TOLLER FAMILY HISTORY
According to the Protestation Return of 1641 for Churchstanton, Somerset in the Hundred of Hemyock, there were at least three Tollers then living in the village: Thomas Toller, senior, Thomas Toller, junior and William Toller. Unfortunately it is difficult to prove a direct connection with THOMAS and ALICE TOLLER, also of Churchstanton. She was buried at Churchstanton on 1 Aug 1703 and he was buried at Churchstanton on 17 Dec 1721 having had issue:
1. JOHN, of whom presently.
2. Thomas, bapt 10 Mar 1681/82 at Churchstanton.
3. Hugh, bapt 27 Oct 1688 at Churchstanton, possibly buried at Churchstanton on 17 Dec 1704.
1. Grace, bapt 20 Nov 1677 at Churchstanton, possibly m. 23 Sep 1725 at Exeter Cathedral, Peter Bromfield, yeoman, of Churchstanton.
2. Mary, bapt 28 Jun 1685 at Churchstanton, possibly m. 24 Dec 1708 at Churchstanton, Zachary Peters.
3. Elizabeth, bapt 18 Sep 1692 at Churchstanton, possibly m. 9 Jan 1718/19 at Churchstanton, William Wright.
JOHN TOLLER of Upottery, near Honiton, Devon, Churchwarden of Upottery 1708-09, bapt 30 Apr 1675 at Churchstanton, m. 10 Jan 1700/01 at Sampford Arundel, Somerset, THOMAZIN WEEKS. He was buried at Upottery on 29 Jul 1715 (Exeter will proved 1715 but destroyed during the bombing of Exeter in 1942) and she was buried at Upottery on 2 Nov 1743 having had issue:
1. HUGH, of whom presently.
2. John, buried at Upottery on 26 Feb 1705/06.
1. Joanna, m. (Exeter marriage licence dated 6 Nov 1728), George Warry, yeoman, of Axminster.
HUGH TOLLER, attorney-at-law, of Wiveliscombe and later of Taunton, Somerset, whose name appears at the head of a brief pedigree of the Toller family in the Pullman Collection at the College of Arms, b. 6 Apr 1703, bapt 28 Apr 1703 at Upottery, m. 14 Jul 1725 at Wells Cathedral, CATHERINE, dau of THOMAS STADDEN, yeoman, of Dunster, Somerset. See Chancery Proceedings: Toller vs. Stadden - 30 Mar 1759. She d. 28 Aug 1767 and he d. 16 Jan 1785 at Taunton having had issue:
1. James, b. May 1726, living in 1789.
2. John, attorney-at-law, of South Petherton, Somerset, who also had land at Martock, Somerset, b. 27 Aug 1727, m. 6 May 1755 at Honiton on Otter, Mary, dau of Thomas Northcote of Honiton and his wife Hannah, dau of Walter Oak of Pinney, Devon and d. 24 Feb 1788 at South Petherton (P.C.C. will dated 22 Aug 1786 and proved 26 Mar 1788) and she d. 1794 (P.C.C. will dated 5 Jun 1793 and proved 14 Nov 1794) having had issue:
a. Rev Thomas Northcote, Pastor of the Congregation of Independent Dissenters of Kettering, Northamptonshire 1776-1821 (now known as the Toller Chapel), of 9 Gold Street, Kettering, educ Wymondley College, b. 12 Jun 1756, bapt 4 Jul 1756 at Pell Street Chapel, Stepney, London, m. 1stly Feb 1793, Elizabeth, eldest dau of William Gale of Cranford, near Kettering. She d. 15 Sep 1796 having had issue:
1. John, bapt 4 Sep 1794 at Great Meeting Chapel, Kettering, d. young.
2. Rev Thomas (obituary), Pastor of the Congregation of Independent Dissenters of Kettering 1821-75, b. Apr 1796, bapt 25 Mar 1798 at Great Meeting Chapel, Kettering, educ Kettering Grammar School, m. 10 Oct 1821 at Wem, Shropshire, Mary, eldest dau of George Walmsley and his wife Blanche (née Ireland), great great grand-dau of Mrs. Sarah Savage, dau of Rev Philip Henry, the well-known non-conformist Minister and diarist (see the Dictionary of National Biography). She d. 1870 and he d. 30 Nov 1885 (Will dated 29 Apr 1882 and proved 4 Jan 1886) at Kettering having had issue:
a. Thomas Northcote, b. 13 Jun 1828, bapt 31 Aug 1828 at Great Meeting Chapel, Kettering, educ Mill Hill, d. 13 Apr 1857 at Bendigo, Victoria, Australia.
b. George Roger, of 418 Chancery Lane, Melbourne, Australia, b. 6 Nov 1834, bapt 29 Mar 1835 at Great Meeting Chapel, Kettering, d. 29 Jan 1905.
c. John Philip Henry, b. 11 Oct 1843, bapt 9 Nov 1845 at Great Meeting Chapel, Kettering, drowned 21 Feb 1885 in King George’s Sound, Perth, Australia.
a. Mary Blanche, schoolteacher, of 9 Gold Street, Kettering and later of 17 Cottage Grove, Southsea, Hampshire, b. 7 Sep 1822, bapt 23 Oct 1822 at Great Meeting Chapel, Kettering, d. unmarried 26 Jan 1897 at Southsea (Will dated 6 Sep 1883 and proved 27 Mar 1897).
b. Elizabeth, b. 27 Apr 1824, bapt 8 May 1825 at Great Meeting Chapel, Kettering, m. 1865, Thomas Wallis, J.P., merchant, son of Robert Wallis. She d. 6 Jun 1908 and he d. 10 Dec 1908 having had issue.
c. Anne, schoolteacher, of 9 Gold Street, Kettering and later of Roslyn, 123 Hawthorn Road, Kettering, b. 1 Jun 1826, bapt 13 Aug 1826 at Great Meeting Chapel, Kettering, d. unmarried 26 Feb 1901.
d. Catharine, b. 11 May 1830, bapt 12 Sep 1830 at Great Meeting Chapel, Kettering, m. 1858, John Askew Roberts, J.P., owner of the Oswestry Advertiser 1850-68, of Croeswylan, Oswestry, Shropshire. See Modern English Biography by Frederic Boase. He d. 10 Dec 1884 at Oswestry and she d. 26 Dec 1884 at Oswestry.
e. Sarah, bapt 8 Sep 1833 at Great Meeting Chapel, Kettering, m. 9 Sep 1858 at St. Andrew’s, Brighton, Lloyd Tayler, J.P., architect of the South Australian Houses of Parliament, the Australian Club, Melbourne and Melbourne Exchange, of Pen-y-Bryn, Brighton, Melbourne, Australia, youngest son of William Tayler, tailor, and his wife Priscilla (née Lloyd). See the Australian Dictionary of Biography. He d. 17 Aug 1900 having had issue: 1 son and 4 daus.
f. Blanche Walmsley, schoolteacher, of 9 Gold Street, Kettering, b. 19 Sep 1836, bapt 2 Jul 1837 at Great Meeting Chapel, Kettering, m. 18 May 1882 at the Wheeler Street Chapel, Aston, Birmingham, William Collyer, draper, of Geddington, Northamptonshire, son of William Collyer, farmer. She d.s.p. 27 Feb 1889 and he d. 27 Jul 1913.
g. Emily, schoolteacher, of 9 Gold Street, Kettering and later of Roslyn, 123 Hawthorn Road, Kettering, b. 10 May 1838, bapt Oct 1838 at Great Meeting Chapel, Kettering, d. unmarried 29 Jun 1912 at 123 Hawthorn Road, Kettering.
h. Flora, b. 30 Apr 1840, bapt 25 Apr 1841 at Great Meeting Chapel, Kettering, m. 1866, John Whitridge Thomas, grocer, of 2 Picton Terrace, Oswestry, Lieutenant, 15th Shropshire Rifle Volunteers in 1875. She d. 7 Jan 1907 at 2 Picton Terrace and he d. 26 Jan 1914 at Bristol having had issue.
He m. 2ndly 1803, Elizabeth, eldest dau of William Wilkinson of Northampton. According to The Times: ‘The kind of death he always desired was by a kind Providence granted him: he was found a lifeless corpse within three minutes after he left his sitting-room as well as usual.’ He d. 26 Feb 1821 (P.C.C. will dated 22 Feb 1819 and proved 14 Jun 1821) and she d. 25 Nov 1870, aged 92, at Kettering having had further issue:
3. Richard, solicitor, Clerk of the Peace for the Borough of Leicester 1836-96, of Stoneygate House, Knighton, near Leicester, b. 7 Dec 1805, bapt 2 May 1807 at Great Meeting Chapel, Kettering, educ Mill Hill, m. 19 Jan 1847 at St. Margaret’s, Leicester, Mary Bolton, eldest dau of William Seddon of Stoneygate House. See Modern English Biography by Frederic Boase. She d. 3 Aug 1887 and he d. 13 Jan 1896 having had issue:
a. Richard Seddon, Captain, 1st (Volunteer) Battalion, The Leicestershire Regiment, partner in the firm of Toller, Sons & Pochin (Solicitors), of Leicester, who lived at Mayfield, London Road, Leicester, m. 9 Jan 1879 at St. Mary’s, Leicester, Lizzie Jane Turner (who m. 2ndly 24 Mar 1903 at All Saints’, Eastbourne, Percy Harrington, son of Morriss William Brown of Blackheath), eldest dau of Luke Turner, manufacturer, of Richmond House, Glenfield Road, Leicester and d. 15 Sep 1901 (Will dated 24 Aug 1893 and proved 30 Oct 1901) having had issue:
1. George Archibald, solicitor, of 128 Moseley Road, Fallowfield, Manchester, b. 21 Sep 1880, educ Repton, m. 1912, Alice Mabel Evans, widow (who m. 3rdly 14 Jan 1932 at St. Martin’s, Brighton, Walter W. Storr of Uplands, Darlington), dau of Henry de Legh, Staff Surgeon, R.N., and d. 26 Apr 1918.
