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  • ID: I8888
  • Name: Frederick Samuel STOWE
  • Given Name: Frederick Samuel
  • Surname: Stowe
  • Suffix: Sir 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 28 Sep 1849
  • Death: 17 May 1908
  • Event: Misc
  • Note:
    Sir Frederick Samuel Phillipson Stowe (1849-1908), the dia mond magnate, gained the title of 1st Baronet Philipson-St ow. SOURCE: 
    The Philipson-Stow Baronetcy, of Cape Town in the Colon y of Cape of Good Hope, and Blackdown House in Lodsworth i n the County of Sussex ... was created on 26 July 1907 fo r the diamond magnate Frederic Philipson-Stow. Born Frederi c Stow, he had assumed by Royal license the additional surn ame of Philipson in 1891. SOURCE: 
    Sir Frederic Samuel Stow, baronet, of Cape Town, born 28 S eptember 1849, died 17 May 1908, married 22 December 1874 F lorence Henchman Hewitt (died 22 December 1930, daughter o f Henry Hewitt of Cape Town). SOURCE: 
    The 2nd Bart, Sir Elliot Phillipson Phillipson-Stowe, o f Blackdown House, Fenhurst, Sussex was his son by his wif e Florence HEWITT, dau of Henry HEWITT of Cape Town South A frica. SOURCE: The Country Families of the United Kingdom ; or Royal Manual of the titled and untitled aristocracy o f England, Wales, Scotland (Vol 59, 1919)
    Of interest at  Blackdown House has been the subject of various al terations since its origin, including the ballroom (now bil liard room) in 1820. In 1840, on the instructions of Captai n James Henry, who had just acquired the property after 20 0 years of Yaldwyn occupancy, the notable architect Salvin , responsible for much of the House of Lords, was commissio ned to draw up alterations, including the large drawing roo m and main dining room. In 1891 the Estate was bought by S ir Frederick Philipson-Stowe who added a west wing and est ablished the spectacularly mature rhododendron, azalea an d camellia garden that one sees today.
    In 1941 the house was sold as part of the Blackdown House E state which at that time extended to some 1,591 acres and i ncluded Blackdown Home Farm and several other farms and hou ses. The property greatly diminished in size in the followi ng 60 years and was acquired by the present owners in 1996 . Extensive restoration has been carried out to the house t o include the roof, chimneys, rewiring, re-plumbing and wor k to some of the stone mullioned windows. In addition a gre at deal of internal refurbishment and modernisation has bee n carried out.
    Apart from the early connection with Cromwell, Blackdown Ho use appears to have been visited by a number of other notab le people. It is understood that Edward VII stayed at the h ouse and on several occasions Cecil Rhodes and George Berna rd Shaw visited the house being friends of Sir Frederick P hillipson-Stowe . Lord Tennyson was also a friend and regul ar visitor before building his own house a mile or so away
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  • Change Date: 13 Jul 2015 at 09:26

    Father: Frederick STOWE b: 15 Feb 1828
    Mother: Fanny SAUNDERS

    Marriage 1 Florence Henchman HEWITT b: in Of Cape Town, Cape Province, Republic Of South Africa
    • Married:
    • Change Date: 22 Mar 2016

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      Text: iliorum/philstow.html
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