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Family of John Sutton Attfield and Rose Stewart Taylor

Husband: John Sutton Attfield (1832-1905)
Wife: Rose Stewart Taylor (1845-1908)
Children: William Francis Attfield (1868-1868)
Henry Stewart Attfield (1869-1902)
Daisy Mary Attfield (1872-1943)
Roland Augustus Attfield (1875-1875)
Harry Kerr Attfield (1876-1900)
Violet Mabel Attfield (1881-1978)
Marriage 25 Jul 1867 Parish Church, Morchard Bishop, Devon
Witnesses 25 Jul 1867 Charles Snape, ???

Husband: John Sutton Attfield

Name: John Sutton Attfield
Sex: Male
Father: Richard Attfield (1787-1849)
Mother: Louisa Cooke (c. 1796-1871)
Birth 29 Jan 1832 St George Hanover Square, Westminster, Middlesex
Baptism 24 Jun 1832 (age 0) St George Hanover Square, Westminster, Middlesex
Will 1 Mar 1847 (age 15) Mentioned in father's will
Census 1851 (age 18-19) Living with mother
Occupation 1858 (age 25-26) Engineer, Norbiton Cottage, Kingston upon Thames (executor to will of James Attfield, uncle)
Occupation 1869 (age 36-37) Civil engineer, Stanmore, Middlesex (on son Henry's birth cert.)
Census 1871 (age 38-39) Civil engineer, St Hugh's Road, Penge, Surrey
Occupation 10 Oct 1872 (age 40) Engineer, 1 Alcester Road, Wallington, Surrey (executor to will of sister Harriet)
Occupation 1895 (age 62-63) Civil engineer, Lahore, India (Thacker's Indian Directory, 1895)
Will 2 Sep 1903 (age 71) Date of will (see notes)
Death 17 Jul 1905 (age 73) Okara, Montgomery District, Punjab, India
Will 20 Mar 1909 (age 77) Probate, London Fol.330 to Andrew Mure Slight (£2276)

Wife: Rose Stewart Taylor

Name: Rose Stewart Taylor
Sex: Female
Father: William Taylor (c. 1813-1846)
Mother: Agnes Edwards (1814-1895)
Birth 1845 Notting Hill, Middlesex
Baptism 2 Jul 1845 (age 0) St Mary Abbots Church, Kensington, Middlesex
Birth fact 1845 (age 0) 1845 S Quarter in KENSINGTON PADDINGTON AND FULHAM Volume 03 Page 297
Census 1851 (age 5-6) Living with mother & stepfather
Census 1861 (age 15-16) Living with mother & stepfather
Death fact 1908 (age 62-63) 1908 Jun Qtr, Kensington, 1a/110 (aged 63)
Death 26 Apr 1908 (age 62-63) 67 Longridge Road, Brompton, Middlesex
Will 1 Jun 1910 (age 64-65) Probate, London Fol.824 to Daisy Mary Slight (£2246-9s)

Child 1: William Francis Attfield

Name: William Francis Attfield
Sex: Male
Birth 1868 Great Stanmore, Middlesex
Baptism 18 Sep 1868 (age 0) Saint John The Evangelist, Great Stanmore, Middlesex
Birth fact 1868 (age 0) 1868 Sep Qtr, Hendon, 3a/116
Death fact 1868 (age 0) 1868 Dec Qtr, Hendon, 3a/61 (aged 0)
Death 1868 (age 0) Hendon, Middlesex
Burial 2 Oct 1868 Saint John The Evangelist, Great Stanmore (aged 9 weeks)

Child 2: Henry Stewart Attfield

Name: Henry Stewart Attfield
Sex: Male
Birth 2 Aug 1869 Morchard Bishop, Devon
Birth fact 1869 (age 0) 1869 Sep Qtr, Crediton, 5b/386
Census 1891 (age 21-22) Student (engineering), Egham, Surrey
Occupation 1895 (age 25-26) Assistant engineer, 11th Division Assam-Bengal Railway Co. (Thacker's Indian Directory, 1895)
Death 27 Jul 1902 (age 32) Chittagong, Assam, India
Will 29 Jun 1909 (age 39) Administration, London, to Andrew Mure Slight (£762-15s)