2. Reginald, engineer, of Charnwood, Stoughton Lane, Leicester, b. 18 Apr 1883, educ Repton, d. 1959 in Leicester.
1. Dora Mary, of 238 London Road, Leicester, m. 25 Jul 1906 at Knighton, Alfred Ernest Rowlett, L.D.S., R.C.S.Eng., dental surgeon, youngest son of William Tertius Rowlett and had issue: 1 son and 3 daus.
2. Evelyn, of 21 Holmfield Avenue, Leicester, b. 19 Feb 1892, d. unmarried 8 Feb 1977.
b. William Northcote, J.P., hosiery manufacturer, of Petherton, Knighton Drive, Leicester, co-founder (with Edwin Allen Lankester) of the firm Toller & Lankester (Knitwear) Ltd. in 1886, b. 12 Dec 1848, m. 1stly 17 Jun 1874 at Knighton, Emily, dau of Richard Harris, J.P., of Knighton House and had issue:
1. William Shirley Northcote, D.S.O., T.D., D.L., Lieutenant Colonel, Leicestershire Regiment, of The Glebe House, Loughborough and Quorn Court, Quorndon (bought from the Cradock family in 1927), b. 10 May 1878, m. 17 Jun 1903 at St. John the Baptist, Knighton, Beatrice Ella, second dau of Harry Simpson Gee, J.P., of Knighton Frith, Leicester. She d. 8 Jul 1954 and he d. 17 Apr 1976 having had issue:
a. Charles Henry Northcote, antique dealer, of 20 High Street, Datchet, Berkshire, b. 19 Oct 1905 at Stafford Lodge, Quorn, near Leicester, educ Winchester, Lieutenant, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, m. 22 Jul 1937 at St. Augustine’s, Queen’s Gate, Jane Mary, dau of Rev George Sidney Dunbar, Vicar of St. Michael and All Angels, Bedford Park. He d. 7 Jul 1986 and she d. 21 Sep 1990 having had issue: 1 son.
2. Richard Henry, hosiery manufacturer with the firm Toller & Lankester Ltd., of Leicester, who lived at Cockspur, Woodhouse Eaves, Leicestershire, b. 29 Oct 1880, m. Lucy Viner Coward. She d. 7 Jan 1945 and he d.s.p. 29 Nov 1951 (Will dated 7 Jan 1945 and proved 5 Feb 1952).
3. Thomas Eric, B.A., partner in the firm of Toller, Sons & Pochin (Solicitors), of 2 Wycliffe Street, Leicester, Clerk of the Peace for Leicester 1920, Director, Donisthorpe & Co. Ltd., who lived at St. Ives, 4 Southernhay Road, Leicester, b. 20 Dec 1885, educ Stoneygate School, Leicester, Clare College, Cambridge, served with the Leicesteshire Regiment and the Royal Munster Fusiliers in the First World War in Gallipoli, Macedonia, Egypt, Palestine and France (mentioned in despatches), m. 7 Jul 1921 at St. Stephen’s, Leicester, Eveleen Ellen, eldest dau of Arthur Elmore Cranfield of St. Ives, Huntingdonshire. She d.s.p. 9 Sep 1956 and he d. 7 Jun 1976.
1. Gertrude Emily, of Petherton, The Crescent, East Wittering, Sussex, b. 31 May 1875, m. 24 Nov 1928 at St. Mary’s, Balham, John, only son of J.W. Wynne-Harley and d.s.p. 19 Nov 1956.
2. Kathleen Mary, b. 27 Aug 1876, d. 1887.
He m. 2ndly 3 May 1907 at St. John the Baptist, Leicester, Florence Miall, second dau of John Heath Williams of Knighton Park Road, Leicester and d. 17 Mar 1926 at Petherton, Knighton, Drive, Leicester.
c. Henry Wilkinson, of Leicester and South Petherton, Lieutenant, 28th Somersetshire Rifle Volunteers, b. 15 Jan 1850, d. unmarried 13 Sep 1879 at South Petherton (Will dated 29 Nov 1876 and proved 18 Dec 1879). See monumental inscription in South Petherton Parish Church.
d. Charles Bolton, copper manufacturer with Thomas Bolton & Sons, of Aston Bank, Hawarden, near Chester, b. circa 1851, m. 1877, Alice Sohier, second dau of Alfred Sohier Bolton, J.P., of Moor Court, Oakamoor, Staffordshire and his wife Rebecca Dickenson, dau of Rice Harris of Edgbaston. See BOLTON of OAKAMOOR – Burke’s Landed Gentry 1952 Edition. He d. 2 Jul 1929, aged 78, at Aston Bank and was buried at Hawarden on 5 Jul 1929 and she d. 13 Feb 1948, aged 91, having had issue:
1. Charles Richard Alfred, B.A., educ Harrow, University College, Oxford, unmarried, severely wounded at Heilbron, South Africa on 7 Jun 1900 while serving with 59th Company, 15th Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry, d. of wounds on 30 Jun 1900.
2. Hugh Bolton, copper manufacturer with Thomas Bolton & Sons, of The Elms, Gresford, Denbighshire, educ Harrow, b. 4 Feb 1883, m. 24 Dec 1912 at Christ Church, Rossett, Denbighshire, Doris Annette, second dau of Gilbert Robertson Sandbach, M.A., of Stoneleigh, Rossett and his wife Harriet Jane, eldest dau of Edward Everard Rushworth, C.M.G., D.C.L., Lieutenant Governor of Jamaica. See MACKESON-SANDBACH of HAFODUNOS – Burke’s Landed Gentry 1952 Edition. She d. 28 Mar 1955 and he d. 27 Jul 1971 having had issue: 3 sons and 1 dau.
1. Alice Violet, of Farley Hall, Staffordshire, m. 29 Sep 1909 at Hawarden, Charles FitzHerbert Bill, Captain and Hon. Major, 4th Battalion, The North Staffordshire Regiment, son of Charles Bill, J.P., of Farley Hall and his wife Ellen Margaret Hepburn, second dau of Lieutenant Colonel Richard Henry FitzHerbert of Somersal Herbert, Derbyshire and d. 22 Mar 1917 having had issue: 3 daus. See BILL of FARLEY HALL – Burke’s Landed Gentry 1952 Edition.
e. Arthur Thomas, LL.B., barrister-at-law, of No. 1 Paper Buildings, Middle Temple, Recorder of Leicester 1895-99, b. 28 Dec 1857 at Stoneygate House, educ St. John’s College, Cambridge, admitted to the Middle Temple on 15 Jun 1878, d. unmarried 13 Jul 1899 at Tregunter Park, Talgarth, Brecknockshire and was buried in Leicester Cemetery on 19 Jul 1899. See Modern English Biography by Frederic Boase and Who was Who.
a. Mary Elizabeth, m. 1stly 24 Apr 1873 at Knighton, Henry Edward Hole of Quorn Lodge, near Loughborough, only surviving child of Richard Hole of Quorn Lodge and his wife Harriet Handley, dau of Thomas Warner of The Elms, Loughborough and had issue. She m. 2ndly 29 Jan 1896 at St. George’s Hanover Square, Christopher Theophilus Parker, J.P., of Woodhouse Grange, Leicestershire and d. 6 Mar 1929 at Quorn Lodge.
4. William, ship broker, of Petherton House, Rockingham Road, Kettering and 139 Westbourne Terrace, Paddington, bapt 18 Sep 1807 at Great Meeting Chapel, Kettering, m. 1stly 1841, Fanny Brewin. He m. 2ndly 1851, Margaret Paul and d. 10 Mar 1892 at Petherton House (Will dated 29 Oct 1881 and proved 21 May 1892) having had issue from both marriages:
a. William Wilkinson, of 4 Eaton Terrace, Brighton, Sussex, b. 1844, d.s.p. 4 Mar 1902 (Will dated 13 Jan 1894 and proved 8 May 1902).
b. Henry William, solicitor, b. 15 Jan 1850, educ Mill Hill.
c. Edward Paul, solicitor, of Toller, Son & Hales, of Church Walk, Kettering, Chairman, Kettering Gas Company, who lived at 86 Headlands, Kettering, b. 7 Jan 1853, educ Mill Hill, m. 11 Sep 1884 at St. Mary’s, Balderstone, Rochdale, Lancashire, Annie Hilda, only dau of Henry Taylor of Rochdale and d. 14 Nov 1941 (Will dated 24 Apr 1928 and proved 19 Jan 1942) having had issue:
1. Edward Northcote, solicitor, Captain, 20th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers, b. 1885, educ Rugby, Lieutenant, Northamptonshire Volunteers 1904-10, killed in action at High Wood on 20 Jul 1916 during the battle of the Somme and was buried in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval (grave photograph).
