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Sarah Walker

Female 1840 - abt 1880  (39 years)



  • Name Sarah Walker  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 26 May 1840  90 Great Titchfield St, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 3, 4
    Residence Mar 1851  90 Great Titchfield St, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Marriage abt May 1860  Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    John George Marks,   b. abt May 1838, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1903, Crooks Cottage, Coldstream Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Apr 1861  Croydon Grove, Croydon Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    • with widowed mother Ann Walker, 52 b Covent Garden, Embroiderer employing 14 girls
    Residence Apr 1871  6 Whitgift Terrace, Wandle Rd, Croydon Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Death abt May 1880  Croydon Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 7
    Notes 
    • Twin sister of Frederick Walker, social realist painter and illustrator. "At St Fillans on Loch Earn in Perthshire he collapsed; his twin sister Mary [sic] Marks was sent for, and she was with him when he died on 4 June [1875], at the Drummond Arms Hotel". [DNB]
      Her husband John George Marks wrote Frederick's biography The life and letters of Frederick Walker ARA (1896).
    Person ID I3689  Tatham | Bloxham branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 05 Mar 2011 

    Family John George Marks,   b. abt May 1838, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1903, Crooks Cottage, Coldstream Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Marriage abt May 1860  Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    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  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S01] Census, UK, 1871.
      age 30 b Marylebone

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

    3. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Croydon, 2Q1880.
      age 39

    4. [S21] Dictionary of National Biography.
      sv her twin brother Frederick Walker

    5. [S01] Census, UK, 1851.
      age 10 b Marylebone

    6. [S01] Census, UK, 1861.
      age 20 b Marylebone

    7. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.
      husband widowed