WHITLOCK FAMILY HISTORY
Granted by letters patent from the
Kings of Arms dated 23 Sep 1863
GEORGE WHITLOCK, Supervisor of the Customs and Excise for the town of Ottery St. Mary, Devon, b. circa 1715, m. 30 Sep 1744 at King’s Brompton, Somerset, ABIGAIL, dau of Rev WILLIAM BRAND, Rector of King’s Brompton, and his wife SUSANNAH ROWE (see below). He was buried near Mrs. Walrond (Waldron) in the north aisle of the parish church of Ottery St. Mary, aged 74, on 16 Apr 1789 and she was buried at Ottery St. Mary, aged 86, on 15 Apr 1806 having had issue:
1. William Rowe, of the parish of St. Mary, Whitechapel, London, b. circa 1748, m. 25 Feb 1771 at St. Paul, Covent Garden, Sophia Westerley Beilby. She was buried at St. Paul, Covent Garden on 31 Aug 1787.
2. GEORGE, of whom presently.
1. Abigail, b. circa 1748, m. 22 Feb 1781 at Ottery St. Mary, Oliver Tucker, attorney-at-law, of Ottery St. Mary, possibly bapt 30 Jan 1759 at Salcombe Regis, son of Abraham Tucker. See monumental slab in the north aisle of Ottery St. Mary Parish Church. He d. 18 Apr 1802, aged 43, and was buried at Ottery St. Mary on 22 Apr 1802 and she d. 18 Jan 1824, aged 75, at Heavitree and was buried at Ottery St. Mary on 24 Jan 1824 having had issue:
a. George, b. 31 Jan 1782, bapt 1 Aug 1783 at Ottery St. Mary, d. young.
b. John, M.R.C.S., surgeon, of Wonford House, Heavitree, b. 22 Aug 1788, bapt 1 Jan 1789 at Ottery St. Mary, m. 1819 at St. Kerrian’s, Exeter, Mary Hern. She d. 11 Mar 1851, aged 61, and he d. 17 Aug 1871 and they were both buried at Heavitree having had issue:
1. George, solicitor, of Exeter, bapt 30 Jul 1820 at St. Laurence, Exeter, d. unmarried at Wonford House on 6 Oct 1849.
1. Mary Margaret, bapt 17 May 1823 at St. Laurence, Exeter, m. William Clapp, F.R.C.S., L.S.A., of 14 Southernhay, Exeter, son of James Clapp and his wife Elizabeth (née Kingman). She d. 4 Jul 1881 and he d. 27 May 1888, aged 74, and they were both buried at Heavitree having had issue:
a. Rev William John, M.A., Rector of Ashley, Hampshire 1896-1922, b. 5 Aug 1855 in Exeter, educ Winchester, St. John’s College, Cambridge, Curate of Withycombe, d. 29 Jan 1930.
b. George Tucker, M.R.C.S., B.A., Consulting Surgeon to the Exeter Dispensary, bapt 1 Apr 1857 at Trinity Church, Exeter, educ Sherborne, Caius College, Cambridge, m. 7 Dec 1889 at St. Michael’s, Wood Green, Emma Frances, second dau of Charles Edward Hocken, M.D., of Cleveland House, Wood Green and d. 9 Dec 1923.
c. John Tucker, B.A., solicitor, of Moretonhampstead, Devon, b. 28 Jun 1858, educ Sherborne, Caius College, Cambridge.
d. Cecil Robert Mainwaring, M.A., solicitor, of 2 Bedford Circus, Exeter, educ Sherborne, Trinity Hall, Cambridge, m. 30 May 1889 at St. Mary Magdalene, Launceston, Alice Graham, fifth dau of George Graham White of Launceston.
e. Francis Chapman, B.A., educ Trinity Hall, Cambridge.
a. Mary, b. 26 May 1783, bapt 1 Aug 1783 at Ottery St. Mary, d. unmarried 27 Dec 1826 at Heavitree and was buried at Ottery St. Mary on 3 Jan 1827.
b. Charlotte, b. Apr 1786, bapt 2 Jan 1787 at Ottery St. Mary, d. unmarried 28 Jul 1861 and was buried at Heavitree.
Rev WILLIAM BRAND, M.A., Rector of King’s Brompton, Somerset 1701-51, originally from Cambridgeshire, matriculated Emmanuel College, Cambridge on 28 Jul 1691, may have m. 1stly 15 Oct 1708 at Blofield, Norfolk, Elizabeth Moyse and had issue:
1. John, bapt 21 Apr 1710 at King’s Brompton, apprenticed to Gregory Cording, mercer, of Woolverton in 1725.
He m. 2ndly 1 Jun 1714 at Otterton, Devon, SUSANNAH, dau of Rev WILLIAM ROWE, M.A., Vicar of Otterton 1689-1718, and his wife FEDERATA, dau of Rev JOHN TICKELL, M.A., Vicar of Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon 1674-90 (Exeter will dated 26 Sep 1693 and proved 29 Jul 1694). Rev WILLIAM ROWE was the son of WILLIAM ROWE of Great Torrington, Devon and his wife PRISCILLA (née PAUL) and was bapt there on 9 Jul 1647. Rev William Brand was buried at King’s Brompton on 25 Jun 1751 and his wife Susannah was buried at Uffculme, Devon on 14 Jun 1762 having had further issue:
2. William, apothecary and surgeon, of Bampton, Devon, d. unmarried and was buried on the south side of the chancel at Ottery St. Mary on 24 Jul 1784 (P.C.C. will dated 6 Jul 1784 and proved 24 Sep 1784).
