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Sir Henry Russell II, Bart                       1783-1852
Henry was born on 17 May 1783, the son of Sir Henry Russell, Bart. and Anne Barbara Whitworth, at Dover, Kent.
  He went to Calcutta with his father in May 1798; appointed a writer, Nov. 1798, Assistant Secretary to the Resident at Hyderabad, 1800; Secretary, 1802; Third member of the Commission appointed to investigate the claims of the Nawab of the Carnatic, 1807; Officiating Resident at Poona, 1809; the British representative at the Court of Hyderabad, 1811-1820, during the Mahratta-Pindari War, in which the Nizam's Army proved of much service.
  Another person who accompanied the family to India in 1798, was the niece of his mother; a young lady named Hon. Rose Whitworth Aylmer, born October 1779; only daughter of Henry, fourth Baron Aylmer, and his wife Catherine, who was sister to Lord Whitworth, Ambassador to Buonaparte in 1803.   She ultimately became engaged to Henry, but died of cholera on 2 March 1800, at her uncle's house in Calcutta.   Henry succeeded as the 2nd Baronet of Swallowfield, Berkshire on 19 April 1836, upon the death of his father, Sir Henry (1751-1836).
Jane Amelia Casamaijor                          1789-1809           (1st Wife)
Jane was born 20 August 1789, the daughter of James Henry Casamaijor and Elizabeth Helen Campbell, at Fort St George, India.
I have not identified any children.

Birth of Parents
Henry Russell II b: 17 May 1783         Dover, Kent
son of Sir Henry Russell and Anne Barbara Whitworth

Jane Amelia Casamaijor b: 20 Aug 1789  c: 14 Sep 1789       Fort St George, Tamil Nadu, India
daughter of James Henry Casamaijor and Elizabeth Helen Campbell
Marriage
20 Dec 1808
Henry Russell II (25)
Jane Amelia Casamaijor (19)
Madras, India

Death
Jane Amelia (Casamaijor) Russell Died 29 Jan 1809, Age 19,         Madras, India

Saint Mary's Church, Fort St. George, Madras India
Burial of Jane Amelia Casamaijor



Marie Clotilde Mottet de La Fontaine         1795-1872           (2nd Wife)
Marie was born about 1795, the daughter of Benoit Mottet de La Fontaine and Marie Marguerite Villon de Fécamp, at Compiègne, France.
I have identified the following children.
Henry Born 9 Jun 1819      
Anna Born 21 Sep 1820   Hyderabad, India  
Mary Born 24 Sep 1822   Sutton, Bedford Married Dawson Cornelius Greene
Charles Born 22 Jun 1826   Reading, Berks  
George Born 23 Aug 1828   Swallowfield, Berks Married Constance Charlotte E. Lennox
Priscilla Born 19 Jan 1830   Swallowfield, Berks Married George Brackenbury

Birth of new wife
Marie Clotilde Mottet de La Fontaine     b: abt 1795               Compiègne, France
daughter of Benoit Mottet de La Fontaine and Marie Marguerite Villon de Fécamp
Marriage
13 Nov 1816
Henry Russell II (33)
Marie Clotilde Mottet de La Fontaine (21)
St Cosneille, Picardy, France

Children
Henry Russell b: 9 Jun 1819              
son of Henry Russell II and Marie Clotilde Mottet de La Fontaine
Anna Russell b: 21 Sep 1820  c: 4 Aug 1821             Saint Mary, St Marylebone, London
daughter of Henry Russell II and Marie Clotilde Mottet de La Fontaine, Hyderabad, India
Mary Russell b: 24 Sep 1822  c: 1 Jan 1823             Eyworth, Bedfordshire
daughter of Henry Russell II and Marie Clotilde Mottet de La Fontaine
Charles Russell b: 22 Jun 1826  c: 19 Aug 1826             Reading, Berkshire
son of Henry Russell II and Marie Clotilde Mottet de La Fontaine
George Russell b: 23 Aug 1828  c: 25 Oct 1828             Swallowfield, Berkshire
son of Henry Russell II and Marie Clotilde Mottet de La Fontaine
Priscilla Russell b: 19 Jan 1830  c: 19 Aug 1830             Swallowfield, Berkshire
daughter of Henry Russell II and Marie Clotilde Mottet de La Fontaine

1841 Census HO107-736
7 June 1841 St James Square, St James, Middlesex
Charles Street     Born in this County?    
Charles Russell
Clotilde
Priscilla
Plus 3 Servants
Age 50
Age 40
Age 10
Ind. Yes
Foreign
No
  abt 1786
abt 1795
19 Jan 1830

1851 Census HO107-1693 31 March 1851 Swallowfield, Berkshire
Swallowfield House
Henry Russell
Clotilde (Wife)
Charles
Ann
Mary
Priscilla
Charles (Brother)
Plus 16 Servants
Age 67
Age 56
Age 26
Age 30
Age 28
Age 21
Age 64
Baronet & Landed Proprietor

