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Epsom Cluster #2

LEWIS, William Grosvenor Joseph

b.1873-d.1918 William’s parents and older siblings William’s parents were John James Lewis and Louisa Lewis, née Jenkins. John was born in the December quarter of 1844, reference Strand 1 377. The Strand Registration District covered the parish of St Clement Danes. John and Louisa were married on 4 June 1865 at St Mary’s Church, Tower… read more »

BOUTTELL, Catherine

b.1849-d.1910 Childhood Catherine was born in the June quarter of 1849 in South Witham, Lincolnshire to Robert Selby (b.1813) and his wife Elizabeth (née Merry b.1820). In the 1851 Census, Robert is an innkeeper and the family live at the Angel Inn in South Witham. Catherine’s siblings are Elizabeth Mary (b.1841), William Sisson (b.1843), Anne… read more »

HILLIER, Emily

b.1857-d.1910 Introduction Tracing Emily back in time from her death in 1910 reveals that she was institutionalised from as early as 1881, when she would have been no more than about 24 years old. Definitively finding her before that point has proved challenging. What took her to the first asylum also remains unknown. For that… read more »

HENNESSEY, Charles

b.1870 – d.1917 Long Grove records show Charles as being buried on 27th November 1917 age 45 – giving a birth date about 1872. 1870s The only Charles Hennessey I found between 1870 and 1875 was actually registered in the June quarter of 1870 in Camberwell, mother’s maiden name Bryant. This fits well with the… read more »

GUILMARTIN, Patrick Thomas

b.1844-d.1902 The Find a Grave website states that Patrick Thomas Guilmartin was born in Toem, Tipperary, Ireland but this is incorrect. Patrick was the eldest child of Michael and Ellen (née Keiley) Guilmartin, and was born on 24 March 1844 at 13 Mary Street, Poplar, London. Both his parents were from Ireland and had married… read more »

CUTHBERT, Alfred

b.1861-d.1918 Alfred Cuthbert was born in Ipswich in the third quarter of 1861, the third child and second son of Richard Fleetwood Cuthbert, a coach painter, and his wife, Ann (née Garnham). The son of Luke and Hannah Cuthbert, Richard Fleetwood Cuthbert was born in 1831 and baptised in Ipswich on the 1st of January… read more »

ASHWELL, Amy

b.1861-d.1918 Amy Ashwell was born in the 2nd quarter of 1861 to William Ashwell and his wife Amy (née Heath). At the time of Amy’s birth the couple were living at 6 Kings Arms Court, Finsbury Square in Islington with their children, Charles, born in 1856 and Mary Ann, born in 1859. William was born… read more »

DUNCAN, Maud

b.1862-d.1908 1860s Maud was born Mary Bridget in 1862 in the Westminster registration district to Thomas GANLEY, 1826-1877, and Mary, née MEANY, 1828-1896 – the seventh of ten children. Both Thomas, a tailor, and Mary came from Ireland. They married on 7 February 1847 in Westminster and had the following children: William 1848 – 1851… read more »

JERVIS, Arthur

b.1863-d.1908 Early life Arthur was born in the December Quarter of 1863 in the Lambeth registration district. His parents Henry William Bury Jervis (1824-1876) and Caroline, née Burnett (1827-1913), had married at the Parish Church in the Parish of Christ Church, Surrey on 14 September 1845. Henry gave his occupation as a tailor – as… read more »

KELLY, Henry

b.1867-d.1908 Early life Born in 1867 in the December Quarter in Camberwell registration district. He was baptised at St Mary, Newington on February 9th, 1869, along with siblings George William, Ellen, and Elizabeth. Their address was 2 Edmund Street, Camberwell and his father Thomas gave his occupation as that of Painter; that was at odds… read more »

DAVIS, Charles Augustus

b.1863-d.1908 1850s-1860s Charles was born on 29 January 1863 at 27 Hemsworth Street, Shoreditch, Hoxton Old Town registration district to Alfred Davis, a Master Cabinet Maker, and Jane, née Hunt. They had married in 1855. Charles was the fifth child of nine: Agnes Sarah 1856 – 1944 (married Thomas Flaherty, a harness maker, in 1882)… read more »

PASTEAU, Maurice

b.1881-d.1913 Early years Maurice’s parents were Louis Stanislav Pasteau and Mary Ann Thoumine. Louis was born in Sarthe, a region in the North West of France, in 1850 or 1851 and Mary Ann was born in Guernsey in 1854. It is not yet known how his parents met or where they married but their first… read more »

RUMBOLD, Bertram

b.1877-d.1918 Bertram Rumbold was born Bertie Frederick Rowter in Epsom in the March quarter of 1877. He was baptised on the 4th of February 1877 at St. Mary’s Church Ewell. He was the fourth child born to James Frederick Rowter, a watch maker, and Eliza Christiana Rowter, née Hodges. His father died in 1876. Bertram’s… read more »

MANNOCK, Walter

b.1876-d.1918 Introduction This is a sad story of a child born in a poor area of London. Throughout his life he was in and out of various institutions and spent his last ten years in Long Grove Asylum. Pre Birth Walter’s father, William Mannock was born in Lancashire in 1833. In 1841 he is living… read more »

LIDDIARD, William

b.1874-d.1919 Introduction William was admitted to three institutions during his life. The causes of his mental health problems are unknown, but they started when he was only 13. 1860s William Bromley Liddiard’s parents were Henry Pender Liddiard and Susan Liddiard, née Bromly. They were married in the December quarter of 1862 in the St. George… read more »

MUNDAY, Mary Ann

b.~1840 – d.1910 The only thing we can be sure of with Mary Ann, is that her life came to an end at Long Grove Asylum on 13 March 1910, aged 70. She was buried 5 days later on 18 March 1910, in Horton Cemetery, in an unmarked grave known as #713b. From the lunacy… read more »

HALLÉN, Hjalmar

b.1847 – d.1908 Hjalmar Hallén died on 19th April 1908 in Long Grove Asylum and was buried in Horton Cemetery on 25th April in grave 133a. His age is recorded as 65, putting his birth ~1845. The é is used in the correct spelling due to Hjalmar signing his name this way on his wedding… read more »

BLOMQUIST, Caroline

b. 1849 – d.1902 Caroline Blomquist [Karoline Kirstine Blomquist, formally Jensen, nee Sørensen] Caroline was Danish, and although she and her family has been found in the 1850, 1860 and 1870 Danish censuses, the translated transcriptions do not give much more than the basic information of name, age, place of birth, marital status, and address…. read more »

CATHERWOOD, William

b.1875-d.1919 Introduction This is the story of an American who moved to Ireland and from there to London. 1870s William Pearson Catherwood was an American. In the Irish Census of 1901, he stated that he was born in Savannah, Georgia about 1875. The birth cannot be confirmed because birth records for Savannah did not start… read more »

LEFEVRE, Edmond Frederick

b.1884-d.1909 Introduction Frederick Lefevre died at the young age of 24 years, having suffered epilepsy for 16 years. It is possible that he suffered with status epilepticus, a condition where the patient suffers several seizures in a short space of time which can lead to brain damage or death. We will need to access his… read more »

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