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Philip French

Male 1827 - 1909  (82 years)


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  • Name Philip French 
    Born 1827  Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Cause of Death Senile Decay. 
    Census 1841  Middleborough, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1851  Middleborough, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1861  Church Lane, Writtle, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1871  Vineyard, Duke Street, Chelmsford, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1881  12 Railway Street, Chelmsford, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1881  Saddler/Harness Maker Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1891  South Street, Brentwood, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1901  Brentwood, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 12 Mar 1909  50 Havannah Street, Poplar, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I0136  Wright and Savill
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2015 

    Father Philip French
              b. 19 Jan 1802, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 4 Oct 1884, Chisnill's Yard, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Wrigley
              b. 15 May 1801, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 19 Jul 1841, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 21 Aug 1825  St Giles, Cripplegate, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Marriage found on LDS web site.
    Family ID F264  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Miller
              b. 1827, Writtle, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 16 Mar 1908, Essex County Asylum, South Weald, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1852  St Judes Church, Bethnal Green, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Philip was 27. Hannah was 25.

      He lived at 70, Morpeth Street & she lived at 10, Green Street, presumably in Bethnal Green.

      Witnesses were Lydia Collins and Samuel Miller.
    Children 
    +1. Hannah Maria French
              b. 1854, Chelmsford, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1933, Billericay, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Lydia French
              b. 1856, Lambeth, London Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1865, Chelmsford, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 9 years)
    +3. Henry Philip French
              b. 1857, Colchester St Peter, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1917, Dartford, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    +4. Emily Esther French
              b. 20 Jan 1860, Balkerne Hill, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 18 Feb 1924, Severalls Mental Hospital, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +5. George French
              b. 18 Mar 1862, Chelmsford, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1940, Brentwood, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     6. Minnie French
              b. 1864, Chelmsford, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Dec 1865, Chelmsford, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     7. Selina French
              b. 1866, Chelmsford, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Frederick Joseph French
              b. 1869, Chelmsford, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1901, Billericay, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    +9. Lydia Mary French
              b. 1874, Chelmsford, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F061  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1827 - Colchester, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1852 - St Judes Church, Bethnal Green, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Hannah Maria French - 1854 - Chelmsford, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Lydia French - 1856 - Lambeth, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Henry Philip French - 1857 - Colchester St Peter, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Emily Esther French - 20 Jan 1860 - Balkerne Hill, Colchester, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1861 - Church Lane, Writtle, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - George French - 18 Mar 1862 - Chelmsford, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Minnie French - 1864 - Chelmsford, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Selina French - 1866 - Chelmsford, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Frederick Joseph French - 1869 - Chelmsford, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Lydia Mary French - 1874 - Chelmsford, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1891 - South Street, Brentwood, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1901 - Brentwood, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Mar 1909 - 50 Havannah Street, Poplar, London Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Known from marriage certificate of daughter Emily Esther French.

      Philip was a saddler, harness maker, journeyman.

      Have marriage certificate.

      The 1861 census for Church Lane Writtle shows
      Hannah Miller a cooper's widow aged 61 who was born in Billericay
      Maria Miller her unmarried daughter aged 19, a bootbinder, born in Writtle
      Philip French a visitor aged 35, a saddler who was born in Colchester.

      In 1871 the family were living in Vineyard, Duke Street Chelmsford.
      Philip French aged 44 a master saddler/harness maker, born in Colchester
      Hannah his wife aged 43 who was born in Writtle
      Hannah Mary his daughter aged 16, a general domestic servant born Chelmsford
      Philip Henry his son aged 13, a saddler/harness maker born in Colchester
      Emily Esther his daughter aged 11 a scholar who was born in Colchester
      George his son aged 9 a scholar who was born in Chelmsford
      Selina his daughter aged 5 a scholar who was born in Chelmsford
      Frederick French his son aged 2 who was born in Chelmsford.

      Kelly's Directory for Essex 1870 has a Philip French, a collar & harness maker working in New Street, Chelmsford.

      The 1881 census shows Philip French, aged 54 a saddler, journeyman who was born in Colchester lodging with a Thomas Barnard at 12 Railway Street, Chelmsford.

      Kelly's Directory for Essex 1886 has a Philip French working as a saddler in Chapmans Alley, Brentwood.

      In 1891 - South Street Brentwood. Ref Rg12/1381/folio 42 age 38
      Phillip French aged 64, a collar & harness maker, born in Colchester
      Hannah French, his wife aged 62, working on own account, born in Writtle
      Frederick French, his son aged 22, a gardener, born in Chelmsford
      Lydia French, his daughter aged 16, a dom servant, born in Chelmsford
      Thomas French, his grandson aged 15, a shop boy born in Clapham

      In 1901 living in Brentwood
      Philip French aged 74 born in Colchester Essex, a Harness Maker
      Hannah French aged 73 Essex born in Writtle

      Have death certificate. Philip, a harness maker, died 12 March 1909 at 50 Havannah Street, Poplar aged 82. He died of senile decay and his death was registered by his son H. P French (Philip Henry?) who was present at the death.