1. Hilda Margaret, of 105 Headlands, Kettering, b. 1887, d. unmarried 28 Mar 1962.
2. Isabel Nora, m. 1911, Rev Francis Cyprian Woodhouse, M.A., of Welford Vicarage, Rugby and had issue.
3. Helen Sylvia, of 1 Kettonby Gardens, Kettering, b. 1892, d. unmarried 25 Jan 1969.
4. Pauline, b. 1893, m. 31 Jul 1924 at SS. Peter and Paul, Kettering, Arthur Donovan Lane, 6th Manchester Regiment.
a. Frances Brewin, of St. John’s Villa, Pellat Grove, Tottenham, Middlesex, b. 1843, m. 1866, Samuel Horn, agent for the shoe trade, and had issue.
b. Caroline Addison, b. 1849, m. 12 Oct 1871 at Kettering, Joseph Brampton Wright, M.D., of Wellingborough, Northamptonshire and had issue.
c. Margaret Anne, b. 1853, m. 31 Aug 1881 at St. Andrew’s, Kettering, Rev Charles Thomas Cooper, M.A., Curate of St. Luke’s, Leicester, son of Thomas Cooper of Dorking. He d. 1887, aged 46, having had issue.
d. Isabella Mary, b. circa 1858, d. 15 Jul 1876, aged 18, at Wiesbaden.
e. Ella Mary Blanche, of 86 Headlands, Kettering, b. 1863, d. unmarried 16 Dec 1939 at Hotel Windermere, Torquay, Devon.
5. Joseph, printer and publisher, of Station Road, Kettering, bapt 24 Dec 1810 at Great Meeting Chapel, Kettering, m. 24 Feb 1842 at Barton Seagrave, Northamptonshire, Caroline, dau of Joseph Wallis of Barton Lodge. He d. 7 Apr 1903 at Kettering and she d. 10 Mar 1904 at Kettering having had issue:
a. Joseph Wallis, of Woodside, Elgin Road, Weybridge, Surrey, b. 1842, m. 11 Oct 1892 at St. Mary’s, Oatlands, Edith Lilian, second dau of Christopher North Graham of Netherby, Weybridge. He d.s.p. 5 May 1910 at Newton Abbot, Devon and she d. 18 Jan 1938 (Will dated 30 Mar 1936 and proved 10 Mar 1938).
b. Thomas Northcote, Hon. D.Litt. (Oxon), M.A., Smith Professor of English, Owens College, Manchester 1880-93, Fellow of Christ’s College, Cambridge 1872, of Lansdowne House, Didsbury, Manchester, b. 12 Sep 1844, educ Kettering Grammar School, Christ’s College, Cambridge, m. 24 Nov 1889 in Liverpool, Edith, widow of The Hon. Henry Romilly, M.A., and eldest dau of William Benson Rathbone and his wife Hannah Sophia, dau of Robert Hyde Greg, owner of Quarry Bank Mill, Styal, Cheshire. He d.s.p. 2 Mar 1930 in Manchester and she d. 18 Dec 1935.
a. Caroline Ellen, of 7 Station Road, Kettering, b. 1857, d. unmarried 18 Jul 1944.
6. Rev Henry, Dissenting Minister at Market Harborough, Leicestershire 1836-58, bapt 1 Jul 1813 at Great Meeting Chapel, Kettering, m. 16 Jul 1839, Mary Satchell, eldest dau of Samuel Gibbon, ribbon manufacturer, of Hertford Street, Coventry. He d. 9 Aug 1859 at Great Bowden, Leicestershire (Will dated 17 Apr 1840 and proved 2 Jan 1860) and she lived later at 7 Fonthill Road, Finsbury Park and d. 23 May 1888 at 27 Tollington Place, Finsbury Park (Will dated 5 Jan 1885 and proved 16 Aug 1888) having had issue:
a. Frederick Gibbon, ship broker, of 126 Stapleton Hall Road, London N4, b. circa 1848, m. 1879, Tabitha Ann Williams. She d. 24 Jun 1915 at 126 Stapleton Hall Road and he d. 22 Jun 1920, aged 72, at 26 Belmont Road, Bushey, Hertfordshire having had issue:
1. Frederick Thomas Frank, of Clearbrook, Sandy Lane, Moor Park, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, b. 1880, m. 1908, Grace, dau of Henry Poole and his wife Emily (née Sayle). He d. 11 Oct 1944 and she d. 25 May 1961 (Will dated 29 Jan 1947 and proved 24 Sep 1961) having had issue:
a. Ralph Northcote, of Tewkesbury, b. 27 Sep 1911, d. 17 Feb 1994.
b. Gordon Henry, m. 1939, Barbara H. Gander and had issue: 1 son and 1 dau.
c. Paul Arnold, L.D.S., R.C.S.(Eng) (obituary), of Marlbrook House, Sandy Lodge Road, Moor Park, Rickmansworth, b. 22 Sep 1921, educ Merchant Taylors’, m. 6 Jul 1946 at St. John’s, Northwood, Middesex, Dorothy Maud Mansfield, only dau of Charles H. Clark of Storiths, Northwood and d. 13 Jul 1977 having had issue: 2 daus.
a. Nora Grace, b. 1910, m. 6 Jun 1936 at Oaklands Gate Methodist Church, Northwood, Cyril Charles, son of C.W. Norris and had issue: 2 sons.
2. Howard Moffat, of 24 Wolseley Road, Crouch End, London, b. 1888, m. 1918, Irene Maud Stokes. He d. 21 Jan 1945 and she lived later at 12 Etheldene Avenue, London N10 and d. 28 May 1982 having had issue: 3 daus.
b. Albert, civil engineer, of Leeds, b. 1851, m. 23 Jul 1879 at St. Mark’s, Notting Hill, Louisa Jane, youngest dau of Philip Cooke of Dorking. She d.s.p. 7 Jul 1932 at Hillview, Cliftonville, Dorking.
c. Rev Henry, Pastor of the Church at Salem, Madras, India, Member of the London Missionary Society, b. 10 May 1845 at Market Harborough, educ Cheshunt College, m. 21 Sep 1869 at Skelmorlie, Wemyss Bay, Ayr, Ellen Agnes, dau of Hugh Cochrane, merchant, of 2 Tantallon Place, Paisley Road, Govan, Glasgow and his wife Margaret (née McKeand) and d.s.p. 10 Mar 1870 at Salem.
a. Elizabeth Collis, of Green Hill School, Tenby Street, Mary in Liberty, Pembroke, b. 1840, m. 1861, Henry Goward, teacher of classics and mathematics, and had issue.
b. Mary Jane, b. 1842, m. 1866, Joseph Chamberlain Eady, brewer, of Northampton Road, Little Bowden, Northamptonshire and had issue.
c. Lucy, b. 1843, m. 5 Jul 1866 at the Congregational Church, Market Harborough, Rev William Clarkson, B.A., of Market Harborough.
d. Susan, b. 1846, d. unmarried 1939.
e. Alice, b. 1849, d. unmarried 21 Sep 1874 at Little Bowden.
7. George, solicitor, of 104 New Walk, Leicester, Mayor of Leicester 1851-52 and 1862-63, b. 21 Oct 1815, bapt 12 Dec 1815 at Great Meeting Chapel, Kettering, m. 27 Oct 1841 at West Orchard Congregational Chapel, Coventry, Jane Eliza, dau of Samuel Gibbon, ribbon manufacturer, of Hertford Street, Coventry. He d. 15 Oct 1885 at Eastbourne, Sussex and was buried in Welford Cemetery and she was bapt 31 Mar 1818 at Great Meeting Chapel, Kettering and d. 13 May 1891 at 104 New Walk having had issue:
a. George, solicitor, of 2 Wycliff Street, Leicester and later of Charnwood, 1 Tower Road, Bournemouth, b. 1842, who d. unmarried 28 Mar 1930 (Will dated 17 Sep 1926 and proved 11 Apr 1930).
b. John, solicitor, of Cross Street, Barnstaple, Devon, b. 1758, m. 30 Mar 1796 at Barnstaple, Catherine Gribble. He d. 20 May 1823 and she d. 7 Apr 1861, aged 89, at Barnstaple (Will dated 17 Jan 1860 and proved 27 Apr 1861) having had issue:
1. John, bapt 17 Oct 1802 at Cross Street Chapel, Barnstaple, d. young.
2. John, bapt 30 Apr 1804 at Cross Street Chapel, Barnstaple, d. young.
3. William, J.P., H.E.I.C. Marine Service, retired in 1835, joined Messrs. Green & Co. and commanded the East Indiamen, the Owen Glendower and the Wellesley, lived at Nottingham Place, Marylebone, b. 17 Mar 1806 at Barnstaple, bapt 14 May 1806 at Cross Street Chapel, Barnstaple, m. 1stly 27 Apr 1842 at Trinity Church, St. Marylebone, Mary Charron, b. 9 Nov 1811, dau of John Williamson Fulton, merchant, of Calcutta and Upper Harley Street, London and his wife Ann, widow of John Hunt and dau of Robert Robertson. She d. 7 Nov 1844 in Calcutta having had issue:
a. Caroline Hope, b. 1843 at Instow, Devon, m. 29 Apr 1868 at Trinity Church, Paddington, Captain William Frederic Johnson, R.N., third son of Rev Francis Charles Johnson, Vicar of White Lackington, and his wife Emma Frances, dau of Thomas Brooke and had issue. See BROOKE of SARAWAK – Burke’s Landed Gentry 1972 Edition.
b. Ellen Fulton, of Oakland, Sidmouth, b. circa 1844 at sea, d. unmarried 19 Dec 1914.
