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James Edward Kitson

Male 1848 - 1912  (64 years)



  • Name James Edward Kitson  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Birth 10 Jan 1848  Bath Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9
    • only son of James Kitson: Madras Army, b 19 Aug 1785, d 09 Jan 1851; retired 12 Feb 1841; m (1) Jane Eliza Spry 1813 (b Bath 1786, d India 1828); dau Frances Harriet Goldingham Kitson b 1821/1822, m 1846, d 1900; (2) Catherine Webb 1843 (b 1812, d 26 Mar 1894); son James Edward Kitson b 10 Jan 1848; dau Catherine Georgiana Kitson b 6 Aug 1849, d 9 Apr 1895. [India Office Library. et al] [3, 4, 5, 6]
    Residence Mar 1851  6 Burlington St, Bath Find all individuals with events at this location   [10
    • with mother's uncle James Valobia[?], head, unmarr, 72 b Southampton, Captain (Royal Navy); mother Catherine Kitson, widow, 41 b India, gentlewoman (annuitant); sister Catherine, 1 b Bath; + 5 serv.
    Residence Apr 1861  6 Burlington St, Bath Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    • with great uncle James Waldron[?], 83 b Southampton, Commander RN; mother Catherine Kitson, widow, 50 born at sea; sister Catherine G Kitson, 11 b Bath
    Marriage 1872    [3, 4, 11
    Louisa Emma Christopher,   b. 18 Dec 1853, Lahore, Punjab Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1936, Elmina, Cyprus Rd, Exmouth Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation abt 1878  Captain, 21st Huzzars  [3
    Occupation Apr 1881  Captain Army Pay Dept. (Active List)  [12
    Residence Apr 1881  24 Bath St, Portobello Find all individuals with events at this location   [12
    Occupation Apr 1891  Major & Staff Paymaster, APD  [13
    Residence Apr 1891  22 Leybourn Terrace, Dover Find all individuals with events at this location   [14
    Decoration 1903  CB  [3
    Occupation - 1905  Army Pay Department  [3
    Occupation 1905 - 1908  Chief Accountant, Army HQ  [3
    Occupation Apr 1911  Colonel H M Army Retired  [15
    Residence Apr 1911  Harberton Find all individuals with events at this location   [15
    Residence - 1912  Harberton Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Death 08 May 1912  Harberton Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 3, 4, 8
    Probate 11 Jun 1912  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; 3,167 16s. 8d.  [2
    • Kitson James Edward of Harberton Exmouth Devonshire died 8 May 1912 Probate London 11 June to Louisa Emma Kitson widow. Effects 3167 16s. 8d. [NPC]
    Notes 
    • The death of Colonel James Edward Kitson, C.B.,took place, on Wednesday, at his residence, Harberton, Exmouth.
      Colonel Kitson was the only son of Colonel James Kitson, and was born in 1848. He was formerly a captain in the 21st Huzzars, and subsequently joined the Army Pay Department, becoming Chief Accountant at Army Headquarters in 1905. He retired in 1908, having received the C.B. in 1903.
      He married in 1872 Louisa, younger daughter of the late General L.R. Christopher, by whom he leaves one son, Captain C. E. Kitson, R. W. Kent Regiment, and two daughters. [3]
    Person ID I4472  Tatham | Christopher branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 02 Jan 2013 

    Family Louisa Emma Christopher,   b. 18 Dec 1853, Lahore, Punjab Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1936, Elmina, Cyprus Rd, Exmouth Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Marriage 1872    [3, 4, 11
    Notes 
    • 4 children; 3 living as at Apr 1911
    Children 
     1. Catherine F Kitson,   b. abt 1874, India Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Charles Edward Kitson,   b. 03 Nov 1874, Aldershot Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1928, Lichfield Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     3. Mary Valentine Kitson,   b. abt Feb 1876, Aldershot Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1939, Execliff, Exmouth Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
    Last Modified 07 Jun 2011 
    Family ID F1357  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 10 Jan 1848 - Bath Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1851 - 6 Burlington St, Bath Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1861 - 6 Burlington St, Bath Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1881 - 24 Bath St, Portobello Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1891 - 22 Leybourn Terrace, Dover Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - Harberton Link to Google Earth
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    Link to Google MapsDeath - 08 May 1912 - Harberton Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 3,167 16s. 8d. - 11 Jun 1912 - London Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Bath, 1Q1848.

    2. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    3. [S05] The Times, obituary, 11 May 1912.

    4. [S03] Family Members, DS.

    5. [S30] India Office Library, L/AG/23/10/1-2 .

    6. [S03] Family Members, CT.

    7. [S01] Census, UK, 1861.
      age 13 b Bath

    8. [S02] BMD Index, death reg St Thomas, 2Q1912.
      age 64

    9. [S30] India Office Library, L/AG/23/10/1-2.

    10. [S01] Census, UK, 1851.
      age 3 b Bath

    11. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      marr 39 yrs

    12. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.
      age 33 b England

    13. [S01] Census, UK, 1891.
      age 43 b Bath

    14. [S01] Census, UK, 1861.
      age 43 b Bath

    15. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 63 b Bath