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Kitchen and Gopsill families of Stratford-upon-Avon


Declaration of Catherine Mary Bellinger of West Kensington, London, concerning the surviving children of Thomas Gopsill, John William Tatham and Mary his wife (sister-in-law of testator), William Kitchen and Frederick Kitchen, amongst whom the estate of the late William Gopsill of Stratford-upon-Avon (will proved 1888) was to be divided.

With 41 certificates of baptism, birth, marriage and burial to establish the following:
/ Marriage of Frederick Kitchen and Hannah Morris (sister-in-law of William Gopsill) at Birmingham, February 1849, and the births of their seven children (1849-1861) one of whom died in 1866
/ Marriage of William Kitchen (brother-in-law of William Gopsill) and Mary Hutchings at Stratford-upon-Avon, April 1851, and the births of their eight children (1852-69), three of whom have since died (1861-90)
/ Death of William Kitchen at Stratford-upon-Avon, March 1892
/ Marriage of Thomas Joseph Gopsill (brother of the testator) and Sarah Neall, at Birmingham, January 1856, and the births of their 13 children (1856-76) one of whom died in 1874
/ Death of Thomas Joseph Gopsill, at Solihull, June 1897
/ Death of Catherine Gopsill (widow of William) at Stratford-upon-Avon, November 1893
/ Baptism of Maria Kitchen (sister-in-law of William Gopsill) at Stratford-upon-Avon, November 1830
/ Marriage of Alfred Barham Davey and Catherine Louisa Mary Kitchen (daughter of Frederick Henry Kitchen) at Chelsea, November 1879
/ Death of Alfred Barham Davey at St George,Hanover Square, January 1892
/ Marriage of Martin Bellinger and Catherine Mary Davey, at Campden Hill, December 1898

NOTE: John William Tatham was alive at the time of the declaration

  • Finding No


  • Date

    31 August 1904

  • Extent

    42 pieces

  • Status


  • Level


  • Associated people

    Bellinger, Catherine Louisa Mary

    Gopsill, Thomas Joseph

    Tatham, Maria

    Kitchen, William

    Kitchen, Frederick

    Gopsill, William

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