He m. 2ndly 23 Mar 1848 at Sidmouth, Elizabeth, only child of Henry Joseph Carslake of Spring Gardens, Sidmouth. He d. 27 Oct 1885 at Oakland, Sidmouth and she d. 17 Nov 1902 at Sidmouth.
4. John Henry, of Boutport Street, Barnstaple, partner in the firm of Messrs. Bremridge & Toller (Solicitors), of Barnstaple, Clerk of the Peace for Barnstaple 1857-83, bapt 5 Jul 1809 at Cross Street Chapel, Barnstaple, m. 29 Jul 1840 at Kilkhampton, Cornwall, Frances Bate, second dau of Rev John Davies, Rector of Kilkhampton. She d. 1879 and he d. 4 Oct 1883 at Barnstaple (Will dated 29 Nov 1880 and proved 9 Apr 1884) having had issue:
a. Frederick, Colonel, commanded the Canadian Governor General’s Foot Guards, Comptroller of the Dominion Currency 1881-1910, of 229 Chapel Street, Ottawa (now the Embassy of Croatia to Canada), b. 21 Jun 1841, Private Secretary to his brother-in-law, Sir Samuel Leonard Tilley, K.C.M.G., m. Jul 1872, Annie, third dau of Zachariah Chipman, merchant, of St. Stephen, Charlotte, New Brunswick and his wife Mary Elizabeth (née de Wolf). He d. 16 Jun 1920 in Ottawa having had issue: 4 sons and 3 daus.
b. William Henry, solicitor, partner in the firm of Messrs. Bremridge & Toller (Solicitors), Clerk of the Peace for the Borough of Barnstaple, agent, Devon & Exeter Savings Bank, who lived at Charminster, Newport, Barnstaple, b. 1842, educ Christ’s Hospital, Blundell’s, m. 1stly 25 Jun 1866 at South Molton, Devon, Mary (May), dau of James Pearse, solicitor, of South Molton. She d. 11 Feb 1901, aged 55, at Barnstaple having had issue:
1. Frederick Hugh, solicitor, of 4 Rock Avenue, Barnstaple, b. 1867, educ Blundell’s, m. 1896, Eva Gwendoline Sterry and d.s.p. 23 Feb 1947 (Will dated 5 Jan 1946 and proved 15 May 1947).
2. Montague Henry, solicitor, of Park Lane, Barnstaple, b. 1 Jan 1871 at Barnstaple, educ Blundell’s, played first class cricket for Somerset in 1897, d. 5 Aug 1948 at Meon Beach, Titchfield, Hampshire.
He m. 2ndly 26 Nov 1901 at St. Michael’s, Yeovil, Clarice Josephine, widow of Henry James Haviland, J.P., M.D., of Cedar House, Cheniston Gardens, London. He d. 5 Jan 1923 and she d. 28 Dec 1940.
c. Richard Bremridge, solicitor, of 8 Serjeant’s Inn, Fleet Street, London, b. circa 1849, educ Blundell’s, m. 29 Mar 1882 at St. Marylebone, Loden Lily Webber of Hockley Heath, Warwick (who m. 2ndly 26 Jul 1895 at St. Margaret’s, Westminster, Edmund Herbert, son of Rev Samuel Edmund Lyon of East Stratton, Hampshire) and d. 1894 having had issue:
1. Richard Arthur (Dickie), Lieutenant, 2nd Battalion, The Welch Regiment, b. circa 1891, m. Phyllis Teale and d. 24 Feb 1919, aged 27, of influenza at 58 York Terrace, Regent’s Park and was buried in the Brompton Cemetery.
1. Nell, m. 12 Jul 1910 at St. Mary’s, Bryanston Square, Montagu Vivien, only son of J.J. Smith of The Birks, Galashiels.
2. Rosalie Maude, m. 15 Sep 1915 at St. Mark’s, North Audley Street, Edward, eldest son of W. Lowes of The Chesters, Haltwhistle.
1. Mary, b. 28 Jun 1797, bapt 27 Jul 1797 at Cross Street Chapel, Barnstaple, m. John Nicholetts, solicitor, of South Petherton, b. 14 Aug 1785, son of Gilbert Nicholetts of Pill House, near Barnstaple and his wife Elizabeth, dau of Matthew Reeder of Barnstaple (see below). She d. 23 Jun 1848, he d. 15 Mar 1866 and they were both buried at South Petherton having had issue:
a. Gilbert, Lieutenant Colonel, 2nd Baluch Regiment, b. 13 Jul 1826, bapt 15 Aug 1826 at The Old Meeting, South Petherton, educ Rugby, served in the Persian War 1856, the Indian Mutiny 1857-58 and the Second Afghan War 1878-79, m. 20 May 1848 at White Lackington, Somerset, Mary Anna, dau of Rev Francis Charles Johnson, Vicar of White Lackington, and his wife Emma Frances, dau of Thomas Brooke. See BROOKE of SARAWAK – Burke’s Landed Gentry 1972 Edition and Modern English Biography by Frederic Boase. He d. 18 Jul 1879 of cholera at Kokaran, Afghanistan and she lived later at 5 Osborne House, St. Mary’s Terrace, Paddington and d. 5 Mar 1901.
b. John Toller, Lord of the Manor of South Petherton, appointed Under Sheriff of Somerset in 1847, of Hole Head, Dawlish, Devon and Brent Knoll, near Bridgwater, Somerset, bapt 28 Feb 1828 at The Old Meeting, South Petherton, m. 30 Aug 1855 at Hardwicke, Herefordshire, Blanche, only dau of Sir Arthur Chichester, 7th Bt, and his wife Charlotte, youngest dau of Sir James Hamlyn Williams, 2nd Bt. See CHICHESTER, Baronet – Burke’s Peerage. He d. 19 Nov 1910 and she d. 7 Feb 1918 having had issue.
c. Rev William, B.A., Rector of Chipstable, Somerset 1857-1901, b. 17 Jul 1830, bapt 11 Apr 1832 at The Old Meeting, South Petherton, educ Pembroke College, Oxford, m. 15 Sep 1857 at Norton Fitzwarren, Somerset, Louisa, dau of William Hewett of Norton Fitzwarren. She d. 27 Oct 1884 and he d. 7 Mar 1901 at the Rectory, Chipstable having had issue.
d. Richard Bremridge, Commander, R.N., b. 1838, m. Georgina, dau of Rev George Baker Garrow, B.A., Rector of Chiselborough and West Chinnor, Somerset 1841-65.
e. Henry, educ Rugby, killed by Chinese rebels at Kuching, Sarawak on 18 Feb 1857 while in the service of the Rajah of Sarawak.
f. Edward Cornwall, d. 20 Feb 1859, aged 16, at Rugby School.
a. Mary, bapt 17 Apr 1829 at The Old Meeting, South Petherton, m. 20 Nov 1847, Sir Arthur Chichester, 8th Bt, D.L., J.P., only son of Sir Arthur Chichester, 7th Bt. See CHICHESTER, Baronet – Burke’s Peerage. She d. 28 Jun 1879 and he d. 13 Jul 1898 having had issue. Sir Francis Chichester, the well-known yachtsman, pilot and adventurer, was a grandson of this marriage.
b. Caroline, of 2 Cobourg Place, Melcombe Regis, Dorset, b. 20 Feb 1832 at South Petherton, bapt 11 Apr 1832 at The Old Meeting, South Petherton, unmarried in 1881.
c. Florence, of 12 Beech Grove Place, Leeds, bapt 6 Dec 1833 at The Old Meeting, South Petherton, m. 12 Apr 1855 at South Petherton, Charles Copland Templer, Messenger of Leeds District Court of Bankruptcy, sixth son of James Templer of Bridport, Dorset and his wife Catharine, third dau of Christopher Lethbridge of Launceston, Cornwall. He d. 7 Feb 1895 having had issue.
d. Blanche, bapt 18 Dec 1836 at The Old Meeting, South Petherton, m. 1868, Rev Robert James Crosswell, Vicar of Timberscombe, Somerset.
e. Catharine Elizabeth, bapt 18 Dec 1836 at The Old Meeting, South Petherton, m. 1866, Charles Pritchard.
