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Sir William Curtis                               1804-1870
William was born on 26 August 1804, the son of William Curtis and Mary Ann Lear, at Southgate, London. He was educated at Eton. He attended St. John's, Cambridge. Succeeded his father as 3rd Bart., 16 March 1847. This third Sir William Curtis outlived his eldest son (William Edmund) and the re-marriage of his daughter-in-law. He died on 7 November 1870. The Baronetcy passed to his grandson, William Michael Curtis.
Georgina Maria Stratton                    1812-1892
Georgina was born about 1812, the daughter of John Stratton and Frances Maria Jodrell, at St. George's Parish, London.
I have identified the following children.
  William Edmund Born 26 Oct 1833   Gloucestershire Married Ariana Emily Master
Georgina Henrietta Born 28 Mar 1835   Brent, London Married Henry Tichborne Davenport
Madeline Harriet Louisa Born abt 1836   Brent, London Married William Charles Chester Master
Philip Julian Born 20 Mar 1838   Brent, London Married Margaret Helen Marie Candy
John Egerton Born 6 Dec 1844   Brent, London Married Mary Ella Wallace

Birth of Parents
Sir William Curtis b: 26 Aug 1804  c: 4 Mar 1805             Weld Chapel, Southgate, London
son of William Curtis and Mary Ann Lear

Georgina Maria Stratton b: abt 1812         St. George's Parish, London
daughter of John Stratton and Frances Maria Jodrell

Marriage
18 May 1831
Sir William Curtis
Georgina Maria Stratton
St. George's, Hanover Square, London

The Times, Thursday, May 19, 1831   MARRIAGES
  On the 18th Inst., at St. George's, Hanover Square, by the Rev. Francis Litchfield, William, eldest son of Sir William Curtis, Bart., to Georgiana Maria, eldest daughter of the late John Stratton, Esq., of Portugal Street, Grosvenor Square, and of Farthinghoe Lodge, in the County of Northampton.

Children
William Edmund Curtis b: 26 Oct 1833               Gloucestershire
son of Sir William Curtis and Georgina Maria Stratton
Georgina Henrietta Curtis b: 28 Mar 1835  c: 24 Apr 1835                   Willesden St. Mary, Middlesex
daughter of Sir William Curtis and Georgina Maria Stratton

The Times, Monday, Mar 30, 1835                         BIRTHS
  On the 28th inst., at Harlesdon-house, Willesdon, the lady of William Curtis, Esq., of a daughter.

Madeline Harriet Louisa Curtis b: abt 1836  c: 5 Aug 1836                    Willesden St. Mary, Middlesex
daughter of Sir William Curtis and Georgina Maria Stratton
Philip Julian Curtis b: 20 Mar 1838  c: 2 May 1838             Willesden St. Mary, Middlesex
son of Sir William Curtis and Georgina Maria Stratton

1841 Census HO107-734 7 June 1841 Mayfair, St Georges Hanover Sq., Middlesex
Portugal Street     Born in this County?    
Frances Stratton
John Stratton
Julia Wedderburn
Georgina Curtis
William Curtis
Age 55
Age 23
Age 25
Age 28
Age 35
Ind.
Ind.
Ind.
Ind.
Banker
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
  10 Oct 1782
abt 1817
abt 1815
abt 1812
26 Aug 1804

1841 Census HO107-1176
7 June 1841 Netheravon, Wiltshire
Netheravon House     Born in this County?    
William Curtis
Georgina
Madeline
Phillip
Plus 8 Servants
Age 8
Age 6
Age 4
Age 3
No
No
No
No
  abt 1832
abt 1834
abt 1836
abt 1837
    This house was owned by the Beach family. Georgina's sister, Harriet Vittoria Stratton, was married to Sir Michael Hicks Beach.

John Egerton Curtis b: 6 Dec 1844               Harlesden, Middlesex
son of Sir William Curtis and Georgina Maria Stratton

Death
Sir William Curtis Died 7 Nov 1870, Age 66,             Nice, France
Burual: English cemetery of Caucade at Nice

The Times, Friday, Nov 11, 1870                         DEATHS
  On the 7th Nov., at Nice, Sir William Curtis, Bart., in his 67th year.

