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Thomas Aubrey Shepherd Cross

Male abt 1873 - 1931  (~ 58 years)



  • Name Thomas Aubrey Shepherd Cross  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Birth abt Aug 1873  Breightmet, Bolton Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 5, 6
    Residence Apr 1881  19 Queen's Gate Gardens, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Name Change 1884  Thomas Aubrey Shepherd-Cross  [7
    • His father Herbert Cross took the name of Herbert Shepherd-Cross in 1884 by Royal Licence; his mother was Lucy Mary Shepherd Birley.
    Residence Apr 1891  Cumper's Hotel, Torbay Rd, Torquay Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    • with father Herbert S Cross, MP & JP, 44 b Halliwell; mother Lucy M S Cross, 45 b Halliwell; Beatrice M S Cross, 15 b Breightmet; Cecil A S Cross, 15 b Breightmet
    Marriage abt Nov 1898  Fylde Find all individuals with events at this location   [9, 10
    Edith Constance Fair,   b. abt Feb 1878, Freshfield, Formby Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Mar 1958, Trimmers Hospital, Waverley Lane, Farnham, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Mar 1901  Bleachworks Manager  [11
    Residence Mar 1901  Hollinhurst, Lostock, Bolton Find all individuals with events at this location   [11
    Residence abt 1905 - 1906  Hollinhurst, Lostock, Bolton Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Occupation Apr 1911  Manufacturer merchant - cotton  [12
    Residence Apr 1911  Attwoods, Halstead Find all individuals with events at this location   [12
    Post/Rank/Title 1927  Major  [2
    Residence abt 1927 - 1931  Sprangewell, Ware Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 13
    Death 28 Sep 1931  Sprangewell, Ware Find all individuals with events at this location ; Cause: suddenly  [1, 13, 14
    • On Sept. 28, 1931, at Sprangewell, Ware, suddenly, Thomas Aubrey Shepherd-Cross, aged 58. Funeral at Braughing, Herts. to-morrow (Thursday), at 2.30 p.m. [1]
    Burial 01 Oct 1931  Braughing, Ware Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Probate 19 Dec 1931  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; 107,933 14s. 7d.  [13
    • Cross (Shepherd- ) Thomas Aubrey Shepherd of Sprangewell near Ware Hertfordshire died 28 September 1931 Probate London 19 December to Williams Deacon's Bank Limited. Effects 107933 14s. 7d. [NPC]
    Notes 
    • His father Herbert Shepherd-Cross (1 January 1847 - 9 January 1916) was an English Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1885 to 1906.
      Cross was born at Mortfield, Halliwell, Bolton the son of Thomas Cross J.P. of Ruddinglon Hall, Nottinhamshire and Mortfield, Lancashire and his wife Ellen Mann, daughter of Joseph Mann of Liverpool. He was educated at Seafield House School at Lytham St Anne's, Harrow School and Exeter College, Oxford. He was a partner in the Mortfield Bleach Works. He was a J.P. for Lancashire and Hertfordshire and a captain in the Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry Cavalry. In 1884, he assumed the name Shepherd-Cross by Royal Licence.
      At the 1885 general election Shepherd-Cross was elected MP for Bolton. He held the seat until 1906. In 1896 he purchased the Palewell estate at East Sheen for development, and within a few years 150 houses had been built there.
      Shepherd married in 1870 Lucy Mary Shepherd Birley daughter of Rev. John Shepherd Birley of Kirkham, Lancashire.
      [Wikipedia accessed 18 Feb 2011; not checked]
    Person ID I4246  Tatham | Morris branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2012 

    Family Edith Constance Fair,   b. abt Feb 1878, Freshfield, Formby Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Mar 1958, Trimmers Hospital, Waverley Lane, Farnham, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Marriage abt Nov 1898  Fylde Find all individuals with events at this location   [9, 10
    Notes 
    • also dau Marjorie Jeanne Shepherd-Cross b Bolton abt 1903; + 1 child died bef Apr 1911. [10]
    Children 
    +1. Thomas Ronald Shepherd Cross,   b. abt 1900, Bolton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1982, Steephill, St Saviour, Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years)
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2011 
    Family ID F1271  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - abt Aug 1873 - Breightmet, Bolton Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1881 - 19 Queen's Gate Gardens, Kensington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1891 - Cumper's Hotel, Torbay Rd, Torquay Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - abt Nov 1898 - Fylde Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - abt Nov 1898 - Fylde Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1901 - Hollinhurst, Lostock, Bolton Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1905 - 1906 - Hollinhurst, Lostock, Bolton Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - Attwoods, Halstead Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1927 - 1931 - Sprangewell, Ware Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Cause: suddenly - 28 Sep 1931 - Sprangewell, Ware Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 01 Oct 1931 - Braughing, Ware Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 107,933 14s. 7d. - 19 Dec 1931 - London Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S05] The Times, death notice, 30 Sep 1931.
      age 58

    2. [S35] London Gazette, Land Tax Commisioners' Names, 02 Aug 1927.

    3. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 17 Jun 1941.
      son Thomas

    4. [S17] Telephone Directories.

    5. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Bolton, 3Q1873.

    6. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.
      age 7 b Bolton

    7. [S07] Other Sources, Debretts House of Commons and the Judicial Bench, 1886.

    8. [S01] Census, UK, 1891.
      age 17 b Breightmet

    9. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Fylde, 4Q1898.

    10. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      marr 12 yrs

    11. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.
      age 27 b Bolton

    12. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 37 b Bolton

    13. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    14. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Ware, 3Q1931.
      age 58