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 1  3  3  5  2  4  2  6                    POWELL, Baden, Born 21 Nov 1767 in 
                                           Little St Helen London, Died 24 Jul 
                                           1844 in Speldhurst Kent at age 76; 
                                           Bap. 10.12.1767 
                                           High Sheriff of Kent 1831; J.P. 
                                           Successful gentleman farmer of 
                                           Tunbridge Wells 
                                           Owned in succession the estates of 
                                           Hollands, Broom Hill, Bentham Hill,
                                           Langton Manor and Speldhurst
                                           Elected to the Mercers' Company 
                                           1794, by redemption; Master 1822 
                                           SP POWELL, Hester, Born 31 Oct 1776 
                                              in St PeterLePoer London, 
                                              Married 21 Nov 1795 in St John's 
                                              Hackney for 48* years, Died 7 
                                              Jun 1848 in Speldhurst Kent at 
                                              age 71; Baden and Hester were 
                                              1st cousins; bap 27.12.76 St 
                                              Peter-le-Poer, London 
 1  3  3  5  2  4  2  6  1                 POWELL, Rev. Prof. Baden, Born 22 
                                              Aug 1796 in Stamford Hill, Middx, 
                                              Died 11 Jun 1860 in Paddington at 
                                              age 63; d at 6 Stanhope St., Paddington. 
                                              educ Oriel Coll Oxford; BA 1817, 1st 
                                              class Honours in Mathematics MA 1820 
                                              Clerk in Holy Orders 1820 Curate, Midhurst; 
                                              Vicar of Plumstead, Kent 1821-27. 1827 
                                              aged 31 made Savilian Prof of Geometry, 
                                              Oxon, 1827; 1824 aged 27 Fellow of the 
                                              Royal Society, and later Vice President; 
                                              Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Soc. 
                                              Pres. of the Royal Geogr. Soc.; Member 
                                              of Royal Univ Commission 1850; Played 
                                              the organ; painted and sketched. Drew 
                                              caricatures of his Oxford  colleagues. 
                                              Wrote on mathematics, physics, theology 
                                              and philosophy and fought for the principle 
                                              acknowledging scientific advances were 
                                              compatible with Christian religion Following 
                                              Darwin's "Origin of Species" 1859 he 
                                              contributed one of seven essays in "Essays 
                                              and Reviews" 1860 This was violently 
                                              attacked, and the authors denounced as being 
                                              inspired by "the Evil One himself" "There was 
                                              some expectation of him becoming a Bishop, 
                                              before Essays and Reviews were published" 
                                              letter from his widow to her nephew 
                                              20.8.1909 Elected to the Mercer's Company 
                                              1822, by patrimony; bur 16.6.60 at Kensal 
                                              Green 
                                           SP SMYTH, Henrietta Grace, Born 3 
                                              Sep 1824 in 18 Buckingham Gate 
                                              SW1, Married 10 Mar 1846 in St. 
                                              Luke's, Chelsea for 14* years, 
                                              Died 13 Oct 1914 in 32 Prince's 
                                              Gate, W2 at age 90; All children 
                                               assumed the additional surname 
                                              Baden 30.4.02; lived at 81 St 
                                              George's Place, Hyde Pk Cnr 
                                              bur at Kensal Green 
                                           SP POPE, Charlotte, Married 27 Sep 
                                              1837 in Speldhurst. Kent for 7* 
                                              years, Died 14 Oct 1844; dau of 
                                              William Pope of Hillindene, Middx
                                              bur at Speldhurst 
                                           SP RIVAZ, Eliza, Married 17 Jul 
                                              1821 in St John's Hackney for 
                                              14* years, Died 13 Mar 1836; dau 
                                              of Vincent Francis Rivaz of 
                                              Hackney 
                                              d.s.p.; bur St Peter's in the 
                                              East, Oxford 
                                           Their descendants are >here< 
 