2. Caroline, of Castle Street, Barnstaple, b. 21 Jan 1801 at Barnstaple, bapt 3 Jul 1801 at Cross Street Chapel, Barnstaple, m. 16 Jan 1824 at St. Augustine’s, Bristol, Richard Bremridge, sometime M.P. for Barnstaple, County Coroner, partner in the firm of Messrs. Bremridge & Toller (Solicitors), of Barnstaple. He d. 15 Jun 1878 at Exmouth and she d. 15 Dec 1905, aged 104 years and ten months, at Spring Gardens, Sidmouth.
c. Joseph, b. 1760, d. 1783.
d. Richard, solicitor, of South Petherton, b. 1763, m. 1802 at South Petherton, Elizabeth, widow of Gilbert Nicholetts of Pill House, near Barnstaple and Bromtrees Hall, Bishops Frome, Herefordshire and dau of Matthew Reeder of Barnstaple (see above) and d.s.p. 14 Jun 1827 at South Petherton (P.C.C. will dated 10 Jul 1824 and proved 5 Sep 1827).
3. Joseph, of the Excise Office, who lived in the parish of St. Mary, Newington, Middlesex, b. circa 1728, m. 19 Oct 1764 at Honiton, Margaret, bapt 21 Jun 1727 at New Meeting House, Honiton-on-Otter, dau of Thomas Northcote of Honiton and his wife Hannah, dau of Walter Oak of Pinney, Devon and d. 10 Feb 1791 (P.C.C. will dated 17 Feb 1789 and proved 28 Feb 1791) having had issue:
a. Margaret, b. post 1768, unmarried in 1791.
4. THOMAS, of whom presently.
1. Joanna, milliner, of Fore Street, Taunton, unmarried in 1789.
Rev THOMAS TOLLER, Dissenting Minister at Monkwell Street Chapel, London 1760-75 and subsequently at Silver Street and Hoxton Square, owned a copyhold estate in Cumberland Street, Islington, b. 13 Nov 1732 at Silverton, near Exeter, Devon, bapt 19 Nov 1732 by Rev Joel Orchard, educ at Plaisterers’ Hall by Doctors Marryat and Walker, Pastor at Nightingale Lane Chapel 1754-60, succeeded his father-in-law at Monkwell Street, m. 12 Jul 1759 at St. Giles, Cripplegate, ANNE, dau of Rev SAMUEL LAWRENCE, D.D., Dissenting Minister at Monkwell Street 1733-60 (see the Dictionary of National Biography), d. 3 Mar 1795 in Islington (P.C.C. will dated 30 Dec 1793 and proved 23 Mar 1795) and was buried in Bunhill Fields on 11 Mar 1795 having had issue:
1. Samuel Lawrence, b. 10 Mar 1763, d. 23 Mar 1763.
2. SAMUEL, of whom presently.
3. Edward, proctor, of Doctors’ Commons and Admiral’s House, Hampstead Heath, b. 8 Mar 1767 at Upper Holloway, Islington, bapt 2 Apr 1767 at Monkwell Street Chapel, educ Charterhouse, m. 10 Jul 1790 at Chigwell, Essex, Mary Ann, dau of Rev Peter Thomas Burford, LL.B., Headmaster of Chigwell Grammar School 1762-92, of Grove House, West Ham, Essex and his wife Ann (née Broughton). She was bapt 16 Jul 1768 at Chigwell and d. 15 May 1829 and he d. 28 Jan 1848 at Hampstead (P.C.C. will dated 20 Jul 1846 and proved 19 Feb 1848) and they were both buried in Hampstead Churchyard having had issue:
a. Edward, proctor, of Doctors’ Commons and St. John’s Wood Park, Hampstead, b. 19 Apr 1791, bapt 25 May 1791 at St. Andrew by the Wardrobe, m. 6 Sep 1821 at St. Benet, Paul’s Wharf, Margaret, youngest dau of John Edington and his wife Helen (née Fulton). She was bapt 17 Nov 1801 at the Scottish Church, London Wall and d. 24 Oct 1861 at Brighton and he d. 20 Dec 1872 having had issue:
1. Edward William, proctor, of Doctors’ Commons, 6 St. Stephen’s Crescent, Westbourne Park and 416 Clapham Rise, b. 31 Jan 1825, bapt 6 May 1825 at St. Benet, Paul’s Wharf, London, educ Tonbridge, Winchester, m. 27 Sep 1865 at St. Stephen’s, Bayswater, Alice Martha Anna, widow of Captain William du Vernet, 84th Foot, and youngest dau of Lieutenant Edward Tyndall, R.N., and d. 3 Dec 1868 at St. Leonard’s-on-Sea, Sussex, having had issue:
a. Edward Harold, b. 19 Jul 1866 at 6 St. Stephen’s Crescent, educ St. Paul’s, d. 21 Sep 1890 at Worcester.
b. Reginald Frederick, b. 22 Aug 1867 at 6 St. Stephen’s Crescent, d. 1907.
a. Margaret Edith, b. 22 Nov 1868 at St. Leonard’s-on-Sea, d. unmarried 23 Sep 1886.
2. Charles Henry, with the Commissariat Department, b. 7 Aug 1826, bapt 14 Dec 1826 at St. Benet, Paul’s Wharf, promoted Purveyor in the Army on 12 Feb 1870, serving in Barbados in 1872, retired on 1 Feb 1880, d. 14 Mar 1890 at Clarence Villa, Ilfracombe, Devon having had issue:
a. Charles William Edward, M.D., M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., of Castle House, Ilfracombe and later of Widmouth, Berrynarbor, Devon, b. circa 1860, educ Durham University, m. 1stly 1 Jun 1887 at Langton-by-Wragby, Lincolnshire, Florence Heaton, second dau of Rev Sween Macdonald Mackay, M.A., Vicar of Langton. She d. 4 Mar 1912, aged 55, at Castle House having had issue:
1. Florence Ruth, b. 1 Apr 1892, d. unmarried 20 Jun 1986.
2. Helen, of Hall Place, Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire, m. Rolland Beaumont, who d. 25 May 1958 at Berea, Durban, South Africa having had issue: 1 son and 1 dau. Rolland Beaumont was b. 4 Feb 1884 at Newcastle, Natal, played cricket for Transvaal and represented South Africa in five Test Matches in 1912-14.
He m. 2ndly 1 Mar 1916 at St. John’s, Malvern Wells, Ella Milward, elder dau of Philip Wathen Court of Tankatara, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. She d. 4 May 1920 at Castle House and he m. 3rdly 7 Jul 1921 at Ripon Cathedral, Edith Anne, only dau of Richard Hay Court of Ribbesford, Ripon. He d. 26 Jan 1940, aged 80, and she d. 3 Oct 1950 at Barnstaple.
3. Alfred Weyman, solicitor, of Carlton Chambers, Regent Street, b. 19 Dec 1833, bapt 27 Feb 1834 at Hampstead, educ Tonbridge, d. unmarried 13 Sep 1866 at 1 Queen Square, Bristol.
1. Margaret, b. 6 Jul 1822, bapt 10 Jan 1823 at St. Benet, Paul’s Wharf, m. 30 Mar 1852 at Hampstead, William Gribble, junior, solicitor, Clerk to Hampstead Vestry, of Lombard Street and 15 Belsize Park, London. She d. 23 Jan 1877 and he d. 3 Jan 1893 having had issue: 4 daus.
2. Helen Mary Ann, b. 30 Sep 1823, bapt 22 Dec 1823 at St. Benet, Paul’s Wharf, m. 8 Aug 1861 at St. Paul’s, Hampstead, George Watson, solicitor, of Market Place, Fakenham, Norfolk and had issue.
3. Louisa, b. 25 Mar 1828, bapt 13 Sep 1828 at Hampstead, d. unmarried 13 Aug 1856 and was buried in Hampstead Cemetery.
4. Emily, of 74 Gascony Avenue, Hampstead, b. 8 Jun 1830, bapt 25 Aug 1830 at Hampstead, m. 27 Nov 1862 at St. Paul’s, Hampstead, John Symonds Bockett, solicitor, of 60 Lincoln’s Inn Fields and Stamford Hill, son of Daniel Smith Bockett and his wife Theresa Aubrina (née Symonds) and d. 29 Jan 1902 having had issue: 3 sons and 4 daus.
5. Mary, b. 26 Jan 1832, bapt 16 Jun 1832 at Hampstead.
6. Catherine, of Well Walk, Hampstead and later of Ayton House, West Cliff Road, Bournemouth, b. circa 1838, d. unmarried 20 Nov 1927, aged 89, in Bournemouth.