3. Edward, bapt 21 Dec 1721 at King’s Brompton, d. unmarried in Wells and was buried at King’s Brompton on 1 Feb 1745/46.
1. Sarah, m. 25 Aug 1740 at King’s Brompton, William, bapt 7 Jan 1718/19 at King’s Brompton, son of Edward Butcher.
2. Federata, bapt 24 May 1718 at King’s Brompton, m. 14 Feb 1750/51 at King’s Brompton, Rev William Cutcliffe, M.A., Curate of Branscombe, Devon, bapt 29 May 1722 at Bideford, educ Exeter College, Oxford, son of Charles Cutcliffe of Weach, near Bideford, Devon and his wife Avice (née Nash). See DRAKE-CUTCLIFFE of LEE MANOR and CUTCLIFFE of WITHERIDGE – Burke’s Landed Gentry 1925 Edition. He was buried at Colyton, Devon on 3 May 1755 (P.C.C. will dated 13 Mar 1755 and proved 12 Aug 1755) and she was buried at Uffculme on 7 Feb 1793 (P.C.C. will dated 14 Jan 1793 and proved 15 Apr 1795) having had issue:
a. William Brand, bapt 1 Aug 1752 at Branscombe, d. unmarried and was buried at Uffculme on 21 Sep 1770.
b. Thomas, bapt 13 Oct 1754 at Branscombe.
a. Federata, bapt 6 Nov 1753 at Colyton, d. unmarried at Withypool, Somerset and was buried at Uffculme on 15 Mar 1842.
3. ABIGAIL, b. circa 1720, m. GEORGE WHITLOCK (see above) and had issue.
GEORGE WHITLOCK of Broad Street, Ottery St. Mary and later of 6 Salutary Mount, Heavitree, Devon, Ensign, 1st Devon Militia from 14 Apr 1778 until he resigned in 1780, Royal Naval Surgeon by warrant from 15 Apr 1782, Coroner of Ottery St. Mary 1803-24, Comptroller of Customs, Exeter from 25 Nov 1816, b. circa 1754, who had natural issue by Susanna Dyer of Silverton, Devon:
1. Susanna, b. 27 Oct 1795, bapt 17 Jan 1796 at Ottery St. Mary, buried at Ottery St. Mary on 15 Mar 1797.
He m. 25 Aug 1797 at Totnes, Devon, CHARLOTTE, only dau of JAMES CORNISH, M.D., of Eden Cottage, Totnes and his wife SARAH, dau of THOMAS SEARLE. See CORNISH formerly of THURLESTONE – Burke’s Landed Gentry 1972 Edition. She was buried at Ottery St. Mary on 23 Jan 1830 and he was buried at Ottery St. Mary, aged 79, on 25 Jan 1835 (P.C.C. will dated 24 Jun 1833 and proved 26 May 1835) having had issue:
1. GEORGE CORNISH, of whom presently.
2. Hubert, merchant and planter, of Demerara, British Guiana, b. 22 Apr 1801, bapt 3 Aug 1803 at Ottery St. Mary, bought an estate at Mahaica Creek, Demerara with Walter Urquhart in 1830, m. 7 May 1833 at St. Sidwell’s, Exeter, his first cousin, Emily, bapt 9 Jun 1814 at Heavitree, natural dau of Hubert Cornish, Judge, Bengal Civil Service. See CORNISH formerly of THURLESTONE – Burke’s Landed Gentry 1972 Edition. According to his will he had ‘Mary and Jane my children by the black woman Clarissa Hyles’; he also left land to ‘the coloured woman Maria Shepperd and her children Maria Rebecca and Sarah and Barbara (twins)’. He d. circa 1838 (P.C.C. dated 12 Apr 1834 and proved 1 Dec 1838) and she d. 12 Apr 1870 at 28 Norfolk Street, Strand having had issue:
a. Hubert Carlton, M.R.C.S.E., Health Officer for the city of Demerara, British Guiana, b. circa 1834, m. 26 Jun 1856 at St. George, Bloomsbury, Henrietta Perchard, fifth dau of Robert Oldershaw, solicitor, of 2 Scarth Road, Barnes, Islington and Clare Hall, Barnet. He d. 4 Jun 1876, aged 42, on R.M.S.S. Para (see monumental inscription in St. George’s Cathedral, Georgetown) and she d. 10 Jun 1921, aged 91, at 28 Tower Road West, St. Leonard’s-on-Sea having had issue:
1. Louisa Evelyn, b. 17 Feb 1858 at Henley-on-Thames.
3. William Rowe, b. 18 Dec 1802, bapt 3 Aug 1803 at Ottery St. Mary, d. before 24 Jun 1833.
4. Charles James, Lieutenant, 22nd Madras Native Infantry, b. 28 Jan 1804, bapt 25 Oct 1809 at Ottery St. Mary, d.s.p. 17 Oct 1825 at Prome, India.
