Tozer
(-After 1814)
Robert John Tozer
(Abt 1814-1892)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mary Davies

2. Mary Berrow

Robert John Tozer

  • Born: Abt 1814, Egham, London, England
  • Christened: St. George's, Lambeth, Surrey, England
  • Marriage (1): Mary Davies on 15 Nov 1835 in St. Mary, Lambeth, Surrey, England 1
  • Marriage (2): Mary Berrow on 14 Oct 1857 in St. John, Richmond, Surrey, England
  • Died: 12 Apr 1892, High Street, Teddington, Middlesex, England aged about 78 2
  • Buried: 19 Apr 1892, Teddington Cemetery, Teddington, Middlesex, England 3

bullet   Cause of his death was Degeneration of cerebral arteries 3 years - inflamed inguinal 3 days.

bullet   Another name for Robert was Robert Loger.

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bullet  General Notes:

moved to Teddington c.1838
of Factory Cottages, Waldegrave Road, Teddington
Teddington Parish Overseer 1864-65
of High Street, Teddington 1871-1892
a founder member of Christ Church, Teddington 1864
he laid the keystone at Teddington Cemetery 1879
Manager of Barclays Candle Factory 1871-1881
died in his 79th year
A Funded Proprietor at time of death

1924: Huge fire at the Candle Factory on corner of High Street and Kingston Road (opposite Police Station), which took 3 hours and 400 gallons of water to put out. Melted wax blocked the drains and firefighters and policemen had to wade up to their knees in molten wax. Although the factory itself was remarkably little damaged, candle manufacturing was never resumed at the site.

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Occupation: Sealing Wax Maker at the time of the birth of daughter Mary Clara, 28 Aug 1836, Bird Street, Lambeth, Surrey, England. 4

Census UK: Sealing Wax Maker, 1841, High Street, Teddington, Middlesex, England. 5

Census UK: sealing wax maker census age of 37, 1851, High Street, Teddington, Middlesex, England. 6

Occupation: Wax Chandler Master at time of wife Mary's death, 28 Aug 1856, High Street, Teddington, Middlesex, England.

Census UK: Master Baker census age of 47, 1861, High Street, Teddington, Middlesex, England. 7 Had the following people living in the same household
Edward Abbett son-in-law 18 Baker Journeyman b Teddington
Jonothan Abbett son-in-law 16 Baker Journeyman b Teddington
Arthur Abbett son-in-law 14 Baker's boy b Teddington

William Marsh Servant unmarried 76 Baker Journeyman b Feltham
Richard Rance Servant unmarried 28 Baker Journeyman b Essex Chelmsford
William Ashton unmarried 16 Baker Journeyman
Jane Norris Servant unmarried 45 House servant of all work b Surrey Chelmsford

Census UK: Manager of Wax Works with a census age of 57, 1871, High Street, Teddington, Middlesex, England. 8

Census UK: Manager of Barclays Candle Factory widower of age 67, 1881, High Street, Teddington, Middlesex, England. 9

Census UK: living on his own means with a census age of 77, 1891, High Street, Teddington, Middlesex, England. 10 living with his grandaugter Eliza Florence Tozer and hse was single and aged 18

Death Reason: Degeneration of cerebral arteries 3 years - inflamed inguinal 3 days, 12 Apr 1892, High Street, Teddington, Middlesex, England. 11

Cemetery Position: 78 years old, 19 Apr 1892, Teddington Cemetery, Teddington, Middlesex, England. 12

Probate: see notes, 18 Aug 1892, Jerome, Trevor And Co., 38 Basinghall Street, E.C., London, England. 13 ROBERT JOHN TOZER, Deceased.
Pursuant to the Statute 22nd and 23rd Vic., cap. 35.
N'OTICE is hereby given, that all creditors and
other persons having any claims or demands
against the estate of Robert John Tozer, late of Highstreet,
Teddington, in the county of Middlesex, Gentleman,
deceased (who died on the 12th day of April, 1892
and whose will was proved in the Principal Registry of
the Probate Division of Her Majesty's High Court of
Justice, on the 17th day of May, li-92, by Robert John
Tozer .and Lewis Davis Tozer), are hereby required to
send the particulars, in writing, of their claims or
demands to Mr. Charles Jerome, of the firm of Jerome,
Trevor, and Co., the undersigned Solicitors, on or before
the 30th day of September, 1892; after which date the
assets of the said deceased will be distributed amongst
the persons entitled, having regard only to the claims
and demands of which notice shall have been given;
and the executors will not be liable for the assets so
distributed, to any person of whose claims or demands
they shall not then have had notice. Dated this 18th
day of August, 189:?.
JEROME, TREVOR, and CO.. 38, Basinghallstreet,
E.G., Solicitors for the Executors.


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Robert married Mary Davies on 15 Nov 1835 in St. Mary, Lambeth, Surrey, England.1 (Mary Davies was born about 1815 in Radnor, Wales, died on 28 Aug 1856 in Teddington, Middlesex, England 14 and was buried on 5 Sep 1856 in St. Mary's Churchyard, Teddington, Middlesex, England.) The cause of her death was Phithisis Pulmonaria.

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

Marriage Witness/es: John William Roberts and Amelia Bielefeld, 15 Nov 1835, St. Mary's, Lambeth, Surrey, England. 15


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Robert next married Mary Berrow, daughter of William Berrow and Unknown, on 14 Oct 1857 in St. John, Richmond, Surrey, England. (Mary Berrow was born about 1807 in Leigh, Worcestershire, England, died before 31 Jan 1872 in Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey, England 16 and was buried on 31 Jan 1872 in St. Mary's Churchyard, Teddington, Middlesex, England.)


bullet  Marriage Notes:

Source: FHL Film 1042204 Dates: 1839 - 1881

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Sources


1 Church of Latter Day Saints (LDS), International Genealogical Index (Part of the website of the LDS which is at www.familysearch.org), I033432.

2 FreeBMD, Jun 1892 Kingston 2a 02.

3 Richmond Cemetery Burial Register, Plot Du Grave 280.

4 Death Certificate held by Graham & Sandy Goldsmith, wife Mary's.

5 1841 Middlesex Census, HO 107/718_16.

6 1851 Census - 30 Mar 1851, HO107/1604 Teddington D3a p25.

7 1861 Census - 7 Apr 1861, RG9 458 Kingston F150 p19.

8 1871 Census - 2/3 Apr 1871, RG10 866 Teddington D10 p37.

9 1881 Census - 3/4 Apr 1881, RG11 0842 / 27 5.

10 1891 Census - 5/6 Apr 1891, RG 12 617 Teddington D11 p4.

11 Death Certificate held by Graham & Sandy Goldsmith.

12 Janice Lumsden, Location 2 Plot Du Grave 280 Grid Ref 9/I.

13 The London Gazette, 30 Aug 1892.

14 FreeBMD, Sep 1856 Kingston 2a 122.

15 Marriage Certificate.

16 Ancestry, Mar 1872 Kingston 2a 179.


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