 1  3  3  5  2  4  2  6  2                 POWELL, Susanna, Born 17 Jan 1798, 
                                           Died 25 Mar 1885 at age 87 
 1  3  3  5  2  4  2  6  3                 POWELL, Eleanor, Born 4 Oct 1803, 
                                           Died 30 Oct 1885 at age 82 
 1  3  3  5  2  4  2  6  4                 POWELL, Charles, Born 30 Jul 1807, 
                                           Died 17 Mar 1885 at age 77; of 
                                           Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells 
                                           JP Kent 
                                           Elected Member of the Mercers' 
                                           Company 1832; Master 1853 & 1882 
                                           educ Trin Coll Oxford BA 29, MA 33 
                                           bur at Speldhurst 
                                           SP WATSON, Emily Ann, Married 28 
                                              Oct 1851 in Fillongley, Warks 
                                              for 33* years, Died 21 May 1890; 
                                              dau of James Eyre Watson of 
                                              Fillongley Grange, Warks 
                                              bur at Speldhurst 
 1  3  3  5  2  4  2  6  4  1              POWELL, George Baden, Born 26 Nov 
                                           1852, Died 27 Nov 1852 at age 0 
 1  3  3  5  2  4  2  6  4  2              POWELL, Charles Watson, Born 26 Nov 
                                           1852, Died 1936 at age 83; educ
                                           Winchester 65-69; Merton Coll, 
                                           Oxford, BA 78, MA 78 
                                           Inner Temple; Union Club 
                                           A Mercer by Patrimony  1873; Master 
                                           1906 (7?) 
                                           DL JP for Kent, Chmn Petty Sessions 
                                           & Income Tax Commissioners 
                                           Manor House, Speldhurst, Kent 
                                           SP DRURY, Elizabeth (Constance), 
                                              Married 22 Aug 1888 in 
                                              Crowborough, Sussex for 47* 
                                              years; 2nd dau of Col.
                                              Heber Drury 
 1  3  3  5  2  4  2  6  4  2  1           POWELL, Charles Baden Drury, Born 
                                           15 Sep 1889, Died 13 Aug 1916 in 
                                           kia Somme at age 26; educ Bedales; 
                                           Wye Agric Coll 
                                           Kent Cyclist Btn; 21st Middx Regt 
                                           bur Maroc Brit Cemetery Elected 
                                           Member of the Mercers' Company 1910 
 1  3  3  5  2  4  2  6  4  2  2           POWELL, Gerald (Frederick Watson), 
                                           Born 24 Apr 1891, Died 28 Jul 1917 
                                           in kia Hill 60 at age 26; educ 
                                           Harrow; Magdalen Coll Oxford 
                                           Conservative Club; Inner Temple 
                                           TA 11, 2nd Lt Kent Cyclist Btn, 
                                           Capt 14 
                                           Major, 8th Btn QOR West Kent Regt 17
                                           bur Brit Mil Cem Dickebusch Elected 
                                           member of the Mercers' Company 1901 
 1  3  3  5  2  4  2  6  5                 POWELL, Henry, Born 6 Mar 1809, 
                                           Died 18 May 1867 in Brighton at age 
                                           58; 
                                           Exeter College Oxford, BA 1831; MD 
                                           1839 
                                           Practised at Tunbridge Wells, 
                                           Coventry and Brighton 
                                           Professor of Physic, Gresham 
                                           College, London, 1867 
                                           Member of the Mercer's Company 1832 
                                           by patrimony 
                                           bur at Speldhurst 
                                           SP WATSON, Mary Sophia, Married 20 
                                              Jan 1842 in Tottenham for 25* 
                                              years, Died 28 Nov 1901 in 
                                              Crowborough; dau of James Eyre 
                                              Watson of Fillongley Grange, 
                                              Warks 
                                              Later of The Croft, Crowborough 
                                              d 1/6 ? 
                                           Their descendants are >here< 

 

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