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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 Records:
Note from wiki: Martin is a hamlet and former civil parish about 2 miles (3 km) south of Horncastle, Lincolnshire, England. The parish of Martin was abolished in 1936 to enlarge the parish of Roughton.

John Wadham Floyer
Birth: Aug. 23, 1818 Ketsby Hall, East Lindsey, South Ormsby, Lincolnshire
Father: John Gould Floyer born 1785, Reesby Hall, Lincolnshire, died 1841
Mother: Sarah Wright born June 1789, Wrangle, Lincolnshire, died 1841
John's Siblings:
John Wadham Floyer (1818-1870)
Richard Ayscoghe Martin Floyer (1820-1843)
Ayscoghe Floyer (1821-1872)
His Death: September 26, 1870 Martin Hall, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire
Buried: 26 September 1870 South Ormsby, Lincolnshire

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)

1 Alice Matilda FLOYER (1844-1870) born Cawkwell, Lincolnshire
2 Agnes Matilda FLOYER (1845-1869) born Cawkwell, Lincolnshire
3 Hubert Wadham FLOYER (1847-1847) Born 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) Born Martin, Lincolnshire
8 William Ayscoghe FLOYER (born 1856) Born 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, age 24)
Birth: 28 Oct 1845 in Cawkwell, Lincolnshire
Burial: 20 Oct 1869 Martin Hall, Lincolnshire
Christening: 11 Jan 1846 Cawkwell, Lincolnshire
Death: 20 Oct 1869
Father: John Wadham Floyer (1818-1870) born Ketsby Hall, South Ormsby, Lincolnshire Mother: Augusta Gilliat (1822-1903)  born Scrafield, Lincoln, 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.

A beautiful early photo of early English gentility. Both John and his wife Augusta seem to have French surnames, Floyer and Gilliat. Found in Lostwithiel, Cornwall, England UK. An "ambro" photo of John, taken at about age 53. The image is somewhat dark in tone, but what a beautiful gift to see his face and clothing clearly, and a clearly signed and rare one-o-a-kind piece.

Size: 3.75 x 4.5 inches
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