The Rt. Hon. Sir Charles Jasper Selwyn, PC QC

The Rt. Hon. Sir Charles Jasper Selwyn, PC QC

Male 1813 - 1869  (55 years)

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  • Name Charles Jasper Selwyn 
    Prefix The Rt. Hon. Sir 
    Suffix PC QC 
    Born 13 Oct 1813  Church Row, Hampstead Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 20 Sep 1814  St. John-at-Hampstead Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1841  Kew House Road, Richmond Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1851  Pagoda House, Kew Rd, Richmond Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 11 Aug 1869  Pagoda House, Richmond Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Nunhead Cemetery, South London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I0386  The Selwyn Family Tree
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2019 

    Father William Selwyn, QC,   b. 31 Mar 1775,   d. 25 Jul 1855, Tunbridge Wells Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Laetitia Frances Kynaston,   b. 23 Dec 1774,   d. 17 Oct 1842, Pagoda House, Richmond Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 11 Jun 1801 
    Census 1851  Pagoda House, Kew Rd. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Family ID F040  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hester Ravenshaw,   b. Abt 1820, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1868  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Married 1856 
    Children 
     1. Capt. Charles William Selwyn,   b. 7 Mar 1858, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Mar 1893, Auckland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
     2. Edith Adriana Selwyn,   b. 22 Aug 1859, Richmond, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1910  (Age 50 years)
    +3. Beatrice Eugenie Selwyn,   b. 3 Aug 1865,   d. 1898  (Age 32 years)
    Family ID F044  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Catherine Rosalie Greene,   b. 1 Feb 1833, Barielly, Calcutta, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jul 1875, Selwyn Court, Richmond Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 02 Apr 1869  Loddon, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Maj. Harry Jasper Selwyn,   b. 1870,   d. 21 Apr 1919, 22 Bentinck St., Cavendish Sq., Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F048  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Oct 1813 - Church Row, Hampstead Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 20 Sep 1814 - St. John-at-Hampstead Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1841 - Kew House Road, Richmond Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1851 - Pagoda House, Kew Rd, Richmond Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 02 Apr 1869 - Loddon, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Nunhead Cemetery, South London Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Charles Jasper Selwyn
    Charles Jasper Selwyn

    Headstones
    Grave of Charles Jasper Selwyn, Hester Selwyn and Harry Jasper Selwyn
    Grave of Charles Jasper Selwyn, Hester Selwyn and Harry Jasper Selwyn
    Left side: Charles Jasper Selwyn Lord Justice of the Court of Appeal in Chancery Died August 11th 1869
    Right side: Hester Wife of Lord Justice Selwyn Died February 23rd 1868
    Front: Henry Jasper Selwyn Son of Lord Justice Selwyn Major Worcestershire Yeomanry Died April 21st 1919
    Plot: 91/9864
    Location of the grave of Charles Jasper Selwyn and family
    Location of the grave of Charles Jasper Selwyn and family
    Plot: 91/9864

    Histories
    Biography of Charles Jasper Selwyn
    Biography of Charles Jasper Selwyn
    Biographia juridica : a biographical dictionary of the judges of England from the conquest to the present time, 1066-1870. Foss, Edward, 1787-1870 p 607

  • Notes 
    • Entry on Wikipedia
    • M.P. for Cambridge University, 1859 - 1868
    • Adm. pens. at TRINITY, June 30, 1832. [Youngest s. of William (1792) (and Laetitia Frances, dau. of Thomas Kynaston, Esq.). [B. Oct. 13, 1813.] Schools, Ealing and Eton.] Matric. Michs. 1832; B.A. 1836; M.A. 1839 Hon. LL.D. 1862. Commissary, 1855-68. Adm. at Lincoln's Inn, Mar. 31, 1836. Called to the Bar, Jan. 27, 1840. Bencher, 1856-69; Q.C. M.P. for the University, 1859-68. Of Richmond, Surrey. Knighted, 1867. Solicitor-General, 1867. P.C., 1868. Lord Justice of Appeal, 1868-9. Married (1) 1856, Hester, dau. of John Goldsborough Ravenshaw, Chairman of the H.E.I.C.; (2) 1869, Catherine Rosalie, dau. of Col. G. T. Greene, I.C.S. Author (jointly), Annals of the Diocese of New Zealand. Died Aug. 11, 1869. Brother of William (1823), George A. (1826) and Thomas K. (1830); father of the next. (Eton Sch. Lists; Boase, . 488; Inns of Court; D.N.B.)
    • Entry on find a grave website

  • Sources 
    1. [S23] 1841 Census for Surrey/Richmond/District 8.

    2. [S24] 1851 Census for Surrey Richmond District 2i.


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