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  • ID: I5320
  • Title: Rev 1
  • Name: James WALTER Rector of Market Rasen; Headmaster of Brigg Grammar School 1
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 25 JUL 2017
  • Note: A letter published in the Market Rasen Mail of 22 May 2007 claims that Rev James Walter bred the Duke of Wellington's battle horse, Copenhagen. However, experts on horse pedigrees contradict this. 2 3
  • Birth: 1759
  • Note: Baptised at St Giles Shipbourne, near Tonbridge, 10 March 1759. Rev. George Austen was his Godfather. 4
  • Education: (Educated at Tonbridge School, and from there went to Cambridge as a Smythe Exhibitioner.)
    Adm. sizar (age 18) at CORPUS CHRISTI, Apr. 5, 1777. Of Kent. [S. of William Hampson, Esq., of Shipbourne (and Susannah Weaver, of Maidstone). School, Tonbridge.] Matric. Michs. 1777; Scholar; B.A. (11th Wrangler) 1781. Fellow, 1783. Assistant Master at Louth Grammar School, 1783-7. Head Master of the Free Grammar School at Brigg, 1787-9. R. of Market-Rasen, 1789-1845. Lecturer at Barrow-on-Humber, 1828. Married, c. 1784, Frances Walter (his cousin). Died Feb. 8, 1845, at Market Rasen. Father of Edward (1819), Weever (1817) and the above; brother of Weaver (1763). (Tonbridge Sch. Reg.; Lamb.) 1777 5
  • Census: 07 JUN 1841 6
  • Death: 08 FEB 1845 in Market Rasen, Lincolnshire
  • Note: Buried at St Peter's Kingerby, Lincolnshire. 5 2

    Father: William Hampson WALTER b: 1721
    Mother: Susannah WEAVER

    Marriage 1 Frances Maria WALTER b: 23 APR 1763
    • Event: Children
    • Note: James and Frances Maria were said to have had eighteen children, of whom only eight survived to maturity. 7
    • Married: 03 MAY 1784 in St Mary's, Oxted, Surrey
    • Note:
      They were cousins, and first met in 1770.
      'His brother Rev Weaver Walter performs the ceremony. Mr and Mrs William Hampson Walter, and Phylly, are present, and FMW's married brother John with his wife Anna Maria and daughter Maria; also Uncle Brasier and some other Brasier cousins. The newly-weds travel to Leadenhall street, London, for two nights.'
      8 9 10
    1. Has No Children Henry WALTER b: 28 JAN 1785 in Louth, Lincolnshire
    2. Has Children John Charles WALTER b: 13 AUG 1787
    3. Has Children Frances Elizabeth WALTER b: 28 JUL 1788
    4. Has No Children James WALTER b: 03 NOV 1791
    5. Has Children George WALTER b: 1792
    6. Has No Children Susanna WALTER b: 16 FEB 1794
    7. Has Children Sarah WALTER b: 02 MAY 1795
    8. Has Children Weever WALTER b: 29 JAN 1797 in Brigg, Lincolnshire
    9. Has No Children Anna Maria Philadelphia WALTER b: 30 AUG 1799
    10. Has Children Edward WALTER b: 13 NOV 1801 in Brigg, Lincolnshire
    11. Has No Children Louisa WALTER b: 14 DEC 1803

    1. Title: Parish Record
      Abbrev: Parish Record
    2. Title: Website
      Abbrev: Website
    3. Title: Editorial Note (comment by Ronald Dunning)
      Abbrev: Editorial Note
    4. Title: and
      Page: England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
      James Walter
      Baptism Date: 10 Mar 1759
      Baptism Place: Shipborne, Kent, England
      Father: Wm Hampson Walter
      Mother: Susanna Walter
      FHL Film Number: 1866581
    5. Title: Cambridge Alumni 1261-1900
      Abbrev: Cambridge Alumni
    6. Title: Census
      Abbrev: Census
      Page: 1841 HO107/642 Book 7 Folio 5 Caistor - Market Rasen
      Page 3 Vicarage House
      James Walter 82 Clergyman N[ot born in Lincolnshire]
      Frances Walter 78 N
      Ann Walter 40 Y
      >3 servants>
    7. Title: A Chronology of Jane Austen and her Family
      Abbrev: Chronology
      Author: Deirdre Le Faye
      Publication: Cambridge University Press, 2006
      Page: Jane Austen's Letters (Third Edition 1995)
    8. Title: IGI, Subject: IGI
      Abbrev: IGI
      Page: Batch No.: M15351 Dates: 1705-1813 Source Call No.: 0091741 Type: Film Printout Call No.: NONE Type: Film
    9. Title: Manuscript, Record Type: Unpublished Manuscript
      Abbrev: Manuscript
      Page: Fanny Maria Walter's MS Reminiscences
    10. Title: and
      Page: Surrey, England, Church of England Marriages, 1754-1937
      James Watter
      Spouse: Frances Walter
      Marriage Date: 3 May 1784
      Marriage Place: Oxted, St Mary, Surrey, England
      Reference Number: P3/1/27