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  • ID: I3046
  • Name: Herbert Thomas KNATCHBULL 1
  • Name: Herbert Thomas 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.'
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 12 OCT 2016
  • Birth: 01 DEC 1835 1
  • Baptism: 14 DEC 1835 Mersham Church, Mersham, Kent 1
  • Census: 07 JUN 1841 3
  • Education: Hugessen, Herbert Thomas Knatchbull, 6s. Edward, of Mersham Hatch, Kent, baronet. TRINITY COLL., matric. 10 March 1853, aged 17; BA 1856, MA 1859, of Provender, Kent, bar.-at-law, Lincoln's Inn, 1859. [See Foster's Peerage & Eton School Lists.] 1853 4
  • Census: 07 APR 1861 5
  • Census: 02 APR 1871 6
  • Census: 03 APR 1881 7
  • Census: 05 APR 1891 8
  • Census: 31 MAR 1901
  • Note: This is obviously Herbert in the 1901 census, captured for once in London with his family and acknowledging his marriage, though living under their assumed surname. 9
  • Death: 15 MAY 1922 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 Elizabeth Lewis BURTON b: 1849 in New Romney, Kent
    • Married: 20 SEP 1883
    • Note: Joan Corder in 'Akin to Jane' recorded this marriage in 1873, and she and Burke's have children for them from August 1873. The GRO Index records the marriage in the July-August-September volume for 1883. The 1881 and 1891 censuses list Herbert as unmarried, and Elizabeth is recorded on both living in Knightsbridge as 'Elizabeth L Harvey', with the children and one maidservant. 10 11 1
    1. Has No Children Edwin Llewellyn HARVEY b: 02 AUG 1873 in Westminster, Middlesex
    2. Has Children Paul Lionel HARVEY b: 28 JUL 1874 in Westminster, Middlesex
    3. Has Children Edward HARVEY b: 13 APR 1877 in Westminster, Middlesex
    4. Has No Children Algernon Albert HARVEY b: 25 DEC 1879 in Westminster, Middlesex
    5. Has Children George Arthur HARVEY b: 01 FEB 1883 in Westminster, Middlesex
    6. Has No Children Robin Herbert HARVEY b: 22 SEP 1885
    7. Has No Children Mary Mabel HARVEY b: 20 OCT 1887 in Westminster, Middlesex
    8. Has Children Mabel Thomasine HARVEY b: 30 NOV 1890 in Westminster, Middlesex

    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: Census
      Abbrev: Census
      Page: 1841 HO107/474 Folio 20 East Ashford - Brabourne Dist 2
      Page 10 Mersham Hatch
      John Knatchbull 25 MP Gent Y[es, born in London]
      Alicia Knatchbull 13 y
      Louisa Knatchbull 7 Y
      Herbert Knatchbull 5 y
      William Knatchbull 4 Y
      >15 servants>
    4. Title: Alumni Oxonienses: The Members of the University of Oxford1500-1714 and 1715-1886
      Abbrev: Oxford Alumni
      Author: Compiler: Joseph Foster
      Publication: Parker & Co, Oxford
    5. Title: Census
      Abbrev: Census
      Page: 1861 RG9/45 Folio 6 St George Hanover Square - May Fair Dist 7
      Page 12 Sched 1 No.41 Half Moon Street
      Fanny C Knatchbull Head Widow 68 Baronet's Widow Kent Rowling - Wingham
      Louisa SK Hugessen Dau Unm 27 Kent Ashford
      Herbert TK Hugessen Son Unm 25 Barrister Practising Kent Ashford
      >8 servants>
    6. Title: Census
      Abbrev: Census
      Page: 1871 RG10/19 Folio 45 Kensington - St John Paddington Dist 2
      Page 39 Sched 118 No.9 Clifton Place
      Fanny C Knatchbull Head W 78 Dowager Lady Lansdowne Kent Goodnestone
      Louisa SK Hugesen Dau Unm 37 Funds Kent Mersham
      Herbert TK Hugesen Son Unm 35 Barrister not practising Kent Mersham
      Marianne Knight Visitor Unm 69 Fundholder Kent Goodnestone
      >9 servants>
    7. Title: Census
      Abbrev: Census
      Page: 1881 RG11/971 Folio 6 Faversham - Teynham Dist 1 Norton
      Page 5 Sched 24 Provender House
      Fanny C Knatchbull Head W 88 Baronet's Widow Kent Goodnestone
      Edward H Knatchbull-Hugesen Son Mar 51 Baron Brabourne Kent Mersham
      Reginald B Knatchbull-Hugesen Son Wid 50 Rector of Mersham Kent Kent Mersham
      Herbert T Knatchbull-Hugesen Son Unm 45 Barrister not practising farming 150 acres emp. 4 men 1 boy Kent Mersham
      Violet Knatchbull-Hugesen Granddau Unm 11 Scholar Kent Cheriton
      Winifred M Knatchbull-Hugesen Granddau Unm 7 Scholar Kent Cheriton
      Reginald T Knatchbull-Hugesen Grandson Unm 2 Kent Mersham
    8. Title: Census
      Abbrev: Census
      Page: 1891 RG12/715 Folio 62 Faversham - Teynham Dist 6
      Page 8 Lynsted Sched 54 Dadmans
      Herbert TK Hugessen Head S 55 Member of Parliament; Barrister at Law Kent Ashford Mersham
      John E Dines Boarder M 74 Retired Butler Kent Ashford Wye
      Ann Dines Boarder M 72 Retired Laundress Kent Elmsted
      Frances Dines Ser S 48 Housekeeper (employed) Kent Elmsted
    9. Title: Census
      Abbrev: Census
      Page: 1901 RG13/41 Folio 98 Fulham - North Hammersmith Dist 12
      Page 46 Sched 292 No.11 Askew Cres.
      Edward Harvey Head M 65 Own means Kent Mersham
      Elizabeth L Harvey Wife M 52 Kent New Romney
      Edward Harvey Son S 23 Clerk dairy co. Westminster
      Algernon A Harvey Son S 21 Clerk estate agents Westminster
      George A Harvey Son S 18 Clerk jobmasters Westminster
      Mary M Harvey Dau 13 Westminster
      Mabel T Harvey Dau 10 Westminster
      Alice Stratford servant S 20 General servant London
    10. Title: Free BMD, Url:
      Abbrev: Free BMD
      Page: Marriages Sep 1883 Islington 1b 643
      Burton Elizabeth Lewis
      Hugessen Herbert Thomas K
    11. Title: Burke's
      Abbrev: Burke's
      Page: Burke's Peerage and Gentry
      Brabourne of Brabourne