate 17 Mar 1903  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; 673 17s. 6d.  [10
    • Marks John George of Boswell-house South Croydon Surrey died 14 Feb 1903 at Crooks-cottage Coldstream Berwickshire Probate London 17 March to Alice Helen Marks widow Effects 673 17s. 6d. [NPC]
    Notes 
    • remarriage to Alice Helen Barkley reg Croydon 2Q1888
    • brother of Henry Stacy Marks RA (1829-1898), still-life & genre painter, member of the St John's Wood Clique [v DNB, Wikipedia, etc]
    Person ID I3688  Tatham | Bloxham branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2012 

    Family Sarah Walker,   b. 26 May 1840, 90 Great Titchfield St, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt May 1880, Croydon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Marriage abt May 1860  Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Notes 
    • also resid Apr 1871: Gilbert L (10), Hugh (7), Geoffrey (6), John (2), Sarah E (4m); + 1 serv.
    • son Gilbert Leigh Marks (1861-1905) was leading silverware designer in Arts & Crafts Movement.
    • son Geoffrey Marks CBE, OBE (1864-1938) became chairman of Britain's largest insurance company, president of the Institute of Actuaries, played cricket for Middlesex, had a golf handicap of one, and also played rugby for Surrey. [DNB; K Surin]
    Children 
     1. Oliver Marks,   b. 10 Sep 1866, Beddington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1940, 42 Drayton Court, Drayton Gardens, South Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 05 Mar 2011 
    Family ID F1061  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - abt May 1838 - Marylebone Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - abt May 1860 - Marylebone Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - abt May 1860 - Marylebone Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1861 - Croydon Grove, Croydon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1871 - 6 Whitgift Terrace, Wandle Rd, Croydon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1881 - 115 Waddon New Road, Croydon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1891 - 17 South End, Croydon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1901 - Boswell House, 17 South End, Croydon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 14 Feb 1903 - Crooks Cottage, Coldstream Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 673 17s. 6d. - 17 Mar 1903 - London Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S01] Census, UK, 1871.
      age 32 b Marylebone

    2. [S05] The Times, obituary, 25 May 1940.
      son Oliver

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.
      age 40 b Marylebone

    4. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Marylebone, 2Q1838.

    5. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Marylebone, 2Q1860.
      John George Marks = Sarah Walker

    6. [S01] Census, UK, 1851.
      age 23 b Marylebone

    7. [S01] Census, UK, 1861.
      age 23 b Marylebone

    8. [S01] Census, UK, 1891.
      age 53 b Marylebone

    9. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.
      age 62 b Marylebone

    10. [S14] National Probate Calendar.