5. Philip Gould, d. an infant, buried at Ottery St. Mary on 23 Jul 1807 (memorial photograph).
6. Philip Gould (grave photograph), surgeon, of Sidmouth, Devon, b. 10 May 1808, bapt 25 Oct 1809 at Ottery St. Mary, d. 2 Jun 1843 and was buried at Heavitree.
7. John, Captain, 8th Madras Light Cavalry, b. 6 Jun 1810, bapt 3 Dec 1812 at Ottery St. Mary, m. 4 Aug 1835 at St. Thomas’s, Exeter, Charlotte Osgood, dau of Thomas Northmore, F.S.A., J.P., of Cleve, Devon and his wife Emmeline, fourth dau of Sir John Eden, Bt, of Windlestone, Co. Durham. See NORTHMORE formerly of CLEVE – Burke’s Landed Gentry 1969 Edition. He d. 27 May 1849 at Kamptee, India (Madras will dated 15 Jul 1842 and proved 10 Oct 1849) and she d. 30 Jun 1889 at 4 Kensal Place, Kensal Green (Will dated 12 Jun 1860 and proved 23 Aug 1889) having had issue:
a. John Northmore, b. 8 Oct 1837 at Cleve, d. 27 Apr 1839.
b. John Eden Northmore, surgeon, of 4 Kensal Place, Kensal Green, b. 24 Mar 1843, bapt 25 Jul 1843 at St. James’s, Trichinopoly, India, educ Cheltenham, m. 24 Oct 1878 at Birdbrook, Essex, Eva, dau of Henry Payne of Birdbrook. He d. 8 Sep 1908 (Will dated 27 Sep 1889 and proved 1 Oct 1908) and she lived later at 2 The Avenue, Amersham, Buckinghamshire and d. 15 Jul 1944, aged 89, at 22 Mount Park Crescent, Ealing (Will dated 11 Sep 1918 and proved 20 Dec 1944) having had issue:
1. Ada Miles, M.B., B.S. (London), D.P.H., medical practitioner, of 27 Avondale Road, Hove, Sussex, b. circa 1879, d. unmarried 21 Sep 1961 (Will dated 25 Jun 1952 and proved 5 Dec 1961).
2. Beryl Eden, of New Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand, b. 23 Feb 1881 at Linton, m. 1stly Richard John Jolly and had issue:
a. Richard John, b. 9 Oct 1909 in Winnipeg, Canada, m. 1stly (marriage dissolved) Thelma Ewing and had issue: 1 son and 1 dau. He m. 2ndly Margery Shields and had further issue: 2 sons and 2 daus.
She m. 2ndly 18 Jan 1911 at Arlee, near Saskatoon, Canada, Arthur Henry Edwards and d. 10 Aug 1971 in Auckland having had further issue:
b. James Henry, b. 17 Nov 1911, m. Cecilia Morris and d.s.p. 15 Nov 1960.
a. Eva Louise, b. 26 Oct 1913, m. Charles Wallace of Westholme, Vancouver Island, British Columbia and d. 1978 having had issue: 1 son and 2 daus.
b. Alice May, of 182 11th Avenue, Taurunga, New Zealand, b. 31 May 1916 at Arlee, m. 1stly Ronald Hawkless, who d. 12 May 1952 in a car accident having had issue: 3 sons and 1 dau.
She m. 2ndly 21 Aug 1954, Allan Deadman, who d. 6 Nov 1976 having had further issue: 1 dau.
c. Kathleen Joan, b. 30 May 1921, m. Allen Clampitt, who d. 1 Jul 1979 having had issue: 2 sons and 2 daus.
3. Winifred Northmore, of Wren Cottage, Ridgewell, Halstead, Essex, b. 2 Oct 1883, m. Edward Rutherford and d. 23 May 1972 (Will dated 27 Jul 1959 and proved 18 Aug 1972) having had issue: 2 sons.
4. Federata Cutcliffe, b. 26 Jan 1886, bapt 28 Feb 1886 at St. John, Kensal Green, m. and lived in Detroit and d.s.p. circa 1935.
