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    George HORSLEY

    Male 1836 - 1895  (59 years)


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    • Name George HORSLEY 
      Born 2 Dec 1836  Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
      Gender Male 
      Buried Dec 1895  Spion Kop Cemetary, Hpool Find all individuals with events at this location 
      • Monuments, Hartlepool District - Record Number: 173.15
        Location: Hartlepool
        Cemetery: Old Cemetery (a.k.a. Spion Kop, Borough, or Hart Warren)
        Denomination: any
        Section: A13
        2 Dec 1895 George Horsley, of Hartlepool, husband of Alethea Ann Horsley, Ship Owner, born 2 Dec 1836
        21 Sep 1927 Alethea Ann Horsley, wife of George Horsley, born 28 Jan 1840
        20 Jan 1871 Frederick Berry Horsley, son of George Horsley & Alethea Ann Horsley, born 19 Dec 1869
        22 Oct 1874 George John Horsley, son of George Horsley & Alethea Ann Horsley, born 10 Aug 1868
        23 Oct 1876 Ernest Berry Horsley, son of George Horsley & Alethea Ann Horsley, born 23 May 1873
      Died 2 Dec 1895  Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Person ID I938  Horsley
      Last Modified 25 Mar 2016 

      Father Matthew HORSLEY,   b. 1 Nov 1808, Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. (SEP QTR 1892), Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Mother Mary ...,   b. 1810, Seaton Carew, West Hartlepool Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1881, Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
      Notes 
      • 1841 Census Sussex Street, Hartlepool, Durham HO107/0315/19/~F15
        Horsley John 70 - Ferryman Y
        Horsley Margaret 70 - - Y
        Horsley Richard 35 - Fisher Y
        Horsley Isabella 35 - - Y
        Horsley Mathew 30 - Pilot Y
        Horsley Mary 30 - - Y
        Horsley Ann 8 - - Y
        Horsley Margaret 5 - - Y
        Horsley George 4 - - Y
        Horsley John 2 - - Y
        Horsley James 2 - - Y [2]
      Family ID F280  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family Alethea Ann BERRY,   b. 28 Jan 1840, Boston, Lincs. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1927, Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
      Married 7 Jul 1866  Weslyan Chapel, Hartlepool Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
      Children 
       1. George John HORSLEY,   b. 10 Aug 1868, Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1874, Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
       2. Frederick Berry HORSLEY,   b. 19 Dec 1869, Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1871, Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
       3. Matthew H HORSLEY,   b. 1871, Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location
       4. Ernest Berry HORSLEY,   b. 23 May 1873, Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1876, Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
       5. Albert Beresford HORSLEY, CBE,   b. 1880, Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1923, suicide Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
       6. Stanley HORSLEY,   b. 1882, Hartlepool, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location
      Last Modified 24 Oct 2005 
      Family ID F429  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Notes 
      • 1881 census Hpool.
        George Horsley at 18 Cliff Terrace, occ. Timber Merchant, Alderman, Magistrate. with wife Althea Ann aged 39 bn Boston, Lincs. and son Albert Berdford aged 1 yr. Their Dom. servants in 1881: Margaret Harbron unm. aged 25 bn Yarm, Durham. Sarah Place unm 17 bn Appleton Wiske, Yorks. Mary C Hubbart unm. 15 bn Hartlepool.

        He was a representative on Hartlepools Port Sanitary Authority 1890.

        1891 Census: "Claremont", Elwick Rd, West Hartlepool.
        George Horsley, hd, 54, shipbroker and timber mchant, bn Hpool Alethea " wife 50 Boston, Lincs.
        Matthew H " son 20 shipbroker and timber merch. Hpool
        Albert B " " 11 scholar "
        Stanley " 8 " "
        Hannah Sutcliffe serv 28 school governess Ashton u Lyme
        Mary J Botham " 37 dom servant, cook Ricall, Yorks
        Elizabeth A Fawcett 27 " house maid Northumberland
        Christina Rosscross? 20 " under house maid Scotland
        There was also a "Garden House" with Gardener and his family

        Claremont was a fine house in its own grounds, by 1950 it had become a school for children with learning difficulties.

        Monuments, Hartlepool District - Record Number: 173.15
        Location: Hartlepool
        Cemetery: Old Cemetery (a.k.a. Spion Kop, Borough, or Hart Warren)
        Denomination: any
        Section: A13
        2 Dec 1895 George Horsley, of Hartlepool, husband of Alethea Ann Horsley, Ship Owner, born 2 Dec 1836
        21 Sep 1927 Alethea Ann Horsley, wife of George Horsley, born 28 Jan 1840
        20 Jan 1871 Frederick Berry Horsley, son of George Horsley & Alethea Ann Horsley, born 19 Dec 1869
        22 Oct 1874 George John Horsley, son of George Horsley & Alethea Ann Horsley, born 10 Aug 1868
        23 Oct 1876 Ernest Berry Horsley, son of George Horsley & Alethea Ann Horsley, born 23 May 1873
      • 18 Cliff Tce . Home of George Horsley born 1838. Pitprop importer late 19th early 20th century .owned a fleet known as The Horsley Line . His youngest son was Albert Berisford Horsley who commited suicide in Pangbourne [4, 5]

    • Sources 
      1. [S26] Spion Kop gravestone.

      2. [S256] 1841 census, HO107/0315/19/~F15.

      3. [S156] South Durham Herald.

      4. [S9] Hartlepool Census.

      5. [S300] History of Hartlepool Facebook site.