LONDON   29 Dec 1870                         Probate
CURTIS, Sir William, Bart., The Will of Sir William Curtis, late of Caynham Court, in the County of Salop, Baronet, deceased, who died 7 November 1870 in Nice, in France, was proved at the Principal Registry by the oath of Dame Georgina Maria Curtis, of Caynham Court, aforesaid, Widow, the Relict, the sole Executrix.
  Effects under £7,000
The Illustrated London News, Monday, Nov 13, 1870
OBITUARY OF EMINENT PERSONS
SIR WILLIAM CURTIS, BART.
William Curtis, third Baronet, of Culland's Grove, Middlesex, died at Nice, on the 7th inst. He was born Aug. 26, 1804, the eldest son of the late Sir William Curtis, Bart., by Mary Anne, his wife, only child of George Lear, Esq. of Laytonstone, and was grandson of the well-known Alderman William Curtis, Lord Mayor of London in 1795, and for 35 years M.P. for that City, who was created a Baronet Dec. 21, 1802. The Baronet whose decease we record received his education at Eton, and St. John's College, Cambridge, where he graduated in 1825. He was a magistrate for the counties Hereford, Salop, Kent, Middlesex, and Wilts; and, in 1857, served as High Sheriff for Shropshire, in which county he processed the estate and seat of Caynharn Court. He married May 18, 1831, Georgina Maria, eldest daughter of John Stratton, Esq., of Farthinghoe Lodge, Northamptonshire, by whom he had issue three sons and two daughters. The eldest son, William Edmund Curtis, Lieutenant in the 1st Royal Dragoons, died May 11, 1800, leaving, by Ariana Emily, his wife, daughter of Colonel Master, of Knole Park, Gloucestershire, an only child, the present Sir William Michael Curtis, fourth Baronet, born Nov, 10, 1859.

1871 Census RG10-135 3 Apr 1871 St James Square, St James Westminster, London
32 Burr Street [Lodging House]
Philip Julian Curtis Age 33 Army Captain Retired Willisden Middlesex 20 Mar 1838

1881 Census RG11-1456 4 April 1881 Fulmer, Buckinghamshire
Fulmer House
(Dame) G. Curtis (Widow)
(Dame) H. V. Beach (Sister)(W)
Col. W. C. Master (SonLaw)(M)
Plus 5 Servants
Age 69
Age 67
Age 59
Baronet Widow
Baronet Widow
Queen's body guard
St George
St George
Middlesex
Middlesex
Ireland
abt 1812
abt 1813
abt 1821

1891 Census RG12-2111 6 April 1891 Holy Cross and St Giles, Shropshire
The Whitehall
Lady G. M. Curtis (Widow)
Ellen Curtis (DauLaw)
Florence G. (GrDau)
Emily Dues (Visitor)
Plus 5 Servants
Age 79
Age 35
Age 17
Age 56
Living on own means
Living on own means
Living on own means
Living on own means
St Georges Parish
Halifax
Victoria
St Georges Parish
London
Canada
Vancouver Island
London
abt 1812
abt 1855
abt 1873
abt 1834

Death
Georgina Maria (Stratton) Charleton Died 29 Mar 1892, Age 80,     Shropshire           1892 1Q Atcham 6a 595

The Times, Thursday, Mar 31, 1892                   DEATHS
  On the 29th inst., at The Whitehall, Shrewsbury, the Dowager Lady Curtis, in her 81st year.
SHREWSBURY   6 May 1892                         Probate
CURTIS, Dame Georgina Maria, of The Whitehall, Shrewsbury, Salop, widow died 29 March 1892, Probate Shrewsbury, 6 May, to Sir William Michael Curtis, baronet.   Effects £1,132 0s. 8d.

SPECIAL THANKS  to Judit Kiraly of Nice, France for her many contributions to this family page.