5. Charlotte Osgood, b. 9 Nov 1889, bapt 4 Jan 1890 at St. John, Kensal Green, m. a chemist, lived in New York and d. circa 1965 having had issue: 2 sons.
c. Edward Carlton, station manager, of Waikoku and later of Gisborne, New Zealand, b. 3 Feb 1849, bapt 4 Apr 1849 at Kamptee, emigrated to New Zealand circa 1866, m. 18 Feb 1882 at the Roman Catholic Presbytery, Gisborne, Frances Mary, dau of Samuel Rowe, butcher, and his wife Bridget, dau of Matthew Sullivan. He d. 18 Jul 1927 at Cook Hospital, Gisborne and she d. 5 Dec 1945 at 3 Telford Avenue, Mount Eden, Auckland having had issue:
1. John Osgood, b. 28 Nov 1896 at Gisborne, m. 18 Jan 1921 at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Gisborne, Elsie Maud, dau of Emily Elizabeth James. She d. 1922 and he d. 24 Dec 1962 having had issue: 1 dau.
2. Eden Carlton, b. 21 Jan 1896 at Gisborne, m. 6 Jul 1922 at Wanganui Register Office, Eileen Forest, dau of John Anderson. He d. 2 May 1982 at Wanganui having had issue: 3 sons and 1 dau.
1. Lillie Frances, b. 1882 at Gisborne, m. at Gisborne, David Alexander Denham and had issue: 4 sons and 3 daus.
2. Mabel Northmore, b. 20 May 1884 at Gisborne, d. unmarried.
3. Gertrude Charlotte, b. 1887 at Gisborne, d. 1 May 1899 at Gisborne.
4. Bertha Margaret, b. 29 Jun 1889 at Gisborne, m. 1910, William McLachlan and had issue: 2 sons and 6 daus.
5. Ivy Alice, of Takapuna, Auckland, b. 28 Aug 1891 at Gisborne, m. William Bagley and had issue: 2 sons.
6. Elfrieda St. Aubyn, b. 11 Sep 1898 at Gisborne, m. 8 Apr 1920 at Devonport, Auckland, John Alfred Hartley and d. 1 Dec 1963 at Tauranga having had issue: 2 sons and 3 daus.
a. Charlotte Northmore, b. 31 May 1836 at Cleve, bapt 4 Jul 1836 at St. Thomas the Apostle, Exeter, m. 29 Oct 1861 at Douglas, Isle of Man, Rev John Spicer Wood, D.D., M.A., Rector of Marston Mortaine, Bedfordshire 1883-93, Fellow of St. John’s College, Cambridge 1847-83, who d. 23 Feb 1893. See monumental inscription in Marston Mortaine Parish Church.
b. Cornelia Eden, b. 25 Jul 1839 at Bangalore, India, buried at St. John’s, Trichinopoly on 15 Mar 1843.
c. Caroline Ellinor Osgood, b. 10 Oct 1841, bapt 28 Nov 1841 at St. John’s, Trichinopoly, buried at St. John’s, Trichinopoly on 9 May 1842.
d. Alice Mary Eden, b. 18 Mar 1845, bapt 12 Jun 1845 at Bowenpilly, India, d. unmarried 6 Feb 1924.
8. Edward Carlton, b. Oct 1811, buried at Ottery St. Mary on 30 Jan 1812.
9. Edward Carlton, of Demerara, British Guiana, b. 5 Oct 1812, bapt 3 Dec 1812 at Ottery St. Mary, living in 1834.
10. Frederick, bapt 28 Jan 1814 at Ottery St. Mary, buried at Ottery St. Mary on 22 Feb 1814.
2. Charlotte, b. 16 Dec 1799, bapt 3 Aug 1803 at Ottery St. Mary, m. 19 May 1836 at St. Sidwell’s, Exeter, John Hayward Guy, corn merchant, of 13 Risbygate Street, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk. She d. 15 Sep 1846 and he d. 1886.
3. Federata, d. an infant, buried at Ottery St. Mary on 22 Feb 1805.
4. Federata Cutcliffe, of Cray House, Glenshee, Perthshire, b. 14 Jan 1806, bapt 25 Oct 1809 at Ottery St. Mary, m. 1 May 1833 at Heavitree, Major James Robert Robertson, 8th Madras Light Cavalry, son of Captain James Robertson, 76th Foot, and his wife Catherine (née Guild). He retired from the Army on 21 Jun 1845 and d. 18 Sep 1861 and she d. 24 Sep 1887 (Will dated 29 Nov 1881 and proved 1887) having had issue (an only child):
a. Catherine Charlotte, b. 1836 in India, m. 18 Sep 1855 at Cray, Rev Henry McIlree Williamson, D.D., Minister of Fisherwick Place Church, Belfast 1874-98, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland 1896-7, son of David Williamson and his wife Leonora (née McIlree). See Modern English Biography by Frederic Boase. She d. before 1891 and he d. 29 Dec 1898 having had issue:
1. James Robert David, Minister of the Free Church of Scotland, Rothesay, Isle of Bute, b. 19 Sep 1856 at the Free Church Manse, Huntly, m. 24 Aug 1882 at 19 Morningside Place, Edinburgh, Louisa Constance, dau of John Thomas Roehead, architect, and his wife Catherine (née Calder) and d. 18 Nov 1891 at West Free Church Manse, Rothesay having had issue.
