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  • ID: I3044
  • Title: Capt 1
  • Name: Richard Astley KNATCHBULL 57th Regt of Foot 1
  • Name: Richard Astley KNATCHBULL-HUGESSEN
  • Note:
    On the death of their father in 1849, Fanny Catherine's children assumed the additional surname of Hugessen, the maiden name of their paternal grandmother, under Royal licence.
    'Whitehall, August 13, 1849. warrant as The Queen has been pleased to grant unto Dame Fanny-Catherine Knatchbull, the widow and relict of Sir Edward Knatchbull, late of Mersham Hatch and of Provender, one of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, deceased, on behalf of her children, Edward-Hugessen Knatchbull,Reginald-Bridges Knatchbull, Richard-Astley Knatchbull, Herbert-Thomas Knatchbull, William-Western Knatchbull, Matilda-Catherine Knatchbull, and Louisa-Susanna Knatchbull, minors, Her royal licence and authority, that they, the said Edward-Hugessen Knatchbull, Reginald-Bridges Knatchbull, Richard-Astley Knatchbull, Herbert-Thomas Knatchbull, William-Western Knatchbull, Matilda-Catherine Knatchbull, and Louisa-Susanna Knatchbull, may take and henceforth use the surname of Hugessen in addition to and after that of Knatchbull, and bear the arms of Hugessen quarterly with those of their own family; such arms being first duly exemplified according to the laws of arms, and recorded in the Herald's Office, otherwise the said royal licence and permission to be void and of none effect:
    And also to command that the said royal concession and declaration be recorded in Her Majesty's College of Arms.'
    2
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 15 MAY 2017
  • Event: MilService
  • Note:
    Captain, 57th Foot (Without Purchase) 09 February 1856
    Retired from the service by the cash(?) of his commission 29 May 1857
    3
  • Birth: 09 SEP 1832
  • Note: Baptised 7 October at Mersham 1 4
  • Census: 30 MAR 1851 5
  • Event: MilService 1857
  • Note:
    From the 'Malta Family History' website:
    The British Army Garrison in Malta 1828 - 1865
    1857 June
    57th (West Middlesex) Regiment. Officers with the 57th Regiment were:
    Captain Richard Astley Knatchbull HUGESSEN
    6
  • Death: 29 AUG 1875
  • Note: d.s.p. 1



    Father: Edward KNATCHBULL of Mersham Hatch, Kent; 9th Baronet b: 20 DEC 1781 in Mersham Hatch, Kent
    Mother: Fanny Catherine KNIGHT b: 23 JAN 1793

    Marriage 1 Lumney Minter KELLY
    • Married: 15 APR 1857 7 8

    Sources:
    1. Title: Akin To Jane
      Abbrev: Akin to Jane
      Author: Compiler: Joan Corder
      Publication: Manuscript, private circulation, March 1953
    2. Title: London Gazette
      Abbrev: London Gazette
      Page: No. 21009 of 14 August 1849, p. 5
    3. Title: ancestry.com and ancestry.co.uk
      Abbrev: Ancestry.com
      Page: Canada, British Regimental Registers of Service, 1756-1900
    4. Title: Parish Record
      Abbrev: Parish Record
      Page: Mersham, Kent
    5. Title: Census
      Abbrev: Census
      Page: 1851 HO7/1633 Elham - Folkestone Dist 5 Newington
      Page 9 Sched 17 Beachborough
      Fanny C Knatchbull Head Wid 58 Lady Knatchbull Landed Proprietor Kent Goodnestone
      MCK Hugessen Dau U 24 Kent Mersham
      LSK Hugessen Dau Unm 16 Kent Mersham
      RAK Hugessen Son Unm 18 Kent Mersham
      RBK Hugessen Son U 20 Under Graduate Balliol College Oxford Kent - Mersham
      >14 servants>
    6. Title: Website
      Abbrev: Website
      Page: http://website.lineone.net/~peterbidmead/regiments2.htm
    7. Title: Free BMD, Url: http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl
      Abbrev: Free BMD
      Page: Marriages Jun 1857 Islington 1b 297
      Hugessen Richard Astley
      Kelly Lumney Minter
    8. Title: ancestry.com and ancestry.co.uk
      Abbrev: Ancestry.com
      Page: London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921
      Lumney Minter Kelly
      Spouse's Name Richard Astley Hugessen
      Event Date15 Apr 1857
      Parish St Mary Islington
      County Middlesex
      Father Name William Kelly
      Spouse Father Edward Knatchbull Hugessen
      Register Type Parish Register
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