Child 3: Daisy Mary Attfield

Name: Daisy Mary Attfield
Sex: Female
Spouse: Andrew Mure Slight (1868-1914)
Birth 1872 Stoke next Guildford, Surrey
Baptism 17 Mar 1872 (age 0) Stoke Next Guildford, Surrey
Census 1881 (age 8-9) Scholar, boarder, St Marks, Bexhill, Sussex (with James Harvey Simpson, Rector of St Marks)
Census 1881 (age 8-9) Birthplace shown as Morchard, Devon
Death fact 1943 (age 70-71) 1943 Sep Q, Kensington, 1a/151 (aged 68)
Death 14 Sep 1943 (age 70-71) St. Mary Abbotts Hospital, Kensington

Child 4: Roland Augustus Attfield

Name: Roland Augustus Attfield
Sex: Male
Birth 1875 Crediton, Devon
Birth fact 1875 (age 0) 1875 Sep Qtr, Crediton, 5b/385
Death fact 1875 (age 0) 1875 Sep Qtr, Crediton, 5b/251 (aged 0)
Death 1875 (age 0) Crediton, Devon

Child 5: Harry Kerr Attfield


Harry Kerr Attfield, Harry Kerr Attfield

Name: Harry Kerr Attfield
Sex: Male
Birth 26 Nov 1876 Jamalpore, West Bengal, India
Baptism 10 Jan 1877 (age 0) Jamalpore, West Bengal, India
Death 14 Oct 1900 (age 23) Ventersburg Road Station, South Africa

Child 6: Violet Mabel Attfield

Name: Violet Mabel Attfield
Sex: Female
Spouse: Henry Seymour Marshall (1879-1937)
Birth 5 Dec 1881 Kurachi, India
Baptism 21 Jan 1882 (age 0) Kurachi, India
Census 1911 (age 29-30) Wife, living in military establishment
Residence 1937 (age 55-56) 17 Weech Road, London N.W.6 (Elect. Reg.)
Death fact 1978 (age 96-97) 1978 Jun Q, Wolverhampton, 34/0669
Death 29 Jun 1978 (age 96) Wolverhampton, Staffs

Note on Husband: John Sutton Attfield (1)

Tramways in India - An order is published in the Punjab Gazette authorising Mr. J.S.Attfield, C.E., to proceed with the construction of a tramway in Rawalpindi. The work is to be commenced within a year. The power to be employed is not stated, but the item may be worth the attention of electrical engineers.

The Electrical Engineer, 21.3.1890, page 221

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Note on Husband: John Sutton Attfield (2)

MARRIAGES: On the 25th inst., at Morchard Bishop, North Devon, by the Rev. F. G. Sanders, M.A., curate of St. Matthew's, Brixton, brother-in-law of the bride, assisted by the Rev. J. J. Rowe, rector of Morchard Bishop, JOHN SUTTON ATTFIELD, Esq., to ROSE STEWART, youngest daughter of the late CaptainWILLIAM TAYLOR, H.E.I.C.S.

Western Daily Press - Monday 29 July 1867

Note on Husband: John Sutton Attfield (3)

This is the last Will and Testament of me John Sutton Attfield now residing in Okara, Punjab, India. I herewith revoke all wills by me at any time heretofore made, and I appoint my dear wife Rose Stewart Attfield and my son-in-law Andrew Mure Slight to be my Executors and Trustees. I give devise and bequeath all that I possess as well as all monies that may hereafter be due to me from any source whatsoever and which are not included in my marriage settlement unto my dear wife Rose Stewart Attfield above named. In witness wjhereof I the said John Sutton Attfield have to this my last Will and Testament set my name this second day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and three. Signed John Sutton Attfield.

Witnesses: M B Moorhouse, Devonshire Cottage, Bath, Clerk in Holy Orders, Jane Moorhouse, wife of the above.

Although not mentioned in my Will, it is my wish that the sum of fourteen pounds ten shillings every quarter of a year should be paid to my sister Mary Attfield out of the profits from Okara business so long as she lives. Signed John Sutton Attfield, September 1903.

Will proved in India.


ATTFIELD John Sutton of Okara Montgomery District Punjab India died 17 July 1905. Probate London 20 March 1909 to Andrew Mure Slight esquire. Effects £2276.

Note on Wife: Rose Stewart Taylor

ATTFIELD Rose Stewart of 67 Longridge Road Brompton Middlesex widow died 26 April 1908. Probate London 1 June 1910 to Daisy Mary Slight (wife of Andrew Mure Slight). Effects £2246 9s.