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Family of Benjamin Frederick DOWDESWELL and Hannah Parker ?

Husband: Benjamin Frederick DOWDESWELL (1844-1899)
Wife: Hannah Parker ? (c. 1844-bef1914)
Children: Leonora Elsie DOWDESWELL (c. 1876- )
Harry Frederick DOWDESWELL (1878- )
Annie Spenser DOWDESWELL (1879- )
Nellie Spenser DOWDESWELL (1879- )
Ralph Oliver DOWDESWELL (1882- )

Husband: Benjamin Frederick DOWDESWELL

Name: Benjamin Frederick DOWDESWELL1
Sex: Male
Father: Benjamin DOWDESWELL (1801?-1849)
Mother: Eliza Drew BLOODWORTH (1806-1888)
Birth Q1 1844 London, Middlesex2,3
1844 March quarter Marylebone 1 166
Census 2 Apr 1871 (age 27) Marylebone, London4
12a Old Cavendish Street
Census 3 Apr 1881 (age 37) Culverden Road, Sunnyside Road, Streatham, Surrey
RG11/0665/101/37
Occupation Agent Timber Trade2
Census 5 Apr 1891 (age 47) Balham, London5
Sunny Side Culverdon Road
Occupation 5 Apr 1891 (age 47) Lumber Commission Merchant; Balham, London5
Will 1899 (age 54-55)6
Benjamin Frederick Dowdeswell of
4 Culverdon Road, Bedford Hill, Balham, Surrey and
Milwall, Middlesex
Died: 22 May 1899 at
4 Culverdon Road, Bedford Hill, Balham, Surrey
Probate: London 21 June 1899 to
Hannah Parker Dowdeswell, widow

£3798 19s 9d
Death 22 May 1899 (age 55) Balham, Surrey7
4 Culverdon Road, Bedford Hill, Balham, Surrey
Probate 21 Jun 1899 London6

Wife: Hannah Parker ?

Name: Hannah Parker ?
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth c. 1844 USA2
Census 3 Apr 1881 (age 36-37) Culverden Road, Sunnyside Road, Streatham, Surrey
RG11/0665/101/37
Census 5 Apr 1891 (age 47) Balham, London5
Sunny Side Culverdon Road
Death bef 10 Jun 1914 (age 70) Wandsworth, London8,9
Burial 10 Jun 1914 Norwood, Lambeth, Surrey9
Norwood Cemetery, Norwood Road, Norwood, Lambeth, Surrey
Address at time of burial:

"Cairn Gorm"
Ullathorne Road
Streatham

Child 1: Leonora Elsie DOWDESWELL

Name: Leonora Elsie DOWDESWELL
Sex: Female
Spouse: William Marcus CATHCART (1869?- )
Birth c. 1876 New Jersey, USA2
Census 3 Apr 1881 (age 4-5) Culverden Road, Sunnyside Road, Streatham, Surrey
RG11/0665/101/37
Census 5 Apr 1891 (age 15) Balham, London5
Sunny Side Culverdon Road
Occupation 5 Apr 1891 (age 14-15) Scholar; Balham, London5
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 25) Streatham, London10
155 Bedford Hill, Streatham, London
Death

Child 2: Harry Frederick DOWDESWELL

Name: Harry Frederick DOWDESWELL
Sex: Male
Spouse: Ethel Margaret HAYHOE (1882- )
Birth Q3 1878 Dover, Kent2,12
Census 3 Apr 1881 (age 2) Culverden Road, Sunnyside Road, Streatham, Surrey
RG11/0665/101/37
Census 5 Apr 1891 (age 14) Balham, London5
Sunny Side Culverdon Road
Occupation 5 Apr 1891 (age 12) Scholar; Balham, London5
Death

Child 3: Annie Spenser DOWDESWELL

Name: Annie Spenser DOWDESWELL
Sex: Female
Birth Q4 1879 Streatham, Surrey2,13
Census 3 Apr 1881 (age 1) Culverden Road, Sunnyside Road, Streatham, Surrey
RG11/0665/101/37
Census 5 Apr 1891 (age 11) Balham, London5
Sunny Side Culverdon Road
Occupation 5 Apr 1891 (age 11) Scholar; Balham, London5
Christening (adult) 1 Jun 1895 (age 15) Balham, London14
St Mary Balham, London

Child 4: Nellie Spenser DOWDESWELL

Name: Nellie Spenser DOWDESWELL
Sex: Female
Birth Q4 1879 Streatham, Surrey15
Census 3 Apr 1881 (age 1) Culverden Road, Sunnyside Road, Streatham, Surrey
RG11/0665/101/37
Census 5 Apr 1891 (age 11) Balham, London5
Sunny Side Culverdon Road
Occupation 5 Apr 1891 (age 11) Scholar; Balham, London5
Christening (adult) 1 Jun 1895 (age 15) Balham, London14
St Mary, Balham, London

