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Emma Octavia CHRISTOPHER

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  • Name Emma Octavia CHRISTOPHER 
    Relationshipwith Brian Mark BUSSIERE
    Born 1813  Bloomsbury, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 21 Oct 1870  Chiswick, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Old Chiswick Cemetery, Chiswick, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Siblings 13 siblings 
    Person ID I2200  Bussiere Robinson | Brian's ancestors
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2018 

    Father George CHRISTOPHER,   b. 6 Oct 1779, Bloomsbury, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1861, Chiswick, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Isabella Frances ASHINGTON,   b. 1781,   d. 12 Mar 1836  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 13 Dec 1800  Saint Dunstan, Stepney, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F170  Group Sheet

    Family Major-General George CAUTLEY,   b. 1809,   d. 1 Oct 1881, Chiswick, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 2 Nov 1840  Dehra Dun, Calcutta, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Christopher George CAUTLEY,   b. 1841,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Reverend Proby Littler CAUTLEY,   b. Abt 1846, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Captain Henry CAUTLEY,   b. Aug 9 1854, Simla, Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. William Thomas CAUTLEY,   b. Abt 1848, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1883  (Age ~ 35 years)
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2016 
    Family ID F632  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1813 - Bloomsbury, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Nov 1840 - Dehra Dun, Calcutta, India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Oct 1870 - Chiswick, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Old Chiswick Cemetery, Chiswick, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Selina Maria Christopher - India.jpg
    Selina Maria Christopher - India.jpg

    Headstones
    Christopher family gravestone
    Christopher family gravestone
    Christopher - Cautley plot
    Christopher - Cautley plot
    On base of west side: The vault of GEORGE CHRISTOPHER, of this Parish.
    North side upper section:
    ISABELLA FRANCES the beloved wife of GEORGE CHRISTOPHER died March 12th 1836 aged 55
    GEORGE CHRISTOPHER greatly loved and lamented died April 7th 1861 aged 81
    Thy will be done.

    North side lower section:
    LOUISA MARY TATHAM their daughter died April 6th 1855 aged 36
    ARTHUR ANSTEY their son died Sept. 20th 1856 aged 38
    MARGARET ASHINGTON BELL, widow their eldest daughter died October 4th 1864 aged 63.

    East side:
    ALFRED WILMOT son of Rev. A.M.W. and MARIA F. CHRISTOPHER died Sep. 15th 1854 aged 10 months
    SELINA BATHURST THOMSON died October 3rd 1858 aged 15 years
    grandchildren of GEORGE & ISABELLA F. CHRISTOPHER.

    South side upper section:
    EMMA OCTAVIA CAUTLEY wife of Major General CAUTLEY and daughter of GEORGE and ISABELLA CHRISTOPHER died October 21st 1870 aged 57
    Major General GEORGE CAUTLEY Formerly of 8th Regt. Bengal Cavalry died October 1st 1881 aged 72.

    South side lower section:
    Major General WILLIAM BEVERIDGE THOMSON, C.B. late Commissary Gen: of the Bengal Army died Jan. 21st 1863 aged 53
    SELINA MARIA THOMSON widow of the above 5th daughter of GEORGE & I.F. CHRISTOPHER died 15th Dec. 1896 aged 81
    ISABELLA FRANCES second daughter of GEORGE & ISABELLA FRANCES CHRISTOPHER born 20th June 1804, died 23rd Oct. 1898

    "Ever with the Lord". 1 Thess: IV. 17.

    West side: Erected 1872 in loving memory of those interred in the Vault whose names are inscribed thereon.

    North side of extension: Sacred to the memory of Major General LEONARD RAISBECK CHRISTOPHER (Bengal Staff Corps) seventh and youngest son of GEORGE CHRISTOPHER born 26. Feb. 1822, died 26. Sept. 1901
    Also of ANN EMMA widow of the above who passed to her rest 27. Feb. 1905 in her 78th year.
    Plot: Christopher Family plot

    Marriage Docs
    Emma Octavia Christopher - Marriage
    Emma Octavia Christopher - Marriage

    Census
    1851 Census - England - George Christopher
    1851 Census - England - George Christopher
    Location: 7 Chiswick Mall, London, England
    George Christopher - widower - 1780 - 71 yrs old - retired wine merchant - born Stepney, Middlesex
    Isabella F Christopher - daughter - unmarried - 1805 - 46 yrs old - born Stepney, Middlesex
    Emma Q Cautley - daughter - married - 1814 - 37 yrs old - born Bloomsbury, Middlesex
    Proby L Cautley - grandson - 1846 - 5 yrs old - born East Indies
    William T Cautley - grandson - 1847 - 4 yrs old - born at sea on route from East Indies
    Two servants: Sarah Shaw and Laetitia Lering
    Nurse: Charlotte Tebbutts

  • Sources 
    1. [S65] Family of Christopher, Alfred Charles Seton Christopher, (Exeter: William Pollard & Co. Limited, 1933).

    2. [S35] Find a Grave.

    3. [S27] Parish registers - Bengal, N-1-61, Entry 56., 56.
      Parent or Guardian noted as George Eumenes Christopher, Assistant surgeon, Simour Battalion. Emma Octavia's sister is noted as a witness.