Joseph Theophilus Mitchell

1793 - 1849

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Partner in Rickards Little (q.v.) with William Little (q.v.) and others.

  1. Children baptised at Lee, Kent: James William (1836-); Theophilus (1839-); Isabella Boyd (1841-); Katherine Rose 1846-). Death of Joseph Theophilus Mitchell registered at Hackney Q1 1849; buried at St James St Pancras aged 56 of Gresham Place Dalston 20/03/1849.

  2. Described as a merchant of Old Jewry Chambers when his son Theophilus was admitted to Inner Temple in 1864.

  3. Armoral families lists two of his children: "EDWARD CHARLES MITCHELL, Gentleman. Bom 1842, being the third but second surviving son of Joseph Theophilus Mitchell, East India Merchant in London, by his wife Isabella, daughter of the late Captain James Young of Lee, in the County of Kent, one of the Elder Brethren of the Trinity House" and "ISABELLA BOYD MITCHELL, Spinster, only surviving daughter of the late Joseph Theophilus Mitchell, East India Merchant in London, by his wife Isabella, daughter of the late Captain James Young of Lee, in the county of Kent, one of the Elder Brethren of the Trinity House".

  4. Another son identified as a at Cambridge: "John Francis Mitchell Adm. pens. at TRINITY, Apr. 29, 1864. S. of Joseph Theophilus, of 10, Sumner Terrace, Onslow Square, Brompton, London. B. [June 3], 1845, at Lee, Kent. School, Marlborough College. Matric. Michs. 1864; B.A. 1868. Ord. deacon (Worcester) 1868; priest, 1869; C. of Pershore, Worcs., 1868-9. C. of St Marychurch, Devon, 1870-5. Chaplain to the Earl of Kinnoull, 1876. C. of Sandringham, Norfolk, 1882-3. Hon. Chaplain to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, 1886-97; Hon. Chaplain to the Queen, 1889-92. R. of Wolferton, Norfolk, 1883-96. Chaplain in Ordinary, 1892. Died Dec. 12, 1916, at Levanto, Liguria, Italy. (Marlborough Coll. Reg.; Crockford.)"

Sources

  1. Ancestry.com, England and Wales Christening Records 1530-1906 [database online]; FreeUKGen, England and Wales Free BMD Database, Deaths, 1837-1983 [database online]; Ancestry.com, London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database online].

  2. Inner Temple Admissions Online Database at http://www.innertemplearchives.org.uk/detail.asp?id=15392 [accessed 06/02/2013].

  3. Arthur Charles Fox-Davies, Armorial families : a directory of gentlemen of coat-armour (5th ed., Edinburgh, T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1905) pp. 966 and 967.

  4. Ancestry.com, Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900 [database online].


Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Name in compensation records
J.T. Mitchell
Spouse
Isabella Young
Children
James William, Theophilus, Isabella, Katherine, Edward Charles, John Francis
Occupation
Merchant

Associated Claims (1)

£3,895 0S 7D
Awardee

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Other partner
Rickards, Little
East India merchant  
 

Addresses (1)

London, Middlesex, London, England