2. Henry McIlree, marine insurance broker, b. 31 Jul 1858 at the Free Church Manse, Huntly, m. 1stly 14 Mar 1900 at The Roxburgh Hotel, Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, Lucy, dau of Rev James Smith, Minister of the Free Church of Scotland, and his wife Catherine (née McLellan). She d. 21 Jun 1924 at 16 Merchiston Gardens, Edinburgh and he m. 2ndly 19 Jan 1927 in Edinburgh, Charlotte Elizabeth Abercrombie, dau of Rev Robert Paul, Minister of the Free Church of Scotland, and his wife Christina (née Falconer). He d. 26 Jul 1948 at 8 Chalmers Crescent, Edinburgh and she d. 17 Oct 1957.
1. Federata, b. 29 Apr 1860 at the Free Church Manse, Huntly, m. 20 Jan 1886 at Bellmoir, Bridge of Allan, David Yellowlees, M.D., widower, of Gartnavel, Glasgow, son of David Yellowlees, tanner and leather merchant, and his wife Margaret (née McRobie). He d. 19 Jan 1921 at 61 Fountainhall Road, Edinburgh and she d. 22 Oct 1921 at Cray House, Glenshee having had issue.
5. Sarah Margaret, of 1 Somerset Place, Great Yarmouth, b. 14 Apr 1809, bapt 25 Oct 1809 at Ottery St. Mary, m. at St. Mary’s, Islington (Faculty Office marriage licence dated 27 Jun 1836), William Gardiner of Bury St. Edmunds.
Lieutenant General Sir GEORGE CORNISH WHITLOCK (grave photograph, alternative grave photograph, biography), K.C.B., of 2 Louisa Terrace, Exmouth, Devon, b. 3 Dec 1798, bapt 3 Aug 1803 at Ottery St. Mary, 36th Madras Native Infantry, served during the Third Mahratta 1817-19 at Copaul Droog, during the First Burmese War 1824-26 at Ava, served at Coorg 1834, commanded 3rd Madras European Regiment 1845-1854, commanded the Saugor Field Force during the Indian Mutiny and captured Banda on 19-20 Apr 1858, knighted on 16 May 1859 and presented with a vote of thanks from both Houses of Parliament, Colonel, 108th Regiment of Foot 1862-68, promoted Lieutenant General in 1864, m. 19 Feb 1825 at Bangalore, HARRIET, third dau of Sir SAMUEL TOLLER, Kt, Advocate General, Madras 1812-21, and his wife CHARLOTTE (née MILLER). See Walford’s County Families – 1860 Edition, Modern English Biography by Frederic Boase and Toller Family History. He had a Grant of Arms by letters patent from the Kings of Arms dated 23 Sep 1863. He d. 30 Jan 1868 at Exmouth (Will dated 16 Jan 1867 and proved 25 Mar 1868) and was buried at Heavitree on 5 Feb 1868 and she d. 17 Sep 1882 at Redcliffe House, Dawlish, Devon having had issue:
1. George Augustus Toller, b. 17 Feb 1826 at Palaveram, Madras, d. 25 Apr 1826 at St. Thomas’s Mount, Madras.
2. George Frederick Tod, Captain, 84th Foot, b. 5 Dec 1827 at Moulmein, India, bapt 25 Dec 1829 at Heavitree, Devon, served during the Indian Mutiny at the siege and capture of Lucknow and at the occupation of Alumbagh (medal with two clasps), retired from the Army on 31 Aug 1866, m. 22 Nov 1859 at Fremington, Devon, Laura, youngest dau of Jeremiah Vellacott of Ashford, Devon. She d. 22 Sep 1897 and he d. 13 Jul 1900 at Holly Lodge, Lumley Road, Chester (Will dated 18 Feb 1899 and proved 27 Dec 1900) and was buried at Barnstaple, Devon having had issue:
a. George Frederick Ashford, C.B.E., F.R.G.S., Colonel, Royal Engineers, of Trafalgar Lawn, Barnstaple, Mayor of Barnstaple 1928-29, received the Murchison Award of the Royal Geographical Society in 1916, b. 16 Apr 1868 at Newport Terrace, Barnstaple, educ Royal Naval School, New Cross, served in Nigeria 1908, m. 1stly 6 Nov 1897 at Eastbourne, Sussex, Rebecca Margaret Marie Louise, eldest dau of Horatio James Sprague, U.S. Consul, Gibraltar. She d. 15 Dec 1903, aged 44, at Nordrach-upon-Mendip having had issue:
1. Marie Laura Vellacott (Chotee), b. 17 Jul 1898 at Chester, m. 2 Aug 1919 at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Charles Henry (Harry) Mather, O.B.E., T.D., of Churchcombe, Yarncombe, Devon, eldest son of Walter Mather of Brierfield. He d. 14 Apr 1958, aged 61, having had issue: 2 daus.