Army Lieutenant



Army Lieutenant-Retired
London
Pondicherry
Reading
Hyderabad
Sutton
Swallowfield
London

India
Berkshire
East Indies
Bedfordshire
Berkshire
17 May 1783
abt 1795
22 Jun 1826
21 Sep 1820
24 Sep 1822
19 Jan 1830
abt 1786

Death
Sir Henry Russell II, 2nd Baronet Died 19 Apr 1852,     Swallowfield, Berkshire       1852 2Q Wokingham 2c 238
Charles becomes the 3rd Baronet Berkshire

1861 Census RG9-751 8 April 1861 Swallowfield, Berkshire
Swallowfield Place
Sir Charles Russell, Bart
Lady Russell (Mother)
George (Brother)
Ann (Suster)
Priscilla (Suster)
Plus 13 Servants
Age 34
Age 66
Age 32
Age 39
Age 29
Lt-Colonel Army

Barrister
Reading
India
Swallowfield
India
Swallowfield
Berkshire
(Brit Subj)
Berkshire
(Brit Subj)
Berkshire
22 Jun 1826
abt 1795
23 Aug 1828
21 Sep 1820
19 Jan 1830

Swallowfield Park, Berkshire

1871 Census RG10-1287 3 April 1871 East Swallowfield, Berkshire
Swallowfield Place
Charles Russell
Annie (Sister)
Plus 5 Servants
Age 44
Age 50
Baronet, Magistrate Reading
East Indies
Berkshire 22 Jun 1826
21 Sep 1820

Death
Lady Marie Clotilde (Mottet de La Fontaine) Russell Died 31 Jan 1872, Age 77,     Swallowfield, Berkshire
1872 1Q Wokingham 2c 252

The Times, Saturday, Feb 3, 1872                         DEATHS
  On the 31st Jan., at Swallowfield, Lady Russell, in her 78th year.

1881 Census RG11-1311 4 April 1881 East Swallowfield, Berkshire
Swallowfield Park
Anne Russell
Plus 4 Servants
Age 58 Annuitant Hyderabad East Indies 21 Sep 1820

1881 Census RG11-1010 4 April 1881 Folkestone, Kent
19 Clifton Crescent
George Russell
Constance C. E. (Wife)
Marie Clotilde
Arthur E. I. M.
Charles (Brother)
Plus 8 Servants
Age 52
Age 39
Age 7
Age 2
Age 54
Judge of County Courts



Bart, M.P., V.C.
Swallowfield
London
London
Folkestone
Southern Hill
Berkshire
Middlesex
Middlesex
Kent
Berkshire
23 Aug 1828
abt 1841
abt 1873
abt 1878
22 Jun 1826

Death
Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Charles Russell, 3rd Baronet VC       Died 13 Apr 1883, Age 56,     Swallowfield, Berkshire
George becomes the 4th Baronet Berkshire                                          1883 2Q Wokingham 2c 252

The Times, Tuesday, Apr 17, 1883                     DEATHS
  On the 14th Apr., at Swallowfield, Colonel Sir Charles Russell, Bart., V.C., in his 57th year.

The Times, Monday, Apr 16, 1883               OBITUARIES
OBITUARY
  We regret to announce the death of Sir Charles Russell, which took place on Saturday at Swallowfield, near Reading, in his 57th year.   He was the eldest surviving son of Sir Henry Russell, the second baronet, by his second wife Marie Clotilde, daughter of M. Mottet de la Fontaine.   Sir Charles was educated at Eton, and entered the Army in 1843, when he was appointed to the 35th Regiment, with which he served in the Mauritius.   Transferred to the Grenadier Guards in 1847, he served with distinction throughout the whole of the campaign, having been present at the battles of the Alma, Balaclava, Inkerman, and the siege of Sebastopol.   For his valour at Inkerman he received the Victoria Cross.   He also obtained the Crimean medal with four clasps, the Turkish medal, and the Order of the Medjidie, and was made a Knight of the Legion of Honour.   He was appointed Deputy Assistant Adjutant-General with the Army in the Crimea.   He succeeded his father as third baronet on 1852.   He had been a Deputy-Lieutenant for Berkshire since 1855, and sat for that county in Parliament in the Conservative interest from July, 1865, to November, 1868, when he retired from the representation under the minority clause of the Reform Act of 1867.   He was returned for Westminster as the colleague of Mr. W. H. Smith in 1874, and was re-elected in 1880, but retired in 1882 in consequence of ill health.   He is succeeded in the baronetcy by his brother, Mr. George Russell, County Court Judge.
LONDON   13 Sep 1883                         Probate
SIR RUSSELL, Charles Bart. - The Will of Sir Charles Russell, late of Swallowfield Park, near Reading, in the County of Berks, Baronet, who died 14 April 1883, at Swallowfield Park, was proved at the Principal Registry, by Sir George Russell, of Swallowfield P, Baronet, the Brother, the Sole Executor.   Effects £39,433 10s. 10d.






SPECIAL THANKS  to Penny Graham, of England, for inspiring the research of this family, and for many of the details provided.