Child 5: Ralph Oliver DOWDESWELL

Name: Ralph Oliver DOWDESWELL
Sex: Male
Birth Q1 1882 Balham, Surrey5,16
Census 5 Apr 1891 (age 9) Balham, London5
Sunny Side Culverdon Road
Occupation 5 Apr 1891 (age 9) Scholar; Balham, London5

Note on Husband: Benjamin Frederick DOWDESWELL - shared note

In 1881, the family were living in Culverden Street, Streatham. RG11/0665/101/37

Sources

1"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/" (Internet).
Internet. Call Number: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/ (electronic).
21881 census index (Microfiche).
Text From Source: 1881 census index (Microfiche)
Family Records Centre, 1 Myddleton Street, LONDON, EC1R 1UW. Tel: 020 8392 5300.
3"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/" (Internet). Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Name: DOWDESWELL, Benjamin Frederick
Record Type: Births
Quarter: March
Year: 1844
District: Marylebone
County: London Middlesex
Volume: 1
Page: 166
Internet. Call Number: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/ (electronic).
4"Census 1871 (Fanny Dowdeswell) Marylebone, London RG10/158/67/63".
Text From Source: Robert Rouse head Middlesex London
Eliza Rouse wife Middlesex London
Fanny Dowdeswell stepdaur Middlesex London
Annie Smith niece Gloucester
Frederick Dowdeswell stepson Middlesex London
Assessment: Secondary evidence.
5"Census 1891 (Benjamin F. Dowdeswell) Balham, London RG12/113/62 & 63".
Text From Source: Census 1891 Balham, London RG12/113/62 & 63 (Benjamin F. Dowdeswell)

Benjamin F. Dowdeswell 47 Lumber Merchant London Marylebone
Hannah P. Dowdeswell 47 New York USA
Leonora E.Dowdeswell 15 Scholar Jersey City USA
Harry F. Dowdeswell 14 Scholar Kent Dover
Annie S. Dowdeswell 11 Scholar Surrey Balham
Nellie S. Dowdeswell 11 Scholar Surrey Balham
Ralph C. Dowdeswell 9 Scholar Surrey Balham
Bessie Henley 23 General Servant Wilts Calne
Assessment: Primary evidence.
6"Probate Indexes".
Principal Registry of the Family Division
Principal Probate Registry
First Avenue House
42-49 High Holborn
LONDON
WC1V 6NP

Visited by Graham Hoadly 20 June 2005.
Principal Registry Family Division, First Avenue House, 42-49 High Holborn, LONDON, WC1V 6NP. Tel: 020 7947 6946.
7"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/" (Internet). Assessment: Questionable.
Text From Source: Deaths Jun 1899
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Dowdeswell Benjamin F 55 Wandsworth 1d 403
Possible death from FreeBMD website
Internet. Call Number: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/ (electronic).
8Ibid. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Deaths Jun 1914 (>99%)
Dowdeswell Hannah P 70 Wandsworth 1d 633
9"Hannah Parker Dowdeswell 1914".
Ancestry. Web: http://www.ancestry.co.uk/.
picture

Source: Hannah Parker Dowdeswell 1914, Hannah Parker Dowdeswell 1914

10"Census 1901 (Leonora Cathcart) Streatham, London RG13/472/76/3".
Text From Source: William M Cathcart Head 32 London Kennington
Leonora E Cathcart Wife 25 NY City [Jury?] USA British Subject
Frederick R Cathcart Son 2 Surrey Tooting
Louisa M Lamdown Serv 15 Wilts Swindon
[General Servant]
Assessment: Primary evidence.
picture

Source: Census 1901 (Leonora Cathcart) Streatham, London RG13/472/76/3, Leonora Cathcart 01

11"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/" (Internet). Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Marriages Sep 1897
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Cathcart William Marcus Wandsworth 1d 1239
Dowdeswell Lenora Elsie Wandsworth 1d 1239
Dowdeswell Leonora Elsie Wandsworth 1d 1239
Hewett Henry Wandsworth 1d 1239
Stocken Henry William Wandsworth 1d 1239
WEST Nina Charlotte Wandsworth 1d 1239
Internet. Call Number: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/ (electronic).
12Ibid. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Births Sep 1878
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Dowdeswell Harry Frederick Dover 2a 960
13Ibid. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Name: Dowdeswell, Annie Spencer
Record Type: Births
Quarter: December
Year: 1879
District: Wandsworth
County: London Surrey
Volume: 1d
Page: 747
14"Annie & Nellie Spencer Dowdeswell 1895".
Ancestry. Web: http://www.ancestry.co.uk/.
151881 census index (Microfiche).
Text From Source: 1881 census index (Microfiche)
Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Name: Dowdeswell, Nellie Spencer
Record Type: Births
Quarter: December
Year: 1879
District: Wandsworth
County: London Surrey
Volume: 1d
Page: 746a
Family Records Centre, 1 Myddleton Street, LONDON, EC1R 1UW. Tel: 020 8392 5300.
16"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/" (Internet). Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Births Mar 1882 (>99%)
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Dowdeswell Ralph Oliver Wandsworth 1d 785
Internet. Call Number: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/ (electronic).