2. Yvonne Antoinette Helen, b. 22 Nov 1900 at 3 Lumley Road, Chester, m. 1924, Captain John Stevens, Royal Field Artillery, of Axford Lodge, Basingstoke, son of Colonel Charles Frederick Stevens, C.M.G., Royal Artillery, of Barley Down, Ovington, Hampshire and his wife Ethel Constance, dau of Major General Edmund Faunce, C.B. He d. 2 Jun 1929 (Will dated 10 Dec 1924 and proved 16 Jul 1929) having had issue: 1 son.
He m. 2ndly 26 Jul 1905 at Henley-on-Thames, his second cousin, Annie Florence, eldest dau of William Lowndes Toller Foy of Manor Gardens, Henley-on-Thames and Clayhill, Enfield, Middlesex and his wife Emily Gold (née Price). W.L.T. Foy was the subject of a Vanity Fair print on 1 Feb 1911: ‘A Well-known Face in the Timber World’. See Toller Family History. She d. 19 Jan 1922 at 30 Winn Road, Southampton and was buried in Southampton Cemetery on 21 Jan 1922 and he m. 3rdly 1923, Marie Josephe Marche and d. 1 Oct 1936 at Ostend (Will dated 16 Sep 1931 and proved 2 Oct 1936). See obituary in The Geographical Journal - Nov 1936.
a. Ellen Georgina Gertrude, b. 1 Apr 1861 at Pembroke Dock, m. 1888, Robert Alexander Davison, banker, who d.s.p. 28 Jun 1917 at Kingsmead House, West Moors, Dorset.
b. Laura Harriet Ashford, b. 15 Jan 1863 at Sandgate, Kent, d. 20 Aug 1865 at 8 Strada, San Georgio, Malta.
3. Hubert Cornish, b. 5 Jun 1831 at Madras, bapt 5 Mar 1832 at Bangalore, d. 11 Jun 1833 at French Rocks, near Seringapatam.
4. William Henry, Lieutenant General, Madras Military (autobiography), b. 21 Mar 1833 at French Rocks, bapt 24 Jan 1834 at Mysore, educ by Rev William Needham, Minister of St. Paul’s Chapel, Stonehouse, Devon, served during the Second Burmese War 1852-53 (on the steam frigate Sesostris during the naval engagement on 11 Apr 1852, wounded in the arm at Pegu on 21 Nov 1852 (medal with clasp), A.D.C. to his father during the Indian Mutiny (duplicate medals with ‘Central India’ clasp), m. 15 Dec 1859 at St. Mary’s, Fort St. George, Madras, Margaret Louisa, eldest dau of Major General Edward Lawford, Madras Engineers, and his wife Diana Louisa, third dau of Rev Richard Smyth of Arcot. She d. 7 Feb 1889, aged 53, at Hove and he d. 22 Jan 1900 at 36 Gloucester Place, Portman Square, London (Will dated 2 Apr 1895 and proved 27 Feb 1900) and was buried in the family vault in the extra-mural cemetery, Brighton having had issue:
a. Catherine Louisa, b. 19 Oct 1860 at Berampore, d. 27 May 1867 at Hurryhur, Mysore.
b. Ethel Constance, b. 15 Sep 1869 at Secunderabad, m. 29 Jul 1912 at St. Matthias, Earl’s Court, Edward, second son of Robert Hesketh Jones, gas engineer, of The Knoll, Croydon and his wife Mary Jane (née Baker), emigrated to Australia and d.s.p. circa 1925.
5. Hubert Cornish, Captain, 83rd Foot (Royal Irish Rifles), of Blackburn, Lancashire (diary), b. 17 Oct 1837 at Bangalore, bapt 16 Jul 1838 at Bangalore, educ by Rev William Needham, retired from the Regular Army on 6 Nov 1867, later Adjutant, 8th Administrative Battalion, Lancashire Volunteers, twice awarded medals for saving life, m. 31 Aug 1867 at Milton-next-Gravesend, Kent, Charlotte (Lottie), eldest dau of James Johnson, M.R.C.S., of Park House, Milton-next-Gravesend. See The Whitlock Journal by Alex Sakula. He d.s.p. 9 Jun 1890 at 53 Gwendwr Road, West Kensington (Will dated 15 Sep 1888 and proved 6 Oct 1890) and she d. 10 Feb 1917 at Hove, Sussex.