7. Florence, m. 17 Sep 1867 at St. Paul’s, Hampstead, Charles Tatham Fearon, solicitor, of 11 New Inn, Strand, London, son of Rev Daniel Rose Fearon, M.A., Vicar of Assington, Suffolk 1844-61 and Vicar of Mary Church with Coffinswell, Devon 1869-76.
b. Thomas, solicitor, Clerk to the Magistrates, Guardians and Vestry of Hampstead 1832-68, of Gray’s Inn and 36 Well Walk, Hampstead, b. 1 May 1799, bapt 6 Jun 1799 at St. Benet, Paul’s Wharf, educ Harrow, d. unmarried 20 Mar 1879 at Oakhill, Hampstead (Will dated 19 Nov 1873 and proved 18 Apr 1879) and was buried in Hampstead Churchyard.
c. William, b. 17 Dec 1800, bapt 15 Jan 1801 at St. Benet, Paul’s Wharf, d. young.
d. Charles, proctor and notary, of Doctors’ Commons and East Heath, Hampstead, b. 29 Sep 1802, bapt 18 Nov 1802 at St. Benet, Paul’s Wharf, educ Harrow, m. 1stly 11 Oct 1832 at Beckenham, Kent, his first cousin, Charlotte Christiana, eldest dau of Emanuel Goodhart, D.L., J.P., of Langley Park, Beckenham and Crescent Lodge, Brighton and his wife Christiana, youngest dau of Rev Peter Thomas Burford of Grove House, West Ham, Essex. See GOODHART of LANGLEY PARK – Burke’s Landed Gentry 1850 Edition. She d. 30 May 1853 at Sydenham having had issue:
1. Charles George, V.D., Lieutenant Colonel, 3rd (Volunteer) Battalion, The Duke of Cambridge’s Own Middlesex Regiment, solicitor, proctor and notary of Doctors’ Commons, who lived at West Hill Lodge, Hampstead, b. 24 Oct 1833 at 34 Bernard Street, bapt 17 Dec 1833 at St. Giles-in-the-Fields, Middlesex, m. 1stly 25 Apr 1865 at Christ Church, Hampstead, his first cousin, Mary Ann, youngest dau of Charles Holford (see below) and his wife Mary Ann, eldest dau of Edward Toller. She d. 1888 having had issue:
a. Francis Holford, solicitor’s articled clerk, of Prospect Hill, Herne Bay, Kent, b. 9 Dec 1866 at Hampstead, educ Harrow, d. unmarried 31 Oct 1908 at Herne Bay.
b. Hubert Charles, of Hampstead and 72 The Mall, Swindon, Wiltshire, b. 24 Jan 1868, educ Highgate, m. 1896, Maud Dunford. He d. 17 Jan 1934 (Will dated 18 Nov 1919 and proved 29 Mar 1934) and she d. 7 Feb 1966 (Will dated 29 Jan 1934 and proved 21 Jun 1966) having had issue:
1. Charles William, b. 14 Apr 1898 at 2 Providence Villas, Swindon, d. 1962.
1. Maud Marian, b. 14 Mar 1897 at 2 Providence Villas, d. unmarried 18 Jun 1970.
2. Kathleen Frances Lucy, of 45 Bath Road, Swindon, b. 16 Dec 1902, d. unmarried 22 Dec 1970.
3. Joan Holford, of 45 Bath Road, Swindon, b. 3 Dec 1905, d. unmarried 18 Sep 1979.
c. John Cyril, M.A., partner in the firm of Messrs. Toller & Sons (Solicitors), of 24 Bloomsbury Square, London, who lived at 13 Auriol Road, West Kensington, b. 27 Feb 1869 at Hampstead, educ Harrow, Trinity College, Cambridge, m. 1896, Lucy Lavinia King and d. 31 Dec 1939 having had issue:
1. Cyril Joseph, b. 1894, m. 1925, Hilda Blanche Walter and d. 23 Jan 1958 having had issue: 1 son and 1 dau.
2. Geoffrey Ernest, of 35 Dukes Avenue, Chiswick, London W4, b. 16 Oct 1896, educ Dover College, Lieutenant, Machine Gun Corps during the First World War (wounded), m. Mildred Harley and d.s.p. 12 Apr 1981 (Will dated 17 Jan 1972 and proved 12 Jun 1981).
1. Hilda Lucy, of Flat 13, Birkbeck Court, Birkbeck Road, Acton, b. 7 May 1903, d. unmarried 21 Oct 1994.
2. Daphne Ruth, b. 1905, m. 1933, Frederick G. Shuttleworth, the organist of St. Mary Abbots, Kensington.
3. Myrtle Norah (twin), b. 25 Nov 1906.
4. Marion Phyllis (twin), of Acton, b. 25 Nov 1906, d. unmarried 29 Sep 1995.
5. Eva Margery, b. and d. 1908.
6. Rhoda Margaret (twin), b. 9 May 1910, m. 1943, Lawrence J.F. Lyons.
7. May Josephine (twin), b. 9 May 1910, m. 1937, John C. Chapman and d. 12 Dec 1997.
d. George Reginald, M.A., barrister-at-law, Inner Temple, Lieutenant, 1st Garrison Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, Censor’s Department, of 19 Gayton Road, Hampstead, b. 31 Dec 1870 at Hampstead, educ Haileybury, Trinity College, Cambridge, died in Mesopotamia on 27 Jul 1917 and was buried in Baghdad (North Gate) War Cemetery, Iraq.
e. George Gordon Taylor, O.B.E., A.M.Inst.C.E., Assistant Engineer, Burmah Railways Company, b. 23 Feb 1885, educ Repton, Captain, I.A.R.O., attached to the Royal Engineers during the First World War (twice mentioned in despatches), m. 6 Nov 1915 at All Souls’, Loudoun Road, Edith Winifred, only dau of A.W. Seale of Springfield Road, St. John’s Wood. He d. 20 Jun 1948 and she d. 22 Jan 1969 having had issue:
1. Roland Gordon Rodney, Lecturer in English, Hertfordshire College of Further Education, of 6 Chess Vale Rise, Croxley Gardens, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, b. 19 Mar 1921 in Rangoon, educ Haileybury, Caius College, Cambridge, Major, R.A.E.C. during the Second World War, m. 1stly 1949, Diana Monica, dau of Alfred Halfhide of Cheam. He m. 2ndly Brenda, dau of W. Wise of Bournemouth and d. 23 May 2000.
f. Randolph Taylor, of 2 Upper Hamilton Terrace, b. 14 Apr 1886, educ Repton, with Lloyds Bank Limited, m. 1stly 3 Oct 1915 at St. Mark’s, Hamilton Terrace, Ida Alice, younger dau of Bradley Batsford of Hampstead. She d. 5 Sep 1922 having had issue: 1 dau.
He m. 2ndly Fiona Perry and d. 25 Nov 1959.
g. Victor Taylor, of 25 Park Crescent, Church End, Finsbury N3, b. 19 May 1887, educ Repton, with Alliance Assurance Company Limited, m. 1913, Kate Reid (Babs) Neill. She d. 14 Mar 1938 and he d. 11 Aug 1961 having had issue:
1. Jack Jervoise, b. 24 Nov 1920, d. unmarried 3 Aug 1971 at Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire.
1. A dau, b. and d. 9 Dec 1917 at 3 Mandeville Place.
a. May Lilian, of 72 The Mall, Swindon, b. 17 May 1873 at Oakhill, Hampstead, d. unmarried 1 Sep 1946.
b. Emmeline Taylor (Lena), of Ashdown Cottage, Fairwarp, Sussex, b. 5 Oct 1888, d. unmarried 30 Oct 1973 (Will dated 19 Mar 1970 and proved 30 Oct 1973).
He m. 2ndly 1890, Emma Anne Smee. He d. 30 Aug 1904 at 2 Upper Hamilton Terrace, St. John’s Wood and she d.s.p. 5 Apr 1944.
2. Hugh Montel, Captain, 11th Foot, Ensign on 31 Jul 1858, promoted Captain by purchase on 21 Aug 1867, retired in Feb 1878, later a tea planter of Scarborough and Annandale Estates, Maskeliya, Ceylon, b. 21 Feb 1840 at Sydenham, bapt St. George’s, Bloomsbury, m. Mona Antoinette Fanny, dau of Major General Alexander Henry Louis Wyatt, 11th Foot, of Horsted Keynes, Sussex and his wife Mona (née Rider). He d. 18 Jun 1895 (Will dated 12 Jan 1885 and proved 12 Dec 1895) and was buried at Maskeliya and she d. 9 Sep 1931 having had issue:
a. Henry Chambers, of Colombo, Ceylon, m. 1stly 27 Jun 1900 (marriage dissolved) at St. Anthony’s, Batticaloa, Ceylon, Helen, elder dau of Colin Alexander Murray, Government Agent of the Eastern Province, Ceylon. He m. 2ndly Jessie Frances. He d.s.p. 10 Mar 1923 and she d. 1 Sep 1961.
b. Charles Hugh Montel, Captain, 3rd Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment and Nigeria Regiment, of Bridge House, Lamberhurst, Kent, b. 1 Apr 1880 at New Valley Estate, Dickoya, Ceylon, educ Haileybury, served in the Boer War 1899-1900 and East and West Africa 1914-18, m. 7 Jul 1904, Ethel Marion, youngest dau of Major Lionel James Archer Chapman, R.A., and his wife Georgina Hunter, dau of George Hunter Thompson. He d. 16 Jan 1945 and she d. 13 Dec 1965 (Will dated 24 Dec 1958 and proved 22 Jun 1966) and was buried at Hardham, near Pulborough, Sussex having had issue:
1. Lionel Innes Montel, Corporal, 4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), R.A.C., b. 1905, educ Wellington, m. 1931 in London, Phyllis M. Jackson, d. 10 May 1940 in a vehicle accident and was buried in Worksop Cemetery having had issue: 1 dau.
