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1850 John Wadham Floyer Ambrotype Photo, Martin, Horncastle Lincoln UK


On reverse: "John Wadham Floyer born Aug 23 1818, died at Martin Hall w. Horncastle, Linc. Sept 22 1870, age 53." is handwritten in old dip pen ink, also "Father of Alice Matilda" is handwritten in blue ink by a different hand, as well as "Great Grandfather of O.S. Ludgate" handwritten in old pencil. This is handwritten on a large glued period paper 2.5 x 4.5 inch glued to the reverse of the case, all clearly identified in large script. Photo type: Large Victorian Ambrotype Photograph in wooden case with wire clip for hanging. Photographer: unknown, unmarked.

Found in Public Genealogy Records:
Martin is a hamlet and former civil parish about 2 miles or 3 km south of Horncastle, Lincolnshire, England. The parish of Martin was abolished in 1936 to enlarge the nearby parish of Roughton, England.

John Wadham Floyer 1818-1870
Birth: Aug. 23, 1818 in Ketsby Hall, East Lindsey, South Ormsby, Lincolnshire
His Father: John Gould Floyer 1785-1841 born Reesby Hall, Lincolnshire
His Mother: Sarah Wright Floyer 1789-1841, born Wrangle, Lincolnshire
His Siblings:
John Wadham Floyer 1818-1870 (this photo)
Richard Ayscoghe Martin Floyer 1820-1843
Ayscoghe Floyer 1821-1872

His Death: September 26, 1870 Martin Hall, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire
Buried: 26 September, 1870 in South Ormsby, Lincolnshire, England

John Wadham Floyer Marriage
Registration Quarter: Apr-May-Jun
Registration Year: 1843
Registration District: Horncastle County, Lincolnshire
Event Place: Horncastle, Lincolnshire, England
Spouse: Augusta Gilliat Floyer  1822-1903

Their Children:
1. Alice Matilda Fkoyer 1844-1870, born Cawkwell, Lincolnshire
2. Agnes Matilda Floyer 1845-1869, born Cawkwell, Lincolnshire
3. Hubert Wadham Floyer 1847-1847, Infant, born and died Cawkwell, Lincolnshire
4. Augustus Wadham Floyer 1850-1892, Born Martin, Lincolnshire
5. Hubert or Herbert Martin Floyer 1852-1875, born Martin, Lincolnshire 
6. Richard Gould Floyer 1853-1910, born Martin Hall, Lincolnshire
7. George Ayscoghe Floyer 1854-1855, infant, born Martin, Lincolnshire
8. William Ayscoghe Floyer,  born 1856 at Martin, Lincolnshire
9. Arthur Herewarde Floyer 1857-1933, born Martin, Lincolnshire
10. Eric Randolph Floyer 1858-1932, born Martin, Lincoln, England
11. George Frederick Floyer  1862-1939, born Martin, Lincolnshire
12. Sydenham Ernest Floyer  1864-1900, born Martin, Lincolnshire

Note: from Wiki: "Cawkwell is a hamlet and former civil parish in the East Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 6 miles (10 km) southwest of the town of Louth, and in the Lincolnshire Wolds, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is in the civil parish of Scamblesby. Cawkwell is a deserted medieval village first mentioned in 1354. It was still standing in 1872 but had disappeared by 1924, with parts of it used to restore the church at Scamblesby. Cawkwell House is a Grade II listed building dating from 1825 and built of brick with a slate roof."

From Floyer Family Pedigree Manuscript by J. Kestell Floyer, 1898.
Name: Agnes Matilda Floyer 1845-1869, died age 24
Birth: 28 Oct 1845 in Cawkwell, Lincolnshire
Burial: 20 Oct 1869 Martin Hall, Lincolnshire
Christening: 11 Jan, 1846 in Cawkwell, Lincolnshire
Death: 20 Oct, 1869  age 24
Her Father: John Wadham Floyer 1818-1870, born Ketsby Hall, South Ormsby, Lincolnshire
Her Mother: Augusta Gilliat 1822-1903, born Scrafield, Lincoln County, England.

Buried at St Leonard's Church, South Ormsby, East Lindsey District, Lincolnshire UK

Sources: Visitation of England and Wales, Edited by Joseph Jackson Howard LLD, Frederick Arthur Crisp, Privately Printed 1895); Floyer Family Pedigree, by J. Kestell Floyer, unpublished manuscript; about 1898.

This is a beautiful and early photo of early English gentility. Both John and his wife Augusta seem to have French English Norman surnames: Floyer and Gilliat. It was found in Lostwithiel, Cornwall County, England UK. It is a rare, one of a kind antique vintage "ambro" photo of John, taken at his age about 53. The image is somewhat dark in tone, but what a beautiful gift to see his face and early clothing. It is a clearly signed and rare one of a kind vintage piece.

Size: 3.75 x 4.5 inches
Debra Clifford Ancestorville Genealogy      Note: The original is sold, but you may still purchase large, detailed and intimate 300 dpi high resolution scans of front and back, sent immediately via email. Please check our site carefully, as many may be related to each other that we are unaware of. Click scan to place in your cart. Thank you, enjoy! ~debra (please also join me at Ancestorville Genealogy on facebook. contact info on top bar)

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