6. Charles James Toller, Colonel, Madras Service Corps, Superintendent of Police, Cuddalore, Madras, b. 6 Apr 1840 at Bangalore, bapt 27 Aug 1840 at Bangalore, educ by Rev William Needham, A.D.C. to his father during the Indian Mutiny (medal), m. 4 Dec 1868 at Rajamundry, Adelaide Elizabeth, only child of Colonel Cecil Nicholls, 5th Madras Native Infantry, and his wife Adelaide Esther, dau of C.P. Gordon, barrister-at-law, of Madras. She d. 11 Mar 1891 of enteric at Cuddalore and he d. 19 Aug 1912 at 5 Cromwell Road, Hove, Sussex having had issue:
a. Charles Cecil, Corporal in the Royal Army Medical Corps during the Boer War, b. 15 May 1871 at 1 Clarence Square, Cheltenham, bapt 13 Jul 1871 at Cheltenham Parish Church, served in the Indian Staff Corps, d. 14 Mar 1901 of enteric at Norval’s Pont, Northern Cape.
b. Ernleigh Carlton, b. 19 Apr 1872 at Bangalore, bapt 15 May 1872 at St. John’s, Mootoocherry, Bangalore, d. 20 May 1873 at Muduapilli.
a. Kathleen Blanche, of Nagalur, Shevaroy Hills, South India, b. 4 Mar 1870 at 3 Salutary Mount, Heavitree, bapt 6 Apr 1870 at Heavitree, m. 14 Dec 1892 at Cuddalore, Sisley Montgomery Hight, b. 24 Jun 1862 at Coonoor, fourth son of General Charles Hight, 18th Madras Native Infantry, and his wife Anna Catherine, dau of Major General Richard Rodney Ricketts, 17th Madras Native Infantry, and d. 14 Mar 1956 having had issue:
1. Noel Montgomery, b. 27 Nov 1893 at Bangalore, d. 20 Jan 1959.
2. Charles Lancelot, b. 12 Jan 1895 at Carrara, Shevaroy Hills, d. 30 Dec 1955.
3. Philip Hamilton, b. 11 Nov 1896 at 8 Park Avenue, Wood Green, London, m. 30 Apr 1929 at Bournemouth, Ivy Eileen, b. 7 Jan 1906 at Bournemouth, younger dau of Arthur A. Cole, coffee planter, of Nagalur, Shevaroy Hills and sister of Dorothy Muriel Cole (see below). He d. 3 Dec 1962 having had issue: 2 sons.
4. Terence Henry Whitlock, Colonel, Bombay Pioneers, Indian Army, later of Sheepscombe, Gloucestershire and Milford-on-Sea, Hampshire, b. 3 Nov 1900 at Valakadi, Shevaroy Hills, m. 1stly 27 Apr 1925 at St. James’s, Bournemouth, Dorothy Muriel, elder dau of Arthur A. Cole, coffee planter, of Nagalur, Shevaroy Hills and sister of Ivy Eileen Cole (see above). She d. 14 Jan 1976 and he d. 28 Feb 1984 having had issue: 1 son and 1 dau.
1. Kathleen Dulcie, b. 12 Mar 1904 at Valakadi, Shevaroy Hills, m. Melrose Fairley and has issue: 1 son.
b. Amy Violet Millicent, b. 16 Nov 1874 at Muduapilli, m. 23 Jan 1899 at All Saints’, Hove, James Neil of Rosario, Argentina, second son of Rev Charles Neil, Vicar of St. Matthias, Poplar and d. 1 Nov 1956 having had issue:
1. Wilfred James Toller, b. 31 Aug 1900 at Rosario, d. 28 Jun 1902 at Rosario.
2. Eric Charles, of Buenos Aires, b. 5 Jun 1903 at Rosario, m. Alicia Isabel Alvarez. She was b. 18 Jun 1906 and d. 9 Mar 1953 having had issue: 1 dau.
3. Cyril Pearce, b. 19 Sep 1904 at Rosario, m. Adela Maria Alvarez. She was b. 8 Sep 1907 and he d. 1 Oct 1984 having had issue: 1 dau.
1. Violet Ivy, b. 27 Mar 1909 at Rosario.
2. Pansy Isobel Daphne, of 2 Poynings Court, 320 Findon Road, Worthing, Sussex, b. 22 Jan 1912 at 27 The Drive, Hove, unmarried in 1988.
c. Charlia Isabel, b. 14 Nov 1875 at Muduapilli, d. 1 Nov 1963.
1. Charlotte Ann, b. 4 Oct 1829 at Heavitree, bapt 25 Dec 1829 at Heavitree, m. 18 Aug 1860 at Trinity Church, Bangalore, Rev James Vivian Bull, B.A., son of James Bull, barrister-at-law, of Cornwall. He was Chaplain with the Burma Expeditionary Force 1852-55, Chaplain at St. Thomas’s Mount, Madras 1855-56, Chaplain at Bangalore 1858-63, Chaplain at Wellington 1863-65 and Rector of Luccombe, Somerset 1869-91. He d. 16 Apr 1891 (Will dated 17 Nov 1887 and proved 25 May 1891) and she d. 5 Apr 1903 at 7 Elmdale Road, Clifton having had issue:
a. Percival George, B.A., school tutor, of Bristol and later of Hill Gate, Porlock, Somerset, b. 28 Oct 1862 at Bangalore, educ Merton College, Oxford, d. unmarried 29 May 1945.
a. Mary Harriet, of Bristol, b. 21 Jul 1861 at Bangalore, unmarried in 1901.
b. Ethel Elizabeth, of Bristol and later of Hill Gate, Porlock, b. 21 Jul 1864 at Coonoor, d. unmarried 15 Oct 1942.
c. Amy Charlotte, of Bristol and later of Worthy Manor, Porlock, b. 29 May 1869 at Huxham, near Exeter, d. unmarried 8 Feb 1958.