2. Patrick Bunbury Montel, bank manager, of Oak Tree Cottage, Marley Mount, Sway, Lymington, b. 8 May 1910 at Blairlomond, Ceylon, m. 4 Sep 1943 at Kampala, Uganda, Gertrude Winifred, dau of Harold Frederick Angell, Headmaster of Palmer’s Preparatory School. He d. 14 Oct 1985 and she d. 15 Oct 1997 having had issue: 1 son and 1 dau.
a. Mona Violet Mary, b. 27 May 1882 at Annandale Estate, m. 13 Nov 1912 at St. Michael and All Angels, Colombo, Ralph George Carte, Public Works Department, Ceylon, second son of Edward Leigh Carte, R.N., and his wife Sarah, dau of Ralph Flunder and his wife Ann (née Belcher) and had issue: 2 daus.
3. Francis Puckle, b. 3 May 1844 at Sydenham, bapt 22 Sep 1844 at St. Bartholomew, Sydenham, d. 26 Mar 1851.
4. Rev Hill, M.A., of Bengeo Old Rectory, Hertfordshire, Rector of Akeley, Buckinghamshire 1874-91, b. 22 Jul 1845 at Sydenham, bapt 24 Oct 1845 at St. Bartholomew, Sydenham, educ Harrow, Trinity College, Cambridge, m. 7 Feb 1872 at Holy Trinity, Twickenham, Georgina Frances, eldest dau of Francis Francis (formerly Morgan) of The Firs, Twickenham and his wife Mary, dau of George Cole. He d.s.p. 7 Feb 1911 and was buried at Bengeo and she d. 11 Mar 1932 at Links Cottage, Sunningdale, Berkshire.
5. Ernest Edward, M.A., solicitor, of 5 Dean’s Court, Doctors’ Commons, b. 11 Nov 1847 at Sydenham, bapt 11 Feb 1848 at St. Bartholomew, Sydenham, educ Harrow, Trinity College, Cambridge, d. unmarried 1 May 1885 at Hampstead and was buried in Hampstead Cemetery.
1. Mary Anne, of Hampstead, b. 27 Nov 1835 at Sydenham, d. unmarried 1 Oct 1868 and was buried in Hampstead Cemetery.
2. Charlotte Emma, b. 31 Jan 1839 at Bernard Street, d. 9 Jul 1841 at West Wickham.
He m. 2ndly 20 Mar 1858 at Weston, Hertfordshire, Ellen, elder dau of Thomas Marlborough Pryor of Hampstead and Weston Park, Hertfordshire and his wife Hannah, dau of Samuel Hoare, banker, of Lombard Street and Hampstead. See PRYOR of WESTON – Burke’s Landed Gentry 1965 Edition. He d. 1 Oct 1870 at Cromer, Norfolk (Will dated 31 Oct 1868 and proved 5 Nov 1870) and she lived later at Foley House, East Heath Road, Hampstead and d.s.p. 29 May 1891 at Foley House.
e. Samuel Bush, B.C.L., Q.C., barrister-at-law, Lincoln’s Inn, bencher of Lincoln’s Inn 9 Jan 1858, of West Heath, Hampstead, b. 8 Jul 1804, bapt 31 Jul 1804 at St. Benet, Paul’s Wharf, educ Harrow, Trinity College, Oxford, m. 1stly 13 Sep 1836 at Hampstead, Elizabeth Mellor, dau of Mellor Hetherington. See Modern English Biography by Frederic Boase. She was bapt 6 Jun 1807 at St. Andrew, Enfield and d. 11 Sep 1845, aged 38, at Hampstead having had issue:
1. John Edward, Captain, Royal Engineers, Executive Engineer, Umballa Division, India in 1875, b. 11 Jan 1839 at 29 Upper Gower Street, bapt 13 Feb 1839 at St. Pancras, Old Church, educ Harrow, m. 26 Aug 1869 at Hauxwell, Harriet Mary Gale, elder dau of Colonel Hamlet Coote Wade-Dalton, C.B., 13th Foot, Colonel Commandant, North Yorkshire Militia, of Hauxwell Hall, near Bedale, Yorkshire and his wife Mary, eldest dau of Colonel Foster Lechmere Coore. See WADE-DALTON of HAUXWELL – Burke’s Landed Gentry 1952 Edition. He d. 23 Jan 1879 at Claverton Street, Pimlico (Will dated 18 Aug 1875 and proved 17 May 1879) and she lived later at 4 Longhorne Gardens, Folkestone, d. 17 Dec 1926 in London and was buried in Brookwood Cemetery having had issue:
a. Hamlet Bush, C.B., C.M.G., Brigadier, Chief Paymaster, War Office 1927-30, of Greenwoods, The Warren, East Horsley, Surrey, b. 20 Dec 1871 at Dover, educ Cheltenham, served in South African 1901/02 (Queen’s Medal with five clasps), m. 1899, Rose Eva, dau of John Redington of Galway. See Who’s Who. He d. 25 Jul 1950 and she d. 6 Jul 1954 at Claygate, Surrey having had issue: 1 son and 1 dau.
b. Ivon Mellor, d. 31 Jul 1874, aged 10 months, at Umballa.
c. Reginald Arthur, b. 25 Aug 1876 at Kasauli, Punjab, India, d. 11 Apr 1877 at Umballa.
a. Edith, of 53 Park Farm Road, Bickley, Kent, b. 19 May 1878 at Prospect Lodge, North West Frontier Province, d. unmarried 30 May 1962.
2. Arthur Charles, solicitor, Clerk to the Church Commissioners, of Clifton Hill, St. John’s Wood, b. 12 Mar 1842 at 29 Upper Gower Street, London, bapt 19 May 1842 at St. Pancras, Old Church, m. 31 Aug 1875 at St. John’s, Tunbridge Wells, Constance, dau of Henry Mitford Boodle of Camerton, Tunbridge Wells and Leinster Gardens, Hyde Park and his wife Fanny, dau of Charles Joseph de Joly Dumergue. He d.s.p. 10 Aug 1878 (and she m. 2ndly 30 Apr 1885 at St. John’s, Tunbridge Wells, Captain Robert George Armstrong, Bengal Staff Corps, son of Robert Armstrong, Inspector General of Hospitals and Fleets and d. 2 Oct 1886).
1. A dau, b. and d. 12 Jul 1837 at 34 Bernard Street, Russell Square.
2. Elizabeth Anne, of 4 Eldon Road, Hampstead, b. 7 Sep 1840 at 29 Upper Gower Street, d. unmarried 19 Dec 1875 at 4 Eldon Road and was buried in Hampstead Cemetery.
3. Mary Arabella, b. 31 May 1844 at 29 Upper Gower Street, m. 6 Apr 1880 at St. Alban the Martyr, Holborn, Rev The Hon. Arthur Francis Northcote, M.A., Rector of Dodbrooke, Devon, son of Rt. Hon. Sir Stafford Henry Northcote, G.C.B., P.C., 1st Earl of Iddesleigh, and his wife Cecilia Frances, sister of 1st Baron Farrer. See EARL of IDDESLEIGH – Burke’s Peerage. She d. 7 May 1888 and he d. 30 Aug 1943 having had issue: 1 son and 3 daus.
He m. 2ndly 30 Sep 1848 at St. Nicholas, Brighton, his first cousin, Mary Anne, second dau of Emanuel Goodhart, D.L., J.P., of Langley Park, Beckenham, Kent and Crescent Lodge, Brighton and his wife Christiana, youngest dau of Rev Peter Thomas Burford of Grove House, West Ham, Essex. See GOODHART of LANGLEY PARK – Burke’s Landed Gentry 1850 Edition. He d. 10 May 1868 and she d.s.p. 14 May 1883 at 4 Eldon Road, Hampstead and they were both buried in Hampstead Cemetery.
f. Henry, of Hampstead, b. 7 Sep 1811, bapt 19 Feb 1812 at St. Benet, Paul’s Wharf, educ Harrow, d. unmarried 21 Oct 1862 at Well Walk, Hampstead.
a. Mary Ann, of Holford House, East Heath, Hampstead, b. 10 Dec 1792, bapt 6 Jun 1794 at St. Benet, Paul’s Wharf, m. 10 May 1824 at St. John’s, Hampstead, Charles Holford, Director of the New River Company, second son of Josiah Holford of Holford House, Hampstead and his wife Magdalen (née Price). He d. 13 Dec 1838 and was buried in Hampstead Churchyard and she d. 5 May 1861 having had issue: 3 sons and 4 daus.
b. Catharine, of Melbourne, Australia, b. 11 May 1794, bapt 6 Jun 1794 at St. Benet, Paul’s Wharf, m. 16 Sep 1822 at Hampstead, George Philip Foster Gregory, Registrar of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, of Potts Point, Sydney, younger son of Rev George Gregory, D.D., Vicar of West Ham, and his wife Elizabeth (née Nunes). He d. 19 Sep 1851 and she d. 20 May 1862 at All Saints’ Parsonage, East St. Kilda, Melbourne having had issue: 2 sons and 3 daus.
c. Elizabeth, of 31 Gayton Road, Hampstead, b. 29 Oct 1795, bapt 21 Nov 1795 at St. Benet, Paul’s Wharf, d. unmarried 21 Jun 1881 and was buried in Hampstead Cemetery.
d. Emma, of Hampstead, b. 3 Jul 1797, bapt 8 Aug 1797 at St. Benet, Paul’s Wharf, d. unmarried 16 Apr 1865 at Torquay.
e. Harriet, b. 21 Oct 1806, bapt 14 Jan 1807 at St. Benet, Paul’s Wharf, m. 8 Aug 1836 at Hampstead, Commander Henry Gribble, H.E.I.C. Marine Service, of Southside, Harrow, Middlesex, son of Charles Besley Gribble, H.E.I.C. Marine Service, of Barnstaple and his wife Mary Ann (née Baker). He d. 1 Mar 1856 at 21 Pembridge Villas, London and she d. 27 Jan 1892 at The Grange, Wimbledon having had issue: 1 son and 5 daus.
f. Rachel, b. 13 Aug 1808, bapt 8 Sep 1808 at St. Benet, Paul’s Wharf, d. unmarried 13 Apr 1884 at 15 Wellswood Park, Torquay (Will dated 13 Jun 1881 and proved 24 May 1884).
