Major Augustus Thornton DOWN

Male 1855 - 1934  (79 years)


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  • Name Augustus Thornton DOWN 
    Title Major 
    Born 1855  Fulham, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Reg. March 1/4 1855, Kensington
    Gender Male 
    Census 1861  Mornngton House, Fulham, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Son; age 6 years 
    Census 1871  Clarence Square, The Royal Naval Academy, Stoke's Bay, Gosport, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Pupil 
    Census 1891  "Ashfield", Wilson Road, Fisherton Anger, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Head; Married; Captain Royal Marine Artillery 
    Census 1901  "The Thicket", Bassett, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Head; Married; Retired Major Royal Marine Artillery 
    Census 1911  "The Thicket", Bassett, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Head; Married; Retired Royal Marine Artillery Officer; J.P. for Co. Hampshire 
    Died 12 Jan 1934  48 St Edward's Road, Southsea, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Reg. March 1/4 1934, Portsmouth
    Probate 10 Mar 1934  The Pricipal Probate Registry, Holborn, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Granted to his Widow Edith Down 
    Person ID I19098  Silk Weavers and Stay Makers
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2016 

    Father John Thornton DOWN,   b. Abt 1798, Walmer, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1878, Park View House, Upper Richmond Road, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Mary ELLIS,   b. Abt 1816, Richmond upon Thames, London, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Mar 1895, Rosslyn Villa, Blackheath, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 07 Jul 1834  Petersham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5713  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edith PARTINGTON,   b. Abt 1859, Rusholme, Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 06 May 1886  The Chapel, The British Embassy, Paris, Ile-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F5714  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Head; Married; Captain Royal Marine Artillery - 1891 - "Ashfield", Wilson Road, Fisherton Anger, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1769] The Bath Chronicle and Herald Newspaper, Saturday, March 17, 1934, page 1, Report of his Will.

    2. [S1792] The National Index of Wills and Probate, 1858 - 1996, 1996- present day, Probate Search Service.

    3. [S1770] The Morning Post newspaper, London, Tuesday, May 11, 1886, page 1, Marriage notice.