2. FEDERATA HARRIET, b. 18 Oct 1835 at Mercara, Coorg, bapt 30 Oct 1835 at Coorg, m. 4 Dec 1858 at St. Mark’s, Bangalore, Brevet Colonel EDWARD HOLBECHE COUCHMAN, Madras Artillery, seventh son of HENRY COUCHMAN of Temple House, Temple Balsall, Warwickshire and his wife ELIZABETH, youngest dau of JOHN SHORT, surgeon, of Solihull. See COUCHMAN of SOLIHULL – Burke’s Landed Gentry 1952 Edition. He was bapt 31 Aug 1822 at Temple Balsall, educ St. Pauls and d. 26 Apr 1876 at Genoa, Italy. She d. 13 Jun 1870 at 2 Toronto Villas, Tunbridge Wells, Kent and was buried at Tunbridge Wells having had issue:
a. George Henry Holbeche (Uncle Box), D.S.O., Colonel, 13th Foot (later Somerset Light Infantry), of Hedges, Budleigh Salterton, Devon, b. 7 Dec 1859 in Madras, bapt 20 Feb 1860 at St. Thomas’s Mount, Madras, educ Haileybury, commissioned May 1878, served in Burma 1885-87 (D.S.O., despatches), Burma 1891-92 (medal with two clasps), received the Royal Humane Society bronze medal for saving a man from drowning in Burma, commanded 2nd Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry in England and Malta 1906-10, Area Commandant, B.E.F. 1914-18 (despatches), m. 2 Sep 1899 at Thatcham, Berkshire, Helen Mary (Aunt Nellie), second dau of Richard Samuel Chattock of Silhill House, Solihull and Thatcham House, near Newbury and his wife Fanny (née Birkett). See Who was Who. He d.s.p. 25 Feb 1936 at Budleigh Salterton and she d. 5 Feb 1962.
b. Bertram Cornish, Captain, Royal Marine Light Infantry, b. 12 Oct 1863, bapt 10 Dec 1863 at Secunderabad, educ Rugby, gazetted into R.M.L.I. on 1 Sep 1881, served in Egypt 1884-85: Suakin, Defence of Suakin, d. unmarried 12 Nov 1897 of pneumonia at Stonehouse, Plymouth and was buried in Plymouth Cemetery.
a. AMY HARRIET, b. 10 Sep 1861 at St. Thomas’s Mount, Madras, m. 12 Sep 1882 at St. Helen’s, Thornby, Northamptonshire, CHARLES JOHN, second son of JOHN DENT GOODMAN, J.P., and his wife MARY (née BUCK) and had issue. See GOODMAN – Burke’s Family Records 1897.
b. Helen Federata Carrie, b. 20 Feb 1869 at Dover, d. 16 Jan 1870 of measles at 6 Rue Kepler, Paris.
3. Caroline Gertrude, of Redcliffe House, Dawlish, b. 2 Oct 1841 at White Cottage, Shacklewell, Stoke Newington, bapt 23 Oct 1841 at West Hackney Chapel, Stoke Newington, m. 11 Jan 1870 at St. Leonard’s, Exeter, Colonel John Edward Hughes, 47th Madras Native Infantry, b. 12 Aug 1809 in Bath, son of George Cumberland Hughes of Bath and his wife Elizabeth, dau of George Edward Stanley of Ponsonby Hall, Cumberland. See STANLEY of DALEGARTH and PONSONBY HALL – Burke’s Landed Gentry 1952 Edition. He d. 18 Nov 1887 at Eisleben, Tavistock and she lived later at Cairness, Tavistock and d. 18 Aug 1922 having had issue:
a. Edward George, b. 5 Nov 1870 at Weston-super-Mare, d. 21 Nov 1870 at Weston-super-Mare.
b. John Edward, Major, 27th Madras Light Cavalry, retired from the Army on 12 Dec 1912, later Secretary of the Western India Turf Club, Bombay, b. 22 Nov 1871 at Weston-super-Mare, m. 20 Jul 1904 at Tavistock Parish Church, Evelyn Daisy, elder dau of Dr. Charles Cumberland Brodrick of Lynbridge House, Tavistock. She d. 8 Jun 1966, aged 84, at The White House, Netherhampton, Wiltshire having had issue.
c. George Henry, b. 12 Feb 1875 at Redcliffe House, Dawlish, living in 1904.