1. Elizabeth, b. 10 Jan 1766 in Bridgewater Square in the parish of St. Giles, Cripplegate, d. unmarried 24 Apr 1789.
2. Ann, of Islington, b. 4 Dec 1768 in Islington, d. unmarried 8 May 1855 and was buried in Hampstead Cemetery.
3. Catherine, b. 22 Nov 1772, d. unmarried 1845 in Islington.
4. Mary, b. 7 Apr 1776, d. 8 Jun 1792.
Sir SAMUEL TOLLER, Kt, K.C., Advocate General, Madras 1812-21, barrister-at-law, knighted by H.R.H. The Prince Regent on 9 Apr 1812 at Carlton House, author of the standard works Toller’s Law of Executors and Toller on Tythes, b. 10 Nov 1764 in Bridgewater Square in the parish of St. Giles, Cripplegate, bapt 22 Nov 1764 at Monkwell Street Chapel by Dr. James Fordyce, educ Charterhouse, admitted to Lincoln’s Inn on 27 Apr 1781, m. 1stly 7 Nov 1792 at St. Clement Danes, Westminster, Mary Ann, dau of Robert Cory of Cambridge and his wife Lydia Towerson of Haddenham, Cambridgeshire and sister of Rev Robert Towerson Cory, D.D., Master of Emmanuel College, Cambridge. See the Dictionary of National Biography and obituary in The Times dated 15 May 1822. She d. 9 Oct 1797 at her mother’s house in Cambridge having had issue:
1. Maria Ann, m. 1 Jan 1817 at Madras, Rev William Malkin, B.A., son of Samuel Malkin of London. He was educ Magdalene College, Cambridge, served as a Madras Chaplain 1816-32, retired on 8 Jun 1832, Vicar of St. Ives, Cornwall 1833-50, Vicar of Hunningham, Warwickshire 1866-69. She d. 17 Jan 1866 at Leamington and he d. 30 Dec 1873, aged 81, at Leamington having had issue:
a. Ellen Maria, of 14 North Avenue, Ealing, Middlesex, d. unmarried 17 May 1902 at 34 Wellington Square, Hastings (Will dated 21 Jun 1890 and proved 11 Jun 1902).
He m. 2ndly CHARLOTTE MILLER of Middlesex, d. 19 Nov 1821 when en route from Madras to Bangalore in the interests of his failing health and was buried in St. George’s Cemetery, Madras (Madras codicil proved 7 Dec 1821; P.C.C. will dated 3 Jun 1812, codicil dated 13 Jul 1820 and both proved 19 Jun 1833) having had further issue:
1. Thomas Samuel, commission agent and company’s clerk, of Bell Wharf, Greenwich Street, Upper Thames Street, London, b. 1805, educ Stockdale’s School, Parsons Green, London, m. 1840, Ellen Blackmore. He d. 1853 and she d. 15 Nov 1876, aged 56, in Stoke Newington having had issue:
a. Thomas Spedding, b. 1841, bapt 27 Apr 1842 at St. Martin, Vintry, London, d. 1909 at Steyning, Sussex.
b. Edward Charles, accountant, b. 31 Oct 1846, bapt 13 Mar 1853 at St. Pancras Old Church, d. 1922.
c. John Henry, railway clerk, of 17 Herbert Street, St. Pancras, b. 22 Dec 1848, bapt 13 Mar 1853 at St. Pancras Old Church, m. 19 Jun 1875 at Holy Trinity, Haverstock Hill, Maria Jane, dau of William Jackson Barton, stockbroker, and had issue:
1. William, b. 1875.
2. Arthur Charles, of 30 North Road, Highgate, b. circa 1880, m. 1908, Charlotte Helen Thompson and d. 14 Sep 1937.
1. Helen, b. circa 1878.
a. Ellen Elizabeth, b. 26 Oct 1842, bapt 6 Apr 1843 at St. Martin, Vintry.
2. Edward, Manager of the New River Company, which was incorporated by Royal Charter in 1619 and which, under the supervision of Sir Hugh Myddelton, supplied London with its earliest water supply (the Company also owned the New River Estate in the Islington and Pentonville areas of London), b. 1805, educ Stockdale’s School, Parsons Green, London, d. 29 Feb 1876 at Brighton.
3. Rev Frederick, Curate of Hanley, Staffordshire, author of A Poetical Version of the Fables of Phaedrus (1854), b. 1808 in Bloomsbury, educ Stockdale’s School, Parsons Green, London, St. Bee’s Theological College, ordained deacon Chester 1836, ordained priest Ripon 1838, m. 17 Jan 1842 at Heversham, Westmorland, Ann Troughton of Kendal and d. 7 Aug 1864, aged 57, at Datchworth, Hertfordshire having had issue:
a. Samuel, b. 15 Apr 1847, bapt 15 Apr 1847 at St. Gregory, Sudbury, Suffolk, d. 1907.
b. Frederick, b. 1849.
c. Edward, b. 1852, bapt 12 May 1853 at St. Michael, Stone, Staffordshire.
d. Herbert James, b. 1854, bapt 6 Jul 1854 at St. Michael, Stone.
e. Ludovic Thomas, bapt 15 Jan 1857 at Holy Trinity, Coventry, d. 1859.
a. Annie, b. 1842 at Kendal, m. 23 Feb 1873 in Calcutta, Rev William Thwaites, Church Missionary Society, son of Thomas Thwaites of Burneside, Westmorland and his wife Agnes (née Hoggarth) of Selside. She d. 24 July 1884 of typhoid fever at Sheik Budin, Dera Ismail Khan, Punjab, India and he d. 1931 having had issue: 3 sons and 3 daus.
b. Catherine, bapt 9 Nov 1845 at Thornton, near Fleetwood, Lancashire, d.1858.
c. Sophia Elizabeth, b. 26 Jun 1848 at Sudbury, Suffolk, emigrated to Davenport, Iowa, USA in 1875, d. unmarried 11 Dec 1938.
2. Caroline, educ Miss Brett’s School, Sloane Street, Chelsea, m. 1stly 17 Aug 1818 at Madras, Thomas Gellibrand, Sheriff of Madras. He d. 26 Jun 1824, aged 31, and was buried in St. George’s Cemetery, Madras on 21 Jun 1824 having had issue:
a. Edmond George Toller, of 51 Highbury Crescent, Islington, b. 6 Jan 1822, bapt 12 Jun 1822 at St. George’s, Madras, m. 22 Feb 1851 at St. Pancras Old Church, Maria Jane, dau of Brian Holmes and was living in 1881 having had issue.
She m. 2ndly 16 Dec 1826 at All Hallows, Tottenham, William Foy of the parish of St. Augustine, London and d. 16 Nov 1875, aged 75, at Stoke Newington having had further issue.
3. HARRIET, of whom presently.
4. Charlotte, educ Miss Brett’s School, Sloane Street, Chelsea, m. 6 Dec 1824 at Bangalore, Lieutenant William Edward Brooshooft, 35th Madras Native Infantry, son of Bernard Emanuel Brooshooft. He was b. 16 Oct 1803, bapt 20 Nov 1803 at St. George the Martyr, Southwark, educ Eton 1814-17, drowned while bathing at a waterfall near Battu, Feringee, Penang on 1 Mar 1830 and was buried at Penang.
HARRIET TOLLER, b. 1 Sep 1799 in Middlesex, educ Miss Brett’s School, Sloane Street, Chelsea, m. 19 Feb 1825 at Bangalore, India, Lieutenant General Sir GEORGE CORNISH WHITLOCK, K.C.B., Madras Army, Colonel of the 108th Foot, Commander of the Saugor Field Force during the Indian Mutiny, eldest son of GEORGE WHITLOCK, Coroner of Ottery St. Mary, Devon, Comptroller of Customs, Exeter, and his wife CHARLOTTE, only dau of JAMES CORNISH, M.D., of Eden Cottage, Totnes, Devon. See Whitlock Family History and CORNISH formerly of THURLESTONE – Burke’s Landed Gentry 1972 Edition. He d. 30 Jan 1868 at Exmouth, Devon and she d. 17 Sep 1882 at Redcliffe House, Dawlish having had issue.